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What are the side effects of sodium calcium edetate?

Some people may experience side effects while taking sodium calcium edetate. Many side effects are mild and do not require medical attention unless the problem persists or becomes severe.

Some of these common side effects include fever, chills, tired feeling, muscle or joint pain, numbness or tingly feeling, tremors, runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, water eyes, mild skin rash, headache, and pain at the injection site.

Other side effects can be more serious. Seek medical attention immediately if you experience decreased urination, drowsiness, confusion, mood changes, increased thirst, loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting, swelling, weight gain, feeling short of breath, feeling like you might pass out, or an irregular heart rate.

You should also contact a doctor if you think you may be experiencing an allergic reaction. Allergic reactions can cause signs like itching, hives, and facial swelling.

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