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Ureaphil Side Effects

Generic Name: urea

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

Applies to urea: intravenous powder for solution

Along with its needed effects, urea (the active ingredient contained in Ureaphil) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking urea:

  • Pain in lower abdomen
  • weakness

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur while taking urea:


  • Confusion
  • irregular heartbeat
  • muscle cramps or pain
  • numbness, tingling, pain, or weakness in hands or feet
  • unusual tiredness or weakness
  • weakness and heaviness of legs

Some side effects of urea may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More Common

  • Nausea or vomiting

Less Common or Rare

  • Headache
  • diarrhea

After the procedure is completed, this procedure may still produce some side effects that need medical attention. Check with your doctor if you notice any of the following side effects:

  • Chills or shivering
  • fever
  • foul-smelling vaginal discharge
  • increase in bleeding of the uterus
  • pain in lower abdomen

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.

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Other brands: ure-Na