Uncommon side effects and complications

The following side effects are uncommon after an anaesthetic; 1 in 1000 patients may experience these side effects.

RA = This may occur with a regional anaesthetic.
GA = This may occur with a general anaesthetic

Uncommon side effects and complications

GA Chest infection

GA Muscle pains
RA GA Slow breathing (depressed respiration)

GA Damage to teeth
RA GA An existing medical condition getting worse

GA Awareness (becoming conscious during your operation)