Atracurium besylate injection is indicated, as an adjunct to general anesthesia, to facilitate endotra-cheal intubation and to provide skeletal muscle relaxation during surgery or mechanical ventilation.
Hypersensitivity to drug or components; lack of ventilatory support, neuromuscular disease.
Since allergic cross-reactivity has been reported in this class, request information from your patients about previous anaphylactic reactions to other neuromuscular blocking agents.
Skin flushing or redness, injection site reactions, hives, itching, wheezing, shortness of breath, allergic reactions, inadequate musculoskeletal block, low blood pressure, and fast or slow heart rate.
A total of 263 drugs (991 brand and generic names) are known to interact with atracurium.