A quaternary skeletal muscle relaxant usually used in the form of its bromide, chloride, or iodide. It is a depolarizing relaxant, acting in about 30 seconds and with a duration of effect averaging three to five minutes. Succinylcholine is used in surgical, anesthetic, and other procedures in which a brief period of muscle relaxation is called for.
Neuromuscular Depolarizing Agents
Neuromuscular Blocking Agents
Drugs that interrupt transmission of nerve impulses at the skeletal neuromuscular junction. They can be of two types, competitive, stabilizing blockers (NEUROMUSCULAR NONDEPOLARIZING AGENTS) or noncompetitive, depolarizing agents (NEUROMUSCULAR DEPOLARIZING AGENTS). Both prevent acetylcholine from triggering the muscle contraction and they are used as anesthesia adjuvants, as relaxants during electroshock, in convulsive states, etc.
Neuromuscular Nondepolarizing Agents
Drugs that interrupt transmission at the skeletal neuromuscular junction without causing depolarization of the motor end plate. They prevent acetylcholine from triggering muscle contraction and are used as muscle relaxants during electroshock treatments, in convulsive states, and as anesthesia adjuvants.
Monoquaternary homolog of PANCURONIUM. A non-depolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent with shorter duration of action than pancuronium. Its lack of significant cardiovascular effects and lack of dependence on good kidney function for elimination as well as its short duration of action and easy reversibility provide advantages over, or alternatives to, other established neuromuscular blocking agents.
Involuntary contraction of the muscle fibers innervated by a motor unit. Fasciculations can often by visualized and take the form of a muscle twitch or dimpling under the skin, but usually do not generate sufficient force to move a limb. They may represent a benign condition or occur as a manifestation of MOTOR NEURON DISEASE or PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1294)
The intentional interruption of transmission at the NEUROMUSCULAR JUNCTION by external agents, usually neuromuscular blocking agents. It is distinguished from NERVE BLOCK in which nerve conduction (NEURAL CONDUCTION) is interrupted rather than neuromuscular transmission. Neuromuscular blockade is commonly used to produce MUSCLE RELAXATION as an adjunct to anesthesia during surgery and other medical procedures. It is also often used as an experimental manipulation in basic research. It is not strictly speaking anesthesia but is grouped here with anesthetic techniques. The failure of neuromuscular transmission as a result of pathological processes is not included here.
Continuous involuntary sustained muscle contraction which is often a manifestation of BASAL GANGLIA DISEASES. When an affected muscle is passively stretched, the degree of resistance remains constant regardless of the rate at which the muscle is stretched. This feature helps to distinguish rigidity from MUSCLE SPASTICITY. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p73)
A nonflammable, halogenated, hydrocarbon anesthetic that provides relatively rapid induction with little or no excitement. Analgesia may not be adequate. NITROUS OXIDE is often given concomitantly. Because halothane may not produce sufficient muscle relaxation, supplemental neuromuscular blocking agents may be required. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p178)
Ultrashort-acting anesthetics that are used for induction. Loss of consciousness is rapid and induction is pleasant, but there is no muscle relaxation and reflexes frequently are not reduced adequately. Repeated administration results in accumulation and prolongs the recovery time. Since these agents have little if any analgesic activity, they are seldom used alone except in brief minor procedures. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p174)
An intravenous anesthetic agent which has the advantage of a very rapid onset after infusion or bolus injection plus a very short recovery period of a couple of minutes. (From Smith and Reynard, Textbook of Pharmacology, 1992, 1st ed, p206). Propofol has been used as ANTICONVULSANTS and ANTIEMETICS.
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Muscle Relaxants, Central
A heterogeneous group of drugs used to produce muscle relaxation, excepting the neuromuscular blocking agents. They have their primary clinical and therapeutic uses in the treatment of muscle spasm and immobility associated with strains, sprains, and injuries of the back and, to a lesser degree, injuries to the neck. They have been used also for the treatment of a variety of clinical conditions that have in common only the presence of skeletal muscle hyperactivity, for example, the muscle spasms that can occur in MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS. (From Smith and Reynard, Textbook of Pharmacology, 1991, p358)
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Effects of an intubating dose of succinylcholine and rocuronium on the larynx and diaphragm: an electromyographic study in humans. (1/306)BACKGROUND: Paralysis of the vocal cords is one objective of using relaxants to facilitate tracheal intubation. This study compares the neuromuscular blocking effect of succinylcholine and rocuronium on the larynx, the diaphragm, and the adductor pollicis muscle. METHODS: Electromyographic response was used to compare the neuromuscular blocking effect of succinylcholine and rocuronium on the laryngeal adductor muscles, the diaphragm, and the adductor pollicis muscle. Sixteen patients undergoing elective surgery were anesthetized with propofol and fentanyl, and their tracheas were intubated without neuromuscular blocking agents. The recurrent laryngeal and phrenic nerves were stimulated at the neck. The electromyographic response was recorded from electrodes placed on the endotracheal tube and intercostally before and after administration of 1 mg/kg succinylcholine or 0.6 mg/kg rocuronium. RESULTS: The maximum effect was greater at the adductor pollicis (100 and 99%) than at the larynx (96 and 97%) and the diaphragm (94 and 96%) after administration of succinylcholine and rocuronium, respectively (P < or = 0.05). Onset time was not different between the larynx (58+/-10 s), the diaphragm (57+/-8 s), and the adductor pollicis (54+/-13 s), after succinylcholine (all mean +/- SD). After rocuronium, onset time was 124+/-39 s at the larynx, 130+/-44 s at the diaphragm, and 115+/-21 s at the adductor pollicis. After succinylcholine administration, time to 90% recovery was 8.3+/-3.2, 7.2+/-3.5, and 9.1+/-3.0 min at the larynx, the diaphragm, and the adductor pollicis, respectively. Time to 90% recovery after rocuronium administration was 34.9+/-7.6, 30.4+/-4.2, and 49.1+/-11.4 min at the larynx, the diaphragm, and the adductor pollicis, respectively. CONCLUSION: Neuromuscular blocking effect of muscle relaxants on the larynx can be measured noninvasively by electromyography. Although the larynx appears to be resistant to muscle relaxants, we could not demonstrate that its onset time differed from that of peripheral muscles. (+info)
Halothane induces calcium release from human skinned masseter muscle fibers. (2/306)BACKGROUND: An increase in masseter muscle tone in response to halothane or succinylcholine anesthesia (or both) can be observed in healthy persons. Thus the authors compared the fiber-type halothane and succinylcholine sensitivities in human masseter and vastus lateralis muscles. METHODS: Masseter and vastus lateralis muscle segments were obtained from 13 and 9 healthy persons, respectively. After chemical skinning of a single fiber and loading the sarcoplasmic reticulum with Ca++ 0.16 microM solution, halothane (0.5-4 vol% bubbled in the incubating solution), succinylcholine (0.1 microM to 10 mM), or both sensitivities were defined as the concentration inducing more than 10% of the maximum tension obtained by application of 16 microM Ca++ solution. The myofilament response to Ca++ was studied with and without halothane by observing the isometric tension of skinned masseter fibers challenged with increasing concentrations of Ca++. Muscle fiber type was determined by the difference in strontium-induced tension measurements. RESULTS: A significant difference in halothane sensitivity was found between type 1 masseter fibers (0.6+/-0.2 vol%; mean +/- SD) versus type 1 (2.7+/-0.6 vol%) and type 2 vastus lateralis muscle (2.5+/-0.4 vol%). Succinylcholine did not induce Ca++ release by the sarcoplasmic reticulum. In the masseter muscle, 0.75 vol% halothane decreased the maximal activated tension by 40% but did not change the Ca++ concentration that yields 50% of the maximal tension. CONCLUSIONS: The very low halothane threshold for Ca++ release from the masseter muscle usually could be counteracted by a direct negative inotropic effect on contractile proteins. However, halothane may increase the sensitivity of the sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca++ release to succinylcholine-induced depolarization, leading to an increase in masseter muscle tone. (+info)
Characteristics of recombinant human butyrylcholinesterase. (3/306)AIM: To study the biochemical-pharmacological properties of the recombinant human butyrylcholinesterase (rhBChE) and thereby to size up the potential possibility of using it as a detoxifying agent in succinylcholine intoxication. METHODS: CHO-dhfr cells were transfected with plasmids by electroporation. BChE activity was determined colorimetrically by 5, 5'-dithiobis-(2-nitrobenzoic acid) (DTNB) method. Antigenicity was estimated by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay and Western blot. RESULTS: The maximal expression amounted to 25.83 ng.h-1/10(6) cells. The rhBChE was highly similar to the native human BChE (nhBChE) in terms of its catalytic property, substrate affinity, inhibitor sensitivity, reactivation, stability, and immunoreactivity with anti-nhBChE antibodies. Mice challenged with 1.5 lethal dose of succinylcholine preincubated with rhBChE survived without any symptoms of intoxication. CONCLUSION: The rhBChE and nhBChE exhibit similar biochemical-pharmacological features. It is of potential value in practical use. (+info)
