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Side Effects of Diazepam Rectal Gel

Serious Side Effects of Diazepam Rectal Gel

Some side effects with diazepam rectal gel, while occurring infrequently, are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
 
  • Low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • Asthma
  • Worsening of seizures
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, including an unexplained rash, hives, itching, and unexplained swelling.
     

Rare Side Effects of Diazepam Rectal Gel

Rare side effects of diazepam rectal gel occurred in less than 1 percent of people taking the drug. Because these side effects are so uncommon, it can be difficult to tell whether they are actually caused by diazepam rectal gel or by other factors unrelated to the medication.
 
Some of these rare side effects include but are not limited to:
 
  • Loss of appetite
  • Vomiting
  • Anemia
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Coughing
  • Sweating
  • Bladder infections (also known as urinary tract infections or UTIs).
     

Final Thoughts on Side Effects of Diazepam Rectal Gel

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