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Vecuronium bromide

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vecuronium bromide

(Science: chemical) Monoquaternary homolog of pancuronium. A non-depolarising neuromuscular blocking agent with shorter duration of action than pancuronium. Its lack of significant cardiovascular effects and lack of dependence on good kidney function for elimination as well as its short duration of action and easy reversibility provide advantages over, or alternatives to, other established neuromuscular blocking agents.

Pharmacological action: neuromuscular nondepolarising agents, nicotinic antagonists.

Chemical name: Piperidinium, 1-((2beta,3alpha,5alpha,16beta,17beta)-3,17-bis(acetyloxy)-2-(1-piperidinyl)androstan-16-yl)-1-methyl-, bromide