Odorless, white, slightly bitter powder.
Medication, veterinary medication.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Drug; Human Data
Melting point, °C
243 - 245
Solubility in water
Hazards and Protection.
Store in a tightly sealed container, in a cool dry location. Solutions should be refrigerated.
When heated to decomposition, material emits toxic fumes of NOx.
Inadvertent overdose or administration of succinylcholine to patients deficient in pseudocholinesterase may result in apnea followed by respiratory arrest, hypotension followed by cardiovascular collapse.
Intubate and ventilate as clinically indicated. Most patients with recover if adequate airway, ventilation and oxygenation are established rapidly. Seek immediate medical attention.
Move patient to fresh air. Monitor for respiratory distress. If cough or difficulty breathing develops, evaluate for respiratory tract irritation bronchitis, or pneumonitis. Administer oxygen and assist ventilation as required. Treat bronchospasm with inhaled beta2 agonist and oral or parenteral corticosteroids.
Remove contaminated clothing and wash exposed area thoroughly with soap and water. A physician may need to examine the area if irritation or pain persists. See Ingestion.
Irrigate eye for at least 20 minutes with water or saline. If irritation persists, seek medical attention. See Ingestion.