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Barium Report: Bloating heavy feeling stomach

Barium Report: Bloating heavy feeling stomach

A following Barium side effect report was submitted by a user.

Female patient reported the following Barium Sulfate Suspension side effects :
bloating, heavy feeling in stomach, lower pelvic pain and cramps, nausea, loss of appetite, headache and diarrhea

after CT scan i had immediate bloating then followed by stomach cramps and diarrhea. headache followed with late nite pelvic cramps

Medication Dosage: two (2) 450 ml each - total 900 ml
Medication Frequency: once
Patient Age: 51
Patient Weight: 167
Other medications: plavix,papaverine,Allegra-D, FEM-HRT, Dyazide, Flagyl, Bactrim
Diagnosis: Lower pelvic CT scan
Pre-existing conditions:
Hospitalized? No
Life-threatening? No
Disabled? Yes unable to work
Birth Defects? No
Was intervention required to prevent damage? No
Other serious medical events? No
Died? No

It is estimated that 1.5 million preventable adverse drug events occur each year. Many more millions of mild adverse drug events occur each year which can affect your health, mental state, and normal everyday functioning. Drug side effects can cause death, disability, and illness.

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