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Side Effects

List rufinamide side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with rufinamide:

Common side effects of rufinamide:

  • DizzyLess Severe
  • DrowsinessLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of rufinamide:

  • Aggressive BehaviorLess Severe
  • Blurred VisionLess Severe
  • Change in AppetiteLess Severe
  • Double VisionLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • Infection of EarLess Severe
  • Involuntary Eye MovementLess Severe
  • Involuntary QuiveringLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Sensation of Spinning or WhirlingLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Throat IrritationLess Severe
  • UncoordinatedLess Severe

Rare side effects of rufinamide:

  • Bloody UrineSevere
  • FeverSevere
  • Having Thoughts of SuicideSevere
  • HepatitisSevere
  • HivesSevere
  • Increased Eosinophils in the BloodSevere
  • RashSevere
  • Repeated Seizures with Unconsciousness Between EpisodesSevere
  • Shortened QT interval on EKGSevere
  • Swollen Lymph NodesSevere
  • Visible Water RetentionSevere
  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsLess Severe
  • AnemiaLess Severe
  • BronchitisLess Severe
  • Decreased White Blood CellsLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • Sinus Irritation and CongestionLess Severe

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