Neuromuscular effects and intubating conditions following mivacurium: a comparison with suxamethonium.

@article{Maddineni1993NeuromuscularEA,
  title={Neuromuscular effects and intubating conditions following mivacurium: a comparison with suxamethonium.},
  author={V R Maddineni and Rajinder K Mirakhur and Ellen McCoy and J P Howard Fee and Richard S. J. Clarke},
  journal={Anaesthesia},
  year={1993},
  volume={48 11},
  pages={940-5}
}
Mivacurium chloride has been assessed in respect of intubating conditions and neuromuscular effects. The influence of suxamethonium on the onset and duration of subsequently administered mivacurium was also studied. A dose of 0.15 mg.kg-1 of mivacurium was found to provide unacceptable intubating conditions at 2 min in 9/9 patients and further studies were conducted using 0.2 mg.kg-1. Intubating conditions with this dose were acceptable in 65% and 80% of patients at 2 min and 2.5 min… CONTINUE READING

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