Meprobamate Peripheral Ischaemia Side Effect Reports
The following Meprobamate Peripheral Ischaemia side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.
This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Peripheral Ischaemia, can occur, and what you can do about them.
A side effect could appear soon after you start Meprobamate or it might take time to develop.
|Gangrene, Amputation, Extremity Necrosis, Cyanosis, Skin Graft, Peripheral Ischaemia, Pain In Extremity|
This Peripheral Ischaemia side effect was reported by a physician from MALAYSIA. A 23-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Meprobamate (dosage: 200 Mg, Intra-arterial), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Meprobamate the consumer reported the following symptoms:
|Septic Shock, Application Site Bleeding, Peripheral Ischaemia, Thrombosis|
This Peripheral Ischaemia Meprobamate side effect was reported by a health professional from FRANCE on Feb 02, 2011. A Patient , 39 years of age, was treated with Meprobamate. The patient presented the following health conditions:
Meprobamate Peripheral Ischaemia Causes and Reviews
Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) happens when there is a narrowing of the blood vessels outside of your heart. The cause of PAD is atherosclerosis. This happens when plaque builds up on the walls of the arteries that supply blood to the arms and legs. Plaque is a substance made up of fat and cholesterol. It causes the arteries to narrow or become blocked. This can reduce or stop blood flow, usually to the legs. If severe enough, blocked blood flow can cause tissue death and can sometimes lead to amputation of the foot or leg.
The main risk factor for PAD is smoking. Other risk factors include older age and diseases like diabetes, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke.
Many people who have PAD don't have any symptoms. If you have symptoms, they may include
- Pain, numbness, achiness, or heaviness in the leg muscles. This happens when walking or climbing stairs.
- Weak or absent pulses in the legs or feet
- Sores or wounds on the toes, feet, or legs that heal slowly, poorly, or not at all
- A pale or bluish color to the skin
- A lower temperature in one leg than the other leg
- Poor nail growth on the toes and decreased hair growth on the legs
- Erectile dysfunction, especially among men who have diabetes
PAD can increase your risk of heart attack, stroke, and transient ischemic attack.
Doctors diagnose PAD with a physical exam and heart and imaging tests. Treatments include lifestyle changes, medicines, and sometimes surgery. Lifestyle changes include dietary changes, exercise, and efforts to lower high cholesterol levels and high blood pressure.
NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
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