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Zegerid OTC Side Effects

Serious Side Effects

Some possible adverse reactions to Zegerid OTC should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These potential side effects include but are not limited to:
  • Signs of an allergic reaction to Zegerid OTC, such as:
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling, especially of the mouth, lips, or throat
    • Wheezing or difficulty breathing
    • Difficulty swallowing
  • Symptoms of milk-alkali syndrome (a condition involving dangerously high calcium levels due to excessive calcium and sodium bicarbonate consumption), such as:
    • Kidney stones (and the pain that accompanies kidney stones)
    • Unexplained increased urination
    • Fatigue and/or confusion
    • Nausea, vomiting, or constipation
  • Depression, agitation, aggression, hallucinations, or confusion
  • Symptoms of inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis), such as:
    • Nausea
    • Fever or chills
    • Extreme pain in the upper abdomen (stomach)
    • Rapid heartbeat (tachycardia)
  • Signs of liver damage, such as yellow eyes or skin, dark urine, or upper abdominal (stomach) pain  
  • Seizures
  • Abnormally tense muscles
  • Broken bones (some studies suggest this or other similar medications may increase the risk of bone fractures)
  • Signs of low blood magnesium (hypomagnesemia), such as:
    • Muscle spasm
    • An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
    • Seizures.


Zegerid OTC Medication Information

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