Cisatracurium (Nimbex)

Indications

  • Need for Procedural/Operative Paralysis
  • Need for Sedation to Facilitate Mechanical Ventilation in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) (see Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, [[Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome]])

Pharmacology

  • Benzylisoquinolinium Neuromuscular Junction Antagonist (see Neuromuscular Junction Antagonists, [[Neuromuscular Junction Antagonists]]): cisatracurium is the cis isomer of atracurium
    • Absence of Vagolytic Effect
    • Absence of Histamine Release

Metabolism

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Administration

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Dose Adjustment

  • Hepatic:
  • Renal:

Adverse Effects

Other Adverse Effects

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References

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