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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

Zemuron® Anesthesiology A nondepolarizing muscle relaxing anesthetic. See Muscle relaxant, Nondepolarizing agent. Cf Depolarizing agent.
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Firstly, B1 was intubated after rocuronium (0.6 mg [kg.sup.-1]) administration, and then the intubation of B2 was attempted; however, he showed excessive movement during intubation.
By using rocuronium and its reversal agents sugammadex, lidocaine, [sz]-2 agonist, epinephrine, sevoflurane, hydrocortisone, magnesium sulfate, and deep extubation, we were able to intubate smoothly and extubate successfully after the surgery without intensive care.
The team of researchers studied the effects of exposing four commonly used anaesthetic drugs (fentanyl citrate, etomidate, rocuronium bromide and suxamethonium chloride) to Antarctic weather conditions to determine whether these compounds could be safely and reliably used in such conditions.
Rocuronium bromide has recently been reported to dilate the pupil of orange-winged parrots (Amazona amazonica) (36) and several other species of birds, including Hispaniolan Amazon parrots, (37,38) tawny owls (Strix aluco), (39) common buzzards (Buteo buteo), little owls, (40) and European kestrels (Falco tinnunculus).
However, because of the side effects associated with Succinylcholine, Rocuronium has become an alternative agent for tracheal intubation, especially in situations of anticipated difficult airway and rapid sequence intubation according to recent clinical trials.
During oxygen inhalation, all patients were quickly injected with an IV bolus of oxycodone in normal saline 5 min before induction with propofol (2 mg/kg) and rocuronium (0.8 mg/kg).
Fentanyl 50 [micro]g, lidocaine (1 mg/kg), thiopental (4 mg/ kg), and rocuronium (0.6 mg/kg) were used in Group 1 after monitorization and 2-3 min of preoxygenation.
Rocuronium is a non-depolarizing neuromuscular agent with steroid structure, rapid onset of effect, and moderate effective duration (1).
For neuromuscular blocking agents, providers used rocuronium for 163 patients (62.9%; 95% CI 56.7%-68.8%) and succinylcholine for 49 patients (18.9%; 95% CI,14.3%-24.2%).
An (https://apnews.com/7879b7bd0e7a400ea23136b32d7ba64d/execution-costs-spike-virginia-state-pays-pharmacy-66k) investigation by the Associated Press found that at least three doses of one of those drugs, rocuronium bromide, were purchased by the Virginia Department of Corrections.
In a retrospective study in Newzealand anaphylaxis was 10 times more common with rocuronium and suxamethonium than with atracurium3.