This medication is a muscle relaxant, prescribed for muscle relaxant in general anesthesia.
Contraindicated in patients with genetic disorders, personal or family history of malignant hyperthermia, and hypersensitivity.
Adult: IV- The recommended dose is 0.3-1.1 mg/kg as a single dose; then 50-100% of the initial dose may be given at 5-10 min intervals. Max: 500 mg/hr.
It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein or large muscle.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of severe burns, massive trauma, patients with risk of hyperkalaemia, kidney impairment, increased eye pressure, bone fracture, neuromuscular disease, infants, children, adolescents, pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Slow heart rate, fast heart rate, low blood pressure, high blood pressure, increased eye pressure, increased level of potassium in blood, and excessive salivation.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at controlled room temperature.
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