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What is suxamethonium?

Suxamethonium, also known as succinylcholine and scoline (brand name Anectine and Quelicin), is a muscle relaxant that is typically used by doctors and anesthesiologists to facilitate relaxation for surgery, intubation or other necessary procedures. It is typically given as an injection.

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