teex norcuron

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teex norcuron
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  1. Norcuron (Vecronium) Class
    Nondepolarizing Neuromuscular Blocker
  2. Norcuron (Vecronium) Actions
    • 1. Competes with acetylcholine for cholinergic receptors sites on postjunctional membrane
    • 2. paralysis of skeletal muscles
    • 3. Onset: 1 minute
    • 4. Duration: 25 to 30 minutes
  3. Norcuron (Vecronium) Indications
    Rapid Sequence Intubation
  4. Norcuron (Vecronium) Contraindications
    Allergy
  5. Norcuron (Vecronium) Precaution
    • 1. Must be expirienced with medication
    • 2. have advanced airway equipment readily available
    • 3. drugs that enhance effects: lidocaine, procainamide, beta blockers, magnesium sulfate, other nueromuscular blockers
    • 4. should be preceeded by administration of a sedative
  6. Norcuron (Vecronium) Side Effects
    • 1. Respiratory Depression and apnea
    • 2. aspiration
    • 3. arrhythmias, bradycardia, sinus arrest
    • 4. increased intracranial pressure
  7. Norcuron (Vecronium) Dosage
    1st Dose: .08-.10 mg / kg
  8. Norcuron (Vecronium) Route
    IV
  9. Norcuron (Vecronium) How supplied
    vial 10mg / 10mL MEDICATION MUST BE RECONSTITUTED
  10. Norcuron (Vecronium) Pedi
    Same as adult

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