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Precedex (Dexmedetomidine) - Cardiac Arrest - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Cardiac Arrest (6)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Precedex (Dexmedetomidine) where reactions include cardiac arrest. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

Possible Precedex side effects in 44 year old female

Reported by a physician from Canada on 2012-05-03

Patient: 44 year old female, weighing 121.0 kg (266.2 pounds)

Reactions: Procedural Complication, Bradycardia, Cardiac Arrest

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Precedex

Other drugs received by patient: Remifentanil; Nexium; Fentanyl Citrate



Possible Precedex side effects in 44 year old female

Reported by a physician from Canada on 2012-04-26

Patient: 44 year old female, weighing 121.0 kg (266.2 pounds)

Reactions: Procedural Complication, Bradycardia, Cardiac Arrest

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Precedex

Other drugs received by patient: Nexium; Fentanyl Citrate; (Remifentanil)



Possible Precedex side effects in 34 year old male

Reported by a physician from Canada on 2012-04-26

Patient: 34 year old male, weighing 181.0 kg (398.2 pounds)

Reactions: Procedural Complication, Blood Pressure Decreased, Cardiac Arrest

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Precedex

Other drugs received by patient: Celebrex; (Remifentanil); Fentanyl Citrate



Possible Precedex side effects in 34 year old male

Reported by a physician from Canada on 2012-04-24

Patient: 34 year old male, weighing 181.0 kg (398.2 pounds)

Reactions: Procedural Complication, Blood Pressure Decreased, Cardiac Arrest

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Precedex

Other drugs received by patient: (Remifentanil); (Fentanyl); Celebrex



Possible Precedex side effects in 49 year old female

Reported by a physician from Canada on 2012-04-24

Patient: 49 year old female, weighing 152.0 kg (334.4 pounds)

Reactions: Cardiac Arrest

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Precedex

Other drugs received by patient: Propofol; Morphine; (Remifentanil); Rocuronium Bromide; Quelicin; Versed; Decadron



Possible Precedex side effects in 57 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-03-15

Patient: 57 year old male, weighing 143.0 kg (314.6 pounds)

Reactions: Agitation, Hypoxic-Ischaemic Encephalopathy, Pulse Absent, Bradycardia, Cardiac Arrest, Pulseless Electrical Activity

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Precedex

Other drugs received by patient: Albutetol / Ipratropium MDI; Clonidine; Famotidine; Amiodarone Hydrochloride; Valproic Acid; Diltiazem HCL; Dexmedetomodine Hydrochloride; Furosemide; Heparin

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