Zemuron Side Effects
Generic Name: rocuronium
Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug rocuronium. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Zemuron.
It is possible that some side effects of Zemuron 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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