Potentiation of succinylcholine neuromuscular blockade by lithium carbonate

G. E. Hill, K. C. Wong, M. R. Hodges

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The present report describes a case of prolonged neuromuscular blockade following succinylcholine in a patient being treated by chronic oral administration of lithium. This clinical observation has been substantiated in the laboratory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)439-442
Number of pages4
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1976

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  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine


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