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sodium & potassium bicarbonate

Side Effects

List sodium & potassium bicarbonate side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with sodium & potassium bicarbonate:

Common side effects of sodium & potassium bicarbonate:

  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • GasLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of sodium & potassium bicarbonate:

  • High Amount of Potassium in the BloodSevere
  • Swelling of the AbdomenLess Severe

Rare side effects of sodium & potassium bicarbonate:

  • A Rupture in the Wall of the Stomach or IntestineSevere
  • AlkalosisSevere
  • Bleeding of the Stomach or IntestinesSevere
  • High Amount of Calcium in the BloodSevere
  • Irritation of the Stomach or IntestinesSevere
  • RashSevere
  • Red Blood in Bowel MovementSevere
  • Stomach or Intestine BlockageSevere
  • Stomach UlcerSevere
  • Throat PainSevere
  • Ulcer of the DuodenumSevere
  • Water RetentionLess Severe

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