Data from EMC - Curated by Toby Galbraith - Last updated 20 October 2016

Indication(s)

Esmeron is indicated in adult and paediatric patients (from term neonaotes to adolescents [0 to <18 years]) as an adjunct to general anaesthesia to facilitate tracheal intubation during routine sequence induction and to provide skeletal muscle relaxation during surgery. In adults Esmeron is also indicated to facilitate tracheal intubation during rapid sequence induction and as an adjunct in the intensive care unit (ICU) to facilitate intubation and mechanical ventilation.

 

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