Valproate Sodium Vial Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Accidental Injury
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Involuntary Eye Movement
  • Trouble Breathing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Blurred Vision
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Trouble Sleeping
  • Constipation
  • Depression
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizzy
  • Double Vision
  • Drowsiness
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Feeling Weak
  • Fever
  • Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Hair Loss
  • Head Pain
  • Hemorrhage Of Blood Under The Skin
  • Increased Hunger
  • Indigestion
  • Infection
  • Inflammation Of The Nose
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Irregular Periods
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Loss Of Memory
  • Ringing In The Ears
  • Shaking Extremities
  • Throat Irritation
  • Throwing Up
  • Uncoordinated
  • Weight Gain
  • Weight Loss

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Altered Mental Status
  • Mood Changes

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Manner Of Walking
  • Backache
  • Easily Angered Or Annoyed
  • Nervous
  • Signs And Symptoms At Injection Site

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Abnormal Movements Of Face, Muscles, And Tongue
  • Abnormal Sperm Size And Shape
  • Acquired Decrease Of All Cells In The Blood
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Pancreas
  • Acute Liver Failure
  • Androgen Excess
  • Anemia
  • Broken Bone
  • Cerebral Pseudoatrophy
  • Decrease In The Ability Of Platelet Cells To Clot
  • Decreased White Blood Cells
  • Deficiency Of Granulocytes A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Disease Of Ovaries With Cysts
  • Disorder Of The Brain
  • DRESS Syndrome
  • Enlarged Red Blood Cells
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Having Thoughts Of Suicide
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hepatitis
  • Hereditary Liver Metabolism Disorder
  • High Amount Of Ammonium In The Blood
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Increased Lymphocyte Cells In The Blood
  • Inflammation Of Blood Vessels In The Skin
  • Inflammation Of The Bladder
  • Inflammation Of The Middle Tissue Heart Muscle
  • Kidney Inflammation
  • Life Threatening Allergic Reaction
  • Low Blood Counts Due To Bone Marrow Failure
  • Low Body Temperature
  • Osteoporosis
  • Paradoxical Convulsion
  • Parkinson Symptoms
  • Problem Behavior
  • Puffy Face From Water Retention
  • Slow Heartbeat
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Sun-Sensitive Skin
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
  • Syndrome Of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion
  • Throwing Up Blood
  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • Yellowing Of Skin Or Eyes From Liver Problems

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Dreams
  • Abnormal Hair Texture
  • Abnormal Increase In Muscle Tone
  • Absence Of Menstrual Periods In Woman Who Has Had Them
  • Absence Of Spermatozoa From The Seminal Fluid
  • Aggressive Behavior
  • Agitation
  • Bleeding Not Related To Menstrual Period
  • Bone Pain
  • Chest Pain
  • Cough
  • Decreased Ability Of Sperm To Swim
  • Decreased Calcification Or Density Of Bone
  • Difficult Or Painful Urination
  • Diminished Movement
  • Discharge Of Milk In Men Or Women When Not Breastfeeding
  • Discolored Spots And Small Elevations Of The Skin
  • Disorder Involving Personality Changes
  • Disturbance Of Attention
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dry Skin
  • Enlarged Breasts
  • Exaggerated Deep Reflexes
  • Excessive Hairiness
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Feeling Anger Toward Something
  • Feeling Anxious
  • Fingernail And/Or Toenail Disease
  • Frequent Urination
  • Gas
  • Hair Discoloration
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • Indifferent Behavior
  • Inflammation Of The Parotid Gland
  • Lazy Eye
  • Leg Cramps
  • Low Sperm Count
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nosebleed
  • Not Feeling Well
  • Over Excitement
  • Painful Periods
  • Painful, Red Or Swollen Mouth
  • Panic Disorder
  • Pink Eye
  • Problem With Periods
  • Problems With Bladder Control
  • Problems With Eyesight
  • Rash
  • Seborrhea
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Sinus Irritation And Congestion
  • Small Reddish-Purplish Pin-Point Sized Spots On The Skin
  • Urinary Tract Infection

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