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Brand name: Cisatracurium (Accord) TM

Active ingredients: cisatracurium

What it is used for

Indicated for use during surgical and other procedures and in intensive care to relax skeletal muscles, and to facilitate tracheal intubation and mechanical ventilation. It is used as an adjunct to general anaesthesia, or sedation in the intensive care unit

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Intravenous
  • Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Light
  • Do not Freeze
  • Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

A clear colourless to slightly yellow or greenish yellow solution

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient cisatracurium

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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