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Side effect(s) of Disodium Edetate

Read the side effects of Disodium Edetate as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Gastrointestinal disorder: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea

Skin: Exfoliative dermatitis, toxic skin and mucous membrane reactions, transient burning and pricking

Hematological: Thrombophlebitis, febrile reactions, hyperuricemia, anemia

Others: Numbness, headache

Other Precautions : The patient should lay in bed for a time after treatment due to the postural hypotension.
Do not use unless the solution is clear and the container is intact.

Use with caution on patients with
Heart disease
Limited cardiac reserve
Congestive heart failure
Low potassium levels
Pregnant and nursing women

Edetate disodium has the potential to cause
Low serum magnesium levels during prolonged therapy
Low blood sugar

Drug Name : Disodium Edetate

Disodium Edetate generic Disodium edetate is prescribed In emergency situations to lower the levels of excess calcium in the blood To control irregular heartbeats or ventricular arrhythmias that occur due to accumulation of toxic levels of digitalis / digoxin , a drug given for heart conditions Disodium edetate is also known as disodium EDTA (ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid). NOTE: Edetate disodium is approved by the FDA only for treating critically high blood calcium levels, which are rare in occurrence. It is seldom used nowadays because safer methods of reducing serum calcium are available.
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