Side effects and indications

Whenever possible, frequency information about the side effects was extracted from the labels. Aggregated frequency information for the drug and, if available, placebo is shown. To the right, you can click on shaded boxes to be taken to mentions of the side effect on the label. (In some cases, the side effect cannot be highlighted due to conversion problems.) Information about indications was extracted from the indications and usage sections of the labels.

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Side effect Data for drug Placebo Labels (show all 15)
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Abdominal pain def x x
Abscess def x
Coma def x
Confusional state def x x x x
Diarrhoea def x x
Toxic epidermal necrolysis def
Extravasation def x x x x x x x x
Flatulence def x
Flushing def
Glycosuria def x
Cardiac arrest def x
Block heart def x
Cardiac failure def x
Cardiac failure congestive def x
Diabetic hyperosmolar coma def x
Hyperkalaemia def x x
Hypernatraemia def x
Hypersensitivity def
Hypotension def x
Infection def x x x x x x x x x
Nausea def x x
Necrosis def x x
Obstruction def x
Pain def x x x
Ileus paralytic def
Paraesthesia def x
Phlebitis def x x x x x x x x
Respiratory paralysis def x
Thrombophlebitis def
Thrombosis def x x x x x x x x
Loss of consciousness def x x x
Venous thrombosis def x x x x x x x x
Vomiting def x x
Injection site infection
Areflexia x
Discomfort def x
Tenderness def x
QRS complex def x
Electrocardiogram abnormal
Water retention x
Fluid overload def x x x x x x
Hypovolaemia def x
Potassium normal x
Ileus def
Weakness def x
Gastrointestinal tract irritation x
Indication Labels
Alkalosis def x
Arrhythmia def x
Attention deficit disorder of childhood x
Essential hypertension def x
Familial periodic paralysis def x
Haemorrhage def x
Hyperglycaemia def x
Hyperinsulinism def x x
Hypertension def x
Hypoglycaemia def x x
Hypoglycaemic episode x
Hypokalaemia def x
Intoxication x
Metabolic alkalosis x
Nitrogen balance negative x
Paralysis def x
Potassium deficiency def x
Shock def x
Shock insulin def x
Ulcer def x


More information: STITCH, PubChem and possibly Wikipedia

ATC Codes: A12AA07, A12BA01, A12CA01, A12CC01, B05CB01, B05CX01, B05XA01, B05XA03, B05XA07, B05XA08, B05XA11, G04BA03, V04CA02, V04CE01, V06DC01


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frequent (1% to 100%)    
infrequent (0.1% to 1%)    
rare (<0.1%)    
no frequency information    
not found on label    


Labels were obtained from different sources and potentially contain different sets of side effects. If you click on the label name, a HTML version of the label will be shown with proteins, chemicals and side efffects highlighted using Reflect.

  1. Sodium Chloride : 2 side effects (FDA XML label)
  2. Dextrose : 6 side effects (FDA XML label)
  3. Dextrose : 7 side effects (FDA XML label)
  4. DEXTROSE : 8 side effects (FDA XML label)
  5. Sodium Chloride : 8 side effects (FDA XML label)
  6. Dextrose : 9 side effects (FDA XML label)
  7. dextrose : 9 side effects (FDA XML label)
  8. Potassium Chloride : 10 side effects (FDA XML label)
  9. / Dextrose and Sodium Chloride Injections : 11 side effects (FDA MedWatch)
  10. Potassium Chloride : 22 side effects (FDA XML label)