FAQs ABOUT GERVEC 10MG
What is the use of GERVEC 10MG?
GERVEC 10MG is a muscle relaxant used to relax your muscles and keeps your body still during a surgery. It can also be used during endotracheal intubation (a tube is placed into the windpipe) and during an operation as part of general anesthesia. GERVEC 10MG can be used in adults and in children (including newborns).
What GERVEC 10MG does to my body?
GERVEC 10MG is a muscle relaxant. It works by blocking the transmission of nerve signals from the nerve fibers to the muscles. As a result, it causes muscle relaxation and help you stay still during surgeries. GERVEC 10MG can also relax the muscles involved in breathing which facilitates easy fix of flexible plastic tube into the trachea during endotracheal intubation.
How long does the effects of GERVEC 10MG lasts long?
GERVEC 10MG is intermediate acting muscle relaxant with relatively short duration of action. The effects of GERVEC 10MG may begin to wear off after 10-15 minutes of administration. However, this period may also vary (from 25 min-45 min) depending upon the amount of the medicine that has been administrated to you.
What type of drug is GERVEC 10MG?
GERVEC 10MG is a muscle relaxant. It belongs to neuromuscular blocking agents, where it blocks the transmission of nerve signals from the nerve fibers to the muscles.
Why is GERVEC 10MG used before surgeries?
GERVEC 10MG is used prior to surgeries to relax your muscles and to make you immobile.
Why is GERVEC 10MG used along with anesthesia?
GERVEC 10MG is used along with anesthesia prior to the surgeries to relax your muscles and to make you immobile. It can also relax the muscles involved in breathing which facilitates easy fix of flexible plastic tube into the trachea during endotracheal intubation.
What are the side effects of GERVEC 10MG?
The most common side effects of receiving GERVEC 10MG are pain and irritation at the site of injection, muscle weakness, dizziness, low blood pressure and difficulty in breathing. Inform your doctor if any of these symptoms worsen.
Can GERVEC 10MG be reversed?
Yes. The effect of GERVEC 10MG reverses on its own and 25% of recovery is expected to occur in 25 to 45 min and 95% of recovery is expected to occur in 45 to 65 min.
Is GERVEC 10MG an anesthetic drug?
GERVEC 10MG is a muscle relaxant, used as an adjuvant with anesthetic medicine before undergoing a surgical procedure. It is not an anesthetic.
Will I be staying awake after using GERVEC 10MG?
GERVEC 10MG only relaxes your skeletal muscles and does not affect your consciousness. However, it might make you feel dizzy or faint. Moreover, GERVEC 10MG is used along with anesthetic medication to create numbness before surgery. The anesthesia used along with GERVEC 10MG might reduce your consciousness.
Is GERVEC 10MG safe for use in pregnant women?
GERVEC 10MG should be used in pregnant women only if it is considered necessary by the physician. Therefore, inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant before receiving GERVEC 10MG. Your doctor will decide the risks and benefits before administrating GERVEC 10MG to you. However, GERVEC 10MG can be used during a caesarean section in pregnant women under close supervision.