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Cisatracurium (By injection)

Relaxes muscles during surgery or other medical procedures.

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Brand names include
Cisatracurium Besylate NovaPlus, Nimbex, PremierPro Rx Nimbex
Drug classes About this
Musculoskeletal Agent

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Evidence reviews

Neuromuscular Monitoring for Patients Receiving Continuous Paralytic or Neuromuscular Blocking Agents: A Review of the Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines [Internet]

The purpose of this report is to review the clinical efficacy and the evidence-based guidelines regarding neuromuscular monitoring for guiding treatment and therapy for patients in the intensive care unit receiving continuous paralytic or neuromuscular blocking agents.

Sugammadex for the Reversal of Neuromuscular Blockade in Adult Patients: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness [Internet]

The purpose of this report is to examine the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of sugammadex for the recovery of neuromuscular blockade in adult patients, as compared with other pharmacological reversal agents or spontaneous recovery.

Clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of depth of anaesthesia monitoring (E-Entropy, Bispectral Index and Narcotrend): a systematic review and economic evaluation

The report found that there is some evidence that Bispectral Index, E-Entropy and Narcotrend technologies can be effective for monitoring the depth of general anaesthesia in surgical patients.

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