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Dr. Chad Levitt
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Mivacurium (Overview)

Mivacurium is a neuromuscular blocker which is a kind of anesthetic agent.


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What is mivacurium?

What is mivacurium?

Muscle relaxant: Mivacurium is a medication used during general anesthesia to relax muscles. It takes effect quickly and has a relatively short duration compared to other muscle relaxants such as vecuronium or rocuronium. It is given only into a vein, and must be used only by anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists, or anesthesiology assistants trained in providing general anesthesia as it stops breathing. ...Read more

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Dr. Chad Levitt
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Mivacurium (Overview)

Mivacurium is a neuromuscular blocker which is a kind of anesthetic agent.


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Where to find out what mivacurium is?

Where to find out what mivacurium is?

Paralytic: Mivacurium is one of the medications used by anesthesiologist to paralyze muscles during surgery. It is short acting, and usually wears off by it self. During the time that it is effective a ventilator must be used to help the patient breathe. ...Read more

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What is mivacurium?

Muscle relaxant: Mivacurium is a medication used during general anesthesia to relax muscles. It takes effect quickly and has a relatively short duration compared to other muscle relaxants such as vecuronium or rocuronium. It is given only into a vein, and must be used only by anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists, or anesthesiology assistants trained in providing general anesthesia as it stops breathing. ...Read more

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Where to find out what mivacurium is?

Paralytic: Mivacurium is one of the medications used by anesthesiologist to paralyze muscles during surgery. It is short acting, and usually wears off by it self. During the time that it is effective a ventilator must be used to help the patient breathe. ...Read more

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What is mivacurium chloride?

What is mivacurium chloride?

Muscle relaxant: this is a type of short acting muscle paralyzing agent given with a GA to facilitate the surgical procedure. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Mivacurium allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Mivacurium allergy?

ANAPHYLAXIS: IV non -depolarizing NMD Aanaphylactic reactions to neuromuscular blocking agents, including Mivacron. Some cases been life-threatening and fatal. Due to the potential severity of these reactions, the necessary precautions, the immediate availability of appropriate emergency treatment, should be taken. Precautions should also be taken in those individuals who have had previous anaphylactic reacti ...Read more

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Mivacron (Definition)

Mivacron is a neuromuscular blocker which is a ...Read more