EDECRIN Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure

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

  • decreased appetite
  • diarrhea

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low amount of sodium in the blood
  • low amount of potassium in the blood
  • low amount of chloride in the blood
  • ototoxicity, damage to the inner ear that affects hearing or balance

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

  • confusion
  • blurred vision
  • cramps
  • headache
  • nausea
  • generalized weakness
  • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise
  • intense abdominal pain

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low blood sugar
  • acute inflammation of the joints due to gout attack
  • low amount of magnesium in the blood
  • decreased blood platelets
  • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • hearing loss
  • acute inflammation of the pancreas
  • bleeding of the stomach or intestines
  • bloody urine
  • inflammation of the skin due to an allergy
  • involuntary muscle contractions
  • a skin rash
  • high amount of uric acid in the blood
  • high blood sugar
  • a yellowing of the eyes or skin from buildup of bilirubin called jaundice
  • acid base problem with low chloride and basic pH blood
  • IgA vasculitis

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

  • ringing in the ears
  • sensation of spinning or whirling
  • fever
  • low energy
  • chills
  • excessive thirst
  • vomiting
  • difficulty swallowing
  • reactions at the site of the injection
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin

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