Side effect(s) of Iron Dextran

Read the side effects of Iron Dextran as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Heart- Abnormal heart rhythm, slow heart rate, chest pain, chest tightness, high blood pressure, in some people low blood pressure, shivering, shock and fainting.

Central Nervous System- Convulsions, disorientation, dizziness, headache, uneasiness, numbness, tingling, unconsciousness, unresponsiveness and weakness.

Skin- Brown skin and/or underlying tissue discoloration (staining), bluish, flushing, itching, unusual bleeding, rash, sweating and hives.

Gastrointestinal- Abdominal pain, altered taste, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting.

Genitourinary- Blood in urine.

Blood- Lymphatic- Increase in white blood cells and swollen lymph nodes.

Local- Atrophy/fibrosis at injection site, inflammation, inflammation of vein, pain/soreness at or near IM injection site, sterile abscess and swelling.

Musculoskeletal- Joint pain, inflammation of joints, backache and muscle pain.

Respiratory- Asthma, difficulty in breathing, respiratory arrest and wheezing.

Miscellaneous- Serious allergic reaction which may cause death, chills, dizziness, fever, headache, malaise, nausea and vomiting.



Other Precautions : *Avoid using contaminated solution of this medication.
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