Sugammadex is only recommended for routine reversal of rocuronium induced blockade in children and adolescents aged 2 to 17 years.
For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:
For: Children Adolescents
2 - 4 mg per kg of body weight
From 2 To 4 mg per kg of body weight once every day
A dose of 4 mg/kg sugammadex is recommended for reversal of rocuronium induced blockade if recovery has reached at least 1-2 PTC.
A dose of 2 mg/kg is recommended for reversal of rocuronium induced blockade at reappearance of T2.
There is only limited experience with the use of sugammadex in infants (30 days to 2 years), and term newborn infants (less than 30 days) have not been studied. The use of sugammadex in term newborn infants and infants is therefore not recommended until further data become available.
Sugammadex should be administered intravenously as a single bolus injection. The bolus injection should be given rapidly, within 10 seconds, into an existing intravenous line. Sugammadex has only been administered as a single bolus injection in clinical trials.
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