Alcuronium


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult : IV Endotracheal intubation; Muscle relaxant in general anesth Initial: 150-250 mcg/kg; additional doses of 30 mcg/kg may be given if needed.
Dosage Details
Intravenous
Endotracheal intubation, Muscle relaxant in general anaesthesia
Adult: Initially, 150-250 mcg/kg; additional doses of 30 mcg/kg may be given as needed.
Contraindications
Porphyria.
Special Precautions
Caution when used in renal impairment due to prolonged elimination half-life. Monitor the degree of block to prevent overdosage.
Adverse Reactions
Tachycardia and hypotension.
Potentially Fatal: Anaphylactic reactions.
Action
Description: Alcuronium chloride is a benzylisoquinolinium competitive neuromuscular blocker. It is used for endotracheal intubation and to produce muscle relaxation in general anaesthesia during surgical procedures.
Onset: About 2 minutes.
Duration: 20-30 minutes.
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