Sucol Injection

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Neon Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Sucol 50mg/1ml Injection

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Primarily used for

Skeletal mucle relaxation during surgery
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Pregnancy
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₹6.7/Injection
10 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Sucol Injection

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Uses of Sucol Injection

Sucol Injection is used for Skeletal mucle relaxation during surgery.
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Side effects of Sucol Injection

Common

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

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How to use Sucol Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Sucol Injection works

Sucol injection relaxes the muscles by blocking the impulses from the nerves.

In Depth Information on Sucol Injection

Expert advice for Sucol Injection

  • 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Sucol Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Sucol Injection should be used with caution during lactation
. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
It is not known whether Sucol Injection alters the ability t
o drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Sucol I
njection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

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Substitutes for Sucol

No substitutes found for this medicine
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