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Lariam

Side Effects

List Lariam side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with Lariam:

Common side effects of Lariam:

  • Cannot Focus ThoughtsSevere
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
  • Problems with EyesightLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of Lariam:

  • Trouble BreathingSevere
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • Muscle PainLess Severe
  • RashLess Severe

Rare side effects of Lariam:

  • Abnormal Heart RhythmSevere
  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • Abnormally Low Blood PressureSevere
  • AnxiousSevere
  • Any Disorder of the BrainSevere
  • Complete Stoppage of the HeartSevere
  • ConfusedSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Deficiency of Granulocytes a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • DepressionSevere
  • Erythema MultiformeSevere
  • Feeling FaintSevere
  • HallucinationSevere
  • Having Thoughts of SuicideSevere
  • High Blood PressureSevere
  • HivesSevere
  • Increase of White Blood CellsSevere
  • Inflammation in Lungs caused by Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Involuntary QuiveringSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Liver FailureSevere
  • Low Blood Counts due to Bone Marrow FailureSevere
  • Mental Disorder with Loss of Normal Personality & RealitySevere
  • Mood ChangesSevere
  • Muscle WeaknessSevere
  • NervousSevere
  • Numbness and TinglingSevere
  • Panic DisorderSevere
  • ParanoiaSevere
  • Prolonged Q-T Interval on EKGSevere
  • SeizuresSevere
  • Sensation of Spinning or WhirlingSevere
  • Slow HeartbeatSevere
  • Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
  • UncoordinatedSevere
  • ChillsLess Severe
  • CrampsLess Severe
  • Excessive SweatingLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • FeverLess Severe
  • Hair LossLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Joint PainLess Severe
  • Loss of MemoryLess Severe
  • Not Feeling WellLess Severe
  • Redness of SkinLess Severe
  • Ringing in the EarsLess Severe
  • Visible Water RetentionLess Severe

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