Atracurium products: ambient stability during COVID-19

Sheena Vithlani, Regional Medicines Information Manager, London Medicines Information ServicePublished

Atracurium besilate 250mg/25ml solution for injection vials

  • Atracurium besilate 250mg/25ml solution for injection vials (Pfizer Ltd)

Can be stored at temperatures of up to 25°C for up to 28 days

  • Tracrium 250mg/25ml solution for injection vials (Aspen Pharma Trading Ltd)

Can be stored at temperatures of up to 25°C for up to 28 days

Atracurium besilate 25mg/2.5ml solution for injection ampoules

  • Atracurium besilate 25mg/2.5ml solution for injection ampoules (Consilient Health Ltd)

Can be stored at temperatures of up to 25°C for up to 28 days

  • Tracrium 25mg/2.5ml solution for injection ampoules (Aspen Pharma Trading Ltd)

Can be stored at temperatures of up to 25°C for up to 28 days

  • Atracurium besilate 25mg/2.5ml solution for injection ampoules (hameln pharma Ltd)

Can be stored at ambient temperatures (up to 25°C) for up to 28 days.

Can be returned to refrigerator but reduce shelf life by 2 months for every 6 days at room temperature

  • Atracurium besilate 25mg/2.5ml solution for injection ampoules (Pfizer Ltd)

Can be stored at temperatures of up to 25°C for up to 28 days

Atracurium besilate 50mg/5ml solution for injection ampoules

  • Atracurium besilate 50mg/5ml solution for injection ampoules (Consilient Health Ltd)

Can be stored at temperatures of up to 25°C for up to 28 days

  • Tracrium 50mg/5ml solution for injection ampoules (Aspen Pharma Trading Ltd)

Can be stored at temperatures of up to 25°C for up to 28 days

  • Atracurium besilate 50mg/5ml solution for injection ampoules (hameln pharma Ltd)

Can be stored at ambient temperatures (up to 25°C) for up to 28 days.

Can be returned to refrigerator but reduce shelf life by 2 months for every 6 days at room temperature

  • Atracurium besilate 50mg/5ml solution for injection ampoules (Pfizer Ltd)

Can be stored at temperatures of up to 25°C for up to 28 days

  • Notrixum 50mg/5ml injection ampoules (Novell Pharmaceutical Laboratories) [imported from Indonesia]

Can be stored at temperatures of up to 25°C for up to 28 days

  • Hikma Atracurium besilate 50mg/5ml solution for injection ampoules (Hikma Farmaceutica Portugal S.A) [imported from Portugal]

Ambient temperature stability data have been requested from supplier. The formulation is the same as for other Atracurium products. Ambient temperature stability is expected to be in line with other atracurium products.