Comparison of intubating conditions after rapacuronium (Org 9487) and succinylcholine following rapid sequence induction in adult patients. (4/306)We have assessed intubating conditions provided by rapacuronium (Org 9487) and succinylcholine after rapid sequence induction of anaesthesia in adult patients undergoing elective surgery. We studied 335 patients, ASA I and II, in five centres. Two hundred and thirty-four subjects with normal body weight and 101 obese subjects were allocated randomly to one of four treatment groups differing in the neuromuscular blocking drug administered (rapacuronium 1.5 mg kg-1 or succinylcholine 1 mg kg-1) and in the technique used for induction of anaesthesia (fentanyl 2-3 micrograms kg-1 with thiopental 3-6 mg kg-1 or alfentanil 20 micrograms kg-1 with propofol 1.5-2 mg kg-1). Intubation was started at 50 s by an anaesthetist blinded to the drugs used. Intubating conditions were clinically acceptable (excellent or good) in 89.4% of patients after rapacuronium and in 97.4% after succinylcholine (P = 0.004), the estimated difference being 8.1% (95% confidence interval (CI) 2.0-14.1%). Neither anaesthetic technique nor subject group had an influence on intubating conditions. After intubation, the maximum increase in heart rate averaged 23.1 (SD 25.4%) and 9.4 (26.1%) after rapacuronium and succinylcholine, respectively (P < 0.001). Pulmonary side effects (bronchospasm and increased airway pressure) were observed in 10.7% (95% CI 5.8-17%) and 4.1% (95% CI 1.3-8.8%) of patients given rapacuronium and succinylcholine, respectively (P = 0.021). We conclude that after rapid sequence induction of anaesthesia in adults, clinically acceptable intubating conditions were achieved less frequently after rapacuronium 1.5 mg kg-1 than after succinylcholine. (+info)
Hemodynamic and metabolic manifestations of acute endotoxin infusion in pigs with and without the malignant hyperthermia mutation. (5/306)BACKGROUND: The hypermetabolic state induced by acute endotoxemia and malignant hyperthermia (MH) may be indistinguishable. The aims of this study were (1) to investigate the differences between MH and sepsis, (2) to determine whether acute endotoxemia can trigger MH, and (3) to establish the effects of dantrolene in these two disorders. METHODS: Three groups of swine were studied. All pigs were invasively monitored and initially anesthetized with nontriggering agents. A placebo MH-susceptible group (n = 5) received normal saline whereas the endotoxin groups (MH-susceptible, n = 6; MH-negative, n = 4) received intravenous endotoxin (250 microg/kg total) during 2.5 h. Halothane (1.5%) and succinylcholine (2-4 mg/kg) were then administered, followed by two doses of dantrolene (4 mg/kg total). RESULTS: Endotoxin infusion resulted in pulmonary hypertension and systemic hypotension in pigs with and without the MH mutation, but did not trigger MH. Halothane and succinylcholine triggered MH, evidenced by a markedly higher oxygen consumption in the MH-susceptible pigs that received endotoxin (325+/-196 ml/min) and those that did not (374+/-110 ml/min) compared to the MH-negative pigs (69+/-15 ml/min, P<0.0009), as well as muscular rigidity in the susceptible animals. Dantrolene reversed these changes. Three of the six MH-susceptible pigs that received endotoxin died; two died soon after triggering and one after dantrolene administration. In contrast, none of the MH-negative pigs or the MH-susceptible pigs that did not receive endotoxin died (0 of 9 vs. 3 of 6, P = 0.044). CONCLUSION: Endotoxemia does not trigger MH, but may worsen outcome if it occurs. (+info)
Effect of rocuronium compared with succinylcholine on intraocular pressure during rapid sequence induction of anaesthesia. (6/306)We have compared the effect of rocuronium and succinylcholine on intraocular pressure (IOP) during rapid sequence induction of anaesthesia using propofol and fentanyl, in a randomized double-blind study. We studied 30 adult patients, allocated to one of two groups. Anaesthesia was induced with fentanyl 2 micrograms kg-1 and propofol until loss of verbal response. This was followed by succinylcholine 1.5 mg kg-1 (group S; n = 15) or rocuronium 0.9 mg kg-1 (group R; n = 15). Laryngoscopy was performed 60 s later. IOP, mean arterial pressure (MAP) and heart rate (HR) were measured before induction, immediately before intubation and every minute after intubation for 5 min. A Keeler Pulsair air impulse tonometer was used to measure IOP and the mean of two readings obtained in the right eye at each measurement time was recorded. Intubating conditions were evaluated according to a simple scoring system. IOP in the succinylcholine group was significantly greater than that in the rocuronium group (mean 21.6 (SEM 1.4) mm Hg vs 13.3 (1.4) mm Hg; P < 0.001). Intubating conditions were equally good in both groups. We conclude that with rapid sequence induction of anaesthesia using propofol and fentanyl, rocuronium did not cause as great an increase in IOP as succinylcholine and may be an alternative in open eye injury cases. (+info)
Intramuscular rapacuronium in infants and children: dose-ranging and tracheal intubating conditions. (7/306)BACKGROUND: Intravenous rapacuronium's rapid onset and short duration suggest that intramuscular rapacuronium might facilitate tracheal intubation without prolonged paralysis. Accordingly, the authors injected rapacuronium into the deltoid muscle to determine the optimal dose and time for intubation in pediatric patients. METHODS: Unpremedicated patients (aged, 2 months to 3 yr) were studied. Part I: Spontaneous minute ventilation (V(E)) and twitch tension were measured during N2O/halothane anesthesia. Rapacuronium (2.2-5.5 mg/kg, given intramuscularly, n = 23), succinylcholine (4 mg/kg, given intramuscularly, n = 12), or vecuronium (0.1 mg/kg, given intravenously, n = 15) was given. Time to 50% depression of V(E) and 10% recovery of twitch were measured. Dose for each patient was changed 10-20% according to the previous patient's response. Part II: In 22 patients anesthetized with 0.82-1.0% halothane, the optimal rapacuronium dose determined in part I (infants, 2.8 mg/kg; children, 4.8 mg/kg) was given intramuscularly. Laryngoscopy was scored. Time to laryngoscopy was increased or decreased 0.5 min according to the previous patient's response. RESULTS: Part I: Rapacuronium typically depressed ventilation in < or = 2 min with 10% twitch recovery in 20-60 min. With succinylcholine, median time to ventilatory depression was 1.3 and 1.1 min for infants and children, respectively; for vecuronium, 0.7 and 0.6 min. Part I: Intubating conditions were good-excellent at 3.0 and 2.5 min in infants and children, respectively; time to 10% twitch recovery (mean +/- SD) was 31 +/- 14 and 36 +/- 14 min in the two groups. CONCLUSIONS: This pilot study indicates that deltoid injection of rapacuronium, 2.8 mg/kg in infants and 4.8 mg/kg in children, permits tracheal intubation within 2.5-3.0 min, despite a light plane of anesthesia. Duration of action is intermediate. (+info)
Comparison of the intubation conditions provided by rapacuronium (ORG 9487) or succinylcholine in humans during anesthesia with fentanyl and propofol. (8/306)BACKGROUND: Currently, the only approved muscle relaxant with a rapid onset and short duration of action is succinylcholine, a drug with some undesirable effects. Rapacuronium is an investigational nondepolarizing relaxant that also has a rapid onset and short duration and consequently should be compared with succinylcholine in its ability to facilitate rapid tracheal intubation. METHODS: This prospective, randomized clinical trial involved 336 patients. Anesthesia was induced with fentanyl and propofol and either 1.5 mg/kg rapacuronium or 1.0 mg/kg succinylcholine. The goal was to accomplish tracheal intubation by 60 s after administration of the neuromuscular blocking drug. Endotracheal intubation was performed, and conditions were graded by a blinded investigator. Recovery of neuromuscular function was assessed by electromyography. RESULTS: Intubation conditions were evaluated in 236 patients. Intubation by 60 s after drug administration occurred in 100% of patients with rapacuronium and in 98% with succinylcholine. Intubation conditions were excellent or good in 87% of patients with rapacuronium and in 95% with succinylcholine (P < 0.05). The time (median and range) to the first recovery of the train-of-four response was 8.0 (2.8-20.0) min with rapacuronium and 5.7 (1.8-17.7) min with succinylcholine (P < 0.05). The overall incidence of adverse effects was similar with both drugs. CONCLUSIONS: A 1.5-mg/kg dose of rapacuronium effectively facilitates rapid tracheal intubation. It can be considered a valid alternative to 1.0 mg/kg succinylcholine for this purpose. (+info)
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Careful inspection of the data suggests that although this is true, on average, not all patients are average. Functional residual capacity may be reduced and/or oxygen consumption increased and/or preoxygenation not optimal. 1 Also, succinylcholine does not have the same effect in all subjects, even if their plasma cholinesterase activity is within the normal range. Kopman et al. 3 found a 5-min range for all levels of recovery. In Hayes et al. s study, 8 manual ventilation had to be applied in 11% of cases to prevent hypoxia, and in Heier et al. s study, 7 one subject was apneic for 9 min! The safety of succinylcholine is limited by these relatively sensitive patients, and interestingly, a decrease in dose does not have a marked effect on the upper range of duration (10, 10.5, and 11 min in Kopman et al. s study 3 for 0.4, 0.6, and 1 mg/kg, respectively). This is not unexpected, because the half-life of succinylcholine is less than 1 min. 10 Doubling the dose of any drug should prolong its ...
