Active ingredients: pancuronium
What it is used for
INDIACTIONS AS AT 1 JANUARY 1991: 1. As an adjunct to surgical anaesthesia to induce skeletal muscle relaxation to facilitate operative manipulations. The necessary conditions for intubation can be achieved with pancuronium bromide alone or following suxamethonium. 2. Pancuronium bromide is also indicated to promote mechanical ventilation by reducing or eliminating spontaneous breathing effort in intensive care patients.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Intravenous
- Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
- Do not Freeze
- Lifetime is 2 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear colourless solution
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4: Prescription Only Medicine.
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine may be subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient pancuronium
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf)