Active Ingredient(s):Rocuronium FDA Approved: * March 17, 1994 Pharm Company: *ORGANON USA INC Category:Muscle Relaxer
Rocuronium bromide (brand names Zemuron, Esmeron) is an aminosteroid non-depolarizing neuromuscular blocker or muscle relaxant used in modern anaesthesia to facilitate tracheal intubation by providing skeletal muscle relaxation, most commonly required for surgery or mechanical ventilation. It is used for standard endotracheal intubation, as well as for rapid sequence induction (RSI).
1.1 Mechanism of action
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