Time course of action and endotracheal intubating conditions of Org 9487, a new short-acting steroidal muscle relaxant; a...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Time course of action and endotracheal intubating conditions of Org 9487, a new short-acting steroidal muscle relaxant; a comparison with succinylcholine. AU - Wierda, JMKH. AU - van den Broek, L. AU - Proost, JH. AU - Verbaan, BW. AU - Hennis, PJ. PY - 1993/9. Y1 - 1993/9. N2 - In a randomized study, we evaluated lag time (time from the end of injection of muscle relaxant until the first depression of the train-of-four response [TOF]), onset time (time from the end of injection of muscle relaxant until the maximum depression of the first twitch of the TOF [T1]), neuromuscular block, and endotracheal intubating conditions at 1 min after 1 mg/kg succinylcholine (n = 15) and 1.5 mg/kg Org 9487 (n = 30). Two minutes after administration of Org 9487, 15 of the 30 patients received neostigmine for reversal. Recovery of neuromuscular block after succinylcholine, Org 9487 without and Org 9487 with neostigmine were compared using the time until T1 was 90% for the succinylcholine group, ...
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Background. Succinylcholine is comprised of two acetylcholine molecules joined together and acts as a depolarizing neuromuscular blocker by binding acetylcholine receptors at the post-synaptic neuromuscular junction end plate. The resultant end plate depolarization initially stimulates muscle contraction; however, because succinylcholine is not degraded by acetylcholinesterase, it remains in the neuromuscular junction to cause continuous end plate depolarization and subsequent muscle relaxation. This is termed a phase I block.. Mechanism of Phase II Block. With increasing doses of succinylcholine (i.e., a large single dose, repeated doses, or a continuous infusion), a phase II block may occur. Continuous activation of acetylcholine receptors leads to ongoing shifts of sodium into the cell and potassium out of the cell. Despite this, the post-junctional membrane potential eventually moves in the direction of normal even in the continued presence of succinylcholine. This is due to increased ...
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Patients will receive the anesthetic that is traditionally given which includes appropriate doses of succinylcholine. Serum potassium and creatinine phosphokinase (CK) levels will be determined pre and post anesthesia; serum and urine myoglobin will be determined post anesthesia. Vital signs data [i.e., heart rate (arrhythmias) and arterial blood pressure] will be compared pre and post anesthesia. In addition patients will be asked about the presence of muscle pain (myalgia) 1 hour before discharge from the recovery room and the following day post ECT.. ...
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Upregulation of Acetylcholine receptors leads to increased sensitivity to Succinylcholine and risk for hyperkalemia due to depolarization of the muscle membrane. May occur in:. 1) Spinal Cord Injury. 2) Stroke. 3) Burns. • After immobilization, upregulation of NAChRs. • Avoid Succinylcholine - especially after 24 hours post burn and for up to 1-2 years post burn (may take months to years to return to preburn levels of NAChR). • Resistance to nondepolarizing NMBDs and increased sensitivity to succinylcholine. 4) Prolonged immobility. 5) Prolonged exposure to neuromuscular blockers. • Typically seen in ICUs to facilitate mechanical ventilation, tetanus, status epilepticus, reduction in oxygen consumption. 6) Multiple Sclerosis. • Demyelination of the CNS. • Attention autonomic dysfunction. 7) Guillain Barre syndrome. • Demyelination and axonal degeneration produce functional denervation of muscle and upregulation of NAchRs at the postsynaptic membrane. • Pay attention to autonomic ...
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Notes: November 2011
Some of our waste is generated by single-dose vials. When I draw up succinylcholine, I draw up a 10cc syringe. Very few patients would require the full 10cc, and furthermore, there are few situations in which you dose succinylcholine twice due to risk of bradycardia and asystole. So for any patient who gets succinylcholine, some amount is wasted. Although I could calculate how much each patient would need and draw up a syringe with just the right amount, the vials are supposed to be single-dose; sterility is not guaranteed if I use a vial for multiple syringes. So like every other anesthesiologist, I draw up the full dose even though I never intend to give it all. This costs the system not only the additional drug, but also the biochemical disposal of the extra medication and the financial costs. This boggles my mind; why havent we figured out a way to reduce this? And the topic raises other concerns; should patients be charged for the amount of medication they receive (such as 5cc of ...
QUELICIN® How Supplied/Storage and Handling (succinylcholine chloride injection, USP) | Pfizer Medical Information - Australia
Refrigeration of the undiluted agent will assure full potency until expiration date. All units carry a date of expiration.. Store in refrigerator 2° to 8°C (36° to 46°F). The multi-dose vials are stable for up to 14 days at room temperature without significant loss of potency.. ...
By David Showalter, PharmD, System Director, Pharmacy Services S: On 06/15/17, Pfizer/Hospira issued a voluntary recall for 3 medications: Sodium bicarbonate vials, Succinylcholine Chloride vials, Potassium Phosphates vials. B: The FDA communicated a voluntary recall from Pfizer/Hospira after … Continue reading →. ...
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Hospira Inc.s recall of injectable drugs has spurred PharMEDium Services to recall potassium phosphate and succinylcholine chloride.
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by Jamie Robinson , Jun 28, 2019 , News. June 24, 2019 Amring Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Amring), a generic pharmaceutical and ophthalmic medical device company, announced today that it has launched two valued drugs into its generic portfolio and to the U.S. Market: Succinylcholine Chloride Injection, a generic ...
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Airway cart to 9A. Intern, this tube is yours. What meds do you want?. After the initial self-pulse check and change of scrub pants, two words come to mind: SOAP ME. Not in the literal sense, which may or may not be necessary depending on how nervous one is, but in the handy-dandy-easy-to-remember-in-high-pressure-situations-mnemonic sense. The deer-in-headlights (AKA intern-in-headlights look aside), this edition aims to take a look into an expected adverse reaction with a commonly used rapid sequence intubation (RSI) medication: hyperkalemia associated with succinylcholine administration.. ...
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When a patient has a contraindication to succinylcholine, rocuronium bromide is the paralytic agent of choice. At a dose of 1.0 - 1.2 mg/kg IV, rocuronium achieves intubating conditions similar to those of succinylcholine and lasts 50 minutes. ...
Comparative evaluation of effect of…
Methodology: Fifty patients of both sexes of ASA physical status I and II, between 15-50 years of age were selected for the study for one year. Patients with clinically significant pre-existing eye disease, raised base line IOP, cardiorespiratory illness, CNS diseases, difficult airway, obesity, those receiving any drug likely to have an effect on IOP and in whom use of succinylcholine was contraindicated were excluded. Patients were randomly assigned to two equal groups. Anesthesia was induced by propofol 2 mg/kg over 30 sec in all patients. In Group V patients we used vecuronium and in Group S used succinylcholine for intubation. Statistical analysis was done with one way ANOVA using SPSS software version 15.. Results: In Group V, 28.49% decrease in IOP after induction and one min after intubation IOP was increase to 14.53% but it remain still lower than the baseline value. In Group S, there was 28.14% increase in IOP after induction and one min after intubation IOP was increase to 35.56%. ...
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Used in surgical procedures where a rapid onset and brief duration of muscle relaxation is needed (includes intubation, endoscopies, and ECT ...
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Suxamethonium apnoea occurs when a person has an extended paralysis of their airways following suxamethonium administration due to low levels of cholinesterase.
SUXAMETHONIUM CHLORIDE | BNFC Lookup | Paediatric Care Online
Suxamethonium acts by mimicking acetylcholine at the neuromuscular junction but hydrolysis is much slower than for acetylcholine; de... ...
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Succinylcholine-Induced Hyperkalemia Complicating the Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome | Annals of Internal Medicine | American...
To the editor: Severe hyperkalemia may complicate the use of succinylcholine in patients with major burns, direct muscle trauma, and various neuromuscular disorders (1-3). Nontraumatic rhabdomyolysis is common in the neuroleptic malignant syndrome (4) but has not been recognized as a risk factor for succinylcholine-induced hyperkalemia. We present the case of a patient with the neuroleptic malignant syndrome complicated by massive rhabdomyolysis in whom life-threatening hyperkalemia developed after the administration of intravenous succinylcholine.. A 28-year-old white man was admitted for treatment of chronic back pain complicated by habitual narcotic and diazepam use. He had received succinylcholine during lumbar laminectomy three ...
Effects of pretreatment with cisatracurium, rocuronium, and d-tubocurarine on succinylcholine-induced fasciculations and...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Effects of pretreatment with cisatracurium, rocuronium, and d-tubocurarine on succinylcholine-induced fasciculations and myalgia. T2 - A comparison with placebo. AU - Joshi, Girish P.. AU - Hailey, Amaha. AU - Cross, Steven. AU - Thompson-Bell, Gwendell. AU - Whitten, Charles C.. PY - 1999/12. Y1 - 1999/12. N2 - Study Objective: To evaluate the efficacy of cisatracurium, rocuronium, and d-tubocurarine in preventing succinylcholine-induced fasciculations and postoperative myalgia in patients undergoing ambulatory surgery. Design: Randomized, prospective, placebo-controlled trialSetting: Teaching hospital. Subjects: 80 ASA physical status I and II patients scheduled for elective ambulatory surgery with general anesthesia.Intervention: A standardized balanced anesthetic technique was used for all patients. Measurements and Main Results: Patients were randomized to receive cisatracurium 0.01 mg/kg, rocuronium 0.06 mg/kg, d-tubocurarine 0.05 mg/kg, or saline, 3 minutes prior to ...
