Monday, August 12, 2019

Nimbex & hypothermia

Q: Hypothermia? (select one)

A) prolongs the effect of cisatracurium
B) shortens the effect of cisatracurium

Answer:  A

Hypothermia slows down the Hoffmann elimination process, resulting in prolonging the effect of cisatracurium.




Kisor DF, Schmith VD. Clinical pharmacokinetics of cisatracurium besilate. Clin Pharmacokinet 1999; 36:27.

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