POLOCAINE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

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INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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

  • chills
  • headache
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • methemoglobinemia, a type of blood disorder
  • confusion
  • a toxic effect on the central nervous system, which consists of the brain and spinal cord
  • high blood pressure
  • slow heartbeat
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • ventricular arrhythmias, a type of abnormal heart rhythm
  • depression of the function of the heart
  • widening of blood vessels
  • a prolonged asthma attack
  • decreased lung function
  • hives
  • drowsiness
  • unconsciousness
  • seizures
  • a skin rash
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • damage to the bone cartilage in the joint
  • hemiparesis
  • fast heartbeat
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • apprehension
  • an extreme sense of wellbeing called euphoria
  • blurred vision
  • decreased pupil size
  • ringing in the ears
  • dizziness
  • muscle tremors
  • muscle twitching
  • numbness
  • nervousness
  • a sensation of feeling warm
  • anxious feelings
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