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Atracurium

Also known as Tracrium

Atracurium besylate is a neuromuscular-blocking drug or skeletal muscle relaxant in the category of non-depolarizing neuromuscular-blocking drugs, used adjunctively in anesthesia to facilitate endotracheal intubation and to provide skeletal muscle relaxation during surgery or mechanical ventilation. Atracurium is classified as an intermediate-duration non-depolarizing neuromuscular-blocking agent.

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What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed atracurium to treat blastomycosis, rabies, west nile virus, and pick disease.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take atracurium if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions


Significant Interactions

What side effects are related?

Patients taking atracurium most commonly experience side effects like flushing.

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