Vaprisol Side Effects
Generic Name: conivaptan
Note: This document contains side effect information about conivaptan. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Vaprisol.
Some side effects of Vaprisol 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 conivaptan: intravenous solution
Along with its needed effects, conivaptan (the active ingredient contained in Vaprisol) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking conivaptan:More Common
- Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of skin, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, itching, lumps, numbness, pain, rash, redness, scarring, soreness, stinging, swelling, tenderness, tingling, ulceration, or warmth at site
- bloating or swelling of face, arms, hands, lower legs, ankles, or feet
- blurred vision
- decreased urine
- dry mouth
- increased thirst
- irregular heartbeat
- loss of appetite
- mood changes
- muscle pain or cramps
- nausea or vomiting
- numbness or tingling in hands, feet, or lips
- pounding in the ears
- rapid weight gain
- shortness of breath
- slow or fast heartbeat
- tingling of hands or feet
- unusual tiredness or weakness
- unusual weight gain or loss
- Abdominal pain
- bladder pain
- bloody or cloudy urine
- bluish color
- change in consciousness
- changes in skin color
- chest pain
- cold sweats
- cool pale skin
- decreased urination
- difficult, burning, or painful urination
- dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly
- fever or chills
- flushed, dry skin
- frequent urge to urinate
- fruit-like breath odor
- increase in amount of urine
- increase in heart rate
- increased hunger
- increased urination
- loss of consciousness
- lower back or side pain
- mental changes
- muscle spasms [tetany] or twitching
- pale skin
- problems in urination
- rapid breathing
- slurred speech
- sore mouth or tongue
- sore throat
- sunken eyes
- swelling of foot or leg
- tightness in chest
- trouble sleeping
- troubled breathing with exertion
- unable to sleep
- unusual bleeding or bruising
- white patches in mouth and/or on tongue
- wrinkled skin
Some side effects of conivaptan may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:More Common
- Difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
- redness of skin
- unusually warm skin
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to conivaptan: intravenous solution
Local side effects have included injection site reactions including erythema, pain, phlebitis, swelling, and cannulae site reactions.
Gastrointestinal side effects have included constipation, diarrhea, dry mouth, nausea, vomiting, oral candidiasis, and thirst.
Cardiovascular side effects have included atrial fibrillation, orthostatic hypotension, hypotension, peripheral edema, and hypertension.
Metabolic side effects have included dehydration, hypokalemia, hypomagnesemia, and hyponatremia.
Hematologic side effects have included anemia.
Renal side effects have included hematuria, polyuria, and, pollakiuria.
Genitourinary side effects have included urinary tract infection.
Nervous system side effects have included headache.
Psychiatric side effects have included insomnia and confusion.
General side effects have included pain and pyrexia.
Endocrine side effects have included hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia.
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