Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Atracurium besylate

Synonym(s): Atracurium besilate

Introduction

Name

  • Atracurium besylate.

Class of drug

  • Non-depolarizing muscle relaxant, modifier of neuromuscular transmission.

Uses

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Indications

  • Non-depolarizing muscle relaxant of medium duration.
  • Mainly used for orthopedic or intrathoracic surgery.

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Senior J M et al (2001) Clinical use of atracurium in horses undergoing ophthalmic surgery. Vet Anaesthesia Analgesia 28 (4), 207-208.

Other sources of information

  • Derived from The Veterinary Formulary (1998) 4th edn. Ed: Bishop Y. British Veterinary Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

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