Mesalamine Enema Kit Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Inflammation Of The Large Intestine

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash
  • Acne
  • Dizziness
  • Fever
  • Gas
  • Headache

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Type Of Stomach Irritation Called Gastritis
  • Diarrhea
  • Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Nausea
  • Soreness Of The Rectal Area

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Blockage Of The Bile Duct That Resulting In High Bilirubin Levels
  • A Condition With Symptoms That Resemble Lupus
  • A Fever As A Result Of Taking The Medication
  • A Hypersensitivity Reaction To A Drug
  • A Yellowing Of The Eyes Or Skin From Buildup Of Bilirubin Called Jaundice
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Pancreas
  • An Intense Headache
  • Bleeding Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Bloody Diarrhea
  • Damage To The Kidneys
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Diabetes Insipidus With Kidney Complications
  • Erythema Nodosum, A Skin Condition With Red And Painful Nodules
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  • High Pressure Within The Skull
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Inflammation In The Lungs Due To An Allergic Reaction
  • Inflammation Of The Alveoli Of The Lungs
  • Inflammation Of The Covering Of The Heart Or Pericardium
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Inflammation Of The Middle Tissue Heart Muscle
  • Inflammation Of The Spinal Cord
  • Irritation Of The Rectum
  • Liver Failure
  • Liver Tissue Death
  • Low Blood Counts Due To Bone Marrow Failure
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils
  • Pyoderma Gangrenosum, A Condition Where Large Painful Skin Sores Form
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Very Low Levels Of Granulocytes, A Type Of White Blood Cell

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Painful Condition That Affects The Nerves In The Legs And Arms Called Peripheral Neuropathy
  • An Abnormal Stool Color
  • Backache
  • Constipation
  • Erythema Or Skin Redness
  • Fluid Accumulation Around The Eye
  • Hair Loss
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hives
  • Ineffective Painful Straining Of Stool Or Urine
  • Infertility In Women
  • Itching
  • Itching Of The Anus
  • Low Sperm Count
  • Pain In The Arms Or Legs
  • Psoriasis

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