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Side Effects

List Cytotec side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with Cytotec:

Common side effects of Cytotec:

  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of Cytotec:

  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • GasLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

Rare side effects of Cytotec:

  • Abnormal Heart RhythmSevere
  • BronchospasmSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Heart AttackSevere
  • Large Purple or Brown Skin BlotchesSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Obstruction of a Blood Vessel by a Blood ClotSevere
  • Tearing of the Uterus while PregnantSevere
  • Abnormally Low Blood PressureLess Severe
  • Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or SinusLess Severe
  • AnxiousLess Severe
  • Bleeding Not Related to Menstrual PeriodLess Severe
  • Bloody UrineLess Severe
  • Breast TendernessLess Severe
  • Chest PainLess Severe
  • ChillsLess Severe
  • ConfusedLess Severe
  • DepressionLess Severe
  • Difficult or Painful UrinationLess Severe
  • Difficulty SwallowingLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • DrowsinessLess Severe
  • Excess UrinationLess Severe
  • Excessive SweatingLess Severe
  • Feeling FaintLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • FeverLess Severe
  • Hair LossLess Severe
  • Hearing ProblemLess Severe
  • High Blood PressureLess Severe
  • Inability to have an ErectionLess Severe
  • Inflammation of a VeinLess Severe
  • Inflammation of the GumsLess Severe
  • Loss of Skin ColorLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • Muscle PainLess Severe
  • NosebleedLess Severe
  • Painful PeriodsLess Severe
  • Pink EyeLess Severe
  • Problem with PeriodsLess Severe
  • Problems with EyesightLess Severe
  • Ringing in the EarsLess Severe
  • Skin InflammationLess Severe
  • Taste ProblemsLess Severe
  • Trouble BreathingLess Severe
  • Uterine CrampsLess Severe
  • Visible Water RetentionLess Severe

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CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.

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