Emetrol Side Effects

Generic Name: phosphorated carbohydrate solution

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of phosphorated carbohydrate solution. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Emetrol.

Not all side effects for Emetrol 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 phosphorated carbohydrate solution: oral solution, oral syrup, oral tablet

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

Stop taking phosphorated carbohydrate solution and get emergency help immediately if any of the following effects occur:

Signs of fructose intolerance
  • Fainting
  • swelling of face, arms, and legs
  • unusual bleeding
  • vomiting
  • weight loss
  • yellow eyes or skin

Some of the side effects that can occur with phosphorated carbohydrate solution 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:

Less common - more common with large doses
  • Diarrhea
  • stomach or abdominal pain

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