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desflurane inhalation

Side Effects

List desflurane inhalation side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with desflurane inhalation:

Common side effects of desflurane inhalation:

  • A Spasm of the LarynxSevere
  • An Increase in the Secretions of the LungsSevere
  • CoughSevere
  • Periods of Not BreathingSevere
  • Throat IrritationSevere
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of desflurane inhalation:

  • Abnormally Low Blood PressureSevere
  • Fast HeartbeatSevere
  • High Blood PressureSevere
  • Slow HeartbeatSevere
  • Trouble BreathingLess Severe

Rare side effects of desflurane inhalation:

  • Abnormal Heart RhythmSevere
  • Acute Liver FailureSevere
  • AsthmaSevere
  • Blood Clotting DisorderSevere
  • Decreased Oxygen In The Tissues Or BloodSevere
  • Disease of Inadequate Blood Flow to the Heart MuscleSevere
  • Excess Body AcidSevere
  • Feeling RestlessSevere
  • Heartbeats Occurring in PairsSevere
  • HemorrhageSevere
  • High Amount of Potassium in the BloodSevere
  • HivesSevere
  • Liver Tissue DeathSevere
  • Low Amount of Potassium in the BloodSevere
  • Lung Failure causing Loss of BreathSevere
  • Malignant HyperthermiaSevere
  • SeizuresSevere
  • Serious Muscle Damage that may Lead to Kidney FailureSevere
  • Very Rapid Heartbeat - Torsades de PointesSevere
  • Widening of Blood VesselsSevere
  • Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Liver ProblemsSevere
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • FeverLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Increased Amount of Blood in the Lining of the EyeLess Severe
  • Increased Production of SalivaLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Muscle PainLess Severe
  • Not Feeling WellLess Severe
  • Pink EyeLess Severe
  • Redness of SkinLess Severe

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