Vecuronium Side Effects
For the Consumer
Applies to vecuronium: parenteral powder for injection
Side effects include:
Skeletal muscle weakness.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to vecuronium: intravenous powder for injection, intravenous solution
Hypersensitivy side effects have included anaphylactic reaction, anaphylactoid reactions, bronchospasm, hypotension, tachycardia, acute urticaria and erythema.[Ref]
Musculoskeletal side effects have included muscle weakness, prolonged skeletal muscle paralysis and muscle atrophy.[Ref]
Respiratory side effects have included respiration insufficiency and apnea.[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Norcuron (vecuronium)." Organon, West Orange, NJ.
Some side effects of vecuronium 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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- Drug class: neuromuscular blocking agents