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Aminohippurate Sodium

Aminohippurate Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Last reviewed on RxList 6/13/2016

Aminohippurate sodium is sodium salt of para-aminohippuric acid used to measure effective renal plasma flow (ERPF). Common side effects of aminohippurate sodium include:

  • allergic reactions (including anaphylaxis)
  • hives
  • swelling of the skin
  • nerve and muscle disturbances
  • flushing
  • tingling
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • cramps, or
  • a sensation of warmth or the feeling of the need to defecate or urinate during or shortly following initiation of infusion

Dosage of aminohippurate sodium is individualized and determined by a physician. Aminohippurate sodium may interact with sulfonamides, procaine, thiazolesulfone, and probenecid. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. During pregnancy, aminohippurate sodium should be used only if prescribed. It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Our aminohippurate sodium Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What is Prescribing information?

The FDA package insert formatted in easy-to-find categories for health professionals and clinicians.

Aminohippurate FDA Prescribing Information: Side Effects
(Adverse Reactions)


Hypersensitivity reactions including anaphylaxis, angioedema, urticaria, vasomotor disturbances, flushing, tingling, nausea, vomiting, and cramps may occur. Patients may have a sensation of warmth or the desire to defecate or urinate during or shortly following initiation of infusion.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Aminohippurate (Aminohippurate)

Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration


You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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