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Procaine Side Effects

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 procaine 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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Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.

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