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Safety in Lactation: Neuromuscular blocking drugs

23 September 2020Neuromuscular blocking drugs are used to induce muscle relaxation prior to surgery. With the exception of suxamethonium, they are all nearly completely ionised at physiological…

Rocuronium products: ambient stability during COVID-19

30 April 2020Rocuronium bromide 100mg/10ml solution for injection vials Esmeron 100mg/10ml solution for injection vials (Merck Sharp & Dohme Ltd) Esmeron 100mg/10ml solution for injection vial (Merck…
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Refrigerated Storage

RocuroniumHameln Pharma Ltd

Hameln Pharma Ltd
Rocuronium
Solution for injection/infusion 10mg/mL

In the event of an inadvertent temperature excursion the following data may be used:
Rocuronium may be stored outside of the refrigerator at a temperature of up to 30°C for a maximum 3 months, after which it should be discarded. The product should not be placed back into the refrigerator, once it has been kept outside.

Reduce expiry to 3 months. The new expiry date should not exceed the labelled shelf life of the product.
No, if exposed to the conditions above
12 October 2021
London MI Service

EsmeronMerck Sharp & Dohme Limited 

Merck Sharp & Dohme Limited 
Esmeron
Solution for injection/infusion 10mg/mL

In the event of an inadvertent temperature excursion the following data may be used:
Rocuronium Bromide can be stored outside of the refrigerator at a temperature of up to 30°C for a maximum of 12 weeks after which it should be discarded.
Please also refer to the manufacturer’s product literature for recommended storage information at https://www.medicines.org.uk

Reduce to 12 weeks from date of excursion
15 May 2020
London MI Service

Lactation Safety Information

Yes
No published evidence of safety
Negligible levels anticipated in milk due to the drug’s properties
18 September 2020