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Dianeal Low Calcium

Last reviewed on RxList: 9/2/2016
Dianeal Low Calcium Side Effects Center

Last reviewed on RxList 6/6/2016

Dianeal Low Calcium (low calcium peritoneal dialysis solutions) is used in chronic renal failure patients being maintained on peritoneal dialysis. Common side effects of Dianeal Low Calcium include:

  • abdominal pain
  • bleeding
  • peritonitis
  • infection under the skin around a chronic peritoneal catheter
  • catheter blockage
  • difficulty in fluid removal
  • electrolyte and fluid imbalances
  • high or low blood volume
  • high or low blood pressure
  • disequilibrium syndrome, and
  • muscle cramping

Dosing of Dianeal Low Calcium is individualized. The mode of therapy (Intermittent Peritoneal Dialysis [IPD], Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis [CAPD], or Continuous Cyclic Peritoneal Dialysis [CCPD]), frequency of treatment, formulation, exchange volume, duration of dwell, and length of dialysis is selected by a physician. Dianeal Low Calcium may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. During pregnancy, Dianeal Low Calcium should be administered only if prescribed. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Our Dianeal Low Calcium (low calcium peritoneal dialysis solutions) 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.

Dianeal Low Calcium Professional Information

SIDE EFFECTS

The following adverse reactions are discussed elsewhere in the label:

Peritonitis and Encapsulating Peritoneal Sclerosis [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS] Electrolyte and Fluid Imbalances [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS]

Clinical Trials Experience

There are no data available on adverse reactions from controlled clinical trials conducted to evaluate the safety of DIANEAL.

Post-Marketing Experience

The following adverse experiences have been identified during post-approval use of DIANEAL or in conjunction with performing the peritoneal dialysis procedure. Because these experiences are reported voluntarily from a population of uncertain size, it is not always possible to reliably estimate their frequency or establish a causal relationship during drug exposure. Most of these adverse experiences are believed to be consequences of peritoneal dialysis.

Infections And Infestations: Fungal peritonitis, Peritonitis bacterial, Catheter related infection

Metabolism And Nutrition Disorders: Hypovolemia, Hypervolemia, Fluid retention, Hypokalemia, Hyponatremia, Dehydration, Hypochloremia

Vascular Disorders: Hypotension, Hypertension

Respiratory, Thoracic, And Mediastinal Disorders: Dyspnea

Gastrointestinal Disorders: Sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis, Peritonitis, Peritoneal cloudy effluent, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Nausea, Constipation, Abdominal pain, Abdominal distension, Abdominal discomfort

Skin And Subcutaneous Disorders: Stevens-Johnson syndrome, Urticaria, Rash, (including pruritic, erythematous and generalized), Pruritus

Musculoskeletal, Connective Tissue Disorders: Myalgia, Muscle spasms, Musculoskeletal pain

General Disorders And Administration Site Conditions: Generalized edema, Pyrexia, Malaise, Infusion site pain, Catheter related complication

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Dianeal Low Calcium (Low Calcium Peritoneal Dialysis Solutions)

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© Dianeal Low Calcium Patient Information is supplied by Cerner Multum, Inc. and Dianeal Low Calcium Consumer information is supplied by First Databank, Inc., used under license and subject to their respective copyrights.

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