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Morrhuate sodium Side Effects

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Sep 1, 2022.

Applies to morrhuate sodium: injectable solution


Cardiovascular side effects have included thrombosis, valvular incompetency, and vascular collapse.[Ref]

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included drowsiness, headache, and dizziness.[Ref]


Dermatologic side effects have included urticaria.[Ref]


Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea and vomiting.[Ref]


Local side effects have included burning at the site of injection and severe extravasation effects.[Ref]


Musculoskeletal side effects have included weakness.[Ref]


Respiratory side effects have included asthma and pulmonary embolism.[Ref]


Hypersensitivity side effects have included anaphylaxis reactions.[Ref]

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1. "Multum Information Services, Inc. Expert Review Panel"

2. "Product Information. Morrhuate Sodium (morrhuate sodium)." American Regent Laboratories Inc (2014):

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