Adverse effects of epidural opoids

The most common adverse effects of epidural opioids are:

  • Nausea / Vomiting
  • Respiratory depression
  • Pruritus (only side effect that is more commonly seen with spinal/epidural administration compared to systemic administration)
  • Drowsiness
  • Urinary retention

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