DEXTROSE 5%-1/2NS-KCL Solution, Intravenous Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • High Levels Of Potassium In The Blood
  • Numbness
  • Trouble Breathing

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Type Of Brain Function Problem Called Encephalopathy
  • Complete Heart Block
  • Complete Stoppage Of The Heart
  • Damage To The Skin And Tissue Around The Injection Site
  • Dead Skin
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Hyperchloremic Acidosis
  • Inflammation Of The Vein, Or Phlebitis After Infusion
  • Low Amount Of Sodium In The Blood
  • Slow Heartbeat
  • Thrombophlebitis, An Inflamed Vein Due To A Blood Clot
  • Tingling Of Hands Or Feet
  • Ventricular Fibrillation, A Heart Rhythm Disorder

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash
  • A Skin Ulcer
  • Chest Pain
  • Chills
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Itching
  • Nausea
  • Reactions At The Site Of The Injection
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Vomiting

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