Rocuronium for Tracheal Intubation

Laura S. Willets, Pharm.D.

Disclosures

Pediatr Pharm. 2000;6(10) 

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Indications

Rocuronium is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as an adjunct to general anesthesia to facilitate both rapid sequence and routine tracheal intubation and to provide skeletal muscle relaxation during surgery or mechanical ventilation. Use in children less than three months of age has not been studied.[2,5]

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