REMIFENTANIL HCL Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • slow heartbeat
  • low blood pressure
  • decreased lung function
  • muscle stiffness
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • headache
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • high blood pressure
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • fever
  • chills
  • fast heartbeat
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • anemia
  • decreased blood platelets
  • high levels of white blood cells
  • a decreased number of lymphocytes in the blood
  • addiction to a drug
  • agitation
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • blocked bowels with decreased peristaltic movement
  • spasm of a bile duct tract
  • apnea, a breathing interruption
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • confusion
  • gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • constipation
  • erythema or redness of skin or mucous membrane
  • excessive sweating
  • a skin rash
  • diarrhea
  • an inability to completely empty the bladder
  • high blood sugar
  • chest pains unrelated to heart problems
  • feelings of dissatisfaction, sadness, and unease
  • anxious feelings
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