Clinical implications of sugammadex.

@article{Caldwell2009ClinicalIO,
  title={Clinical implications of sugammadex.},
  author={James E. Caldwell and Rebecca D Miller},
  journal={Anaesthesia},
  year={2009},
  volume={64 Suppl 1},
  pages={66-72}
}
Sugammadex is a cyclodextrin molecule that encapsulates and inactivates rocuronium and vecuronium. As a result, any degree of neuromuscular block produced by rocuronium or vecuronium can be rapidly and completely reversed without autonomic effects. Because sugammadex is optimised for reversing rocuronium it is most likely to be used in conjunction with this drug. Sugammadex will allow deep levels of block to be maintained until the very end of surgery, and will allow block to be reversed at any… CONTINUE READING

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