Neonatal Drug Therapy Manual


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Alternate Name(s): 
Neuromuscular blocking agent, cholinergic
Original Date: 
June 1996
  • Reversal of neuromuscular blockade of non depolarizing neuromuscular blocking agents such as gallamine, tubocurarine, pancuronium
  • IV direct
  • Reversal of neuromuscular blockade: 0.02 - 0.08 mg/kg/dose
Side Effects: 
  • CNS: agitation, seizures
  • CVS: bradycardia, hypotension
  • Respiratory: respiratory depression, bronchospasm
Parameters to Monitor: 
  • BP
  • HR
  • RR

- Solutions Compatible: D5W, 0.9% NaCl, dextrose-saline combinations

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