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Enlon Side Effects Center
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 Patient Information in Detail?
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Enlon in Detail - Patient Information: Side Effects
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Tell your caregivers at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
- slow heart rate;
- chest pain, weak pulse, increased sweating, and dizziness;
- feeling like you might pass out;
- weak or shallow breathing;
- urinating more than usual;
- seizures (convulsions); or
- trouble swallowing.
Less serious side effects (some of which can be expected as part of a positive test reaction) may include:
- watery eyes, vision problems;
- changes in your voice;
- mild nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain;
- weakness; or
- muscle twitching.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Tell your doctor about any unusual or bothersome side effect. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Read the entire detailed patient monograph for Enlon (Edrophonium Injection) »
What is Prescribing information?
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Enlon FDA Prescribing Information: Side Effects
Careful observation should be made for severe cholinergic reactions in the hyperreactive individual. The myasthenic patient in crisis who is being tested with Enlon (edrophonium injection) ® should be observed for bradycardia or cardiac standstill and cholinergic reactions if an overdose is given.
The following reactions common to anticholinesterase agents may occur, although not all of these reactions have been reported with the administration of Enlon (edrophonium injection) ®, probably because of its short duration of action and limited indications:
|CNS:||Convulsions, dysarthria, dysphonia, dysphagia.|
Arrhythmias (especially bradycardia), fall in cardiac output leading to hypotension. Increased salivary, gastric and intestinal secretion, nausea, vomiting, increased peristalsis, diarrhea, abdominal cramps.
|Skeletal Muscle:||Weakness, fasciculations.|
|Miscellaneous:||Increased urinary frequency and incontinence, diaphoresis.|
Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Enlon (Edrophonium Injection) »
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