MISOPROSTOL Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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

    • diarrhea
    • stomach cramps

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • abnormal liver function tests

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

    • indigestion
    • constipation
    • headache
    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • gas

    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • a type of joint disorder due to excess uric acid in the blood called gout
    • anemia
    • large purple or brown skin blotches
    • decreased blood platelets
    • a toxic effect on the central nervous system, which consists of the brain and spinal cord
    • hearing loss
    • a heart attack
    • abnormal heart rhythm
    • obstruction of a blood vessel by a blood clot
    • bronchospasm
    • tearing of the uterus while pregnant
    • seizures
    • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
    • fast heartbeat

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

    • confusion
    • depression
    • a change in vision
    • pink eye
    • ringing in the ears
    • an earache
    • high blood pressure
    • low blood pressure
    • a common cold
    • inflammation of the gums
    • bloody urine
    • the inability to have an erection
    • breast pain
    • pain with menstruation
    • uterine cramps
    • bleeding not related to menstrual period
    • a problem with menstrual periods
    • skin inflammation
    • hair loss
    • joint pain
    • backache
    • muscle pain
    • cramps
    • drowsiness
    • fainting
    • dizziness
    • low energy
    • excessive sweating
    • chills
    • taste impairment
    • a skin rash
    • visible water retention
    • loss of skin color
    • nosebleed
    • trouble breathing
    • chest pain
    • difficulty swallowing
    • difficult or painful urination
    • excess urination
    • inflammation of a vein
    • generalized weakness
    • anxious feelings

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