muscle relaxant dose calculator


Muscle Relaxant Dose Calulator

enter weight in kg

succinylcholine 20mg/mL     mL
(d-tubocurarine) 3mg/mL
- mL
metocurine 2mg/mL - mL
atracurium 10mg/mL - mL
cisatracurium 2mg/mL - mL
mivacurium 2mg/mL - mL
doxacurium 1mg/mL - mL
pancuronium 1mg/mL - mL
pancuronium 2mg/ml - mL
vercuronium 10mg/5mL* - mL
pipecuronium 10mg/5mL* - mL
rocuronium 10mg/mL - mL
*Dilutant added to powder to concentration listed.
Dosages used in calculator and on this page obtained from Miller, R. (2000) 


 Long-acting (+60 min)

pancuronium 0.08-0.12 mg/kg

metocurine 0.3-0.4 mg/kg

d-tubocurarine 0.5-0.6 mg/kg

doxacurium 0.05-0.08 mg/kg

pipecuronium 0.08-0.1 mg/kg

Intermediate-acting (40-50min)

vercronium 0.1-0.2 mg/kg

atracurium 0.5-0.6 mg/kg

cisatracurium 0.15-0.2 mg/kg

rocuronium 0.6-1.0 mg/kg

Short-acting (15-20 min)

mivacurium 0.2-0.25 mg/kg

Ultra-short-acting (6-8 min)

succinylcholine 1 mg/kg

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