A 25-year-old male asked:
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hi, i need a medical bracelet for being allergic to succinylcholine. what sort of information should i have engraved when i order my bracelet? thx!

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Just list it.: Your anesthesia would know what to do if you list it as an allergy even though it is an idiosyncratic reaction particular to you and many family members.
Answered on Dec 3, 2014
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Dr. Anthony Pollizzi
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: you have a "pseudocholinesterase deficiency" do not administer succinylcholine
Answered on Dec 10, 2014

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