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Raplon Side Effects

Generic name: rapacuronium

Note: This document contains side effect information about rapacuronium. Some dosage forms listed on this page 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]


1. "Product Information. Raplon (rapacuronium)." Organon (2001):

2. Goudsouzian NG "Rapacuronium and bronchospasm." Anesthesiology 94 (2001): 727-8

3. Kron SS "Severe bronchospasm and desaturation in a child associated with rapacuronium." Anesthesiology 94 (2001): 923-4

4. Naguib M "How serious is the bronchospasm induced by rapacuronium?." Anesthesiology 94 (2001): 924-5

5. Meakin GH, Pronske EH, Lerman J, Orr R, Joffe D, Savaree AM, Lynn AM "Bronchospasm after rapacuronium in infants and children." Anesthesiology 94 (2001): 926-7

Further information

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