oa South African Medical Journal - Some clinical observations on decamethonium iodide : a new synthetic curarizing agent

Volume 23, Issue 51
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



The use of C10 in a varied series of cases is descriptionbed. Whereas adequate abdominal muscular relaxation was obtained, the effect on the muscles of respiration was, by comparison, negligible. The brief action of the drug is an advantage. C10 was found to be a safe relaxing agent and in no case were there any significant side-effects. On no occasion was it necessary to use the antidote Cs (antilusin).

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