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vecuronium

 [vek″u-ro´ne-um]
a nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent, used in the form of the bromide salt as an adjunct to general anesthesia to induce relaxation of skeletal muscle and to facilitate endotracheal intubation and mechanical ventilation; administered intravenously.

vecuronium

/ve·cu·ro·ni·um/ (vek″u-ro´ne-um) a nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent used as the bromide salt as an adjunct to anesthesia.

vecuronium

Norcuron® Anesthesiology An nondepolarizing muscle relaxing anesthetic derived from pancuronium Pros Vecuronium has minimal hemodynamic effects–it does not evoke histamine release. See Muscle relaxant. Nondepolarizing agent. Cf Depolarizing agent.

vecuronium

A non-DEPOLARIZING muscle relaxant used in general anaesthesia. A brand name is Norcuron.

vecuronium

A non-polarizing muscle relaxant used with light general anaesthesia to achieve muscle relaxation for operations lasting for 20 to 30 minutes. The drug is on the WHO official list.

vecuronium

a derivative of pancuronium, used as a short-acting neuromuscular blocking agent.
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Tenders are invited for Vecuronium bromide 4mg per ml, 1 ml inj
GA was induced with propofol 120mg, vecuronium 8mg, and glycopyrolate 0.
However, the amount of vecuronium consumed by patients who were administered sugammadex was identified as 56 (IQR: 48-63) mg, while the amount of vecuronium consumed by patients who were administered neostigmine was identified as 50 (IQR: 47-55) mg.
He received three injections consisting of three drugs: potassium chloride to stop his heart, midazolam to render him unconscious and vecuronium bromide to stop him from breathing.
It acts differently from anticholinesterases and can reverse even profound blocks induced with vecuronium or rocuronium.
We collected 945 samples of three different drugs, namely, propofol, vecuronium and ephedrine, from 20 operating rooms and refrigerators where the unused drugs were stored.
Comparison of residual neuromuscular blockade between two intermediate acting nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocking agents-rocuronium and vecuronium.
It is similar in structure and properties to vecuronium but had an added advantage of rapid onset of action and unchanged excretion in urine, thereby, eliminating the side effects of the metabolites.
The other Pfizer products the drugmaker said it will block from use in executions are pancuronium bromide, potassium chloride, idazolam, hydromorphone, rocuronium bromide and vecuronium bromide.
7) Evaluation of topical vecuronium bromide showed good mydriasis without side effects in double-crested cormorants (Phalacrocorax auritus); signs of ocular irritation and mild systemic effects (rapid shallow breathing and ataxia) developed in African gray (Psittacus erithacus) and blue-fronted Amazon {Amazona aestiva) parrots in another study.
It requires to use aminosteroid type of muscle relaxant like vecuronium.
Their argument followed the state-ordered death last April of murderer Clayton Lockett, who writhed and moaned as he suffered a heart attack when the injection of midazolam, vecuronium bromide and potassium chloride failed to kill him swiftly.