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Dextran 70 6% in 5% Dextrose Side Effects

Generic Name: dextran, high molecular weight

Note: This document contains side effect information about dextran, high molecular weight. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Dextran 70 6% in 5% Dextrose.

Applies to dextran, high molecular weight: intrauterine solution, intravenous solution

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking dextran, high molecular weight (the active ingredient contained in Dextran 70 6% in 5% Dextrose) hives or skin rash; stuffy nose, wheezing, chest tightness; feeling like you might pass out; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Tell your caregiver right away if you have:

  • weak or shallow breathing; or

  • a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out.

Common side effects may include:

  • nausea, vomiting;

  • joint pain;

  • fever; or

  • pain, swelling, or bruising along the vein where the medicine was injected.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

Some side effects of Dextran 70 6% in 5% Dextrose 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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