Fatal hyperkalemia following succinylcholine administration in a child on oral propranolol

  title={Fatal hyperkalemia following succinylcholine administration in a child on oral propranolol},
  author={Anuradha Ganigara and Chandrakala Kunigal Ravishankar and Chandrika Yabagodu Ramavakoda and Madhavi Ravindra Nishtala},
  journal={Drug Metabolism and Personalized Therapy},
  pages={69 - 71}
Abstract Succinylcholine is one of the most commonly used drugs by anesthesiologists worldwide for rapid access to airway both in emergency and elective situations. Nonetheless, the very mention of succinylcholine generates the most energetic high decibel debate between its users and nonusers. Despite its potential to produce a short-acting, ultra-intense neuromuscular block rapidly in seconds, it is surrounded by a plethora of side effects and drug interactions. This case report is about one… 
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