OXYMORPHONE HCL Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a change in vision
  • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
  • decreased lung function
  • visible water retention

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

  • low blood pressure
  • dry mouth
  • indigestion
  • constipation
  • itching
  • drowsiness
  • fainting
  • dizziness
  • difficulty sleeping
  • fever
  • low energy
  • excessive sweating
  • decreased appetite
  • weight loss
  • headache
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • stomach cramps
  • abnormal nervous system function affecting alertness
  • nervousness
  • low energy and weakness

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • confusion
  • decreased oxygen in the tissues or blood

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

  • gas
  • abdominal bloating
  • fast heartbeat

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • adrenal gland problems
  • dehydration
  • addiction to a drug
  • depression
  • blurred vision
  • decreased pupil size
  • high blood pressure
  • slow heartbeat
  • blocked bowels with decreased peristaltic movement
  • inflammation of the skin due to an allergy
  • mental status changes
  • hallucinations
  • seizures
  • sleep apnea
  • heart throbbing or pounding
  • extreme breathing difficulty
  • difficult or painful urination
  • an inability to completely empty the bladder
  • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
  • accidental falls

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

  • agitation
  • an extreme sense of wellbeing called euphoria
  • the inability to have an erection
  • skin inflammation
  • hives
  • memory loss
  • temporary redness of face and neck
  • trouble breathing
  • generalized weakness
  • clammy skin
  • feelings of dissatisfaction, sadness, and unease
  • drug-induced hot flashes

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