Liquid E-Z Paque Side Effects
Generic name: barium sulfate
Note: This document contains side effect information about barium sulfate. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Liquid E-Z Paque.
Some side effects of Liquid E-Z Paque may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
For the Consumer
Applies to barium sulfate: oral and rectal powder for reconstitution, oral and rectal suspension, oral capsule, oral cream, oral paste, oral powder for reconstitution, oral suspension, oral tablet, rectal powder for reconstitution, rectal suspension
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking barium sulfate (the active ingredient contained in Liquid E-Z Paque) hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have:
severe stomach pain;
severe cramping, diarrhea, or constipation;
ringing in your ears;
confusion, fast heart rate; or
pale skin, weakness.
Other common side effects may include:
mild stomach cramps;
loose stools or mild constipation.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to barium sulfate: compounding powder, oral capsule, oral cream, oral paste, oral powder for reconstitution, oral suspension, oral tablet, oral and rectal powder for reconstitution, oral and rectal suspension, rectal powder for reconstitution, rectal suspension
General side effects including severe reactions (approximately 1 in 1,000,000) and fatalities (approximately 1 in 10,000,000) have been reported.
Other side effects caused by procedural complications have been rare. Procedural complications have included aspiration pneumonitis, barium impaction, granuloma formation, intravasation, embolization and peritonitis following intestinal perforation, vasovagal and syncopal episodes, and fatalities.
It is of the utmost importance to be completely prepared to treat any EKG changes.
Cardiovascular side effects including EKG changes have been reported following or during barium enema procedures.
Gastrointestinal side effects including nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal cramping accompanying the use of barium sulfate (the active ingredient contained in Liquid E-Z Paque) formulations have been infrequent and usually mild.
More Liquid E-Z Paque resources
- Liquid E-Z Paque Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Liquid E-Z Paque oral and rectal Concise Consumer Information (Cerner Multum)
- Bar-Test Advanced Consumer (Micromedex) - Includes Dosage Information
- Baro-Cat Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Barosperse Prescribing Information (FDA)
- E-Z-Cat Dry Prescribing Information (FDA)
- E-Z-HD Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Entrobar Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Intropaste Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Polibar ACB Prescribing Information (FDA)
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