usage as an induction NMBA
rapid sequence inductions
routine elective intubations
obese patients (> 30% over ideal weight): calculate dose using lean body mass.
usual maintenance dose 0.15 mg/kg bolus as needed (usually every 10-15min)
duration of action ~13min (up to 20min in those with liver disease or with inhalational anaesthesia)
Prior anaphylactic reactions; neuromuscular, CV, hepatobiliary disease; poliomyelitis; acid/ base, electrolyte imbalance; dehydration; hypothermia; obesity; oedema; renal failure; prolonged use (> 48 hrs); burns; multiple organ failure; monitor neuromuscular transmission; ensure adequate analgesia, sedation; elderly, debility; pregnancy, lactation, infants (1-12 mths)
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