Active ingredients: suxamethonium
What it is used for
For the production of skeletal muscle relaxation in anaesthesia. Suited for procedures requiring only brief relaxation such as endotracheal intubation, endoscopic examinations, orthopaedic manipulations, short surgical procedures and electro-convulsive therapy.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Intravenous
- Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
- Do not Freeze
- Lifetime is 15 Months.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear colourless solution
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient suxamethonium
This medicine is generally considered safe during pregnancy if taken as directed. During pregnancy, you should discuss your medicine use with your doctor or pharmacist.
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