CeraLyte Side Effects

Generic Name: electrolyte replacement solutions

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of electrolyte replacement solutions. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name CeraLyte.

Not all side effects for CeraLyte may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

Applies to electrolyte replacement solutions: oral packet, oral powder for solution, oral powder for suspension, oral solution, oral tablet

In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by electrolyte replacement solutions (the active ingredient contained in CeraLyte). In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.

If any of the following side effects occur while taking electrolyte replacement solutions, check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible:

Symptoms of too much sodium (salt) in the body
  • Convulsions (seizures)
  • dizziness
  • fast heartbeat
  • high blood pressure
  • irritability
  • muscle twitching
  • restlessness
  • swelling of feet or lower legs
  • weakness
Symptoms of too much fluid in the body
  • Puffy eyelids

Some of the side effects that can occur with electrolyte replacement solutions may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:

More common
  • Vomiting (mild)

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