Alfentanil inhibits muscle fasciculations caused by suxamethonium in children and in young adults.

@article{YliHankala1992AlfentanilIM,
  title={Alfentanil inhibits muscle fasciculations caused by suxamethonium in children and in young adults.},
  author={Arvi M. Yli-Hankala and Tarja T Randell and Tero Varpula and Leena Lindgren},
  journal={Acta anaesthesiologica Scandinavica},
  year={1992},
  volume={36 6},
  pages={588-91}
}
The effect of alfentanil on suxamethonium-induced muscle fasciculations was studied in a double-blind study in 34 children (mean age 6.8 years) and in 30 adults (mean age 20 years). After pretreatment with either alfentanil 50 micrograms kg-1 or saline, each patient was anaesthetized with a sleep dose of thiopental followed by suxamethonium 1.5 mg kg-1 for… CONTINUE READING