Category: Muscle Relaxer

Succinylcholine Overview

Suxamethonium chloride, also known as suxamethonium or succinylcholine, is a medication used to cause short-term paralysis as part of general anesthesia.[1] This is done to help with tracheal intubation or electroconvulsive therapy.[1] It is given either by injection into a vein or muscle.[2] When used in a vein onset of action is generally within one minute and effects last for up to 10 minutes.[2] Common side effects include lo...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Injection: 100mg/ml, 1gm/vial, 20mg/ml, 500mg/vial, 50mg/ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Succinylcholine: (3 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 52533-067 Succinylcholine Chloride 20 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Cantrell Drug Company
  • 70710-1377 Succinylcholine Chloride 20 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution by Zydus Pharmaceuticals (Usa) Inc.
  • 70771-1352 Succinylcholine Chloride 20 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution by Cadila Healthcare Limited

Other drugs which contain Succinylcholine or a similar ingredient: (3 results)

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