General anaesthesia: It is often administered during the induction of anaesthesia to relax muscles of the jaw, neck and airway and thereby facilitate laryngoscopy and endotracheal intubation. Following induction, continued muscle relaxation is required for many procedures to aid surgical exposure and to provide additional insurance of immobility.
Metabolism- It is metabolized in liver by deacetylation to the active metabolites 3-hydroxy vecuronium,17-hydroxy- vecuronium and 3, 17-dihydroxyvecuronium.
Excretion- It is excreted both in the bile and urine.
2. Increase in heart rate
3. Reduction in Gl motility
5. Anaphylactic reaction
2. Renal impairment
3. Severe obesity
4. Malignant hyperthermia
5. Bronchogenic carcinoma
6. Edematous states
7. Electrolyte disturbances
8. Neuromuscular diseases
2. Skeletal muscle relaxation
Inhalational anaesthetics: Halothane, isoflurance may enhance effect.
Antiarrhythmic: Lignocaine, quinidine and verapamil may enhanced effect.
Antibacterials: Aminoglycosides, lincosamide, polymyxins & rarely tetracyclines may enhance effect.
Anticholinestrases: Neostigmine may enhance effect.
Antiepileptics: Carbamazepine, and phenytoin may reduce effect.
Ganglion blockers: May enhance effect.
Xanthines: Aminophylline & Theophylline may antagonise the effect.
Surgical procedures after intubation with succinylcholine- 0.03 to 0.05mg/kg body wt. Maintenance dose- 0.02 to 0.03mg per kg.
Home Delivery for Vecuronium in Your City
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However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for vecuronium and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for vecuronium may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.
Please be aware that you should take vecuronium only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for vecuronium before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for vecuronium with the pharmacy.
Vecuronium is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for vecuronium might be better known than vecuronium itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have vecuronium in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for vecuronium.