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Pancuronium

Pancuronium Information

Pancuronium Benefits & Uses

Pancuronium is used to treat the following -

  1. Anesthesia Primary

Pancuronium Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Pancuronium

Pancuronium

Pancuronium Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Pancuronium is used -

  1. Abdominal Pain दुर्लभ
  2. Shortness of Breath दुर्लभ
  3. Allergic reaction
  4. Skin Rash दुर्लभ
  5. Increased saliva production
  6. Abnormal breathing
  7. Increased blood pressure
  8. Injection Site Allergic Reaction
  9. Itching or burning
  10. Tachycardia
  11. Visual impairment

Pancuronium Related Warnings

Is the use of Pancuronium safe for pregnant women?

It is not known what effect Pancuronium will have on pregnant women, because no research work has been carried out on this till date.

Unknown

Is the use of Pancuronium safe during breastfeeding?

No research work has been carried out till date on effect of Pancuronium on breastfeeding women. So it is not known whether taking Pancuronium will cause side effects or not.

Unknown

What is the effect of Pancuronium on the Kidneys?

Pancuronium can have moderate side effects on the kidney. If you notice any harmful effects, stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

What is the effect of Pancuronium on the Liver?

Pancuronium can have moderate side effects on the liver. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

What is the effect of Pancuronium on the Heart?

Pancuronium can have moderate side effects on the heart. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Pancuronium with Other Drugs

Pancuronium should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Pancuronium Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Pancuronium unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Heart Disease
  2. Dehydration
  3. Muscle Spasms
  4. Kidney Disease
  5. Hyperthermia
  6. Liver Disease
  7. Obesity
  8. Asthma

Frequently asked Questions about Pancuronium

Is this Pancuronium habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Pancuronium has not been reported.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Pancuronium you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but consume Pancuronium only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Pancuronium is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

No

Pancuronium Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Pancuronium

There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Pancuronium with food.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Pancuronium

Taking Pancuronium and alcohol together may cause some problems. If you notice any of these side effects, it is best to go to your doctor.

Mild
This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

  1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 981-982
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 353
  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Pavulon® (pancuronium bromide)