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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Rocuronium (Overview)

Rocuronium is a neuromuscular blocker which is a kind of anesthetic agent.


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What can you tell me about rocuronium use in anethesia?

What can you tell me about rocuronium use in anethesia?

Muscle relaxant: Rocuronium is a muscle relaxant, or paralyzing agent used in anesthesia. It is used to facilitate intubation at the beginning of surgery, and then also used to help the surgeon during the operation.

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Rocuronium (Overview)

Rocuronium is a neuromuscular blocker which is a kind of anesthetic agent.


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What does rocuronium bromide do to the body?

What does rocuronium bromide do to the body?

Relax all muscles: Rocuronium bromide is what is called a non depolarizing muscle relaxant. It prevents the transmission of nerve signals to contract muscles. It binds to the site where a neurotransmitter called acetylcholine normally binds to transmit the signal for muscle contraction. It is often used to facilitate intubation and the work of surgeons.

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What can you tell me about rocuronium use in anethesia?

Muscle relaxant: Rocuronium is a muscle relaxant, or paralyzing agent used in anesthesia. It is used to facilitate intubation at the beginning of surgery, and then also used to help the surgeon during the operation.

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Dr. James Dukelow
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