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Side Effects

List amoxapine side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with amoxapine:

Common side effects of amoxapine:

  • Blurred VisionLess Severe
  • DrowsinessLess Severe
  • Dry MouthLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • Sexual ProblemsLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of amoxapine:

  • Abnormal Movements of Face Muscles and TongueSevere
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • ConfusedLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • Excessive SweatingLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Heart Throbbing or PoundingLess Severe
  • HeartburnLess Severe
  • Increased HungerLess Severe
  • Involuntary QuiveringLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • NervousLess Severe
  • NightmaresLess Severe
  • Over ExcitementLess Severe
  • UncoordinatedLess Severe
  • Visible Water RetentionLess Severe
  • Weight GainLess Severe

Rare side effects of amoxapine:

  • Abnormal Heart RhythmSevere
  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • Abnormally Low Blood PressureSevere
  • Angle-Closure Glaucoma caused by Another DiseaseSevere
  • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
  • Deficiency of Granulocytes a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Feeling FaintSevere
  • HallucinationSevere
  • Having Thoughts of SuicideSevere
  • HepatitisSevere
  • High Blood PressureSevere
  • Neuroleptic Malignant SyndromeSevere
  • PancreatitisSevere
  • Reaction due to an AllergySevere
  • SeizuresSevere
  • Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone SecretionSevere
  • VasculitisSevere
  • Abnormal Recording of the Electrical Activity of the BrainLess Severe
  • Altered Interest in Having Sexual IntercourseLess Severe
  • AnxiousLess Severe
  • Cannot Empty BladderLess Severe
  • Cannot Focus ThoughtsLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Dilated PupilLess Severe
  • Discharge of Milk in Men or Women when Not BreastfeedingLess Severe
  • Enlarged BreastsLess Severe
  • Excessive Watery EyesLess Severe
  • Fast HeartbeatLess Severe
  • FeverLess Severe
  • Frequent UrinationLess Severe
  • Hair LossLess Severe
  • HivesLess Severe
  • Inability to have an ErectionLess Severe
  • Increased Levels of Prolactin in the BloodLess Severe
  • Irregular PeriodsLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
  • Numbness and TinglingLess Severe
  • Problem with EjaculationLess Severe
  • RashLess Severe
  • Ringing in the EarsLess Severe
  • Stuffy NoseLess Severe
  • Sun-Sensitive SkinLess Severe
  • Swelling of the TesticlesLess Severe
  • Taste ProblemsLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Weight LossLess 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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