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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Peripherally acting, depolarizing muscle relaxant

Chemical Name

Etanaminium, 2,2'-[(1,4-dioxo-1,4-butanediyl)bis(oxy)]bis[N,N,N-trimetyl-]

Foreign Names

  • Suxamethonium (Latin)
  • Suxamethonium (German)
  • Suxaméthonium (French)
  • Suxametonio (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • 4-04-00-01451 (Beilstein) (IS)
  • BRN 1805311 (IS)
  • Succinylcholine (IS)
  • UNII-J2R869A8YF (IS)
  • Suxamethonium Chloride (OS: BAN)
  • Suxametonio cloruro (OS: DCIT)
  • Choline Chloride Succinate (IS)
  • Succinylcholine chloride (IS)
  • Succinylcholine dichloride (IS)
  • Succinyldicholine chloride (IS)
  • UNII-I9L0DDD30I (IS)
  • Succinylcholine Chloride (PH: USP 41)
  • Suxamethonium Chloride Hydrate (OS: JAN)
  • Suxamethonii chloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9, Ph. Int. 7)
  • Suxaméthonium (chlorure de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Suxamethonium chloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 9, Ph. Int. 7)
  • Suxamethonium Chloride (PH: BP 2018)
  • Suxamethonium Chloride Hydrate (PH: JP XVII)
  • Suxamethoniumchlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Dithylinum (IS)
  • NSC 221197 (IS)
  • Succinylcholine iodide (IS)
  • UNII-PG6H2852BK (IS)

Brand Names

  • Actirelax Northia
    Northia, Argentina
  • Succi
    Scott-Cassara, Argentina
  • Succinilcolina fu
    FU, Uruguay
  • Succinilcolina Fusa
    Farmaco Urug., Paraguay
  • Suxamethonium Labesfal
    Labesfal, Tunisia
  • Suxametonio Cloruro Sanderson
    Sanderson, Paraguay
  • Anectine
    Aspen, Ireland; Aspen, Malta; GlaxoSmithKline, Spain; GlaxoSmithKline, Mexico; GlaxoSmithKline UK, United Kingdom; Sandoz, United States
  • Anekcin
    Harson, Philippines
  • Anektil
    Oboi, Philippines
  • Arilax
    Elite Pharma, Pakistan
  • Celocurin
    Meda, Sweden
  • Celocurine
    Biodim, France; CSP, Belgium
  • Chlorsuccillin
    PharmaSwiss, Poland
  • Cloruro de Succinilcolina Rivero
    Rivero, Paraguay
  • Distensil L
    Trifarma, Peru
  • Entubate
    AHPL, India
  • Fosfitone
    Fada Pharma, Argentina
  • Fosfitone 100
    Bioxel, Uruguay
  • Fosfitone 500
    Bioxel, Uruguay
  • Leptosuccine
    Pliva, Pakistan
  • Lysthenon
    Actavis, Turkey; Takeda, Lithuania; Takeda, Romania; Takeda GmbH, Estonia
  • Lysthenon 0,1 g/5 ml
    Takeda Pharma, Austria
  • Lysthenon 1%
    Takeda, Germany
  • Lysthenon 2%
    Takeda Pharma, Switzerland
  • Lysthenon 5%
    Takeda Pharma, Switzerland
  • Lysthenon Fort
    Actavis, Turkey
  • Midarine
    GlaxoSmithKline, India; GlaxoSmithKline, Italy; GlaxoSmithKline, Kuwait; GlaxoSmithKline Manufacturing, Serbia; GlaxoSmithKline GSK, Oman
  • Mioflex
    B. Braun Medical, Spain
  • Mioflex Braun
    B. Braun Medical, Portugal
  • Muselax
    Zafa, Pakistan
  • Pharma-Q Suxamethonium
    Pharma-Q, South Africa
  • Quelicin
    Hospira, Philippines; Hospira, United States; Pfizer, Canada; Transfarma Medica Indah/Hospira, Indonesia
  • Rapilax
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • Relaxin
    Shinlin Sinseng, Taiwan
  • Scoline
    GlaxoSmithKline, India
  • Succicholine
    Ilsung, South Korea
  • Succinil Colin
    União Química, Brazil
  • Succinilcolina
    Rivero, Argentina
  • Succinilcolina Cloruro Biosano
    Biosano, Paraguay
  • Succinolin 100mg/2ml
    Amino, Switzerland
  • Succinolin 500mg/10ml
    Amino, Switzerland
  • Succinyl Asta
    ASTA Medica, Bangladesh
  • Succinylcholin 2% Inresa
    Inresa, Malta
  • Succinylcholine chloride misr
    Misr, Egypt
  • Succinylcholine Chloride Teligent
    Teligent, Canada
  • Succitrat
    Blau, Brazil
  • Sukolin
    Orion Pharma, Finland
  • Suxaméthonium Biocodex
    Biocodex, France
  • Suxamethonium Chlorid
    VUAB Pharma, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Suxamethonium Chloride
    AstraZeneca, New Zealand; Concordia, United Kingdom; Martindale, United Kingdom; Max Health, New Zealand
  • Suxamethonium Chloride BP
    AstraZeneca, Australia
  • Suxamethonium Chloride Martindale
    Martindale Pharmaceuticals, Cyprus
  • Suxamethonium Chloride Vuab
    VUAB Pharma a.s., Slovakia
  • Suxamethonium Chloride-Fresenius
    Fresenius Kabi, South Africa
  • Suxamethonium Cl Astrazeneca
    AstraZeneca, Hong Kong
  • Suxamethoniumchloride CF
    Centrafarm, Netherlands
  • Suxametonio Cloruro Sanderson
    Laboratorio Sanderson, Chile
  • Suxametónio-Labesfal
    Labesfal, Portugal
  • Suxonium
    Techno Drugs, Bangladesh
  • Celocurine
    Biodim, Luxembourg
  • Lycitrope
    Cooper, Cyprus
  • Lysthenon
    Takeda, Georgia
  • Lysthenon 10mg/ml
    Takeda Austria, Bulgaria
  • Lysthenon 2%
    Takeda, Germany
  • Lysthenon 20mg/ml
    Takeda Austria, Bulgaria
  • Lysthenon 5%
    Takeda, Germany
  • Lysthenon siccum
    Takeda, Germany
  • Relaxin
    Kyorin Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Succinyl-Asta
    Asta Medica, Paraguay
  • Succinylcholin 2% Inresa
    Inresa, Germany
  • Suxamethonium
    Maruishi Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Suxamethonium Chloride Vuab
    VUAB Pharma, Czech Republic
  • Dithylin-Darnitsa
    Darnitsa, Georgia
  • Succinylcholinjodid ICN
    ICN, Lithuania


BANBritish Approved Name
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

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