FAQs ABOUT NEOVEC COMBIPACK
What is the use of NEOVEC COMBIPACK?
NEOVEC COMBIPACK 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. NEOVEC COMBIPACK can be used in adults and in children (including newborns).
What NEOVEC COMBIPACK does to my body?
NEOVEC COMBIPACK 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. NEOVEC COMBIPACK 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 NEOVEC COMBIPACK lasts long?
NEOVEC COMBIPACK is intermediate acting muscle relaxant with relatively short duration of action. The effects of NEOVEC COMBIPACK 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 NEOVEC COMBIPACK?
NEOVEC COMBIPACK 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 NEOVEC COMBIPACK used before surgeries?
NEOVEC COMBIPACK is used prior to surgeries to relax your muscles and to make you immobile.
Why is NEOVEC COMBIPACK used along with anesthesia?
NEOVEC COMBIPACK 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 NEOVEC COMBIPACK?
The most common side effects of receiving NEOVEC COMBIPACK 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 NEOVEC COMBIPACK be reversed?
Yes. The effect of NEOVEC COMBIPACK 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 NEOVEC COMBIPACK an anesthetic drug?
NEOVEC COMBIPACK 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 NEOVEC COMBIPACK?
NEOVEC COMBIPACK only relaxes your skeletal muscles and does not affect your consciousness. However, it might make you feel dizzy or faint. Moreover, NEOVEC COMBIPACK is used along with anesthetic medication to create numbness before surgery. The anesthesia used along with NEOVEC COMBIPACK might reduce your consciousness.
Is NEOVEC COMBIPACK safe for use in pregnant women?
NEOVEC COMBIPACK 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 NEOVEC COMBIPACK. Your doctor will decide the risks and benefits before administrating NEOVEC COMBIPACK to you. However, NEOVEC COMBIPACK can be used during a caesarean section in pregnant women under close supervision.