Edetate calcium disodium Side Effects
For the Consumer
Applies to edetate calcium disodium: parenteral injection
Side effects include:
Injection site pain.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to edetate calcium disodium: compounding powder, injectable solution
Frequency not reported: Acute necrosis of proximal tubules (which may result in fatal nephrosis), infrequent changes in distal tubules and glomeruli, nephrotoxicity, damage to the reticuloendothelial system with hemorrhagic tendencies (from excessive dosages)[Ref]
Increases in SGOT and SGPT usually return to normal within 48 hours after treatment discontinuation.[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Mild increases in SGOT and SGPT[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Rash, exfoliative dermatitis and other toxic skin and mucus membrane reactions[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Fever, malaise, fatigue, febrile reactions[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Chills, myalgia, arthralgia[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Pain at intramuscular injection site[Ref]
1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0
2. "Product Information. Calcium Disodium Versenate (edetate calcium disodium)." Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation, Scottsdale, AZ.
Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.
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Other brands: Calcium Disodium Versenate