vecuronium bromide


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ve·cu·ro·ni·um bro·mide

(ve'kyū-rō'nē-ŭm brō'mīd),
A nondepolarizing neuromuscular relaxant with a relatively short duration of action; a monoquaternary homologue of pancuronium.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ve·cu·ro·ni·um bro·mide

(ve'kyū-rō'nē-ŭm brō'mīd)
A nondepolarizing neuromuscular relaxant with a relatively short duration of action.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Operation: The anesthesia induction program was as follows: midazolam 0.05-0.1 mg/kg; sufentanil 0.8-1.5 ug/kg; vecuronium bromide 0.1-0.2 mg/kg; and etomidate 0.1-0.5 mg/kg.
The injection consisted of a sedative midazolam, a muscle-relaxer vecuronium bromide and potassium chloride.
But Justice Sonia Sotomayor issued a blistering dissent, recounting details from a recent state court trial of a case brought by inmates contesting Tennessee's execution drugs -- midazolam as a sedative, the muscle-relaxer vecuronium bromide and then potassium chloride to stop the heart.
Vecuronium bromide (Org NC 45) is a monoquaternary analogue of Pancuronium.
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.
[4] did a comparable evaluation of intubating conditions, onset of action, and duration of action of rocuronium bromide and vecuronium bromide. They found that rocuronium provides clinically acceptable intubating conditions much earlier than vecuronium.
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 seems he therefore could feel the suffocating effect of the next drug, the paralytic agent vecuronium bromide, and the burning, muscle cramps, and chest pain caused by the potassium chloride that was supposed to stop his heart.
Oklahoma injected Lockett with midazolam, a sedative that is also used as an anti-seizure drug, followed by vecuronium bromide and potassium chloride.
Last week, they say, Michael Lee Wilson, who had taken part in the murder of a co-worker, was executed in Oklahoma using a cocktail of pentobarbital from a compounding pharmacy, vecuronium bromide, a paralytic, and potassium chloride, which stops the heart.
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