With the advent of sugammadex, a succinylcholine free anaesthetic in electroconvulsive therapy may be the future standard.
What does SUCCS stand for?
SUCCS stands for Succinylcholine (paralytic drug)
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A 1-mg dose of vecuronium followed by 120 mg of succinylcholine was administered to induce paralysis and facilitate endotracheal intubation.
A randomized controlled comparative study of rocuronium bromide versus succinylcholine for endotracheal intubation was undertaken to find out the efficacy of rocuronium bromide as a suitable substitute to succinlycholine.
The action of succinylcholine is to open sodium channels and depolarize the postsynaptic muscle membrane in the same manner as acetylcholine.
Earlier, Maj Gen Al Mazeina announced that succinylcholine, also known as suxamethoniumchloride, was injected, traces of which were found on Al Mabhouh's leg.
This confusion appears to have been created by the use of a muscle relaxant called succinylcholine (also known as Suxamethonium), which, if used in large enough quantities, can cause the heart to stop, making it appear that the victim died of cardiac arrest.
Dubai police last Sunday issued a statement saying the "killers used the drug succinylcholine to sedate al-Mabhouh before they suffocated him" and that "assassins used this method so that it would seem that his death was natural".