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Rheomacrodex Side Effects

Generic Name: dextran, low molecular weight

Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug dextran, low molecular weight. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Rheomacrodex.

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.

It is possible that some side effects of Rheomacrodex may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.

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