Rocuronium Bromide (Sandoz) is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) rocuronium. On this page you will find out more about Rocuronium Bromide (Sandoz), including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: rocuronium
Information for medicine and pack size:
Rocuronium Bromide (Sandoz) 50 mg/5 mL injection solution, 10 x 5 mL vials
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
Adjunct to general anaesthesia to facilitate endotracheal intubation during routine induction, to provide muscle relaxation and to facilitate mechanical ventilation in adults, children and infants over 1 month of age.. Adjunct to general anaesthesia to facilitate endotracheal intubation during rapid sequence induction when suxamethonium is contraindicated, however, this has not been studied in infants and children.. Adjunct in the intensive care unit (ICU) to facilitate mechanical ventilation.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||Clear, colourless to yellow/orange solution|
|Dosage Form||Injection, solution|
|Route of administration||Intravenous|
10 vials: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
12 vials: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Refrigerate,Do not Freeze|
|Life time||24 Months|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
Check if you can use your medicine whilst playing sport. Search the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) database that provides information about the prohibited status of specific medications and/or the active ingredient based on the current World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List.