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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello! I have a question about succinylcholine (suxametonium) – from my knowledge it was a substance once used for anesthesia, I think it is used nowdays in some countries. Anyway, after administration it causes muscle fasciculations and postoperative mialgia. My question is wheather today egzists any substance that can antagonize the effect of succinylcholine? Thank you for answering
User :   is there anyone there?
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User :   hello
User :   ok
Doctor :   succinylcholine is a muscle relaxant and not a anesthetic drug
Doctor :   it is uesd in anesthesia to get muscle relaxation
User :   ok, thank you, but how can it be antagonized
User :   is there any way to antogonize it without just letting pseudocholineesteraze from the blood work its way
User :   sorry for my english, i didnt use it quite a while
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