Corpus ID: 31853384

Quelicin (succinylcholine chloride) injection label

  title={Quelicin (succinylcholine chloride) injection label},
  • Published 2010
  • WARNING RISK OF CARDIAC ARREST FROM HYPERKALEMIC RHABDOMYOLYSIS There have been rare reports of acute rhabdomyolysis with hyperkalemia followed by ventricular dysrhythmias, cardiac arrest and death after the administration of succinylcholine to apparently healthy pediatric patients who were subsequently found to have undiagnosed skeletal muscle myopathy, most frequently Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy. This syndrome often presents as peaked T-waves and sudden cardiac arrest within minutes after… CONTINUE READING