Edetate calcium disodium Side Effects
Not all side effects for edetate calcium disodium may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.
For the Consumer
Applies to edetate calcium disodium: parenteral injection
Side effects include:
Injection site pain.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to edetate calcium disodium: compounding powder, injectable solution
Cardiovascular side effects have included hypotension and cardiac rhythm irregularities.[Ref]
Gastrointestinal side effects have included cheilosis, nausea, vomiting, anorexia, and excessive thirst.[Ref]
General side effects have included pain at the intramuscular injection site, fever, chills, malaise, and fatigue.[Ref]
Genitourinary side effects have included glycosuria, proteinuria, microscopic hematuria, and large epithelial cells in urinary sediment.[Ref]
Hematologic side effects have included transient bone marrow depression and anemia.[Ref]
Hepatic side effects are mild increases in SGOT and SGPT, which are common, and return to normal within 48 hours after cessation of therapy.[Ref]
Hypersensitivity side effects have included histamine-like reactions and rash.[Ref]
Immunologic side effects have included histamine-like reactions (sneezing, nasal congestion, and lacrimation) and rash.[Ref]
Metabolic side effects have included zinc deficiency and hypercalcemia.[Ref]
Musculoskeletal side effects have included myalgia and arthralgia.[Ref]
Nervous system side effects have included tremors, headache, numbness, and tingling.[Ref]
Renal side effects have included acute necrosis of proximal tubules (which may result in fatal nephrosis) and infrequent changes in distal tubules and glomeruli.[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Calcium Disodiuim Versenate (edetate calcium disodium)." 3M Pharmaceuticals, St Paul, MN.
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- Other brands: Calcium Disodium Versenate
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