Rocuronium is used to relax the muscles. It works by blocking the signals between your nerves and your muscles. Rocuronium is given before general anesthesia in preparing you for surgery. Rocuronium helps keep your body still during surgery. It also relaxes your throat so a breathing tube can be more easily inserted before the surgery. Rocuronium may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.
Rocuronium is a drug that brand name is known as Zemuron. Rocuronium is used to relax the muscles of the body. Rocuronium works by having the signals between nerves and muscles blocked. Rocuronium belongs to a drug class that is known as neuromuscular blockers, nodepolarizing.