Raplon Side Effects
Generic Name: rapacuronium
Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug rapacuronium. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Raplon.
Applies to rapacuronium: intravenous powder for injection
Cardiovascular effects including hypotension (5.2%), tachycardia (3.2%), and bradycardia (1.5%) have been reported.[Ref]
Respiratory effect including bronchospasm (3.2%) have been reported.[Ref]
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3. Kron SS "Severe bronchospasm and desaturation in a child associated with rapacuronium." Anesthesiology 94 (2001): 923-4
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It is possible that some side effects of Raplon 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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