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alprostadil injection

Side Effects

List alprostadil injection side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with alprostadil injection:

Common side effects of alprostadil injection:

  • FeverSevere
  • Low Amount of Calcium in the BloodSevere
  • Periods of Not BreathingSevere
  • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckSevere

Infrequent side effects of alprostadil injection:

  • Abnormally Low Blood PressureSevere
  • DiarrheaSevere
  • Fast HeartbeatSevere
  • SeizuresSevere
  • Slow HeartbeatSevere

Rare side effects of alprostadil injection:

  • AnemiaSevere
  • Bloody UrineSevere
  • Breathing ChangesSevere
  • Chronic Heart FailureSevere
  • Complete Stoppage of the HeartSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Easily Angered or AnnoyedSevere
  • Excess Amount of Carbon Dioxide in the BloodSevere
  • HemorrhageSevere
  • Hemorrhage in the BrainSevere
  • High Amount of Potassium in the BloodSevere
  • Inflammation and Infection of the Abdomen LiningSevere
  • Joint StiffnessSevere
  • Kidney Problems Causing a Decreased Amount of Urine to be PassedSevere
  • Low Amount of Potassium in the BloodSevere
  • Low Blood SugarSevere
  • Low Body TemperatureSevere
  • Overextension of the NeckSevere
  • Overgrowth or Thickening of the Shaft of Long BonesSevere
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular TachycardiaSevere
  • Rapid BreathingSevere
  • Redness of SkinSevere
  • Second Degree Atrioventricular Heart BlockSevere
  • Serious Blood Clotting ProblemSevere
  • ShockSevere
  • Significant Decrease in Lung FunctionSevere
  • Slow BreathingSevere
  • SluggishnessSevere
  • Spasm of Outflow Tract of Right Ventricle of HeartSevere
  • Throwing UpSevere
  • Ventricular FibrillationSevere
  • Visible Water RetentionSevere
  • WheezingSevere

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