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Side Effects

List milnacipran side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with milnacipran:

Common side effects of milnacipran:

  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • Dry MouthLess Severe
  • Excessive SweatingLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Heart Throbbing or PoundingLess Severe
  • High Blood PressureLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of milnacipran:

  • Blurred VisionLess Severe
  • ChillsLess Severe
  • Difficult or Painful UrinationLess Severe
  • Fast HeartbeatLess Severe
  • Involuntary QuiveringLess Severe
  • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
  • Migraine HeadacheLess Severe
  • Problem with EjaculationLess Severe
  • RashLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Weight LossLess Severe

Rare side effects of milnacipran:

  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • Acute Kidney DiseaseSevere
  • Angle-Closure Glaucoma caused by Another DiseaseSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
  • Erythema MultiformeSevere
  • Extremely High Blood PressureSevere
  • Fluid Retention in the Legs, Feet, Arms or HandsSevere
  • HallucinationSevere
  • Having Thoughts of SuicideSevere
  • HemorrhageSevere
  • Hemorrhage of Blood Under the SkinSevere
  • HepatitisSevere
  • Inflammation of Prostate GlandSevere
  • Inflammation of the BladderSevere
  • Low Amount of Sodium in the BloodSevere
  • Neuroleptic Malignant SyndromeSevere
  • Parkinson SymptomsSevere
  • SeizuresSevere
  • Serious Muscle Damage that may Lead to Kidney FailureSevere
  • Serotonin Syndrome - Adverse Drug InteractionSevere
  • Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
  • Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone SecretionSevere
  • Thoughts of Hurting or Killing OthersSevere
  • Aggressive BehaviorLess Severe
  • Altered Interest in Having Sexual IntercourseLess Severe
  • Cannot Empty BladderLess Severe
  • Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the EsophagusLess Severe
  • Delay When Starting to Pass UrineLess Severe
  • DeliriumLess Severe
  • DepressionLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Dilated PupilLess Severe
  • Discharge of Milk in Men or Women when Not BreastfeedingLess Severe
  • DrowsinessLess Severe
  • Easily Angered or AnnoyedLess Severe
  • FeverLess Severe
  • GasLess Severe
  • Inability to have an ErectionLess Severe
  • Increased Levels of Prolactin in the BloodLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • Night SweatsLess Severe
  • NosebleedLess Severe
  • Swelling of the AbdomenLess Severe
  • Taste ProblemsLess Severe
  • Testicular PainLess Severe
  • Trouble BreathingLess Severe
  • Urinary Tract InfectionLess 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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