Weight: Succinylcholine requirement and pseudocholinesterase activity?<...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Weight. T2 - Succinylcholine requirement and pseudocholinesterase activity?. AU - Bentley, J. B.. AU - Borel, J. D.. AU - Vaughan, R. W.. AU - Gandolfi, A. J.. PY - 1981/1/1. Y1 - 1981/1/1. UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=0019790277&partnerID=8YFLogxK. UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=0019790277&partnerID=8YFLogxK. M3 - Article. AN - SCOPUS:0019790277. VL - 55. SP - A213. JO - Anesthesiology. JF - Anesthesiology. SN - 0003-3022. IS - 3 Suppl.. ER - ...
Succinylcholine Use and Dantrolene Availability: Comment<...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Succinylcholine Use and Dantrolene Availability. T2 - Comment. AU - Joshi, Girish P.. AU - Desai, Meena. AU - Valedon, Arnaldo. AU - Gayer, Steven. PY - 2019/10/1. Y1 - 2019/10/1. UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=85072791617&partnerID=8YFLogxK. UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=85072791617&partnerID=8YFLogxK. U2 - 10.1097/ALN.0000000000002949. DO - 10.1097/ALN.0000000000002949. M3 - Letter. C2 - 31453814. AN - SCOPUS:85072791617. VL - 131. JO - Anesthesiology. JF - Anesthesiology. SN - 0003-3022. IS - 4. ER - ...
Spinal Cord Trauma - why would a patient use succinylcholine?
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Resistance to Succinylcholine in Myasthenia Gravis | Anesthesiology | American Society of Anesthesiologists
JAMES B. EISENKRAFT, W. JEFFREY BOOK, STEPHEN M. MANN, ANGELOS E. PAPATESTAS, MICHAEL HUBBARD; Resistance to Succinylcholine in Myasthenia Gravis: A Dose-response Study. Anesthesiology 1988; 69:760-762 doi: https://doi.org/10.1097/00000542-198811000-00021. Download citation file:. ...
Causes of hyperpyrexia - Things You Didnt Know
Causes of hyperpyrexia - What is malignant hyperpyrexia? Anesthesia related. Malignant hyperpyrexia is another term for malignant hyperthermia. This disorder is caused mainly by gas anesthetics and depolarizing paralytics (eg succinylcholine) in patients with a genetic mutation (runs in families). When these patients are exposed, they may experience a sudden increase in cellular metabolism, potentially resulting in death if not caught early and treated aggressively.
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But exposure to succinylcholine and its terrifying effects has a sinister history. In the 1960s and 1970s, this drug was used as an experimental form of aversion therapy. In the 60s, patients in Atascadero State Hospital - a maximum security clinic for mentally ill and criminally insane males that is still open - were chosen for therapy if they exhibited acting out behaviors. Succinylcholine was administered with the goal of initiating paralysis...and a brief (one-minute) period of apnea (breathing cessation). Patients remained completely conscious but totally helpless as doctors lectured them about their behavioral issues. ...
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Tracheal intubation with rocuronium bromide using the timing principle - A comparison with succinylcholine for rapid sequence induction ...
Article abstract | Medical Science Monitor
Background:The muscle-relaxing effects of succinylcholine are terminated via hydrolysis by plasma cholinesterase. There are multiple genetic variants of this enzyme and clinical circumstances that might influence the activity of plasma cholinesterase...
Does Rapid Sequence Induction Have a Role in Pediatric Anesthesia?
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Anesthesia Specifics for PPS | Post Polio: Polio Place
1. Post-polio patients are nearly always very sensitive to sedative meds, and emergence can be prolonged. This is probably due to central neuronal changes, especially in the Reticular Activating System, from the original disease.. 2. Non-depolarizing muscle relaxants cause a greater degree of block for a longer period of time in post-polio patients. The current recommendation is to start with half the usual dose of whatever youre using, adding more as needed. This is because the poliovirus actually lived at the neuromuscular junctions during the original disease, and there are extensive anatomic changes there, even in seemingly normal muscles, which make for greater sensitivity to relaxants. Also, many patients have a significant decrease in total muscle mass. Neuromuscular monitoring intraop helps prevent overdose of muscle relaxants. Overdose has been a frequent problem.. 3. Succinylcholine often causes severe, generalized muscle pain postop. Its useful if this can be avoided, if ...
Things To Do To Shine on Your Anesthesia Clerkship, by Daniel Orlovich, MD, PharmD » in-Training, the online peer-reviewed...
While commonly used, these wont be readily accessible to you because they are controlled substances (read habit forming): morphine, fentanyl and midazolam. Take note of the things you use on a regular basis - they serve as the things to focus on during your readings at night. You could even quiz yourself: What are we using the zofran for? Which one is the miller and which is the mac blade? What are the indications for succinylcholine?. The less inefficiencies and fumbling around, the more time you can focus on the case and be taught by the resident.. 3. Come Prepared. I personally thought the Stanford CA Tutorial was easy to read and packed with high-yield material. Pick out a chapter or two a day and discuss them with your resident.. In terms of what to carry in the operating room, I liked Pocket Anesthesia as a reference guide as well as Dukes Anesthesia Secrets to anticipate the pimp questions and get a more general overview of the cases.. Before you leave for the day, ask for the ...
Journal of Clinical and Basic Cardiology - Instructions for Authors
Methods section. For animals used in experiments, state the species, strain, number used, and other pertinent descriptive characteristics. For human subjects or patients, describe their characteristics. When describing surgical procedures on animals, identify the preanesthetic and anesthetic agents used and state the amount or concentration and the route and frequency of administration for each. The use of paralytic agents, such as curare or succinylcholine, is not an acceptable substitute for anesthetics. For other invasive procedures on animals, report the analgesic or tranquillising drugs used. If none were used, provide justification for such exclusion. Generic names of drugs must be given. Manuscripts that describe studies on humans must indicate that the study was approved by an institutional review committee and that the subjects gave informed consent. Reports of studies on both an imals and humans must indicate that the procedures followed were in accordance with institutional guidelines ...
The Tale of the Gasping Baby
As we all do, I went through my mental rolodex of solutions. I thought about using sedation - such as Ketamine or Versed - or using a paralytic, such as Succinylcholine. However, since the airway - although partially compromised - was at least functioning well enough, I decided against all these as I didnt want to make things worse.. Being the cautious person I am, I called for an anesthesiologist to come to the bedside. If things went well, I wouldnt need him, but if they didnt, we could both plead our cases to the jury.. Now the breath holding started...ours, that is.. When everything seemed ready and after saying a quick prayer under my breath, I had one nurse hold the childs body down and another hold the head. We did this without the comfort of sedation, so I wanted things to go seamlessly.. Using a laryngoscope with a mac blade, I put the blade in on the right side of the mouth and swept the tongue left. A glint of gold appeared, but disappeared as the child moved her tongue, and ...
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"Succinylcholine Chloride". The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Archived from the original on 21 December 2016. ... Tran DT, Newton EK, Mount VA, Lee JS, Wells GA, Perry JJ (October 2015). "Rocuronium versus succinylcholine for rapid sequence ... Instead in 1949 an Italian group led by Daniel Bovet was first to describe succinylcholine induced paralysis. The clinical ... Suxamethonium chloride, also known as suxamethonium or succinylcholine, is a medication used to cause short-term paralysis as ...
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Cottrell, JE; Hartung, JE; Giffin, JP; Shwiry, B (1983). "Intracranial and Hemodynamic Changes after Succinylcholine ... Cottrell, James E. (2018). "Succinylcholine and Intracranial Pressure". The American Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc. Classic ...
Succinylcholine may also trigger malignant hyperthermia in rare cases in patients who may be susceptible. In depolarizing the ... An example is succinylcholine. Depolarizing blocking agents work by depolarizing the plasma membrane of the muscle fiber, ... Just like acetylcholine, succinylcholine, decamethonium and other polymethylene chains, of the appropriate length and with two ... Keeping the distance in mind the structure of the chain can vary (double bonded, cyclohexyl, benzyl, etc.) Succinylcholine has ...
It can also be used to help with endotracheal intubation but suxamethonium (succinylcholine) is generally preferred if this ... Bele-Binda N, Valeri F (Jan 1971). "A case of bronchospasm induced by succinylcholine". Canadian Anaesthetists' Society Journal ... Cardan E, Deacu E (Jan 1972). "Bronchospasm following succinyl choline". Anaesthesist. 21 (1): 27-29. PMID 4111555. Yeung ML, ... tubocurarine and succinylcholine, as well as alcuronium, pancuronium, vecuronium, and gallamine. Seizures rarely occur. Because ...
Choline derivatives: Suxamethonium (Succinylcholine). *Polyalkylene derivatives: Hexamethonium. ACh release inhibitors. * ...
Choline derivatives: Suxamethonium (Succinylcholine). *Polyalkylene derivatives: Hexamethonium. ACh release inhibitors. * ...
