Side effects and indications

Whenever possible, frequency information about the side effects was extracted from the labels. Aggregated frequency information for the drug and, if available, placebo is shown. To the right, you can click on shaded boxes to be taken to mentions of the side effect on the label. (In some cases, the side effect cannot be highlighted due to conversion problems.)

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Side effect Data for drug Placebo Labels
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Cardiac arrest def postmarketing x
Cardiac disorder def postmarketing x
Necrosis def postmarketing x x x x
Hepatic failure def postmarketing x x x
Hepatic necrosis def postmarketing x x x x
Hepatobiliary disease def postmarketing x
Arrhythmia def x x x x x x
Cough def x
Delirium def x x x
Hallucination def x x x
Hepatitis def x x x x
Hiccups def x x x
Hyperglycaemia def x
Hyperkalaemia def x x x
Hypotension def x x x x x x
Jaundice def x x x
Laryngospasm def x
Hyperthermia malignant def x x x x
Muscle rigidity def x
Mycobacterium avium complex infection def x
Nausea def x x x x x x
Salivation def x
Shivering def x x x x x x
Vomiting def x x x x x x
Hepatic function abnormal x x x
Excitement x
Respiratory depression x x x x x x
Ileus def x x x x x x
Hyperthermia def x x x x


More information: STITCH, PubChem and possibly Wikipedia

ATC Code: N01AB06


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frequent (1% to 100%)    
infrequent (0.1% to 1%)    
rare (<0.1%)    
no frequency information    
not found on label    


Labels were obtained from different sources and potentially contain different sets of side effects. If you click on the label name, a HTML version of the label will be shown with proteins, chemicals and side efffects highlighted using Reflect.

  1. Isoflurane : 15 side effects (FDA XML label)
  2. ISOFLURANE / FORANE : 15 side effects (Drugs@FDA)
  3. ISOFLURANE : 18 side effects (FDA XML label)
  4. ISOFLURANE / ISOFLURANE USP : 11 side effects (Health Canada)
  5. ISOFLURANE / FORANE : 12 side effects (Health Canada)
  6. ISOFLURANE / ISOFLURANE USP : 22 side effects (Health Canada)