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SUCCSSuccinylcholine (paralytic drug)
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Prolonged phase II neuromuscular blockade following succinylcholine administration].
Low doses succinylcholine facilitates laryngeal mask airway insertion during thiopental anaesthesia.
1,5) As the use of succinylcholine increased, a subset of patients with normal dibucaine numbers and a prolonged apneic response to succinylcholine were encountered.
Rhabdomyolysis induced by succinylcholine chloride and sevoflurane in an elderly man [in Japanese].
Train-of-four nerve stimulation in the management of prolonged neuromuscular blockade following succinylcholine.
Pre-treatment with diclofenac [1], ketorolac [2], calcium [3], diazepam [4], lignocaine [5], magnesium [6], small dose of succinylcholine as self-taming [7], atracurium [8], rocuronium [9], cisatracurium [10], remifentanyl [11], gabapentin [12], d-tubocurare [13], pancuronium [14], vecuronium [15] etc.
Rapid-sequence intubation of head trauma patients: prevention of fasciculations with pancuronium versus minidose succinylcholine.
Does succinylcholine maximize intubating conditions better than rocuronium for rapid sequence intubation?
5-2 mg succinylcholine per kilogram body weight completely abolishes the muscle response to nerve stimulation.
Among the drugs Fox found that were in short supply during 2011 were injectable versions of calcium gluconate, used by first responders to regulate heart rhythm in patients suffering cardiac arrest; succinylcholine, a muscle relaxer used to intubate patients; naloxone hydrochloride, which reverses drug overdoses; and propofol, an anesthetic used in emergency surgery better known for causing the death of singer Michael Jackson.
When he asked for the: next best drug, it wasn't available either because supply had been depleted from the succinylcholine shortage.
Succinylcholine is a fast-acting muscle relaxant typically used when seconds count, for instance, when intubating trauma patients.