Alternatively, depolarizing agents, such as succinylcholine, are nicotinic receptor agonists which mimic Ach, block muscle ...
Choline derivatives: Suxamethonium (Succinylcholine). *Polyalkylene derivatives: Hexamethonium. ACh release inhibitors. * ...
Tran, DT; Newton, EK; Mount, VA; Lee, JS; Wells, GA; Perry, JJ (29 October 2015). "Rocuronium versus succinylcholine for rapid ...
Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome
... prolonged apnoea after administration of succinylcholine". Lancet. 265 (6799): 1291-3. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(53)91358-0. PMID ...
The depolarizing neuromuscular blocker succinylcholine causes fasciculations. It is a normal side effect of the drug's ... can be prevented with a small dose of a nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocker prior to the administration of succinylcholine, ...
Rapid sequence induction
Therefore, succinylcholine can be given within the first 24 hours of injury. The increase in succinylcholine sensitivity ... This only happens when succinylcholine is administered. For those who had history of receiving succinylcholine and developed ... the succinylcholine effect is minimal and dose reduction is not needed. The most significant side effect of succinylcholine is ... Succinylcholine - This drug has rapid onset of action and fast duration. Its dosages are between 1 and 2 mg/kg body weight with ...
Postoperative residual curarization
Succinylcholine is the only depolarizing NMBA available for clinical use. It produces a neuromuscular blockade that is the ... When a continuous infusion, repeated doses, or a large dose of succinylcholine (>4 mg/kg) is used, the risk of a Phase II block ... TOF fade is indicative of phase II block that is likely to occur in patients who received succinylcholine and may resemble ... Tran DT, Newton EK, Mount VA, Lee JS, Wells GA, Perry JJ (29 October 2015). "Rocuronium versus succinylcholine for rapid ...
Succinylcholine is a nicotinic agonist. See neuromuscular blocking agents page for details on the mechanism of action. ...
... and intravenous administration of succinylcholine". Pediatric Emergency Care. 5 (4): 209-210. doi:10.1097/00006565-198912000- ...
... succinylcholine, and tubocurarine. In 2021, the revelation that he was working at a Western Cape Mediclinic facility caused ...
Neuromuscular blocking agents
Succinylcholine interacts with nicotinic receptor to open the channel and cause depolarization of the end plate, which later ... Later, since succinylcholine is not able to be metabolised and removed effectively at the synapse, the depolarized membranes ... Use of succinylcholine infusion or repeated bolus administration increase the risk of Phase II block and prolonged paralysis. ... Options include succinylcholine, rocuronium or vecuronium if sugammadex is available for rapid reversal block. Any short or ...
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Death"; killed six people with succinylcholine in the town of Dhom. Raman Raghav (1929-1995): also known as "Psycho Raman"; ...
He was instrumental in introducing the neuropharmacological use of Succinylcholine. Werner became Chairman of the Pharmacology ...
Other drugs in use are succinylcholine chloride and tubocurarine chloride. Pancuronium bromide is a derivative of the alkaloid ...
"Succinylcholine in the Critically Ill Patient: When Is It Not OK+?" (Chapter 5). In: Canaday, Bruce Robert. ASHP's Clinical ...
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Succinylcholine) • Thiocolchicoside • Toxiferine • تری متافان • Tropeinium • Tubocurarine • وکرونیوم • زنون ...
The Teeth of the Tiger
The succinylcholine is delivered through a hypodermic needle disguised as a pen. Twisting the nib switches the tip from a ... To carry out the assassinations, the brothers are issued a weapon utilizing succinylcholine, developed by a Columbia University ...
Succinyl choline, phenothiazines and tricyclic antidepressants causes trismus as a secondary effect. Trismus can be seen as an ...
It is also used to help with endotracheal intubation; however, suxamethonium (succinylcholine) is generally preferred if this ...
Anaesthesia: Cholinesterase inhibitors are likely to exaggerate succinylcholine-type muscle relaxation during anaesthesia. 5. ...
... may prolong the effects of neuromuscular-blocking drugs, such as succinylcholine and vecuronium. Its similarity to ...
Premedication with pentothal and succinylcholine chloride, as is customary in ECT, was tested and found safe. Four random ...
succinylcholine - Everything2.com
... succinylcholine is a depolarizing muscle relaxant, first used in 1951 as a muscle relaxant. It is still used today for rapid ... Succinylcholine is essentially two acetylcholine molecules joined together and as it resembles the ACh molecule, it binds to ... Marketed as Suxamethonium, succinylcholine is a depolarizing muscle relaxant, first used in 1951 as a muscle relaxant. It is ... the duration of action will be much longer and succinylcholine should be avoided in these people if possible. Also be careful ...
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Succinylcholine Chloride for Casualty Anaesthesia | The BMJ
... , Succinyldicholine, Suxamethonium, succinylcholine, Succinylcholine [Chemical/Ingredient], Ethanaminium, 2,2 ... Ontology: Succinylcholine. (C0038627) Definition (NCI) A quaternary ammonium compound and depolarizing agent with short-term ... 1,4-dioxo-1,4-butanediyl)bis(oxy))bis(N,N,N-trimethyl)-, suxamethonium, SUCCINYLCHOLINE, Succinylcholine (product), ... Succinylcholine is used in surgical, anesthetic, and other procedures in which a brief period of muscle relaxation is called ...
Can I be allergic to Succinylcholine?
... succinylcholine, surgery - Answer: There is no need to worry unless you ever need surgery. In which case you ... ... Can I be allergic to Succinylcholine?. Asked. 13 Feb 2010 by loveisfate. Active. 23 Feb 2010. Topics. succinylcholine, surgery ... Succinylcholine - GOOD INFO about SUCCINYLCHOLINE Read this story?. Posted 26 Jun 2013 • 4 answers ... Side Effects of Succinylcholine (detailed). Search for questions. Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ...
Succinylcholine | Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Эту информацию не следует использовать для принятия решения о приеме этого или любого другого препарата. Только лечащий врач обладает необходимыми знаниями и опытом, чтобы принимать решения о том, какие препараты подходят для конкретного пациента. Данная информация не является гарантией того, что препарат безопасен, эффективен или одобрен для лечения каких-либо заболеваний или конкретных пациентов. Здесь приведены лишь краткие сведения общего характера об этом препарате. Здесь НЕ приводится вся имеющаяся информация о возможном ...
Succinylcholine - Side effect(s)
Read the side effects of Succinylcholine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or ... Succinyl Choline Chloride (Ciron Drugs & Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.) Succin (Harson Labs Pvt Ltd) Succinyl Choline Chloirde (DCI ... Side effect(s) of Succinylcholine Read the side effects of Succinylcholine as described in the medical literature. In case of ... Succinylcholine - Information. Succinylcholine is a depolarizing muscle relaxant, used for induction and maintenance of general ...
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Succinylcholine Injection Drug Shortage Notice - Drugs.com
Current drugs shortage notification for Succinylcholine Injection including reason for shortage, estimated resupply dates, and ... During this shortage, clinicians should reserve supplies of succinylcholine for procedures where succinylcholine is the agent ... Succinylcholine Injection. Last Updated: May 26, 2016. Status: Resolved. Products Affected - Description * *Anectine injection ... Succinylcholine chloride injection is a depolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent and is typically a drug of choice for short ...
Succinylcholine dictionary definition | succinylcholine defined
succinylcholine definition: nounA crystalline compound, C14H30N2O4, formed by esterification of succinic acid with choline and ... used medically to produce brief but complete muscular relaxation during surgical anesthesia.Origin of succinylcholine succin(ic ... succinylcholine. suc·cin·yl·cho·line. noun. A crystalline compound, C14H30N2O4, formed by esterification of succinic acid with ... "succinylcholine." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 22 January 2019. ,https://www.yourdictionary.com/succinylcholine,. ...
Succinylcholine-assisted intubations in prehospital care
... Ann Emerg Med. 1988 May;17(5):469-72. doi: 10.1016/s0196-0644(88)80238 ... Succinylcholine-assisted intubation was used safely and selectively by the paramedics in this EMS system to permit airway ... We report the recent experience of an emergency medical service system that has used succinylcholine (SUX) for more than ten ...
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Muscle Relaxation With Succinylcholine in Electroconvulsive... : Anesthesia & Analgesia
Muscle Relaxation With Succinylcholine in Electroconvulsive Therapy. Li, Erin H. MD; Bryson, Ethan O. MD; Kellner, Charles H. ... We previously published these data showing a mean succinylcholine dose of 0.9 mg/kg2; this is very similar to the reported 0.85 ... Methohexital and succinylcholine dosing for electroconvulsive therapy (ECT): actual versus ideal. J ECT. 2012;28:e29e30.. * ... In this sample, patients were more likely to need and to tolerate higher doses of succinylcholine rather than lower doses for ...
