CERVIDIL Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • increased strength or frequency of uterine contractions

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

  • fever
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • stomach cramps

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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

    • chills
    • headache

    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • a type of blood clotting disorder called disseminated intravascular coagulation
    • increased pressure in the eye
    • high blood pressure
    • slow heartbeat
    • constriction of blood vessels of the extremities
    • low blood pressure
    • bronchospasm
    • tearing of the uterus while pregnant
    • heavy bleeding after the delivery of a baby
    • contact dermatitis, a type of skin rash that occurs from contact with an offending substance
    • itching
    • hives
    • a skin rash
    • wheezing
    • trouble breathing
    • chest pain
    • chest tightness
    • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
    • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
    • fast heartbeat
    • amniotic fluid embolism in childbirth

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

    • paralysis of the intestines
    • swelling of the vulva
    • backache
    • dizziness
    • temporary redness of face and neck
    • hiccups
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