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Novocain Side Effects

Generic Name: procaine

Note: This document contains side effect information about procaine. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Novocain.

Some side effects of Novocain may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

Applies to procaine: parenteral injection

Side effects include:

Adverse CNS and cardiovascular effects, underventilation, apnea. (See CNS Effects and also Cardiovascular Effects, under Cautions.)

Spinal anesthesia: Possible postspinal headache, meningismus, arachnoiditis, palsies, spinal nerve paralysis, hypotension, respiratory impairment or paralysis, nausea, vomiting.

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