ROCURONIUM

ROCURONIUM

Brand Name & Strength

Esmeron 50 mg/5 ml

Reconstitution

Not required

Further Dilution

Continuous

IV infusion

Dilute with diluent to a concentration of 0.5 – 2 mg/ml Maximum concentration: 5 mg/ml

Diluent

NS, D5, NSD5, lactated Ringer’s solution

Administration & Infusion rate

IV bolus

Continuous

IV infusion

Rate of infusion is as directed by physician (as requirements vary from patient to patient and with the anaesthetic method used).

Storage & Stability

RT

(<30 oC)

Fridge

(2 – 8 oC)

After Reconstitution

- -

After dilution

24 hr 24 hr

Remarks

After dilution

, chemical and physical in-use stability has been demonstrated for 72 hr at 30 oC. But, from a microbiological point of view, the diluted product should be used immediately.