FLUVOXAMINE MALEATE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • abnormal sexual function
  • difficulty sleeping
  • diarrhea

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • problems with ejaculation
  • a common cold
  • a stuffy and runny nose
  • dry mouth
  • indigestion
  • constipation
  • drowsiness
  • dizziness
  • excessive sweating
  • muscle tremors
  • muscle twitching
  • taste impairment
  • decreased appetite
  • headache
  • nausea
  • nervousness
  • generalized weakness

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • manic behavior
  • a form of mania that has a lower severity of symptoms
  • depression
  • myoclonus, quick and involuntary muscle jerks
  • fainting
  • trouble breathing
  • difficulty swallowing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • mood changes
  • altered interest in having sexual intercourse
  • a tooth disease
  • the inability to have an erection
  • muscle pain
  • leg cramps
  • chills
  • temporary redness of face and neck
  • weight gain
  • weight loss
  • heart throbbing or pounding
  • yawning
  • vomiting
  • gas
  • an increased need to urinate often
  • excess urination
  • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise
  • anxious feelings

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low amount of sodium in the blood
  • porphyria
  • low blood counts due to bone marrow failure
  • anemia
  • large purple or brown skin blotches
  • suicidal behavior
  • suicidal thoughts
  • thoughts of hurting or killing others
  • an extreme sense of wellbeing called euphoria
  • feelings of hostility
  • a type of movement disorder called parkinsonism
  • extrapyramidal disease, a type of movement disorder
  • neuroleptic malignant syndrome, a reaction characterized by fever, muscle rigidity and confusion
  • serotonin syndrome, a type of disorder with high serotonin levels
  • blurred vision
  • rapid ventricular heartbeat
  • torsades de pointes, a type of abnormal heart rhythm
  • prolonged QT interval on EKG
  • inflammation of the blood vessels
  • low blood pressure
  • bleeding
  • bruising under the skin
  • blocked bowels with decreased peristaltic movement
  • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
  • bleeding of the stomach or intestines
  • bloody urine
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • a condition with muscle tissue breakdown called rhabdomyolysis
  • mental status changes
  • hallucinations
  • seizures
  • fever
  • a feeling of restlessness with inability to sit still
  • a type of abnormal movement disorder called dyskinesia
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • secondary angle-closure glaucoma, a type of eye disorder
  • slowing of the electrical conduction system of the heart
  • lung tissue problem
  • pancreatitis
  • abnormal muscle movements

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • aggressive behavior
  • dilated pupils
  • a spasm of the larynx
  • gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • abnormally long or heavy periods
  • bleeding not related to menstrual period
  • a problem with menstrual periods
  • increased sensitivity of the skin to the sun
  • hives
  • small reddish-purplish pin-point sized spots on skin
  • a type of speech disorder called dysarthria
  • nosebleed
  • orgasm problems
  • abnormal dreams
  • blood in semen

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