Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Pentoxifylline 400 mg

Common Side Effects
•an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
•chest pain or an irregular heartbeat;
•severe dizziness, headache, nosebleeds, or blurred vision;
•nausea or vomiting; or
•swollen feet or ankles.

Serious Side Effects
•red eyes,


This is a treatment commonly used in Multiple sclerosis and other known deasises such as Guillain-Barre syndrome.

Possible Complications
Complications are rare, but no procedure is completely free of risk. If you are planning to have plasmapheresis, your doctor will review a list of possible complications, which may include:
•Anaphylaxis—a dangerous allergic reaction to the solutions used in plasma replacement, which usually starts with itching, wheezing, or a rash.
•Mild allergic reaction to the procedure—may cause fever, chills, or rash
•Drop in blood pressure
•Bruising or swelling
Plasmapheresis may not be appropriate for people with certain clotting disorders.

Call Your Doctor
After you leave the hospital, contact your doctor if any of the following occurs:

•Excessive bruising, bleeding, or swelling at the needle insertion sites
•Signs of infection, including fever and chills
•Excessive itching or rash
•Nausea and/or vomiting
•Pain that you cannot control with the medicines you have been given
•Cough, wheezing, shortness of breath, or chest pain
•Irregular heartbeat
•Abdominal pain
•Joint pain, fatigue, stiffness, or other new symptoms
•Yellowish tone to your skin or eyes

Monday, January 16, 2012

Tramadol 50mg

Common Side Effects
•Indigestion or heartburn
•Dry mouth
•Hot flashes or flushing
•Coordination problems
•An unusual pleasant feeling (euphoria)
•Small, pinpoint pupils
•Sleeping problems
•Abdominal pain (stomach pain)
•Loss of appetite
•Vision problems
•Frequent urination or difficulty emptying the bladder fully
•Menopause symptom

Serious Side Effects
•The urge to take more tramadol than prescribed or for a non-medical purpose
•Signs of serotonin syndrome such as:
◦Confusion or other mental changes
◦A rapid heart rate
◦Blood pressure changes
◦Overactive reflexes

•Slow or irregular breathing
•Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:

◦An unexplained rash
◦Swelling of the mouth or throat
◦Difficulty breathing.

Rare Side Effects
•Accidental injury
•Weight loss
•A rapid heart rate (tachycardia)
•Abnormal walking pattern
•Concentration problems
•Changes in taste
•Painful urination
•Menstrual problems
•Liver failure
•Low blood pressure (hypotension) or high blood pressure (hypertension)
•Heart palpitations
•Heart attacks
•Ringing in the ears (tinnitus).