Normal Saline Flush Side Effects
Generic Name: sodium chloride
Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug sodium chloride. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Normal Saline Flush.
It is possible that some side effects of Normal Saline Flush may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.
Applies to sodium chloride: injection solution
As well as its needed effects, sodium chloride (the active ingredient contained in Normal Saline Flush) may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.
If any of the following side effects occur while taking sodium chloride, check with your doctor immediately:Less common
- Excessive blood loss
- burning pain in lower abdomen
- chest pain, severe
- convulsions (seizures)
- feeling of heat
- feeling of warmth in lips and tongue
- headache (severe or dull)
- numbness of the fingertips
- pain in lower back, pelvis, or stomach
- ringing in the ears
- shortness of breath
- thirst (sudden) or salty taste
- vision problems
After the procedure is completed, some side effects may occur that need medical attention. Check with your doctor if you notice any of the following side effects:
- Abdominal cramping
- bad smelling discharge from vagina
- bleeding at place of injection
- chills or shivering
- increase in bleeding from the uterus
- pain in lower abdomen
- passing of pieces of tissue from the uterus
- redness at place of injection
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