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Suxomin 500mg Injection

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Overview

Introduction

Suxomin 500mg 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.

Suxomin 500mg 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 headache, blurred vision, speeding up or slowing down of your heart rate, skin flushing, skin rash, high and low blood pressure. 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 Suxomin Injection

  • Skeletal mucle relaxation during surgery

Side effects of Suxomin 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 them

Common side effects of Suxomin

  • High blood pressure
  • Increased heart rate
  • Skin rash
  • Slow heart rate

How to use Suxomin Injection

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

How Suxomin Injection works

Suxomin 500mg Injection relaxes the muscles by blocking the impulses from the nerves.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Suxomin 500mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Suxomin 500mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Suxomin 500mg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
NOT RELEVANT
Not relevant, as Suxomin 500mg Injection is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
CAUTION
Suxomin 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Suxomin 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Suxomin 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Suxomin 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Suxomin 500mg Injection is given as an injection into vein under the supervision of a doctor.
  • It makes you feel dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive until you know how Suxomin 500mg Injection affects you.
  • Your doctor will monitor your blood pressure regularly as the medicine may lead to high blood pressure.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Acyl Cholines Derivative
Habit Forming
No

Patient Concerns

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After surgery of kiolode these type of toumeres fatt on my chest doctor said after surgery these fatt comes again don't do surgery please consult mi
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Don't go for surgeryIntralesional steroid injection best
What are all the medicine and injection to be taken during the pregnancy? when the rubela injection to be taken
Dr. Suman Rao
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Iron calcium supplements and TT inj should be taken during pregnancy. Rubella inj should not be taken during pregnancy
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FAQs

Q. Is Suxomin a non-competitive antagonist/ agonist?

Suxomin is a nicotinic acetylcholine receptor non-competitive agonist

Q. What is Suxomin chloride used for/ how does Suxomin work/ how does Suxomin chloride work?

Suxomin is used in anesthesia to induce muscle relaxation during operations, to facilitate endotracheal intubation (help insert a tube into the windpipe), reduce strong muscle contraction

Q. What is Suxomin apnoea?

Suxomin apnoea occurs when a patient does not have the enzymes to metabolise the drug. Due to this, a patient may remain paralysed for an increased length of time and cannot breathe adequately at the end of an anaesthetic

Q. Why does Suxomin cause bradycardia (abnormally slow heart beat)?

The initial metabolite of Suxomin produces a transient negative chronotropic effect through its stimulation of sinus node muscarinic receptors. Repeated dosing or infusions of Suxomin may lead to bradycardia that is appropriately treated with atropine

Q. Why does suxamethonium cause hyperkalemia (high potassium levels in the blood)?

Administration of suxamethonium may lead to depolarization and a large efflux of intracellular potassium into the plasma thereby resulting in hyperkalemia

Q. Why does Suxomin cause fasciculation (twitching of muscles under the skin)?

Suxomin cause fasciculation by an action on some distal part of motor nerve fibres

Q. Is Suxomin still used?

Suxomin is still used during general anesthesia

Q. Is Suxomin reversible?

Suxomin is a short-acting muscle relaxant which exerts a depolarizing effect at the neuromuscular junction. This effect is not reversible pharmacologically

Q. Is Suxomin is contraindicated in burned patients?

Yes, Suxomin should not be used in burned patients

Q. What is Suxomin sensitivity?

Suxomin sensitivity is when the drug remains active for a longer period of time than is usual due to which muscles stay relaxed

Q. Does Suxomin cross the placenta?

In normal therapeutic doses, Suxomin does not cross the placental barrier in sufficient amounts.

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References

  1. Suxamethonium. Co Dublin, Ireland: Mercury Pharma International Ltd.; 1990 [revised Jul. 2018]. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Suxamethonium. Business Campus, Dublin: Aspen Pharma Trading Limited; 30 Aug. 1985 [revised 1 Aug. 2017]. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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