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Transient paralysis after administration of a single dose of cyclizine

Journal title
Anaesthesia
Publication year
2005
Author(s)
Sandhu, S.; Clarke, T. N.; Greaves, D.; Ryan, D. W.
Pages
1235-6
Volume
60
Number
12

Two patients with underlying neuromuscular disorders developed varying degrees of paralysis after a single dose of cyclizine, one necessitating full mechanical ventilation. These cases appear to be unique in the literature and represent an increasing spectrum of adverse reactions seen with the greater use of cyclizine.

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