AZILECT Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • joint pain
  • a type of abnormal movement disorder called dyskinesia

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

  • indigestion
  • flu-like symptoms
  • headache

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • depression
  • pink eye
  • high blood pressure
  • bleeding
  • inflammation of the lining of the stomach and intestines
  • fever
  • a skin rash

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

  • nightmares
  • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
  • bruising under the skin
  • a common cold
  • a stuffy and runny nose
  • dry mouth
  • constipation
  • arthritis
  • neck pain
  • drowsiness
  • difficulty sleeping
  • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
  • decreased appetite
  • weight loss
  • vomiting
  • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise
  • intense abdominal pain
  • abnormal dreams
  • an accidental injury

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • mental problems from taking the drug
  • hyperactive behavior
  • bundle branch block
  • a hernia which protrudes into the abdominal wall
  • bloody urine
  • an abnormal increase in muscle tone
  • hallucinations
  • trouble breathing
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • a sudden onset of sleep

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

  • muscle weakness
  • sensation of spinning or whirling
  • excessive sweating
  • muscle tremors
  • abnormal manner of walking
  • cough
  • involuntary leakage of urine
  • generalized weakness
  • an inability to control impulsive behavior
  • anxious feelings

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