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.

vecuronium bromide

[vek′yərō′nē·əm]
a neuromuscular blocking drug.
indications This drug is used as an adjunct to general anesthesia, to facilitate endotracheal intubation, and to relax skeletal muscles during surgery or mechanical ventilation.
contraindications This drug should be used cautiously in patients with myasthenia gravis or other neuromuscular disorders and in patients who have been given drugs that produce or increase neuromuscular block. Effects of vecuronium may be prolonged in patients with liver disease.
adverse effects No serious adverse effects have been reported.

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.
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