Rocuronium Side Effects
It is possible that some side effects of rocuronium may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.
For the Consumer
Applies to rocuronium: parenteral injection
Side effects include:
Skeletal muscle weakness.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to rocuronium: intravenous solution
Cardiovascular side effects have included transient hypotension (2%), hypertension (2%), arrhythmia (less than 1%), abnormal electrocardiogram (less than 1%), tachycardia (less than 1%) and increased pulmonary vascular resistance (less than 1%).
Dermatologic side effects have included rash (less than 1%), injection site edema (less than 1%), and pruritus (less than 1%).[Ref]
Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea (less than 1%), and vomiting (less than 1%).[Ref]
Hypersensitivity reactions have included postmarketing reports of severe allergic reactions (anaphylactic and
anaphylactoid reactions and shock).[Ref]
Respiratory side effects have included asthma (less than 1%), and hiccup (less than 1%).[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Zemuron (rocuronium)." Organon, West Orange, NJ.
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