"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that injectable drugs used in total parenteral nutrition (TPN) in critical shortage will be imported into the United States and available to patients this week.
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(pancuronium bromide) Injection
NOT FOR USE IN NEONATES
CONTAINS BENZYL ALCOHOL
THIS DRUG SHOULD BE ADMINISTERED BY ADEQUATELY TRAINED INDIVIDUALS FAMILIAR WITH ITS ACTIONS, CHARACTERISTICS, AND HAZARDS.
PAVULON® (pancuronium bromide) injection is a nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent chemically designated as the aminosteroid 2 ß, 16 ß - dipiperidino-5α-androstane3α, 17-β diol diacetate dimethobromide.
The structural formula is:
PAVULON® (pancuronium bromide injection) is supplied as a sterile, isotonic, nonpyrogenic solution for injection. Each mL contains 1 mg or 2 mg pancuronium bromide, 2 mg sodium acetate and 1% benzyl alcohol as preservative. The solution is adjusted to isotonicity with sodium chloride and to a pH of 4 with acetic acid and/or sodium hydroxide; water is used as the solvent.
Last reviewed on RxList: 1/11/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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