Sufentanil Side Effects
Some side effects of sufentanil may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
For the Consumer
Applies to sufentanil: parenteral injection
Side effects include:
Respiratory depression, skeletal muscle rigidity (e.g., truncal muscles, neck, extremities).
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to sufentanil: compounding powder, intravenous solution
Respiratory side effects including respiratory depression, apnea, and bronchospasm have been reported frequently.
Cardiovascular side effects including hypotension, hypertension, bradycardia, cardiac arrest, and arrhythmias have been reported infrequently.
Musculoskeletal side effects including skeletal muscle rigidity, particularly of the truncal muscles, intraoperative muscle movement, and chest wall rigidity have been reported frequently.
Gastrointestinal side effects including nausea and vomiting have been reported.
Genitourinary side effects including urinary retention have been reported commonly.
Dermatologic side effects including pruritus and erythema have been reported.
General side effects including chills and somnolence have been reported.
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