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Side effect(s) of Epoprostenol

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

Most Common- Chest pain, anxiety, dizziness, slow or fast heart rate, difficulty in breathing, abdominal pain and musculoskeletal pain.

General- Weakness, fever, chills, flushing and flu-like symptoms.

Heart- Paleness, bluish color of the skin, palpitations, stroke, shock, bleeding, low blood pressure and heart attack.

Gastrointestinal- Loss of appetite, excess fluid, constipation, nausea, vomiting and flatulence.

Metabolic- Swelling in the leg, decreased potassium level in blood and weight loss/gain.

Musculoskeletal- Joint/bone/jaw pain.

Central Nervous System- Confusion, convulsion, depression, sleeplessness and headache.

Respiratory- Increased cough, nosebleed, excess fluid and inflammation of sinus.

Skin- Itching, rash, sweating, skin ulcer and hives.

Eye- Lazy eye and vision abnormality.

Genitourinary- Urinary tract infection and blood in urine.



Other Precautions : * Avoid alcohol consumption.

Drug Name : Epoprostenol

Epoprostenol(Flolan and Veletri) generic is a prostaglandin, prescribed for pulmonary arterial hypertension. The medication relaxes blood vessels.
More Info about Epoprostenol

International : 

Flolan and Veletri
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