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Rimso-50 (Dimethyl Sulfoxide) - Side Effects and Adverse Reactions



A garlic-like taste may be noted by the patient within a few minutes after instillation of RIMSO-50® (dimethyl sulfoxide). This taste may last several hours and because of the presence of metabolites, an odor on the breath and skin may remain for 72 hours.

Transient chemical cystitis has been noted following instillation of dimethyl sulfoxide.

The patient may experience moderately severe discomfort on administration. Usually this becomes less prominent with repeated administration.


Below is a sample of reports where side effects / adverse reactions may be related to Rimso-50. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Possible Rimso-50 side effects / adverse reactions in 47 year old female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-05-09

Patient: 47 year old female weighing 59.0 kg (129.7 pounds)

Reactions: Incorrect Route of Drug Administration, NO Adverse Event

Suspect drug(s):

Other drugs received by patient: Ancef /00288502/; Morphine Sulfate; Reglan

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Drug label data at the top of this Page last updated: 2012-07-31

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