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Cisatracurium (Nimbex)

Also known as Nimbex and Nimbex Forte

Cisatracurium (formerly recognized as 51W89, and marketed as Nimbex) 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. It is a bisbenzyltetrahydroisoquinolinium agent with an intermediate duration of action. Cisatracurium is one of the ten isomers of the parent molecule, atracurium. Moreover, cisatracurium represents approximately 15% of the atracurium mixture.

Source: Wikipedia

What is it prescribed for?

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

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