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Nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocker
Description
nondepolarizing neuromuscular-blocking
Mechanism of action
Competitively binds to cholinergic receptors.
Indications
Rapid Sequence Intubation, maintenance of desired paralysis
Onset / Duration
60 – 90 seconds / 30 minutes
Contraindications
None
Precautions
long duration of action
Side Effects
Bronchospasm; elevation of heart rate and BP. Tachycardia may occur in Peds
Interactions
succinylcholine, general anesthesia (inhalation), lidocaine, quinidine, procainamide, beta-adrenergic-blocking agents, potassium-losing diuretics, or magnesium
Dosage
RSI: 0.6 mg/kg