Note: This document contains side effect information about succinylcholine. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Quelicin.
Applies to succinylcholine: parenteral injection
Side effects include:
Various degrees of skeletal muscle weakness.
Applies to succinylcholine: compounding powder, injectable powder for injection, injectable solution, intravenous solution
Very rare (less than 0.01%): Anaphylaxis
Very common (10% or more): Muscle fasciculation, post-operative muscle pain
Common (1% to 10%): Myoglobinemia, myoglobinuria
Rare (less than 0.1%): Trismus
Frequency not reported: Rhabdomyolysis, myoglobinuria, myoglobinemia, elevated creatine phosphokinase, hypertonia, precipitation or exacerbation of myasthenia gravis
Common (1% to 10%): Increased intraocular pressure
Common (1% to 10%): Hyperkalemia
Rare (0.01% to 0.1%): Bronchospasm, prolonged respiratory depression, apnea
Very rare (less than 0.01%): Increased bronchial secretions, pulmonary edema (in infants)
Very rare (less than 0.01%): Malignant hyperthermia, porphyria
Frequency not reported: Renal failure
Common (1% to 10%): Bradycardia, tachycardia, flushing, hypertension, hypotension
Rare (less than 0.1%): Arrhythmias (including ventricular arrhythmia), cardiac arrest, hyperkalemia-related cardiac arrest (following administration to patients with congenital cerebral palsy, tetanus, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, and closed head injury)
Frequency not reported: Circulatory collapse, shock
Common (1% to 10%): Rash
Very common (10% or more): Increased intragastric pressure, excessive salivation
Frequency not reported: Increased bowel movements, increased gastric secretions
Medically reviewed by BestRx Medical Team Last updated on 1/1/2020.
Source: Drugs.com Quelicin