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Side Effects

List fluvoxamine side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with fluvoxamine:

Common side effects of fluvoxamine:

  • Chronic Trouble SleepingSevere
  • DiarrheaSevere
  • DizzySevere
  • Sexual ProblemsSevere
  • Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or SinusLess Severe
  • DrowsinessLess Severe
  • Dry MouthLess Severe
  • Excessive SweatingLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • Inflammation of the NoseLess Severe
  • NervousLess Severe
  • Taste ProblemsLess Severe
  • TwitchingLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of fluvoxamine:

  • AnxiousSevere
  • Behaving with Excessive Cheerfulness and ActivitySevere
  • DepressionSevere
  • Difficulty SwallowingSevere
  • Feeling FaintSevere
  • Feeling RestlessSevere
  • Mild Degree of ManiaSevere
  • MyoclonusSevere
  • Trouble BreathingSevere
  • Abnormal Increase in Muscle ToneLess Severe
  • Altered Interest in Having Sexual IntercourseLess Severe
  • Any Disease of the TeethLess Severe
  • Cannot Empty BladderLess Severe
  • ChillsLess Severe
  • Frequent UrinationLess Severe
  • GasLess Severe
  • Heart Throbbing or PoundingLess Severe
  • Hyperactive BehaviorLess Severe
  • Inability to have an ErectionLess Severe
  • Involuntary QuiveringLess Severe
  • Leg CrampsLess Severe
  • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
  • Mood ChangesLess Severe
  • Muscle PainLess Severe
  • Not Feeling WellLess Severe
  • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Weight GainLess Severe
  • Weight LossLess Severe
  • YawningLess Severe

Rare side effects of fluvoxamine:

  • A Feeling of Restlessness with Inability to Sit StillSevere
  • Abnormally Low Blood PressureSevere
  • AnemiaSevere
  • Angle-Closure Glaucoma caused by Another DiseaseSevere
  • Bleeding of the Stomach or IntestinesSevere
  • Bloody UrineSevere
  • Blurred VisionSevere
  • Extrapyramidal ReactionSevere
  • Extreme Sense of Well BeingSevere
  • Feeling Anger Toward SomethingSevere
  • FeverSevere
  • Giant HivesSevere
  • HallucinationSevere
  • Having Thoughts of SuicideSevere
  • HemorrhageSevere
  • Hemorrhage of Blood Under the SkinSevere
  • HepatitisSevere
  • Large Purple or Brown Skin BlotchesSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Low Amount of Sodium in the BloodSevere
  • Low Blood Counts due to Bone Marrow FailureSevere
  • Mental ImpairmentSevere
  • Muscle Problems that cause Abnormal MovementSevere
  • Neuroleptic Malignant SyndromeSevere
  • PancreatitisSevere
  • PorphyriaSevere
  • Prolonged Q-T Interval on EKGSevere
  • Rapid Ventricular HeartbeatSevere
  • Reaction due to an AllergySevere
  • SeizuresSevere
  • Serotonin Syndrome - Adverse Drug InteractionSevere
  • Slowing of the Electrical Conduction System of the HeartSevere
  • Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
  • SuicidalSevere
  • VasculitisSevere
  • Voluntary Movement DifficultySevere
  • A Spasm of the LarynxLess Severe
  • Abnormal DreamsLess Severe
  • Abnormally Long or Heavy PeriodsLess Severe
  • Bleeding Not Related to Menstrual PeriodLess Severe
  • Dilated PupilLess Severe
  • Drug or Chemical-Induced Sensitivity to SunlightLess Severe
  • HivesLess Severe
  • NosebleedLess Severe
  • Problem with PeriodsLess Severe
  • Small Reddish-Purplish Pin-Point Sized Spots on the SkinLess Severe

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CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.

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