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ATC codes: M03AB01
EMLc
Indication
Skeletal muscle relaxants [neuromuscular blocking agents] ICD11 code: XM1638330014
INN
Suxamethonium chloride
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core
Formulations
Parenteral > General injections > IV: 50 mg per mL in 2 mL ampoule (suxamethonium chloride) ; powder for injection (suxamethonium chloride) in vial
EML status history
First added in 1977 (TRS 615)
Changed in 1979 (TRS 641)
Changed in 2007 (TRS 950)
Sex
All
Age
Also recommended for children
Therapeutic equivalence
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
The EMLc Subcommittee endorsed suxamethonium for inclusion in the EMLc.