Active Ingredient(s): Vecuronium
FDA Approved: * April 30, 1984
Pharm Company: * ORGANON USA INC
Category: Muscle Relaxer

Vecuronium bromide, sold under the brand name Norcuron among others, is a medication used as part of general anesthesia to provide skeletal muscle relaxation during surgery or mechanical ventilation.[1] It is also used to help with endotracheal intubation; however, suxamethonium (succinylcholine) is generally preferred if this needs to be done quickly.[1] It is given by injection into a vein.[1] Effects are greatest at about 4 minutes and last f... [wikipedia]

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