Rocuronium Bromide is used together with medicines to block pain and sensation in surgery.
Rocuronium Bromide injection is to be given intravenously (into the vein). It is delivered directly into the bloodstream via the blood vessel.
Your doctor or nurse will administer the injection for you.
Inform your doctor if you have:
- movement and balance disorder
- heart disease
- burn injury
- liver disease
- kidney disease
- nerves and muscles disease
- lung disease
Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
This medicine may cause pain and swelling at the injection site.
Some side effects may need immediate medical help. Alert your doctor quickly if you experience:
- fast/irregular heartbeat
- redness of the skin, rash, difficulty breathing
- muscle weakness and loss of muscle tone
- numbness and difficulty in movement
Inform your doctor if these side effect do not go away or are severe, or if you experience other side effects.
Inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any of these medicines:
- antibiotics e.g. lincomycin, clindamycin, vancomycin
- medicines for water retention or “water pills” e.g. furosemide, acetazolamide, thiazide
- medicines for heart disease e.g. losartan, quinidine, propranolol
- lithium (medicine for mood disorder)
- medicines for epilepsy (seizure or fits) e.g. phenytoin, carbamazepine
- suxamethonium (muscle relaxant)
This list does not include all medicines that may interact with Rocuronium Bromide.
Always notify your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics such as traditional Chinese medicines, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.
Store in the refrigerator, between 2-8 °C. Do not allow to freeze. If frozen, this medicine will become ineffective and should not be used.
Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.