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Suxamethonium chloride

Introduction

Name

  • Suxamethonium chloride.

Class of drug

  • Depolarising muscle relaxant, modifier of neuromuscular transmission.

Uses

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Indications

  • Depolarising muscle relaxant of short duration.

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

  • Cardiac glycosides - arrhythmia.
  • Quinidine - enhanced neuromuscular blockade.

Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Derived fromThe Veterinary Formulary4th edn (1998) Bishop, Y (Ed.). British Veterinary Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

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