Tetrabenazine Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Feeling Of Restlessness With Inability To Sit Still
  • Extrapyramidal Reaction
  • Parkinson Symptoms

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Chronic Trouble Sleeping
  • Depression
  • Drowsiness
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Feeling Anxious
  • Inducing Of A Relaxed Easy State
  • Low Energy

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Agitation
  • Trouble Breathing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Acute Infection Of The Nose, Throat Or Sinus
  • Blood Pressure Drop Upon Standing
  • Bronchitis
  • Difficult Or Painful Urination
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Dizzy
  • Dysarthria
  • Easily Angered Or Annoyed
  • Head Pain
  • Hemorrhage Of Blood Under The Skin
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Nervous
  • Throwing Up
  • Unsteady Walking

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Having Thoughts Of Suicide
  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
  • Pneumonia
  • Prolonged QT Interval On EKG

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Aggressive Behavior
  • Confused
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Increased Prolactin In The Blood
  • Rash
  • Shaking Extremities

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