Gentran 40 with 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 Gentran 40 with 5% Dextrose.
Applies to dextran, low molecular weight: intravenous solution
Frequency not reported: Tightness of the chest, hypotension
Postmarketing reports: Cardiac arrest[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Mild urticarial reactions, generalized urticaria[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Nausea, vomiting[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Anaphylactoid reactions
Postmarketing reports: Dextran-induced anaphylactoid reaction (DIAR)[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Febrile response, infection at site of injection, venous thrombosis or phlebitis extending from the site of injection, extravasation, hypervolemia[Ref]
Postmarketing reports: Shock[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Wheezing[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Dextran In Dextrose (dextran, low molecular weight)." B Braun Medical Inc, Irvine, CA.
2. "Product Information. Dextran In Sodium Chloride (dextran, high molecular weight)." Abbott Laboratories, Limited, Saint-Laurent, IN.
Some side effects of Gentran 40 with 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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