How it should be taken
It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider.
Dosage & When it is to be taken
The initial recommended dose is 0.4 to 0.5 mg/kg, given as an intravenous bolus injection.
When it is not to be taken (Contraindications)
Why it is prescribed (Indications)
This medication is a neuromuscular-blocking agent, used as an adjuvant in anesthesia. This medication provides relaxation of skeletal muscles during surgery.
Category C :
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Warnings and Precautions
Patient must be ensured with adequate ventilation.
Do not administer this medication into the muscle directly.
Caution should be exercised in patients with history of severe allergic reactions, asthma, heart disease, myasthenia gravis, neuromuscular disease, during pregnancy and lactation.
Store it at refrigerator (2° to 8°C). Do not freeze it.