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Esmeron

POM
Read time: 23 mins
Last updated: 06 May 2020
Published: 01 Apr 2021

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Esmeron is indicated in adult and paediatric patients (from term neonates to adolescents [0 to <18 years]) as an adjunct to general anaesthesia to facilitate tracheal intubation during routine sequence induction and to provide skeletal muscle relaxation during surgery. In adults Esmeron is also indicated to facilitate tracheal intubation during rapid sequence induction and as an adjunct in the intensive care unit (ICU) to facilitate intubation and mechanical ventilation.

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