Data from EMC - Curated by EPG Health - Last updated 20 October 2016

Indication(s)

Used in anaesthesia as a muscle relaxant to facilitate endotracheal intubation, mechanical ventilation and a wide range of surgical and obstetric procedures.

It is also used to reduce the intensity of muscular contractions associated with pharmacologically or electrically-induced convulsions.

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Orphan designation No
Type POM
Marketing authorisation holder GlaxoSmithKline UK