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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.

Further information

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.