Active Ingredient(s): Succinylcholine
FDA Approved: * April 24, 1953
Pharm Company: * APOTHECON
Category: Muscle Relaxer

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Sucostrin Overview

Suxamethonium chloride, also known as suxamethonium or succinylcholine, is a medication used to cause short-term paralysis as part of general anesthesia.[3] This is done to help with tracheal intubation or electroconvulsive therapy.[3] It is given either by injection into a vein or muscle.[4] When used in a vein onset of action is generally within one minute and effects last for up to 10 minutes.[4] 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.

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