Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP
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)
- swelling of the skin
- nerve and muscle disturbances
- 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.
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)