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Side effect(s) of Remifentanil

Read the side effects of Remifentanil as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Most Common - Nausea, vomiting, itching, headache, increased sweating, shivering, dizziness, low blood pressure, slow heart rate, respiratory depression, muscle rigidity, chills, flushing, warm sensation.

Heart - Abnormal heart rhythm, heart block, ECG change and fainting.

Musculoskeletal - Muscle stiffness, musculoskeletal chest pain.

Respiratory - Cough, difficulty in breathing, asthma, nose congestion, inflammation of pharynx, hiccup(s), lung swelling, runny nose.

Central Nervous System - Anxiety, involuntary movement, confusion, tremors, disorientation, dysphoria, nightmare(s), hallucinations, tingling, night blindness, twitch, sleep disorder, seizure, amnesia.

Body as a Whole - Chills, anaphylactic reaction.

Skin - Rash, hives, itching, and redness.

Genitourinary - Urine retention, painful urination, and urine incontinence.

Metabolic - Abnormal liver function, hyperglycemia, electrolyte disorders, increased CPK level.

Blood - Anemia, raised white blood cell count, decrease of platelets in blood.

Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Remifentanil

Remifentanil(Ultiva) generic is a narcotic analgesic, prescribed for pain during and after surgery. It works by dulling the pain perception center in the brain.
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