Express delivery to
Select Pincode
Search for Medicine and Healthcare items
Search
medicine

Atcuron 10mg Injection

By SUN PHARMA
1ml Injection in Vial
108.39*
MRP 127.52
15% OFF
Inclusive of all taxes
7 days return policyRead More
All the Products are packed and stored Safely

Atcuron 10 MG Description

Atcuron Injection is a muscle relaxant. It contains atracurium as the active substance. Atcuron 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. Atcuron 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.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹108.39
You Save₹19.13 (15% on MRP)
ContainsAtracurium(10.0 Mg)
UsesMuscle relaxation
Side effectsRashes, itching, redness of skin, wheezing
TherapyMUSCLE RELAXANT
Check more medicines with composition as Atracurium(10.0 Mg)

Uses of Atcuron 10 MG

  • Atcuron 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 of Atcuron 10 MG

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

Side effects of Atcuron 10 MG

  • Rashes
  • Itching
  • Redness of skin
  • Wheezing

Precautions and Warnings of Atcuron 10 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Atcuron 10mg Injection during pregnancy?
A:
The use of Atcuron 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.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Atcuron 10mg Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
Atcuron Injection should only be used in breastfeeding women if recommended by your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Atcuron 10mg Injection?
A:
No, you should not drive within 24 hours of receiving Atcuron Injection.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Atcuron 10mg Injection?
A:
There is limited information available on the interaction of alcohol with Atcuron Injection. Ask your doctor for advice on alcohol intake along with this medicine.

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.

Mode of Action of Atcuron 10 MG

How Does It Work?

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

Directions for Use of Atcuron 10 MG

  • Atcuron 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 of Atcuron 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Atcuron 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...
    Read more

Storage and disposal of Atcuron 10 MG

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

Dosage of Atcuron 10 MG

Overdose

The symptoms of an overdose of Atcuron 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...
Read more

Missed a Dose

It is unlikely that a dose of Atcuron 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...
Read more

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

^

Q: What is Atcuron Injection used for?

  • Atcuron 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 Atcuron Injection be given to me?

  • Atcuron 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
ATCURON
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
24/12/2022
Last Updated on: 22 Jun 2022 | 06:10 AM (IST)

Health Articles

Disclaimer
The information provided herein is supplied to the best of our abilities to make it accurate and reliable as it is published after a review by a team of professionals. This information is solely intended to provide a general overview on the product and must be used for informational purposes only. You should not use the information provided herein to diagnose, prevent, or cure a health problem. Nothing contained on this page is intended to create a doctor-patient relationship, replace or be a substitute for a registered medical practitioner's medical treatment/advice or consultation. The absence of any information or warning to any medicine shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance. We highly recommend that you consult your registered medical practitioner for all queries or doubts related to your medical condition. You hereby agree that you shall not make any health or medical-related decision based in whole or in part on anything contained in the Site. Please click here for detailed T&C.