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Succinylcholine

Also known as Anectine Flo-Pack, Quelicin, Anectine, Quelicin Chloride, and Brevidil

Suxamethonium chloride (INN), also known as suxamethonium or succinylcholine, is a nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonist, used to induce muscle relaxation and short-term paralysis, usually to facilitate tracheal intubation. Suxamethonium is sold under the trade names Anectine and Quelicin. It is used as a paralytic agent for euthanasia/immobilization of horses. It is colloquially referred to as "succs" in hospital settings.

Source: Wikipedia

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed succinylcholine to treat rabies, blastomycosis, west nile virus, and pick disease.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take succinylcholine if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions


Significant Interactions

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