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Etomidate Safety Information and Side Effects

Etomidate Safety Information



Cardiac Arrest ( 8 reports)    ➢ More

Bradycardia, Cardiac Arrest

This case suggests a potential Etomidate Cardiac Arrest side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 54-year-old female patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Etomidate (dosage: NA) starting NS. Soon after starting Etomidate the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiac Arrest
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Fentanyl
  • Succinylcholine Chloride
  • Although Etomidate demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Cardiac Arrest, may still occur.

    Renal Failure ( 7 reports)    ➢ More

    Multi-organ Failure, Unevaluable Event, Renal Impairment, Anhedonia, Fear, Renal Injury, Anxiety, Pain, Renal Failure

    Adverse event was reported on Oct 09, 2009 by a male taking Etomidate (Dosage: 8 Mg, Unk) . Location: UNITED STATES , 52 years of age, weighting 249.1 lb, Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Etomidate side effects: multi-organ failure, unevaluable event, renal impairment, anhedonia, fear, renal injury, anxiety, pain, renal failure.
    Associated medications used:
    • Zinacef (1.5 G, Unk)
    • Solu-cortef (100 Mg, Unk)
    • Trasylol (25ml/hr Until Bottle Infused)
    • Fentanyl (500 ?g, Unk)
    • Succinylcholine Chloride (200 Mg, Unk)
    • Trasylol (1 Ml, Test Dose)
    • Protamine Sulfate (400 Mg, Unk)
    • Versed

    Bradycardia ( 6 reports)    ➢ More

    Bradycardia, Cardiac Arrest

    This Bradycardia problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 54-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On NS a consumer started treatment with Etomidate (dosage: NA). The following health products were being taken at the same time:
  • Fentanyl
  • Succinylcholine Chloride
  • When commencing Etomidate, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
    • Bradycardia
    • Cardiac Arrest
    Although all health products are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Bradycardia, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

    Unevaluable Event ( 6 reports)    ➢ More

    Multi-organ Failure, Unevaluable Event, Renal Impairment, Anhedonia, Fear, Renal Injury, Anxiety, Pain, Renal Failure

    A case of a 52-year-old patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES was presented. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Etomidate (dosage: 8 Mg, Unk) starting Jun 03, 2002. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Zinacef (1.5 G, Unk)
  • Solu-cortef (100 Mg, Unk)
  • Trasylol (25ml/hr Until Bottle Infused)
  • Fentanyl (500 ?g, Unk)
  • Succinylcholine Chloride (200 Mg, Unk)
  • Trasylol (1 Ml, Test Dose)
  • Protamine Sulfate (400 Mg, Unk)
  • Versed
  • Soon after that, the subject experienced the following of symptoms:
    • Multi-organ Failure
    • Unevaluable Event
    • Renal Impairment
    • Anhedonia
    • Fear
    • Renal Injury
    • Anxiety
    • Pain
    • Renal Failure
    This opens a possibility that Etomidate could cause Unevaluable Event and that some subjects may be more susceptible.

    Injection Site Phlebitis ( 5 reports)    ➢ More

    Injection Site Phlebitis

    on Sep 08, 2010 a male from UNITED STATES , 26 years of age, weighting 204.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Etomidate. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Etomidate side effects: injection site phlebitis. Etomidate dosage: NA.

    Common Etomidate Side Effects

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    Cardiac Arrest (8)
    Renal Failure (7)
    Bradycardia (6)
    Unevaluable Event (6)
    Pain (5)
    Injection Site Phlebitis (5)
    Ventricular Tachycardia (4)
    Myoclonus (4)
    Loss Of Consciousness (4)
    Injury (4)
    Hypotension (4)
    Grand Mal Convulsion (4)
    Convulsion (4)
    Cerebrovascular Accident (4)
    Death (3)
    Anxiety (3)
    Tremor (3)
    Renal Impairment (3)
    Tachycardia (3)
    Hyperaemia (2)
    Fear (2)
    Coma (2)
    Cardio-respiratory Arrest (2)
    Cardiac Failure (2)
    Atrial Fibrillation (2)
    Agitation (2)
    Anhedonia (2)
    Anaphylactic Reaction (2)
    Product Quality Issue (2)
    Hyperglycaemia (2)
    Scintillating Scotoma (2)
    Retinal Artery Occlusion (2)
    Procedural Complication (2)
    Post Procedural Complication (2)
    Pneumocystis Jirovecii Pneumonia (2)
    Phlebitis (2)
    Off Label Use (2)
    No Therapeutic Response (2)
    Nervous System Disorder (2)
    Adrenocortical Insufficiency Acute (1)
    Addison's Disease (1)
    Adrenal Atrophy (1)
    Adrenal Insufficiency (1)
    Apnoea (1)
    Alcohol Use (1)
    Altered State Of Consciousness (1)
    Amnesia (1)
    Anaesthetic Complication (1)
    Anaesthetic Complication Cardiac (1)
    Vomiting (1)

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