Emergency use of sugammadex after failure of standard reversal drugs

Adam Lenz, Gary Hill, Paul F. White

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Administration of sugammadex, 350 mg IV (4 mg/kg), in the postanesthesia care unit immediately (<60 s) relieved acute respiratory distress due to residual neuromuscular blockade in a 42-yr-old patient with chronic renal failure who had received vecuronium, 10 mg IV, for tracheal intubation, after inadequate reversal of neuromuscular blockade in the operating room with neostigmine, 5 mg IV, and glycopyrrolate, 1 mg IV.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)585-586
Number of pages2
JournalAnesthesia and analgesia
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine


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