Chloraprep Report: Gallbladder trouble needed emergency
A following Chloraprep side effect report was submitted by a user.
Female patient reported the following Chloraprep side effects :
Gallbladder trouble needed emergency surgery. They used chloraprep on the area which caused a severe chemical burn to skin post surgery.
The chloraprep used on my abdomen prior to gallbladder surgery caused severe chemical burns on my stomach. Skin ruptured and peeled leaving draining raw sores. The chloraprep was not removed after surgery and led to severe burns and infection.Side Effect Event date: Wednesday August 15th 12:00:00 AM
Patient Age: 40
Patient Weight: 220
Diagnosis: Gallbladder surgery prep
Hospitalized? Yes Severe burns on abdomen
Birth Defects? No
Was intervention required to prevent damage? No
Other serious medical events? No
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