What are the side effects of suxamethonium?

Side effects of suxamethonium can include: rashes, respiratory problems, life-threatening allergic reactions, cardiac arrest, dangerously elevated body temperature, irregular heartbeat, high blood pressure, dangerously high pressure in the eyes, involuntary muscle contractions, muscle soreness, excessive salivation and kidney failure. This drug should only be administered by a licensed and qualified professional. It is important to inform your doctor if you are pregnant or think you might be pregnant so that they can determine whether suxamethonium is right for you. This drug should be given to children in emergencies only.

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