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- Succinylcholine chloride injection is a depolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent and is typically a drug of choice for short procedures (3 minutes or less). (drugs.com)
- Quelicin (succinylcholine chloride injection) 200 mg/10 mL vials, while not facing a shortage, are also part of the recalled products. (acc.org)
- Nexus Pharmaceuticals announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for Succinylcholine Chloride Injection, USP in 200mg/10mL Multiple-Dose Vials. (isrcer.org)
- Nexus Pharmaceuticals' Succinylcholine Chloride Injection will be available in cartons of 25 vials. (isrcer.org)
- Succinylcholine Chloride Injection, USP is a sterile, nonpyrogenic solution to be used as an ultra-short-acting, depolarizing, skeletal muscle relaxant. (isrcer.org)
- Succinylcholine chloride injection, USP is a sterile, nonpyrogenic solution to be used as an ultra short-acting, depolarizing, skeletal muscle relaxant, see HOW SUPPLIED for summary of content and characteristics of the solutions. (medlibrary.org)
- Side effects of succinylcholine chloride injection include anaphylaxis, hyperkalemia, and malignant hyperthermia. (wikipedia.org)
- The aim of this study is to determine if the premedication with magnesium sulfate (MgSO4) could attenuate the increase in intraocular pressure (IOP) associated with succinylcholine injection and intubation. (readbyqxmd.com)
- Succinylcholine is for injection into a vein, or infusion into a vein. (netwellness.org)
- Succinylcholine , also known as suxamethonium chloride or suxamethonium, is a muscle relaxant sold under the trade names Anectine and Quelicin . (snpedia.com)
- The purpose of this study was to determine the room temperature stability over a period of several months of commercially available intravenous succinylcholine dichloride (Quelicin, 20 mg/mL) in vials. (ijpc.com)
- Succinylcholine (Anectine) is structurally composed of two acetylcholine ( ACh ) molecules linked together. (rk.md)
- Succinylcholine-assisted intubation was used safely and selectively by the paramedics in this EMS system to permit airway control and ventilation of patients with more difficult intubations. (nih.gov)
- Since 1952, succinylcholine has been widely used worldwide as the first choice of muscle relaxant to facilitate tracheal intubation in rapid sequence induction of anaesthesia. (lww.com)
- Comparison of the intubation conditions provided by rapacuronium (ORG 9487) or succinylcholine in humans during anesthesia with fentanyl and propofol. (nih.gov)
- Rapacuronium is an investigational nondepolarizing relaxant that also has a rapid onset and short duration and consequently should be compared with succinylcholine in its ability to facilitate rapid tracheal intubation. (nih.gov)
- Intubation by 60 s after drug administration occurred in 100% of patients with rapacuronium and in 98% with succinylcholine. (nih.gov)
- It is for this reason that the FDA Anesthetic and Life Support Drugs Advisory Committee and the Pilot Drug review team, along with the four manufacturers of succinylcholine, have recently stated that succinylcholine is contraindicated for routine use in children and adolescents except for emergency tracheal intubation or in instances where immediate securing of the airway is necessary. (apsf.org)
- This retrospective study was conducted at a single center in China and aimed to compare rocuronium with succinylcholine for rapid sequence induction intubation in the Emergency Department of a hospital. (medscimonit.com)
- The findings from this study support results from previous studies, showing that even in the Emergency Department setting, rocuronium was equivalent to succinylcholine in achieving rapid sequence induction intubation, when the dose was appropriate. (medscimonit.com)
- BET 3: Is rocuronium as effective as succinylcholine at facilitating laryngoscopy during rapid sequence intubation? (bmj.com)
- Succinylcholine is indicated as an adjunct to general anesthesia, to facilitate tracheal intubation, and to provide skeletal muscle relaxation during surgery or mechanical ventilation. (isrcer.org)
- Effect of dexmedetomidine premedication on the intraocular pressure changes after succinylcholine and intubation. (semanticscholar.org)
- We investigated whether dexmedetomidine, an alpha-2 agonist, could attenuate this increase in the IOP after succinylcholine and intubation. (semanticscholar.org)
- The aim of our trial is to evaluate the rate of the LSR after intubation following treatment with succinylcholine, vecuronium, or no muscle relaxant. (biomedcentral.com)
- Patients are randomised to receive succinylcholine, vecuronium, or no muscle relaxant before intubation. (biomedcentral.com)
- Nichols, David G. / Intraosseous succinylcholine for orotracheal intubation . (elsevier.com)
- This randomized, single-blind, noninferiority trial compared rocuronium and succinylcholine for rapid sequence intubation. (reliasmedia.com)
- Rocuronium was noninferior to succinylcholine with respect to the primary endpoint of first-pass intubation success. (reliasmedia.com)
- Effect of rocuronium vs succinylcholine on endotracheal intubation success rate among patients undergoing out-of-hospital rapid sequence intubation: A randomized clinical trial. (reliasmedia.com)
- In the Succinylcholine vs. Rocuronium for Out-of-Hospital Emergency Intubation (CURASMUR) trial, patients requiring intubation were randomized in single-blind fashion to succinylcholine or rocuronium. (reliasmedia.com)
- This study concludes that rocuronium is noninferior to succinylcholine for intubation in the field and adds to the knowledge about the safety profile of rocuronium. (reliasmedia.com)
- Although no major adverse effects were observed with the use of rocuronium, there were more intubation-related adverse effects (cardiac arrest and hypotension) with the use of succinylcholine. (reliasmedia.com)
- Succinylcholine is known in endotracheal intubation during any emergency or surgical procedures. (medicalzone.net)
- In Group V patients we used vecuronium and in Group S used succinylcholine for intubation. (apicareonline.com)
- However, if estimating the dose higher succinylcholine dosing for rapid sequence intubation is far better than underdosing. (statpearls.com)
- A deficient dose of succinylcholine can result in inadequate paralysis, thus creating unforeseen challenges while attempting to perform intubation or other procedures in which the depolarizing neuromuscular blockade is utilized. (statpearls.com)
- Succinylcholine is a paralytic agent used for surgeries or short procedures, such as intubation. (picmonic.com)
- They revived him and he was later told that he had a reaction from the 'succinylcholine'-a muscle paralyzing anesthesia. (drugs.com)
- After induction of general anesthesia by administering an induction dose of an intravenous anesthetic such as Propofol, intravenous succinylcholine is often used to prevent bone fractures and joint dislocations during ECT. (sigmaaldrich.com)
- Anesthesia was induced with fentanyl and propofol and either 1.5 mg/kg rapacuronium or 1.0 mg/kg succinylcholine. (nih.gov)
- Succinylcholine(5mg/kg) without pretreatment or succinylcholine(5mg/kg) with pretreatment using atropine 2mg/kg, pancuronium at 0.1 mg/kg, at 0.3 mg/kg, and 1 mg/kg were given to rabbits of the same genus(body weight 1.6~2.3kg) under subsutaneous urethane anesthesia to determine the effect on gastric pressure in each group. (koreamed.org)
- Masseter spasm on induction of anesthesia may be a normal response to succinylcholine, (1) or the first indication of MH. (apsf.org)
- Propanidide-succinylcholine association and intermittent controlled ventilation in bronchoscopic examinations under anesthesia]. (mysciencework.com)
- Anesthesia Central , anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Davis-Drug-Guide/51711/all/succinylcholine. (unboundmedicine.com)
- If the muscle relaxant succinylcholine, also known as scoline, has been used during anesthesia, this may in some patients cause generalized aches and pains in the muscles for two to three days. (netwellness.org)
- Overdosage with succinylcholine may result in neuromuscular block beyond the time needed for surgery and anesthesia. (pfizermedicalinformation.hn)
- Suxamethonium chloride, also known as suxamethonium or succinylcholine, is a medication used to cause short-term paralysis as part of general anesthesia. (wikipedia.org)
Effect of Succinylcholine3
- Paralytic effect of succinylcholine. (fluoridealert.org)
- Present study was undertaken with an aim to evaluate the effect of succinylcholine or vecuronium on intraocular pressure in association with propofol induction. (apicareonline.com)
- Hyperkalemia is the most common adverse effect of succinylcholine administration and is attributed to the drugs stimulatory effect on skeletal muscles. (statpearls.com)
- The effect of electroconvulsive therapy using propofol and succinylcholine on the intraocular pressure. (sigmaaldrich.com)
- Intraocular pressure (IOP) is raised by succinylcholine and tonic-colonic convulsion,and decreased by propofol administration. (sigmaaldrich.com)
- The increase in intraocular pressure may be attenuated with intravenous or inhalational anesthetic agents prior to administration of succinylcholine. (apsf.org)
- However, the use of succinylcholine is associated with an increase in intraocular pressure (IOP). (semanticscholar.org)
- Shah A, Gandhi R, Patel I. Comparative evaluation of effect of vecuronium and succinylcholine on intraocular pressure. (apicareonline.com)
- Despite its unique properties (i.e. short onset and offset and intense blockade), succinylcholine may induce some severe adverse reactions, such as anaphylactic reactions. (lww.com)
- The study was designed to compare the electromyographic (EMG) and evoked twitch tension (TT) responses in humans to train-of-four stimulation during neuromuscular blockade induced with a continuous Succinylcholine infusion. (ovid.com)
- Succinylcholine may lead to phase I blockade and phase II blockade. (medicalzone.net)
- Phase I blockade begins by the reversible binding of the succinylcholine to the nicotine receptors at the neuromuscular junction. (medicalzone.net)
