Infrequent Reactions to Cytotec

Serious Side Effects

Some side effects of Cytotec 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
  • Severe or persistent diarrhea
  • Decreased urination
  • Extreme dizziness
  • Dry mouth, lips, or skin
  • Menstrual problems, including irregular or heavy periods.

Other Problems

Other uncommon side effects were also reported in clinical studies. Given how rare they are, it can be difficult to tell whether these problems are actually caused by the medication itself or by something else.
Some of these rare but possible Cytotec side effects include but are not limited to:

Final Thoughts

You may experience some or none of the Cytotec 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 taking Cytotec 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.

Cytotec Medication Information

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