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What is rocuronium injection?

Rocuronium injection (brand name: Zemuron) is a muscle relaxant that used to prepare people for general anesthesia before surgery. It relaxes the throat, making it easier to insert a breathing tube. During surgery, rocuronium helps keep your body from moving. This drug is given intravenously and works by blocking signals between your muscles and your nerves, which causes temporary paralysis.

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