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SUCOL INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 67 for 1 vial(s) (10 ML injection each)
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Composition for SUCOL

Succinyl Choline Chloride(50 mg/1ml)

food interaction for SUCOL

alcohol interaction for SUCOL

pregnancy interaction for SUCOL

lactation interaction for SUCOL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Sucol injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Sucol injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for SUCOL

Succinyl Choline Chloride(50 mg/1ml)

Uses

Sucol injection is used for skeletal mucle relaxation during surgery.

How it works

Succinylcholine chloride belongs to a class of drugs called skeletal muscle relaxants. It mimics the effect of the natural chemical acetylcholine by acting on certain brain receptors and causing depolarization (electrical changes) in the brain cells.

Common side effects

Abnormal heart rhythm, Acne-like rash, Apnea (absence of breathing), Muscle pain, Joint pain, Bradycardia, Altered heart rate, Increased saliva production, Hypersensitivity reaction, Decreased blood pressure, Jaw pain, Malignant hyperthermia (increased body temperature), Respiratory depression, Sinus tachycardia

SUBSTITUTES for SUCOL

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Expert advice for SUCOL

  • Succinylcholine chloride injections must be given only by a skilled doctor.
  • Inform your doctor immediately, if you experience symptoms of rapid heartbeat, fast breathing, high body temperature, spasm or stiffness of the jaw or other muscles.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience severe allergic reaction such as tightness in chest, or difficulty in breathing. 
  • Inform your doctor, if you had eye surgery, eye injury, glaucoma (increase eye pressure), electrolytes imbalance (low or high potassium, calcium or sodium levels), liver or kidney or heart disease, cancer, bleeding in brain, thyroid disease, low haemoglobin, ulcers, fractures or muscle spasm.
  • Tell your doctor, if you are pregnant or planning to be pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if patient is allergic to succinylcholine chloride or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if patients with recent severe burn, trauma, nerve damage, or an upper body movement injury 
  • Do not take if patient with personal or family history of muscle disease or malignant hyperthermia (a fast rise in body temperature and severe muscle contractions triggered by exposure to certain drugs used for general anaesthesia) 

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Content on this page was last updated on 28 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)