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What are the side effects of DepoDur?

DepoDur injections may cause a variety of side effects. Seek emergency medical help if you experience signs of an allergic reaction, such as hives, itchy skin rash, difficulty breathing or swelling of the face, tongue or throat. Discontinue treatment and tell your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any of the following severe side effects after an injection of DepoDur: shortness of breath; elevated, slow or irregular heartbeat; lightheadedness or fainting; difficulty or painful urination, confusion or seizures, numbness or tingling, low blood pressure; signs of an infection, such as fever or chills; severe nausea or vomiting; severe constipation. DepoDur may also cause side effects that do not require medical attention, unless they worsen or last a long time. Call your doctor if the following mild side effects become bothersome: pain, swelling or redness at the injection site; difficulty sleeping (insomnia); mild nausea or vomiting; pinpoint pupils, anxiety, back pain, abdominal pain or bloating; flatulence; increased sweating. Tell your doctor if you experience any other side effects not on this list during DepoDur treatment.

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