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mexiletine

Side Effects

List mexiletine side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with mexiletine:

Common side effects of mexiletine:

  • DizzyLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • HeartburnLess Severe
  • Involuntary QuiveringLess Severe
  • NervousLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Voluntary Movement DifficultyLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of mexiletine:

  • Chest PainSevere
  • Trouble BreathingSevere
  • Ventricular Premature BeatsSevere
  • Blurred VisionLess Severe
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • ConfusedLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Disturbance of Any of the Senses Affecting the LimbsLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • RashLess Severe
  • Ringing in the EarsLess Severe
  • Slurred SpeechLess Severe

Rare side effects of mexiletine:

  • Acute Inflammation of the PancreasSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
  • Deficiency of Granulocytes a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Heart Ventricle Rhythm ProblemSevere
  • Liver ProblemsSevere
  • Liver Tissue DeathSevere
  • Lung FibrosisSevere
  • SeizuresSevere
  • X-Ray Results showing Lung Tissue ChangesSevere
  • Dry MouthLess Severe
  • FeverLess Severe
  • Joint PainLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe

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