- Succinylcholine chloride is a short-acting depolarizing neuromuscular blockade that is approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a provision to other sedatives or hypnotics. (statpearls.com)
- Subsequently, an additional group of patients were given succinylcholine on the basis of total body weight and the duration of neuromuscular blockade was measured. (elsevier.com)
- Patient receive succinylcholine as a muscle relaxant (0,5mg/kg) after induction of general anaesthesia for rigid bronchoscopy. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- 2) Is the child with masseter spasm more likely to have myoglobinuria postoperatively, and should we look for myoglobinuria in all children who receive succinylcholine? (apsf.org)
- We present the case of a patient with the neuroleptic malignant syndrome complicated by massive rhabdomyolysis in whom life-threatening hyperkalemia developed after the administration of intravenous succinylcholine. (annals.org)
- To the editor: Severe hyperkalemia may complicate the use of succinylcholine in patients with major burns, direct muscle trauma, and various neuromuscular disorders (1-3). (annals.org)
- Nontraumatic rhabdomyolysis is common in the neuroleptic malignant syndrome (4) but has not been recognized as a risk factor for succinylcholine-induced hyperkalemia. (annals.org)
- However, as current clinical guidelines highlight, succinylcholine has more contraindications and adverse effects, including hyperkalemia, which should be monitored, and rocuronium has a longer duration of action. (medscimonit.com)
- however, it remains true that succinylcholine is associated with numerous adverse effects, including severe hyperkalemia (which can occur within minutes of administration and result in cardiac arrest), while rocuronium is virtually free of adverse effects. (reliasmedia.com)
- There have been rare reports of acute rhabdomyolysis with hyperkalemia followed by ventricular dysrhythmias, cardiac arrest and death after the administration of succinylcholine to apparently healthy pediatric patients who were subsequently found to have undiagnosed skeletal muscle myopathy, most frequently Duchenne's muscular dystrophy. (medlibrary.org)
- Therefore, when a healthy appearing infant or child develops cardiac arrest soon after administration of succinylcholine, not felt to be due to inadequate ventilation, oxygenation or anesthetic overdose, immediate treatment for hyperkalemia should be instituted. (medlibrary.org)
- George, AL & Wood, CA 1987, ' Succinylcholine-induced hyperkalemia complicating the neuroleptic malignant syndrome ', Annals of internal medicine , vol. 106, no. 1. (northwestern.edu)
Dose of succinylcholine required2
- Assuming that these data fit a standard normal distribution, we found that the mean dose of succinylcholine required was 0.96 mg/kg with a standard deviation of 0.26 mg/kg. (lww.com)
- This study aims to identify the optimum dose of succinylcholine required to facilitate LMA insertion comparing placebo, 0.1 mg/kg and 0.25 mg/kg of succinylcholine. (readbyqxmd.com)
- Succinylcholine may lead to malignant hyperthermia if it is administered with halothene. (medicalzone.net)
- While the impact of volatile anaesthetics to induce malignant hyperthermia (MH) is abundantly clear, the role of succinylcholine still remains controversial. (biomedcentral.com)
- The literature is briefly reviewed and an account of the present status of malignant hyperthermia (porcine stress syndrome) in Ontario boars using the halothane or halothane/succinylcholine screening tests is presented. (islandscholar.ca)
- Succinylcholine is contraindicated in persons with personal or familial history of malignant hyperthermia, skeletal muscle myopathies and known hypersensitivity to the drug. (pfizermedicalinformation.fi)
- 2020. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Drug-Guide/51711/all/succinylcholine. (unboundmedicine.com)
Allergic reaction to succinylcholine1
- You should not receive this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to succinylcholine. (limamemorial.org)
- 2019. https://www.drugguide.com/ddo/view/Davis-Drug-Guide/51711/all/succinylcholine. (drugguide.com)
- for older pediatric patients and adolescents the dose is 1 mg/kg (see BOX WARNING and PRECAUTIONS: Pediatric Use ) Aug 29, 2019 · Intravenous bolus administration of succinylcholine in infants or pediatric patients may result in profound bradycardiaor, rarely, asystole. (beyondgoodbye.co.uk)
- Succinylcholine will cause the muscle paralysis. (medicalzone.net)
- A depolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent, succinylcholine adheres with post-synaptic cholinergic receptors of the motor end plate, inducing continuous disruption that results in transient fasciculations or involuntary muscle contractions, and subsequent skeletal muscle paralysis. (statpearls.com)
- Skeletal muscle paralysis will continue pending sufficient disassociation of succinylcholine from the acetylcholine neuromuscular receptor sites and consequential pseudocholinesterase hydrolyzation permitting baseline neuromuscular receptor function and thus normal motor end-plate activity. (statpearls.com)
- The paralysis following administration of succinylcholine is progressive, with differing sensitivities of different muscles. (medlibrary.org)
- Succinylcholine (SUK seh nil KOH leen) is a skeletal muscle relaxant. (cvs.com)
- The skeletal muscle relaxation provided by succinylcholine is beneficial during certain surgical procedures, more specifically, when abdominal wall muscle disruption is necessary, mechanical ventilation is difficult or defied, or in surgical cases where spontaneous respiration of the patient is counterproductive to the procedure. (statpearls.com)
- Succinylcholine is a depolarizing skeletal muscle relaxant. (medlibrary.org)
- Succinylcholine chloride) is an ultra short-acting depolarizing-type, skeletal muscle relaxant for intravenous (IV) administration. (wellonapharma.com)
Davis's Drug Guide1
- succinylcholine is a topic covered in the Davis's Drug Guide . (drugguide.com)
Role of succinylcholine1
- The role of succinylcholine was confirmed by two senior allergologists with much experience in diagnosing perianaesthetic anaphylactic reactions. (lww.com)
Doses of succinylcholine3
- In this sample, patients were more likely to need and to tolerate higher doses of succinylcholine rather than lower doses for adequate muscle relaxation. (lww.com)
- 1. Mirzakhani H, Guchelaar HJ, Welch CA,Minimum effective doses of succinylcholine and rocuronium during electroconvulsive therapy: a prospective, randomized, crossover trial. (lww.com)
- Patients will receive the anesthetic that is traditionally given which includes appropriate doses of succinylcholine. (ucsf.edu)
EFFECTS OF SUCCINYLCHOLINE3
- Read the side effects of Succinylcholine as described in the medical literature. (medindia.net)
- Another group of side effects of succinylcholine has a lower incidence, may be dose-related, and is of debatable importance. (apsf.org)
- This study will be conducted to determine the pharmacodynamics, cardiovascular and biochemical effects of succinylcholine when given during electroconvulsive therapy. (ucsf.edu)
Changes after succinylcholine2
- Succinylcholine is essentially two acetylcholine molecules joined together and as it resembles the ACh molecule, it binds to the acetylcholine receptor at the neuromuscular junction causing an depolarization and an endplate potential . (everything2.com)
- Succinylcholine binds to nicotinic receptors at the neuromuscular junction and opening the ligand-gated channels in the same way as acetylcholine, resulting in depolarization and inhibition of neuromuscular transmission. (fpnotebook.com)
- What's important is that most of succinylcholine gets converted to succinylmonocholine before it ever gets to the acetylcholine receptors. (rk.md)
- Succinylcholine which is a depolarizing neuromuscular blocker will compete with acetylcholine to bind to the nicotine receptors. (medicalzone.net)
- Muscle Relaxation With Succinylcholine in Electroconvulsive. (lww.com)
- Methohexital and succinylcholine dosing for electroconvulsive therapy (ECT): actual versus ideal. (lww.com)
- Succinylcholine is often used as an adjunct therapy in patients undergoing electroconvulsive shock therapy (ETC) to control muscle contractions induced as a result of the electrical impulses delivered during the procedure. (statpearls.com)
- To add to the mystery, some patients experience myalgia even when they are not given succinylcholine at all, and other patients, such as those given succinylcholine in the course of electroconvulsive (shock) therapy do not seem to complain of myalgia at all! (netwellness.org)
- To our knowledge, there is no published paper on the effect of ECT using propofol and succinylcholine on the IOP. (sigmaaldrich.com)
- The baseline IOP values of the patients were checked after application of sterile eye drop tetracaine 0.5% by an applanation tonometer, and then the patients received atropine 0.5 mg, propofol 0.75 mg/kg, succinylcholine 1 mg/kg intravenously, with intervals of 1 minute. (sigmaaldrich.com)
- The baseline IOP (14.81 +/- 3.6 mmHg) decreased significantly after administration of propofol (13.18 +/- 3.55 mmHg) but increased significantly after succinylcholine (15.52 +/- 3.58 mmHg), one minute (18.32 +/- 3.49 mmHg) and 5 minutes after convulsion (15.41 +/- 3.46 mmHg). (sigmaaldrich.com)
- Succinylcholine Chloride is chemically designated as Ethanaminium, 2,2'-[(1,4-dioxo-1,4-butanediyl) bis(oxy)] bis [N, N, N-trimethyl-, dichloride, dihydrate, its molecular formula is C 14 H 30 Cl 2 N 2 O 4 .2H 2 O and its molecular weight is 397.34. (medlibrary.org)
- Succinylcholine is a diquaternary base consisting of the dichloride salt of the dicholine ester of succinic acid. (medlibrary.org)
- One of the reasons for writing this blog reminds everyone that succinylcholine has several major side-effects and contraindications as compared to rocuronium. (hemscriticalcare.com)
- Sometimes 'postoperative myalgia' is due to the use of a muscle relaxant drug called succinylcholine. (healthcentral.com)
