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Raplon Side Effects

Generic Name: rapacuronium

Note: This document contains side effect information about rapacuronium. Some of the 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, West Orange, NJ.

2. 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

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

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

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

Some side effects of Raplon may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

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