Rufinamide Tablet Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Head Pain
  • Low Energy
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Change In The Ability To Pay Attention
  • Abnormal Manner Of Walking
  • Aggressive Behavior
  • An Increased Need To Urinate Often
  • An Infection Of The Ear
  • Anxious Feelings
  • Blurred Vision
  • Bronchitis
  • Changes In Appetite
  • Constipation
  • Double Vision
  • Excess Urination
  • Inflammation Of The Tissue Lining The Sinuses
  • Itching
  • Loss Of Muscle Coordination
  • