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Succinylcholine (Anectine)
Class
Depolarizing neuromuscular blocking drug
Succinylcholine (Anectine)
Mechanism of action
Prevents muscles from contraction by prolonging time
during which the receptors at the neuromuscular junction cannot respond to acetylcholine
Succinylcholine (Anectine)
Indications
to facilitate ET intubation
Succinylcholine (Anectine)
Contraindications
HX of malignant hyperthermia
and penetrating eye injuries
Succinylcholine (Anectine)
Precautions
Use with caution in pt with fractures, may increase trauma due to muscle spasms
Succinylcholine (Anectine)
Route and dosage
IV 1-1.5 mg/kg
IM 3-4 mg/kg
Succinylcholine (Anectine)
Adverse reactions and side effects
apnea, respiratory depression
bradycardia and tachycardia and muscle spasms
Succinylcholine (Anectine)
supply
preload 20 - 100 mg/ml