Meperidine HCL Vial Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Fainting
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Inducing Of A Relaxed Easy State
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Complete Or Partial Collapse Of The Lung Airways Called Atelectasis
  • A Spasm Of The Larynx
  • Bronchospasm
  • Confusion
  • Decreased Lung Function
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Involuntary Muscle Movements
  • Orthostatic Hypotension, A Form Of Low Blood Pressure
  • Seizures
  • Slow Heartbeat
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Vocal Cord Swelling

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Change In Vision
  • A Spasm Of The Ureter
  • Agitation
  • An Inability To Completely Empty The Bladder
  • Blurred Vision
  • Double Vision
  • Dry Mouth
  • Excessive Sweating
  • False Sense Of Well-Being
  • Feelings Of Dissatisfaction, Sadness, And Unease
  • Head Pain
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • Irritation Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Nightmares
  • Spasm Of A Bile Duct Tract

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Condition Where The Body Is Unable To Maintain Adequate Blood Flow Called Shock
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Skin Rash
  • A Tonic-Clonic Seizure
  • Complete Stoppage Of The Heart
  • Decreased Blood Flow In The Body
  • Decreased Function Of The Adrenal Gland
  • Deficiency Of A Substance That Promotes Masculinization
  • Hallucinations
  • Hives
  • Inflammation Of The Skin Due To An Allergy
  • Itching
  • Lung Failure Causing Loss Of Breath
  • Serotonin Syndrome, A Type Of Disorder With High Serotonin Levels

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • Delirium
  • Infertility
  • Inflammation Of The Vein, Or Phlebitis After Infusion
  • Muscle Tremors
  • The Inability To Have An Erection
  • Twitching

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