Rocuronium for Tracheal Intubation

Laura S. Willets, Pharm.D.


Pediatr Pharm. 2000;6(10) 

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Intravenously administered rocuronium has been safely and effectively used in infants and children to provide adequate neuromuscular blockade for tracheal intubation. Because of its quick onset of action and low incidence of adverse effects, rocuronium appears to be an acceptable alternative to succinylcholine.


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