Rocuronium Bromide (Zemuron)

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mcarter
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79632
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Rocuronium Bromide (Zemuron)
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2011-04-14 13:39:50
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Rocuronium Bromide Zemuron
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Paramedic Drugs
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  1. Class
    Non-depolarizing neuromuscular blocker
  2. Decription
    Non-depolarizing neuromuscular blocker with a raped intermediate onset and duration of action.
  3. Mechanism of Action
    Binding competitively to cholinergic receptors at the motor end plate to antagonize the action of acetylchoine. Effects reversible in presence of acetylcholinesterase inhibitors.
  4. Onset of Action
    • Onset: 30-60 sec
    • Peak: 1-3 min
    • Duration: 30-60 min
    • Half-Life: 14-18 min
  5. Indications
    Induction of skeletal muscle paralysis for RSI and/or ET intubation
  6. Contraindications
    Hypersensitivity to drug
  7. Precautions
    Elevated HR, Elevated BP, should be administered with in adjusted doses under experienced clinicians.
  8. Side Effects
    Brochospasm
  9. Adult Dose
    • RSI Dose: 600 ug/kg (.6mg/kg)
    • Maintenance Dose: 100-200 ug (.1-.2mg/kg continuous infusion.
  10. Pedi-Dose
    • RSI Dose: 600ug/kg (.6mg/kg)
    • Maintenance Dose: 75-125ug/kg (.1-.2 mg/kg) continuous infusion.
  11. Max Dose
    As needed to maintain paralysis
  12. Routes of Administration
    IV/IO
  13. How Supplied
    Vials

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