ALPROSTADIL Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low amount of calcium in the blood
  • apnea, a breathing interruption

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • temporary redness of face and neck

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • slow heartbeat
  • low blood pressure
  • seizures
  • diarrhea
  • sepsis
  • fast heartbeat

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

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    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • low blood sugar
    • high levels of potassium in the blood
    • low amount of potassium in the blood
    • anemia
    • a type of blood clotting disorder called disseminated intravascular coagulation
    • decreased blood platelets
    • second degree atrioventricular heart block
    • paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia
    • ventricular fibrillation, a heart rhythm disorder
    • complete stoppage of the heart
    • chronic heart failure
    • a hemorrhage in the brain
    • bleeding
    • decreased lung function
    • inflammation and infection of the abdomen lining
    • bloody urine
    • erythema or skin redness
    • overextension of the neck
    • joint stiffness
    • severe newborn breathing problem with blue discoloration
    • visible water retention
    • a condition where the body is unable to maintain adequate blood flow called shock
    • rapid breathing
    • wheezing
    • an increase of carbon dioxide in the blood
    • slow breathing
    • vomiting
    • decreased urine production
    • low body temperature
    • low energy and weakness
    • irritability
    • infantile cortical hyperostosis

    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

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