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Succinylcholine (Suxamethonium Chloride)

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.
Also Known As:
Suxamethonium Chloride; Suxamethonium; Anectine; Quelicin; Succinyldicholine; Celocurine; Ditilin; Listenon; Lysthenon; Myorelaxin; Succicuran; Succinylcholine Chloride; Succinylcholine Dibromide; Succinylcholine Dichloride; Succinylcholine Dichloride, Di-H2O; Succinylcholine Diiodide; Succinylcholine Diperchlorate; Succinylcholine Iodide; Suxamethonium Bromide; Bromide, Suxamethonium; Dibromide, Succinylcholine; Dichloride, Succinylcholine; Diiodide, Succinylcholine; Diperchlorate, Succinylcholine; Succinylcholine Dichloride, Di H2O; Ethanaminium, 2,2'-((1,4-dioxo-1,4-butanediyl)bis(oxy))bis(N,N,N-trimethyl)-
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1. Roewer, Norbert: 8 articles (01/2015 - 09/2003)
2. Schuster, Frank: 7 articles (01/2014 - 11/2009)
3. Lockridge, Oksana: 6 articles (12/2014 - 01/2006)
4. Anetseder, Martin: 5 articles (01/2014 - 09/2003)
5. Rosenberg, Henry: 4 articles (01/2015 - 01/2007)
6. Brandom, Barbara W: 4 articles (02/2014 - 05/2011)
7. Johannsen, Stephan: 4 articles (01/2014 - 01/2013)
8. Gätke, M R: 3 articles (07/2015 - 01/2011)
9. Mabboux, Isabelle: 3 articles (12/2014 - 01/2014)
10. Ceppa, Franck: 3 articles (12/2014 - 01/2014)

Related Diseases

1. Fasciculation (Fasciculations)
2. Apnea
3. Paralysis (Palsy)
4. Bradycardia
5. Contracture

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. rocuronium (rocuronium bromide)
2. Tubocurarine (Tubocurarine Chloride)
3. Propofol (Diprivan)
4. Pancuronium (Pavulon)
5. remifentanil (Ultiva)
6. Diazepam (Valium)
7. mivacurium (mivacurium chloride)
8. cisatracurium (Nimbex)
9. Halothane (Fluothane)
10. Potassium

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Tourniquets
2. Anesthesia
3. General Anesthesia
4. Resuscitation
5. Ambulatory Surgical Procedures (Outpatient Surgery)