Table 1.

Complications

Type of ComplicationIncidence
O2 saturation <85% 4/350 (1.1%)
O2saturation of 88%–94% during lumbar
puncture (neck flexion)
24/74 (32.4%)
Macular rash/flushing 8/68 (11.8%)
Agitation 2/68 (2.9%)
Sleep disturbance 2/68 (2.9%)
Vomiting (nonlumbar puncture procedures) 8/276 (2.9%)