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Dianeal PD-2

Dianeal PD2 Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Dianeal PD-2 (peritoneal) Dialysis Solution is used for peritoneal dialysis in patients in acute or chronic renal failure when nondialytic medical therapy is judged to be inadequate. It may also be used to treat certain fluid and electrolyte disturbances, and for patients intoxicated with certain poisons and drugs. Common side effects 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 PD-2 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 PD-2 may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. During pregnancy, Dianeal PD-2 should be administered only if prescribed. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Our Dianeal PD-2 (peritoneal) Dialysis Solution 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.

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Dianeal PD2 FDA Prescribing Information: Side Effects
(Adverse Reactions)


Adverse reactions to peritoneal dialysis include mechanical and solution related problems as well as the results of contamination of equipment or improper technique in catheter placement. Abdominal pain, bleeding, peritonitis, subcutaneous infection around a chronic peritoneal catheter, catheter blockage, difficulty in fluid removal, and ileus are among the complications of the procedure. Solution related adverse reactions may include electrolyte and fluid imbalances, hypovolemia, hypervolemia, hypertension, hypotension, disequilibrium syndrome, and muscle cramping.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Dianeal PD2 (Peritoneal Dialysis Solution)

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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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