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Novocain Side Effects
Generic Name: procaine
Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug procaine. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Novocain.
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.
It is possible that some side effects of Novocain may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.
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- Drug class: local injectable anesthetics
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Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.