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    10/6/2010 11:11:13 AM

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    5/29/2010 3:15:53 PM

    Reviewer: coffeelovermama, 65-74 Female (Patient)

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    Current Rating: 1

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    Current Rating: 1

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    I was given this drug when I had a tonsilectomy. Within 12 hours of being home my legs totally died..I could not lift them or turn over in my bed. During the next 6 hours this deep sleep in my muscles had moved up my back and around my chest making it impossible to get out of bed, turn over and very difficult to breath. My muscles had gone back to sleep. I ended up in ICU for 24 hrs and after ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    9/18/2009 1:45:36 AM

    Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

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    Current Rating: 1

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    Current Rating: 1

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    I was given this medication for outpatient surgery to remove some growths from my vocal cords. I woke up in severe abdominal and side pains. I was given morphine and percocets to ease the pain, but it worsened over the next 2 days and I am in day 3 and still suffering severe muscle pain throughout my entire body. The surgery center told me I was having a reaction to the anesthetic succinylcholine ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    4/28/2009 4:45:09 AM

    Reviewer: GLOCDan, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

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    I was given a brief shot of this medication in an I.V. just prior to esophageal surgery to make getting a breathing tube down easy. When I woke up a couple hours later my leg muscles hurt, but I managed to hobble out without a wheelchair. The nurses said it must have been the way the doctors placed my legs that made them sore. The next morning, almost all my muscles hurt so bad it took a couple ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    1/20/2009 7:21:03 AM

    Reviewer: armymedic, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

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    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Was given this drug before surgery for intubation 24 hours later my muscles started craping little by little till my whole body was in a big knot and I could not move I was still in the hospital and my doctors gave massive doses of Mophine and hydromorphone but nothing would take away the pain I was curl up in the fetal position crying like a baby for about 2 days I was the worst pain I every felt ... Show Full Comment

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