Brand Name : Flipavec
Generic Name : Vecuronium Bromide for Injection 10mg
Pack Size : Vial
Dosage Form : Lyophilized Powder for Injection
Strength : 10 mg
Therapeutic indications : Vecuronium is indicated as an adjunct to general anaesthesia to facilitate tracheal intubation and to provide skeletal muscle relaxation during surgery in adults, neonates, infants, children and adolescents.
Pharmacotherapeutic group : muscle relaxants, peripherally acting agents
ATC code : MO3A C03
Pharmacodynamic properties : Vecuronium (vecuronium bromide) is a non-depolarising neuromuscular blocking agent, chemically designated as the aminosteroid 1-(3α, 17β-diacetoxy-2β piperidino-5α – androstan-16β-yl)-1 methylpiperidinium bromide.
Vecuronium blocks the transmission process between the motor nerve-ending and striated muscle by binding competitively with acetylcholine to the nicotinic receptors located in the motor end-plate region of striated muscle.
Unlike depolarising neuromuscular blocking agents, such as suxamethonium, vecuronium does not cause muscle fasciculations.
February 18, 2022