Very common and common side effects

The following side effects are very common or common after an anaesthetic; about 1 in 10 to 1 in 100 patients may experience these side effects.

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

Very common and common side effects
RA GA Feeling sick and vomiting after surgery
  GA Sore throat
RA GA Dizziness, blurred vision
RA GA Headache
RA GA Bladder problems
  GA Damage to lips or tongue (usually minor)
RA GA Itching
RA GA Aches, pains and backache
RA GA Pain during injection of drugs
RA GA Bruising and soreness
  GA Confusion or memory loss