Propofol Vial Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormally Low Blood Pressure
  • Short Periods Of Not Breathing
  • Slow Heartbeat

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Signs And Symptoms At Injection Site

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Arching Body Spasm
  • Excessive Fat In The Blood
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Increase Of White Blood Cells
  • Rash

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Itching

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Heart Electrical Signals
  • Abnormal Increase In Muscle Tone
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrioventricular Heart Block
  • Bleeding
  • Blood Clot Formation In Veins
  • Bronchospasm
  • Complete Stoppage Of The Heart
  • Decreased Lung Function
  • Decreased Oxygen In The Tissues Or Blood
  • Enlarged Liver
  • Excess Body Acid
  • Extra Heartbeat
  • Giant Hives
  • Heart Failure
  • High Amount Of Potassium In The Blood
  • Life Threatening Allergic Reaction
  • Low Amount Of Magnesium In The Blood
  • Perioperative Myoclonia
  • Rapid Deep Breathing
  • Rapid Ventricular Heartbeat
  • Respiratory Obstruction
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Right-Sided Heart Failure
  • Seizures
  • Slow And Shallow Breathing
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Ventricular Premature Beats

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Urine Color
  • Agitation
  • Blocked Bowels With Decreased Peristaltic Movement
  • Cannot Empty Bladder
  • Chills
  • Cough
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizzy
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Fever
  • Head Pain
  • Hiccups
  • Hives
  • Increased Amount Of Blood In The Lining Of The Eye
  • Increased Production Of Saliva
  • Inflammation Of A Vein
  • Kidney Problems Causing A Decreased Amount Of Urine To Be Passed
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Problems That Cause Abnormal Movement
  • Redness Of Skin
  • Reduced Tension In The Eyeball
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck
  • Throwing Up
  • Urine Looks Cloudy

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