General anaesthesia: It is often administered during the induction of anaesthesia to relax muscles of the jaw, neck and airway and thereby facilitate laryngoscopy and endotracheal intubation. Following induction, continued muscle relaxation is required for many procedures to aid surgical exposure and to provide additional insurance of immobility.
Metabolism- 20% to 40% metabolized in the liver to its active metabolite 3-desacetyl pipecuronium.
Excretion- Unchanged and changed drugs are excreted through urine.
4. Myocardial ischemia
6. Atrial filtration
7. Ventricular extrasystole
10. Respiratory depression
13. Prolonged muscle weakness
2. Renal function impairment
3. Severe obesity
4. Malignant hyperthermia
Antiarrhythmic: Quinidine may enhance effect.
Antibacterials: Aminoglycosides, lincosamide, polymyxins and rarely tetracyclines may enhance effect.
Adult and children: 0.07-0.085 mg/kg.
Initial dose after intubating with succinylcholine: 0.05mg/kg. Incremental dose: 0.01-0.015 mg/kg.
Home Delivery for Pipercuronium in Your City
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However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for pipercuronium and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for pipercuronium may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.
Please be aware that you should take pipercuronium only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for pipercuronium before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for pipercuronium with the pharmacy.
Pipercuronium is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for pipercuronium might be better known than pipercuronium itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have pipercuronium in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for pipercuronium.