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Tham Side Effects

Generic Name: tromethamine

Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug tromethamine. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Tham.

For the Consumer

Applies to tromethamine: parenteral injection

Side effects include:

Adverse effects may include respiratory depression, local irritation, tissue inflammation, injection site infection, febrile response, chemical phlebitis, venospasm, hypervolemia, IV thrombosis, extravasation (with possible necrosis and sloughing of tissues), transient decreases in blood glucose concentrations, hypoglycemia, and hepatocellular necrosis with infusion via low-lying umbilical venous catheters. (See Warnings under Cautions.)

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to tromethamine: compounding powder, intravenous solution

Cardiovascular

Frequency not reported: Chemical phlebitis, venospasms[Ref]

Dermatologic

Frequency not reported: Extravasation tissue damage and sloughing[Ref]

Endocrine

Frequency not reported: Transient depression of blood glucose[Ref]

Hepatic

Frequency not reported: Hepatocellular necrosis[Ref]

Local

Frequency not reported: Infection at site of injection, venous thrombosis or phlebitis from site of injection extravasation[Ref]

Metabolic

Frequency not reported: Hypervolemia[Ref]

Other

Frequency not reported: Febrile response[Ref]

Respiratory

Frequency not reported: Ventilatory depression, respiratory depression[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. Tham (tromethamine)." Abbott Pharmaceutical, Abbott Park, IL.

It is possible that some side effects of Tham 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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