2017.1 : SAQ 6

Discuss the potential adverse effects of suxamethonium

BT_GS 1.38

This is a drug with a cornucopia of adverse effects, know them so you know when not to use the drug, and what to be alert for every time you do use it.

Hyperkalaemia is more likely with a repeat dose  TRUE/FALSE

Bradycardia is more likely with a repeat dose  TRUE/FALSE

Prolonged paralysis is more common in South East Asians than Caucasians  TRUE/FALSE

Myalgia is more likely in a patient who has a spinal cord injury  TRUE/FALSE

Masseter spasm can be an early sign of MH  TRUE/FALSE