Vivitrol Suspension, Extended Release, Reconstituted Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Reactions At The Site Of The Injection
  • Throat Irritation

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Fibrous Thickening Of The Skin Called Induration
  • A Toothache
  • Cramps
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Itching
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A High Aspartate Transaminase Level
  • Joint Pain

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Anxious Feelings
  • Changes In Appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Dry Mouth
  • Headache
  • Intense Abdominal Pain

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Clot In The Lung
  • A Heart Attack
  • A Hypersensitivity Reaction To A Drug
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Skin Rash
  • A Stroke
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Pancreas
  • An Abscess
  • Angina, A Type Of Chest Pain
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Bleeding Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Blood Clot In A Deep Vein Of The Extremities
  • Cellulitis
  • Chronic Heart Failure
  • Dead Skin
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Dehydration
  • Depression
  • Gallstones
  • High Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Hives
  • Increased Creatine Kinase Levels
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Inflammation Of The Gallbladder
  • Inflammation Of The Large Intestine
  • Inflammation Of The Lining Of The Stomach And Intestines
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Paralysis Of The Intestines
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonia With High Amount Of Eosinophil White Blood Cells
  • Seizures
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Change In The Ability To Pay Attention
  • A Common Cold
  • A Feeling Of Pins And Needles On Skin
  • A Migraine Headache
  • A Tooth Abscess
  • Abnormal Dreams
  • Agitation
  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • An Extreme Sense Of Wellbeing Called Euphoria
  • Blurred Vision
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruising
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Tightness
  • Chills
  • Constipation
  • Erythema Or Skin Redness
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Fever
  • Gas
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • Hematoma, A Collection Of Blood Outside Of The Blood Vessels
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Cholesterol
  • Inflammation Of The Tissue Lining The Sinuses
  • Irritability
  • Joint Stiffness
  • Laryngitis
  • Low Energy And Weakness
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Night Sweats
  • Pain
  • Pink Eye
  • Puffy Face From Water Retention
  • Puffy Skin
  • Taste Impairment
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Weight Gain
  • Weight Loss

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