As with any medicine, side effects are possible with Edecrin. However, not everyone who takes the medication will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. When side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
A few common side effects of Edecrin include:
- Electrolyte imbalance
- Hearing problems
- High blood sugar (hyperglycemia) or low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)
(Click Edecrin Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Edecrin can potentially interact with a number of medicines (see Edecrin Drug Interactions).
You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this drug if you have:
- Liver disease, including cirrhosis
- Kidney disease or kidney failure (renal failure)
- Fluid or electrolyte problems
- Any allergies, including allergies to sulfa drugs, foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or trying to become pregnant (see Edecrin and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Edecrin and Breastfeeding).
Tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are currently taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Edecrin Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)