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Isoproterenol Side Effects

For the Consumer

Applies to isoproterenol: parenteral injection

Side effects include:

Nervousness, headache, dizziness, restlessness, insomnia, anxiety, tension, blurring of vision, fear, excitement, tachycardia, palpitations, angina, Adam-Stokes syndrome, pulmonary edema, hypertension, hypotension, ventricular arrhythmias, tachyarrhythmias, flushing of the skin, diaphoresis, mild tremors, weakness.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to isoproterenol: compounding powder, inhalation aerosol, inhalation aerosol with adapter, inhalation solution, intravenous solution

General

The frequency of the reported side effects has not been defined.[Ref]

Cardiovascular

Frequency not reported: Tachycardia, palpitations, angina, Adams-Stokes attack, Adams-Stokes seizure, hypertension, hypotension, ventricular arrhythmia, tachyarrhythmia, flushing, pallor, ischemic injury, hot flash[Ref]

Respiratory

Frequency not reported: Pulmonary edema, dyspnea[Ref]

Nervous system

Frequency not reported: Headache, dizziness, mild tremor, light headedness[Ref]

Ocular

Frequency not reported: Vision blurred[Ref]

Psychiatric

Frequency not reported: Nervousness, restlessness, tension, fear of excitement[Ref]

Other

Frequency not reported: Weakness, tinnitus, asthenia[Ref]

Gastrointestinal

Frequency not reported: Nausea, vomiting[Ref]

Dermatologic

Frequency not reported: Sweating[Ref]

References

1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0

2. "Product Information. Isuprel HCl (isoproterenol)." Hospira Inc, Lake Forest, IL.

Not all side effects for isoproterenol may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

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