BUPIVACAINE HCL-EPINEPHRINE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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  • dizziness
  • muscle tremors
  • loss of skin color
  • headache
  • heart throbbing or pounding
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • nervousness
  • generalized weakness
  • anxious feelings
  • fast heartbeat
  • constipation
  • 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

  • drowsiness
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low blood sugar
  • increased blood acidity due to high levels of lactic acid
  • low amount of potassium in the blood
  • a heart attack
  • angina, a type of chest pain
  • a low supply of oxygen rich blood to the heart
  • cardiomyopathy, a disease of the heart muscle
  • supraventricular tachycardia
  • ventricular fibrillation, a heart rhythm disorder
  • ventricular premature beats
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • ventricular arrhythmias, a type of abnormal heart rhythm
  • bleeding within the skull
  • a stroke
  • fluid in the lungs
  • decreased kidney function
  • chest pain
  • high blood sugar
  • gangrene
  • damage to the skin and tissue around the injection site
  • paradoxical bronchospasm
  • necrotizing fasciitis
  • methemoglobinemia, a type of blood disorder
  • over excitement
  • paralysis
  • a toxic effect on the central nervous system, which consists of the brain and spinal cord
  • high blood pressure
  • a type of slowed heart rhythm disorder called heart block
  • slow heartbeat
  • depression of the function of the heart
  • low blood pressure
  • widening of blood vessels
  • lung failure causing loss of breath
  • hives
  • unconsciousness
  • seizures
  • muscle twitching
  • abnormal nervous system function affecting alertness
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • damage to the bone cartilage in the joint
  • hemiparesis
  • fast heartbeat
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • confusion
  • apprehension
  • agitation
  • dry mouth
  • drowsiness
  • memory loss
  • excessive sweating
  • numbness
  • reactions at the site of the injection
  • blanching of skin
  • infection at injection site
  • double vision
  • blurred vision
  • decreased pupil size
  • ringing in the ears
  • erythema or redness of skin or mucous membrane
  • itching
  • muscle weakness
  • dizziness
  • chills
  • muscle tremors
  • a skin rash
  • sneezing
  • the inability to control a bowel movement
  • an inability to completely empty the bladder
  • involuntary leakage of urine
  • nervousness
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • anxious feelings
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