Rocuronium prevents succinylcholine-induced fasciculations.

  title={Rocuronium prevents succinylcholine-induced fasciculations.},
  author={Cyrus Motamed and Rich E Choquette and F. Marchesi Donati},
  journal={Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie},
  volume={44 12},
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to assess the effect of rocuronium pretreatment at 3 and 1.5 min before succinylcholine administration on fasciculations, neuromuscular blockade and intubating conditions. METHODS Sixty ASA I or II adults scheduled for elective surgery were anaesthetised with midazolam, fentanyl, propofol, N2O and isoflurane. They were randomised in a double blind manner into three groups: group ROC-3 min (n = 22) received 0.05 rocuronium, 3 min before 2… CONTINUE READING