ARMODAFINIL Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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

    • dizziness
    • difficulty sleeping
    • headache
    • nausea

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • depression
    • a skin rash
    • trouble breathing

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

    • agitation
    • dry mouth
    • indigestion
    • constipation
    • contact dermatitis, a type of skin rash that occurs from contact with an offending substance
    • low energy
    • excessive sweating
    • pain
    • decreased appetite
    • excessive thirst
    • heart throbbing or pounding
    • vomiting
    • diarrhea
    • excess urination
    • nervousness
    • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
    • irritability
    • anxious feelings

    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • low levels of white blood cells
    • increased eosinophils in the blood
    • mental problems from taking the drug
    • manic behavior
    • delusions
    • suicidal thoughts
    • high blood pressure
    • inflammation of the middle tissue heart muscle
    • canker sores
    • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
    • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called toxic epidermal necrolysis
    • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
    • itching
    • blistering of the skin
    • hallucinations
    • fever
    • abnormal liver function tests
    • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
    • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
    • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
    • a type of significant allergic skin reaction called DRESS syndrome

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

    • aggressive behavior
    • stomatitis, a condition with painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
    • muscle tremors
    • chest pain
    • generalized weakness
    • upper abdominal pain
    • a change in the ability to pay attention
    • fast heartbeat

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