Methylcellulose Side Effects
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jul 31, 2022.
Applies to methylcellulose: oral powder, oral tablet.
Serious side effects of Methylcellulose
WARNING/CAUTION: Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect:
- Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- Severe diarrhea.
- Very bad belly pain.
- Chest pain.
- Throwing up.
Other side effects of Methylcellulose
All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away:
- Belly pain.
These are not all of the side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-332-1088. You may also report side effects at https://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to methylcellulose: compounding powder, oral powder for reconstitution, oral tablet.
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Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.