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oa South African Medical Journal - Administration of depolarizing muscle relaxants after non-depolarizer reversal: when is it safe?

Volume 61, Issue 16
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135

 

Abstract

In the light of studies on the duration of action and pharmacokinetics of intravenous neostigmine, it is recommended that, depending upon the dosage administered! at least 1 hour should elapse before a depolarizer can safely be given after neuromuscular reversal with neostigmine, and at least 90 - 120 minutes after reversal with physostigmine.

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1982-04-01
2017-12-12

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