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How does Anectine work?

Muscles contract when they receive signals from nerves. The signals come from chemicals that bind to the surface of the muscle. Anectine (succinylcholine chloride) binds to the surface of the muscle and prevents it from receiving the nerve's chemical message. The muscle then relaxes. Anectine is short-acting. A single dose relaxes muscles in less than a minute, but only lasts for four to six minutes.

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