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Somnote Side Effects

Generic Name: chloral hydrate

Note: This document contains side effect information about chloral hydrate. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Somnote.

Applies to chloral hydrate: compounding powder, oral capsule, oral syrup, rectal suppository

Cardiovascular

Frequency not reported: Torsades de pointes, hypotension, ventricular and atrial arrhythmias, depression of myocardial contractility, shortening of refractory period[Ref]

Dermatologic

Frequency not reported: Scarlatiniform exanthema, erythematous rash, urticaria, purpura, eczema, bullous lesions, erythema multiforme[Ref]

Gastrointestinal

Frequency not reported: Gastric irritation, nausea, vomiting, abdominal distension, diarrhea, stomach pain, unpleasant taste, flatulence, ileus[Ref]

Genitourinary

Frequency not reported: Ketonuria[Ref]

Hematologic

Frequency not reported: Leucopenia, eosinophilia[Ref]

Hypersensitivity

Frequency not reported: Allergic skin reactions, angioedema[Ref]

Metabolic

Frequency not reported: Porphyria[Ref]

Nervous system

Frequency not reported: Headache, unusual/paradoxical excitement, drowsiness, residual sedation/hangover, somnambulism, disorientation, incoherence, delirium, staggering gait, ataxia, lightheadedness, vertigo, dizziness, confusion, coma[Ref]

Ocular

Frequency not reported: Ptosis, allergic conjunctivitis, keratoconjunctivitis[Ref]

Other

Frequency not reported: Tolerance, hypothermia, malaise, fever, middle ear pressure[Ref]

Psychiatric

Frequency not reported: Paranoia, hallucinations, nightmares[Ref]

Respiratory

Frequency not reported: Respiratory depression, laryngeal edema, respiratory obstruction[Ref]

References

1. Canadian Pharmacists Association "e-CPS. Available from: URL: http://www.pharmacists.ca/function/Subscriptions/ecps.cfm?link=eCPS_quikLink."

2. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0

3. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0

4. "PDR Generics." Montvale, NJ: Medical Economics (1995):

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.