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 Formulary Chapter 15: Anaesthesia - Full Chapter
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15.01.05  Expand sub section  Neuromuscular blocking drugs
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15.01.05  Expand sub section  Non-depolarising muscle relaxants
Atracurium Besilate (Tracrium)
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Red
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Cisatracurium (Nimbex)
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Red
  • Not RBCH.
  • DCHFT: Only stocked to cover vecuronium shortages. Used as alternative non-depolarising neuromuscular blocker with low potential for histamine release for use in those patients who are allergic/intolerant to the other more commonly used agents such as atracurium and rocuronium.


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    Mivacurium Chloride (Mivacron)
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    Red
    Injection. 
       
    Rocuronium Bromide (Esmeron)
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    Red
    Injection. 
       
    Vecuronium Bromide (Norcuron)
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    Red
    Injection. 
       
    15.01.05  Expand sub section  Depolarising muscle relaxants
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    Pancuronium Bromide

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    May be initiated, stabilised and maintained in primary, secondary or tertiary care  

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    Amber drug - without shared care  

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    Amber drug - with shared care guideline  

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    For secondary or tertiary care initiation and long-term maintenance of prescribing  

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    Not recommended  

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