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rocuronium

 [ro″ku-ro´ne-um]
a neuromuscular blocking agent, used as the bromide salt as an adjunct in general anesthesia to facilitate endotracheal intubation and as a skeletal muscle relaxant during surgery or mechanical ventilation; administered intravenously.

rocuronium

(rō-kū-rō'nē-ŭm),
Aminosteroidal-derived nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent with a rapid to intermediate onset depending on dosage; also has an intermediate duration of action.

rocuronium

/ro·cu·ro·ni·um/ (ro″ku-ro´ne-um) a nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent, used as the bromide salt as an adjunct in general anesthesia to facilitate endotracheal intubation and as a skeletal muscle relaxant during surgery or mechanical ventilation

rocuronium

[ro′ku-ro′ne-um]
a neuromuscular blocking agent used as an adjunct in general anesthesia to facilitate endotracheal intubation and as a skeletal muscle relaxant during surgery or mechanical ventilation. It is administered intravenously.

rocuronium

Zemuron® Anesthesiology A nondepolarizing muscle relaxing anesthetic. See Muscle relaxant, Nondepolarizing agent. Cf Depolarizing agent.

rocuronium

a steroidal nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocker.
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For both groups general anaesthesia was standardised, using sevoftuorane in oxygen and air, fentanyl titrated to effect and rocuronium.
All patients were administered a standardized intravenous anesthesia protocol: midazolam 1 to 2 mg for preinduction; lidocaine 50 mg, propofol 2 mg/kg, and fentanyl 50 to 100 [micro]g for induction; rocuronium 35 mg and either desflurane or sevoflurane 1 to 1.
A randomized controlled comparative study of rocuronium bromide versus succinylcholine for endotracheal intubation was undertaken to find out the efficacy of rocuronium bromide as a suitable substitute to succinlycholine.
Common agents include pancuronium, rocuronium and vencuronium all have an onset of a few minutes and can last up to a couple hours.
Bridion works specifically on the commonly used muscle relaxants, Rocuronium and Vecuronium, used to keep patients extremely still during major surgery such as hip operations.
Its ability to reverse the effects of NMBAs was discovered during a 'eureka' moment when a team of Scottish-based Schering-Plough researchers were investigating how to dissolve rocuronium in the laboratory.
A muscle relaxant, rocuronium, was administered, and direct laryngoscopy and intubation of the trachea were attempted, but these were unsuccessful.