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Saline Laxative

Side Effects

List Saline Laxative side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with Saline Laxative:

Common side effects of Saline Laxative:

  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Swelling of the AbdomenLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of Saline Laxative:

  • DizzyLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

Rare side effects of Saline Laxative:

  • AcidosisSevere
  • Acute Kidney DiseaseSevere
  • Allergic Reaction caused by a DrugSevere
  • BronchospasmSevere
  • Extreme Loss of Body WaterSevere
  • Feeling of Throat TightnessSevere
  • Giant HivesSevere
  • Imbalance in Body Salts like Potassium and SodiumSevere
  • Increased Calcium in the KidneysSevere
  • Kidney DiseaseSevere
  • Kidney FailureSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Prolonged Q-T Interval on EKGSevere
  • SeizuresSevere
  • Trouble BreathingSevere
  • Abnormal Heart RhythmLess Severe
  • Difficulty SwallowingLess Severe
  • HivesLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Numbness and TinglingLess Severe
  • RashLess Severe

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