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Anectine (Succinylcholine Chloride) - Side Effects and Adverse Reactions

 
 



ADVERSE REACTIONS

Adverse reactions to succinylcholine consist primarily of an extension of its pharmacological actions. Succinylcholine causes profound muscle relaxation resulting in respiratory depression to the point of apnea; this effect may be prolonged. Hypersensitivity reactions, including anaphylaxis, may occur in rare instances. The following additional adverse reactions have been reported: cardiac arrest, malignant hyperthermia, arrhythmias, bradycardia, tachycardia, hypertension, hypotension, hyperkalemia, prolonged respiratory depression or apnea, increased intraocular pressure, muscle fasciculation, jaw rigidity, postoperative muscle pain, rhabdomyolysis with possible myoglobinuric acute renal failure, excessive salivation, and rash.



REPORTS OF SUSPECTED ANECTINE SIDE EFFECTS / ADVERSE REACTIONS

Below is a sample of reports where side effects / adverse reactions may be related to Anectine. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Possible Anectine side effects / adverse reactions in 61 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2011-11-03

Patient: 61 year old female weighing 105.2 kg (231.5 pounds)

Reactions: Myalgia, Eating Disorder, Pain in JAW

Suspect drug(s):
Anectine
    Indication: Surgery
    Start date: 2011-10-26
    End date: 2011-10-26

Anectine
    Indication: Endotracheal Intubation
    Start date: 2011-10-26
    End date: 2011-10-26

Anectine
    Indication: Anaesthesia Procedure
    Start date: 2011-10-26
    End date: 2011-10-26



Possible Anectine side effects / adverse reactions in 61 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2011-11-03

Patient: 61 year old female weighing 105.2 kg (231.5 pounds)

Reactions: Movement Disorder, Myalgia, Pain in JAW

Suspect drug(s):
Anectine
    Indication: Surgery
    Start date: 2011-10-26
    End date: 2011-10-26

Anectine
    Indication: Anaesthesia
    Start date: 2011-10-26
    End date: 2011-10-26

Anectine
    Indication: Endotracheal Intubation
    Start date: 2011-10-26
    End date: 2011-10-26



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Drug label data at the top of this Page last updated: 2007-07-03

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