Succinylcholine Chloride Injection belongs to a group of medicines called muscle relaxants. It is used along with general anesthesia or sedatives to provide skeletal muscle relaxation during surgical procedures. It is also used to facilitate emergency airway management in patients in intensive care.
Succinylcholine Chloride Injection is administered by a healthcare professional. You should not self-administer this medicine at home. The dose and duration will depend on what you are taking it for and how well it helps your symptoms.
The most common side effects of this medicine include abdominal cramps or pain, nausea, muscle twitching, production of saliva, and muscle pain. If any of these side effects persist or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the symptoms.
Before using it, to make sure it is safe for you, you should let your doctor know if you have any other medical conditions or disorders. You should also tell your doctor all the other medicines you are using or taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors before using this medicine.
USES OF SUCCINYLCHOLINE CHLORIDE INJECTION
- Skeletal muscle relaxation during surgery
BENEFITS OF SUCCINYLCHOLINE CHLORIDE INJECTION
In Skeletal muscle relaxation during surgerySuccinylcholine Chloride Injection is used to relax muscles during anesthesia and surgical procedures. It works by blocking chemical messengers in the brain that are responsible for rigidity, inflammation or swelling. It effectively relieves muscle stiffness or spasm, thereby improving muscle movement.
It is given as an injection by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. The dose and duration will be decided by the doctor depending on the condition you are being treated for. This will help you to go about your daily activities more easily and have a better, more active, quality of life.
SIDE EFFECTS OF SUCCINYLCHOLINE CHLORIDE INJECTION
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about themCommon side effects of Succinylcholine Chloride
- Abdominal cramp
- Abdominal pain
- Muscle twitching
- Excessive salivation
- Muscle pain
HOW TO USE SUCCINYLCHOLINE CHLORIDE INJECTION
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
HOW SUCCINYLCHOLINE CHLORIDE INJECTION WORKS
Succinylcholine Chloride Injection relaxes the muscles by blocking the impulses from the nerves.