Dextran 40 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.
Applies to dextran, low molecular weight: intravenous solution
Frequency not reported: Tightness of the chest, hypotension
Postmarketing reports: Cardiac arrest, shock[Ref]
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]
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- During pregnancy
- Drug class: plasma expanders
Related treatment guides
1. "Product Information. Dextran In Dextrose (dextran, low molecular weight)." B Braun Medical Inc (2013):
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