vecuronium bromide-injection, Norcuron
GENERIC NAME: VECURONIUM BROMIDE - INJECTION (veh-kyou-ROW-nee-um)
BRAND NAME(S): Norcuron
USES: This medication is used to produce muscle relaxation during surgery and assisted breathing (mechanical ventilation).
HOW TO USE: This medication is given by vein (IV injection or continuous infusion),under the supervision of a doctor. Your response will be monitored continuously during treatment. The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy. Learn all mixing, dilution and administration/usage instructions in the product package. Follow all recommended safety precautions. Consult the pharmacist if you are unclear about any of the information. The liquid should be checked visually for particles or discoloration before use. If present, discard the liquid. Make sure needles and medical supplies are stored safely and disposed of properly.
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