- There are a few theories about the cause of postoperative myalgia, but it is usually attributed to the use of a muscle relaxant drug called succinylcholine. (netwellness.org)
- Although the problem of postoperative myalgia has been recognized for many years, the exact way in which succinylcholine causes this muscle pain is not fully understood. (netwellness.org)
- We report here the prevalence of clinical symptoms, the appropriateness of rescue therapy and the diagnosis difficulty of succinylcholine-induced anaphylaxis, based on the analysis of 21 case reports of life-threatening (Ring and Messmer grades III and IV) reactions. (lww.com)
- This case series documents the acuteness, suddenness and severity of cardiovascular events in succinylcholine-related anaphylaxis and demonstrates the difficulty of diagnosing anaphylaxis, which led to frequent sub-optimal and/or inappropriate management at the time of anaesthetic induction. (lww.com)
- The incidence of anaphylaxis was 1 in 22,451 new patient exposures for atracurium, 1 in 2,080 for succinylcholine, and 1 in 2,499 for rocuronium (P (metajournal.com)
- Conclusions In Auckland, the rate of anaphylaxis to succinylcholine and rocuronium is approximately 10-fold higher than to atracurium. (metajournal.com)
- We would like to point out, however, that a small but not insignificant number of patients are outliers in regard to their succinylcholine requirements. (lww.com)
- Some patients will need dose increases, whereas others will need far less succinylcholine than predicted. (lww.com)
- Most of the drugs used in ECT are highly predictable, including succinylcholine for most patients. (lww.com)
- These results, when considered in conjunction with results previously obtained in humans, suggest that succinylcholine may be contraindicated in neurosurgical patients. (asahq.org)
- These patients are at risk for life-threatening consequences when succinylcholine is chosen instead of a non-depolarizing drug. (apsf.org)
- The use of succinylcholine for rapid sequence induction in patients with open globe injuries may be detrimental to the eye. (readbyqxmd.com)
- Succinylcholine levels were reported to be below the detection limit of 2 µg/mL after 2.5minutes of an IV bolus dose of 1 or 2 mg/kg in fourteen (14) anesthetized patients. (beyondgoodbye.co.uk)
- The use of succinylcholine in these patients, or in the presence of an already raised serum potassium, may precipitate a cardiac arrest. (alpfmedical.info)
- Patients with clinically significant pre-existing eye disease, raised base line IOP, cardiorespiratory illness, CNS diseases, difficult airway, obesity, those receiving any drug likely to have an effect on IOP and in whom use of succinylcholine was contraindicated were excluded. (apicareonline.com)
- It is often used to overcome the desensitization experience by paralyzed patients in a Phase II block of succinylcholine. (picmonic.com)
- These factors should increase the succinylcholine dosage requirement of obese patients which is consistent with our clinical observations. (elsevier.com)
- When succinylcholine was administered on the basis of mg/kg (total body weight) a similar duration of action was found in all patients regardless of weight. (elsevier.com)
- Succinylcholine should be administered on the basis of total rather than lean body weight in adult patients. (elsevier.com)
- Muscle pain from succinylcholine is most common in young female patients, especially those undergoing ambulatory surgery (going home the same day as the surgery). (netwellness.org)
- Myocytes still have succinylcholine actively bound to motor-nicotinic receptors and there is a constant depolarized state. (picmonic.com)
- Bolus injections of succinylcholine (1.5 mg/kg) significantly increased intracranial pressure (ICP) in cats under normal conditions from control levels of 8 +/- 1 mmHg to 16 +/- 3 mmHg (+/- SEM, P less than 0.01), and in the presence of artificially increased ICP from control levels of 27 +/- 1 mmHg to 47 +/- 4 mmHg ( P less than 0.01). (asahq.org)
- Depolarizing NMBAs (ie, succinylcholine) are not reversed by these agents and their toxicity may be worsened by concomitant administration. (drugs.com)
- Overall, clinical signs appeared immediately after IV succinylcholine administration and were graded as severe, with 21/21 cardiovascular collapse and 6/21 cardiac arrest. (lww.com)
- The results are summerized as follows 1) Gastric pressure was significantly increase by the administration of succinylcholine(5mg/kg). (koreamed.org)
- Because of the significant side effects associated with succinylcholine administration, anesthesiologists have been searching for a non-depolarizing muscle relaxant with rapid, reliable onset of complete, neuromuscular blockades, short duration of action, and minimal cardiovascular side effects. (apsf.org)
- We present two cases of the intraosseous administration of succinylcholine (1 mg/kg) for emergency airway management in children. (elsevier.com)
- The general teaching is to avoid it because of the concern for occult neuromuscular disease (ie, undiagnosed myopathies) which can have catastrophic outcomes with the administration of succinylcholine. (rk.md)
- Of note, administration of low-dose (20-30 mg, IV) succinylcholine is widely accepted as the most effective treatment for laryngospasm refractory to conservative management. (beyondgoodbye.co.uk)
- Demonstrate the succinylcholine iv administration course correct calculation of an IV flow rate 4. (beyondgoodbye.co.uk)
- The purpose of this course is to enable the participants to improve their care by synthesizing new knowledge about common sedation drugs and pain scales to better monitor and predict patient responses However, the time needed for complete recovery after intralingual, intravenous and intramuscular succinylcholine administration was 7, 5 and 9 min, respectively. (beyondgoodbye.co.uk)
- A very minimal percentage of succinylcholine encompasses the neuromuscular motor end-plates post administration. (statpearls.com)
- Succinylcholine should never be administered without assuring adequate sedation prior to administration. (statpearls.com)
- Is it possible that succinylcholine allergy can be related to onset of fibromyalgia? (drugs.com)
- Currently, the only approved muscle relaxant with a rapid onset and short duration of action is succinylcholine, a drug with some undesirable effects. (nih.gov)
- No, succinylcholine should be used only when the clinician deems it necessary to have a relaxant with a rapid onset and short duration since the many side effects range from troublesome to life threatening. (apsf.org)
- Succinylcholine, which is the only depolarizing agent in current clinical use, has the fastest onset and shortest action duration. (alpfmedical.info)
- The onset of succinylcholine is typically achieved after 45-60 seconds, which many cite as a major advantage over rocuronium. (hemscriticalcare.com)
- According to these results succinylcholine acted as an independent and supportive factor during onset of an MH episode. (biomedcentral.com)
- The most dramatic complications of succinylcholine are hyperkalemic cardiac arrest and MH. (apsf.org)
- Succinylcholine's pharmacological and chemical composition makes it neuromuscular receptor site-specific, thus succinylcholine is ineffective on smooth and cardiac muscles of the body. (statpearls.com)
- In recent years, standard medication choices for induction were etomidate and succinylcholine. (emdocs.net)
- Non-depolarizing muscle relaxants are also advocated as a part of a modified rapid sequence induction in patient with full stomach, where the use of succinylcholine is contraindicated, as in patient with perforated eye injury. (apicareonline.com)
- The initial metabolite of succinylcholine (SCh), succinylmonocholine, produces a tranisent negative chronotropic effect through its stimulation of sinus node muscarinic receptors. (openanesthesia.org)
- Among the drugs we use in ECT, succinylcholine is the least predictable. (lww.com)
- Succinylcholine is one of some 160 drugs currently listed by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) as affected by a nationwide shortage of prescription medications. (enttoday.org)
- The good news is that there are other muscle relaxant drugs than can almost always be used instead of succinylcholine. (netwellness.org)
- Studies of commonly used non-depolarizing agents (vecuronium, atracurium) have shown that they are not associated with increase in IOP as seen with succinylcholine. (apicareonline.com)
- Succinylcholine is used in surgical, anesthetic, and other procedures in which a brief period of muscle relaxation is called for. (fpnotebook.com)
Duration of action2
- In individuals with pseudocholinesterase deficiency (about 1 in 3000 or less), the duration of action will be much longer and succinylcholine should be avoided in these people if possible. (everything2.com)
- The duration of action of succinylcholine appears to be determined primarily by the level of pseudocholinesterase activity in the blood and the volume of the extracellular fluid space. (elsevier.com)
- To evaluate the influence of succinylcholine on porcine MH events, the authors investigated the hemodynamic and metabolic responses in MH susceptible (MHS) and non-susceptible (MHN) swine following either succinylcholine or halothane application alone or a combination of both substances. (biomedcentral.com)
- Group A received succinylcholine 4 mg/kg, group B incremental doses of halothane (0.5, 1.0 vol%) and group C succinylcholine and halothane simultaneously. (biomedcentral.com)
- While MHN pigs did not show relevant alterations, succinylcholine, halothane and the combination of both lead to significant hemodynamic and metabolic changes in MHS swine. (biomedcentral.com)
- Hemodynamic and metabolic alterations following succinylcholine were similar to halothane in MHS pigs. (biomedcentral.com)
- In contrast, an 18.0% prevalence rate was determined using halothane/succinylcholine challenge on 123 boars. (islandscholar.ca)
- The report then estimates 2016-2021 market development trends of Succinylcholine Chloride industry. (htfmarketreport.com)