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Gastrografin Safety Information and Side Effects

Gastrografin Safety Information



Aspiration ( 4 reports)    ➢ More

Aspiration

This case suggests a potential Gastrografin Aspiration side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 34-year-old female patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): x-ray,oesophageal perforation and used Gastrografin (dosage: NA) starting Mar 26, 2012. Soon after starting Gastrografin the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Aspiration
Drugs used concurrently:NA. The patient was hospitalized. Although Gastrografin demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Aspiration, may still occur.

Cardio-respiratory Arrest ( 4 reports)    ➢ More

Cardio-respiratory Arrest, Heart Rate Decreased, Posture Abnormal, Supraventricular Extrasystoles, Unresponsive To Stimuli

Adverse event was reported on Aug 25, 2010 by a Female taking Gastrografin (Dosage: NA) . Location: UNITED STATES , 84 years of age, Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Gastrografin side effects: cardio-respiratory arrest, heart rate decreased, posture abnormal, supraventricular extrasystoles, unresponsive to stimuli.

Diarrhoea ( 4 reports)    ➢ More

Loss Of Consciousness, Diarrhoea, Faecal Incontinence, Urinary Incontinence, Vomiting

This Diarrhoea problem was reported by a health professional from US. A female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): x-ray with contrast upper gastrointestinal tract.On Jan 16, 2012 a consumer started treatment with Gastrografin (dosage: 1 Bottle). The following health products were being taken at the same time:
  • Acyclovir (800 Mg In Am And 800 Mg In Pm)
  • Atenolol (25 Mg In Am And 25 Mg In Pm)
  • Pepcid Ac (20 Mg In Am And 20 Mg In Pm)
  • Advil
  • Alprazolam
  • Benadryl (As Needed)
  • Mometasone Furoate (0.1% Cream)
  • When commencing Gastrografin, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
    • Loss Of Consciousness
    • Diarrhoea
    • Faecal Incontinence
    • Urinary Incontinence
    • Vomiting
    The patient was hospitalized. Although all health products are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Diarrhoea, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

    Vomiting ( 4 reports)    ➢ More

    Loss Of Consciousness, Diarrhoea, Faecal Incontinence, Urinary Incontinence, Vomiting

    A case of a female patient (weight: NA) from US was presented. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: x-ray with contrast upper gastrointestinal tract and was treated with Gastrografin (dosage: 1 Bottle) starting Jan 16, 2012. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Acyclovir (800 Mg In Am And 800 Mg In Pm)
  • Atenolol (25 Mg In Am And 25 Mg In Pm)
  • Pepcid Ac (20 Mg In Am And 20 Mg In Pm)
  • Advil
  • Alprazolam
  • Benadryl (As Needed)
  • Mometasone Furoate (0.1% Cream)
  • Soon after that, the subject experienced the following of symptoms:
    • Loss Of Consciousness
    • Diarrhoea
    • Faecal Incontinence
    • Urinary Incontinence
    • Vomiting
    The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Gastrografin could cause Vomiting and that some female subjects may be more susceptible.

    Unresponsive To Stimuli ( 3 reports)    ➢ More

    Cardio-respiratory Arrest, Heart Rate Decreased, Posture Abnormal, Supraventricular Extrasystoles, Unresponsive To Stimuli

    on Aug 25, 2010 a Female from UNITED STATES , 84 years of age, was treated with Gastrografin. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Gastrografin side effects: cardio-respiratory arrest, heart rate decreased, posture abnormal, supraventricular extrasystoles, unresponsive to stimuli. Gastrografin dosage: NA.

    Common Gastrografin Side Effects

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    Cardio-respiratory Arrest (4)
    Vomiting (4)
    Aspiration (4)
    Diarrhoea (4)
    Unresponsive To Stimuli (3)
    Heart Rate Decreased (2)
    Anaphylactoid Reaction (2)
    Renal Failure Acute (2)
    Renal Tubular Necrosis (2)
    Posture Abnormal (2)
    Rash (2)
    Bradycardia (2)
    Swelling Face (2)
    Loss Of Consciousness (2)
    Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (2)
    Arthralgia (2)
    Faecal Incontinence (2)
    Pancreatitis (1)
    Scar (1)
    Skin Discolouration (1)
    Skin Hypertrophy (1)
    Skin Lesion (1)
    Product Odour Abnormal (1)
    Injury (1)
    Hypotension (1)
    Infection (1)
    Liquid Product Physical Issue (1)
    Multi-organ Failure (1)
    Nausea (1)
    Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis (1)
    Pulmonary Oedema (1)
    Pupil Fixed (1)
    Cholecystitis Acute (1)
    Pulmonary Embolism (1)
    Dysarthria (1)
    Decreased Appetite (1)
    Blood Creatinine Increased (1)
    Bone Pain (1)
    Cardiac Flutter (1)
    Chest Pain (1)
    Dysgeusia (1)
    Chills (1)
    Product Quality Issue (1)
    Contrast Media Reaction (1)
    Contusion (1)
    Duodenitis (1)
    Paraesthesia (1)
    Headache (1)
    Heart Rate Increased (1)
    Oxygen Saturation Decreased (1)

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