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Pancuronium Bromide is a muscle relaxant, prescribed as an adjunct to general anesthesia for induction of skeletal muscle relaxation. It is also used for facilitation of management of patients undergoing mechanical ventilation (breathing management); facilitation of tracheal intubation. 

Drug information on Pancuronium Bromide (Pancuronium Bromide) from Piramal Healthcare

Pancuronium Bromide

Piramal Healthcare
Generic : Pancuronium Bromide
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Side effects of Pancuronium Bromide

  Heart: High blood pressure and fast heart rate.

  Skin: Rash and itching.

  Gastrointestinal: Increased saliva.

  Respiratory: Respiratory insufficiency, shortness of breath and wheezing.

  Miscellaneous: Skeletal muscle weakness, asthma, flushing, redness and increased eye pressure.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: IV- Endotracheal intubation Initial: 50-100 mcg/kg. Maintenance: 10-20 mcg/kg.
Facilitate mechanical ventilation in intensive care: 60 mcg/kg every 60-90 minutes.

How to use Pancuronium Bromide?

It comes as a solution for injection, to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.

When is Pancuronium Bromide not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Pancuronium Bromide

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of myasthenia gravis, electrolyte disturbances, heart disease, liver or kidney impairment, elderly, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• Avoid use of this medication in prolonged surgery (neurosurgery).

• Avoid rapid administration; otherwise it may cause high blood pressure and fast heart rate.

Other Precautions for Pancuronium Bromide

Patient should be given proper airway and respiratory support during the treatment.

Storage Conditions for Pancuronium Bromide

Store it in refrigerator and in an airtight container. Do not freeze it.

Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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