Aquachloral Supprettes Side Effects
Generic Name: chloral hydrate
Note: This document contains side effect information about chloral hydrate. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Aquachloral Supprettes.
For the Consumer
Applies to chloral hydrate: oral capsules, oral solution, rectal suppositories
Side effects include:
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, ataxia, dizziness.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to chloral hydrate: compounding powder, oral capsule, oral syrup, rectal suppository
Gastrointestinal side effects including nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea have been the most frequent side effects associated with the use of chloral hydrate (the active ingredient contained in Aquachloral Supprettes) [Ref]
Nervous system side effects including ataxia and dizziness have been reported. Residual sedation has been reported infrequently following usual hypnotic doses. A somnambulistic reaction characterized by disorientation and incoherence has been reported rarely.[Ref]
Dermatologic side effects including scarlatiniform or erythematous rash, urticaria, angioedema, purpura, eczema, bullous lesions, and erythema multiforme have been reported.[Ref]
1. "PDR Generics." Montvale, NJ: Medical Economics (1995):
Some side effects of Aquachloral Supprettes may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
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- Drug class: miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics
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