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Alcuron 50mg Injection 5ml

By ALEMBIC PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
5ml Injection
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MRP 137.00
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Alcuron 50 MG Description

Alcuron Injection is a muscle relaxant. It contains atracurium as the active substance. Alcuron Injection is used to relax muscles and to help in the insertion of a breathing tube and with artificial

breathing during surgery. It is also used to help patients in intensive care (ICU) with artificial breathing. Alcuron Injection will be given to you by your doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject it. Before starting this medicine, inform your doctor if you are pregnant/breastfeeding and about your complete medical history.

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Product Summary

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ContainsAtracurium(50.0 Mg)
UsesMuscle relaxation
Side effectsRashes, itching, redness of skin, wheezing
TherapyMUSCLE RELAXANT
molecules
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uses

Uses of Alcuron 50 MG

  • Alcuron Injection is used to relax muscles and to help in the insertion of a breathing tube and with artificial breathing during surgery.
  • It is also used to help patients in intensive care (ICU) with artificial breathing.
contraindications

Contraindications of Alcuron 50 MG

If you are allergic to atracurium or to any of the other ingredients of Alcuron Injection.
sideEffects

Side effects of Alcuron 50 MG

  • Rashes
  • Itching
  • Redness of skin
  • Wheezing
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Alcuron 50 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Alcuron 50mg Injection 5ml during pregnancy?
A:
The use of Alcuron Injection should be avoided in the first three months of pregnancy and it should not be used during the last six months of pregnancy unless recommended by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Alcuron 50mg Injection 5ml while breastfeeding?
A:
Alcuron Injection should only be used in breastfeeding women if recommended by your doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Alcuron 50mg Injection 5ml?
A:
No, you should not drive within 24 hours of receiving Alcuron Injection.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Alcuron 50mg Injection 5ml?
A:
There is limited information available on the interaction of alcohol with Alcuron Injection. Ask your doctor for advice on alcohol intake along with this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You had allergic reactions to other muscle relaxants (e.g. curares) in the past.
  • You have heart or blood circulation problems.
  • You have lung disorders or a history of allergy or asthma.
  • You suffer from conditions like myasthenia gravis, Eaton-Lambert syndrome or other neuromuscular diseases.
  • You have severe electrolyte imbalances (unusual levels of ions such as sodium, potassium or chloride in your blood).
  • You are suffering from burns.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Alcuron 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Alcuron Injection works by opposing the action of the chemical acetylcholine, which is responsible for muscle contraction. Thus, this opposing effect produces muscle relaxation.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Alcuron 50 MG

  • Alcuron Injection will be given in the hospital by your doctor or nurse.
  • Do not self-inject this medicine. Follow any aftercare instructions given by the doctor or nurse.
interactions

Interactions of Alcuron 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Alcuron Injection works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Particular care should be taken if you are taking antibiotics like aminoglycosides, polymyxins, spectinomycin, tetracyclines, lincomycin, clindamycin and vancomycin (used for treating bacterial infect...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Alcuron 50 MG

  • Store Alcuron Injection in a refrigerator (2°C - 8°C). Do not freeze.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Alcuron 50 MG

Overdose

The symptoms of an overdose of Alcuron Injection are muscle paralysis for a long duration. However, since this medicine will be given to you by a doctor or nurse, the chances of an overdose are unlike...
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Missed a Dose

It is unlikely that a dose of Alcuron Injection will be missed if you are monitored in a healthcare setup. However, if you have missed taking a dose of the injection, inform the doctor or nurse immedi...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Alcuron Injection used for?

  • Alcuron Injection is used to relax muscles and to help in the insertion of a breathing tube and with artificial breathing during surgery.
  • It is also used to help patients in intensive care (ICU) with artificial breathing.

Q: How will Alcuron Injection be given to me?

  • Alcuron Injection will be given in the hospital by your doctor or nurse.
  • Do not self-inject this medicine. Follow any aftercare instructions given by the doctor or nurse.
Product Details
Brand
ALCURON
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
25/02/2023

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Last Updated on: 22 Jun 2022 | 06:10 AM (IST)
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