Cervidil Side Effects
What should I watch for?
You will be closely monitored while you receive this medicine.
Contact your doctor or health care professional immediately if you get signs and symptoms of infection or other complications, such as pelvic or lower abdominal pain, an unpleasant vaginal discharge, fever, chills, or increase in vaginal bleeding several days after treatment.
Common and Rare Side Effects
Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:
Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:
Less common or rare
Chills or shivering
swelling of the genital area (vulva)
tender or mildly bloated abdomen or stomach
This procedure may still result in some effects, which occur after the procedure is completed, that need medical attention. Check with your doctor if any of the following side effects occur:
Chills or shivering (continuing)
foul-smelling vaginal discharge
pain in lower abdomen
unusual increase in bleeding of the uterus
Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.