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Vecuronium (Norcuron)
Class
Depolarizing neuromuscular blocking drug
Vecuronium (Norcuron)
Action
Competes with acetylcholine for receptor sites in the muscle
Vecuronium (Norcuron)
Indications
ET intubation
Vecuronium (Norcuron)
Contraindications
None
Vecuronium (Norcuron)
Precautions
elderly and pediatric patients
Vecuronium (Norcuron)
Route and dosage
IV 0.1mg/kg
Vecuronium (Norcuron)
Onset and recovery
Onset is 1 min
recovery is 45 min
Vecuronium (Norcuron)
Side effects
apnea and weakness
can cause vagal stimulation resulting in bradycardia, hypotension and arrhythmias
Vecuronium (Norcuron)
Supply
Powder for injection
10mg or 20mg