Mivacurium is a muscle relaxant used to relax the skeletal muscles, facilitate the insertion of a breathing tube and allow mechanical ventilation during surgery or other medical interventions.
Mivacurium and the benefit of DNA analysis
The rate at which mivacurium is processed within your body varies from one individual to another. This means that the efficacy and side effects of mivacurium can be predicted to some extent on the basis of your genes.
Preventive DNA analysis can therefore be an important tool in optimising your medication.
Also known as
Mivacron, Mivacurium chloride