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alprostadil (bulk)

Side Effects

List alprostadil (bulk) side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with alprostadil (bulk):

Common side effects of alprostadil (bulk):

  • FeverSevere
  • Low Amount of Calcium in the BloodSevere
  • Periods of Not BreathingSevere
  • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckSevere

Infrequent side effects of alprostadil (bulk):

  • Abnormally Low Blood PressureSevere
  • DiarrheaSevere
  • Fast HeartbeatSevere
  • SeizuresSevere
  • Slow HeartbeatSevere

Rare side effects of alprostadil (bulk):

  • AnemiaSevere
  • Bloody UrineSevere
  • Breathing ChangesSevere
  • Chronic Heart FailureSevere
  • Complete Stoppage of the HeartSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Easily Angered or AnnoyedSevere
  • Excess Amount of Carbon Dioxide in the BloodSevere
  • HemorrhageSevere
  • Hemorrhage in the BrainSevere
  • High Amount of Potassium in the BloodSevere
  • Inflammation and Infection of the Abdomen LiningSevere
  • Joint StiffnessSevere
  • Kidney Problems Causing a Decreased Amount of Urine to be PassedSevere
  • Low Amount of Potassium in the BloodSevere
  • Low Blood SugarSevere
  • Low Body TemperatureSevere
  • Overextension of the NeckSevere
  • Overgrowth or Thickening of the Shaft of Long BonesSevere
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular TachycardiaSevere
  • Rapid BreathingSevere
  • Redness of SkinSevere
  • Second Degree Atrioventricular Heart BlockSevere
  • Serious Blood Clotting ProblemSevere
  • ShockSevere
  • Significant Decrease in Lung FunctionSevere
  • Slow BreathingSevere
  • SluggishnessSevere
  • Spasm of Outflow Tract of Right Ventricle of HeartSevere
  • Throwing UpSevere
  • Ventricular FibrillationSevere
  • Visible Water RetentionSevere
  • WheezingSevere

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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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