Succinylcholine

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  1. Class
    Depolarizing Neuromuscular Blocker
  2. Pharmacology and Actions
    Succinylcholine is an ultra short acting neuromuscular blocker with high affinity for Ach receptor sites
  3. Indications
    Facilitated endotracheal intubation
  4. Contraindications
    • - Family hisory of magilnant hyperthermia
    • - Glaucoma
    • - Dehydration
    • - Liver Disease
  5. Precautions and Side Effects
    • Bradycardia
    • Tachycardia
    • Hypotension
    • Hypertension
    • Respiratory Depression
    • Sinus Arrest
  6. Dosage (Adult)
    1.0 - 1.5 mg/kg IV/IM
  7. Dosage (Pedi)
    1-2mg/kg IV/IM
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Succinylcholine
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2010-05-21 02:39:23
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Succinylcholine
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