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Updated 08 January 2018

Why does a person experience muscle pains after an operation?

If the muscle relaxant scoline has been used this may cause you to have generalised aches and pains in your muscles for two to three days. This drug is not used routinely and is saved for special situations when the anaesthetist needs to intubate very quickly. These pains, called scoline pains, are more prevalent in very muscular and fit patients.

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If the muscle relaxant scoline has been used this may cause you to have generalised aches and pains in your muscles for two to three days. This drug is not used routinely and is saved for special situations when the anaesthetist needs to intubate very quickly.

These pains, called scoline pains, are more prevalent in very muscular and fit patients.

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