Pancuronium Bromide 2Mg Injection
Pancuronium Bromide 2Mg Injection is mainly a muscle relaxant drug. It is an aminosteroid and a non-depolarizing agent. The drug is extremely potent and lethal doses of this injection can be used for the purpose of euthanasia after administering sodium thiopental to induce the state of comatose. The other uses include general anaesthesia or to assist in ventilation or intubation of patients. The drug is not known to have sedative or tranquilizing effects. The drug can also be termed as a neuromuscular inhibitor.
The adverse reactions to this drug may include changes in the pulse rate, fluctuations in the blood pressure, skin rashes or hives, onset of bronchospasm due to the release of histamine, wheezing and difficulty in respiration, excessive sweating leading to dehydration or excessive salivation. The medicine should be injected in a clinic only by trained medical experts, who are well aware of the patient’s medical history, the characteristic features of the drug.
This medicine generally does not pose any fatal risk or health complications to the foetus and may be administered to pregnant women after due consultation and diagnosis by the doctor. It is important to continuously monitor the muscle twitch response. The medicine generally takes a maximum of 3-4 minutes to start its action.
Is It safe with alcohol?Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Pancuronium bromide 2mg injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?Patients do not drive or use machines for at least 24 hours after administration of the drug.
Does this affect kidney function?Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment.
Does this affect liver function?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Pancuronium Bromide 2Mg Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.
This medication belongs to the class of muscle relaxant. It is a competitive antagonist to acetylcholine that inhibits the action of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors at the neuromuscular junctions and prevents binding of acetylcholine. This results in the relaxation of skeletal muscles.
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