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What are the side effects of etidocaine?

There are many side effects associated with the use of etidocaine. Some effects include:

  • lightheadedness, apprehension, nervousness, euphoria, confusion, drowsiness, dizziness, blurred or double vision, vomiting, twitching and convulsions, and or a feeling of coldness and numbness.

If you experience any of the side effects, you should notify your doctor to make sure that you are not having an adverse reaction or were administered too much of the local anesthetic. Your doctor should be on alert in case you have an allergic reaction to the drug, which may cause breathing difficulties, hives, rash, or swelling in the face, mouth, or throat.

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