Dextran 40 in 5% Dextrose Side Effects
Generic Name: dextran, low molecular weight
Note: This document contains side effect information about dextran, low molecular weight. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Dextran 40 in 5% Dextrose.
Applies to dextran, low molecular weight: intravenous solution
Frequency not reported: Tightness of the chest, hypotension
Frequency not reported: Anaphylaxis
Postmarketing reports: Dextran-induced anaphylactoid reaction (DIAR)[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Febrile response, injection site infection, venous thrombosis or phlebitis extending from the site of injection, extravasation, hypervolemia[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Fever[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Wheezing[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Dextran In Dextrose (dextran, low molecular weight)." B Braun Medical Inc, Irvine, CA.
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