Cis atracurium is preferred over atracurium due to advantage of (AIIMS May 2011)
|B||Short duration of action|
|C||No histamine release|
No histamine release
a. Difference between cisatracurium and atracurium
b. Cisatracurium is a stereoisomer of atracurium
c. Cisatracurium is four times more potent than atracurium
d. Metabolism of both atracurium and cisatracurium produces laudanosine as metabolite but cisatracurium produces very less amount metabolite.
e. Atracurium is also metabolised by alternative pathway by nonspecific esterase.
f. Histamine release is very less by cisatracurium.