Prepidil Side Effects

Serious Side Effects

Some side effects of Prepidil are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
 
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
 
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling, especially of the mouth, lips, or throat
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing or swallowing
 
  • Abnormally strong or frequent uterine contractions
  • Severe uterine pain (lower abdominal pain or pelvic pain)
  • Abnormal, excessive, or persistent vaginal bleeding
  • Persistent fever, nausea, vomiting, abdominal (stomach) pain, or diarrhea.
 

Final Thoughts

You may experience some or none of the Prepidil side effects listed in this article. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if you will have problems with a medicine that you have never tried.
 
Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any side effects while receiving Prepidil or if something "just does not seem right." While it may not be related to the medication, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
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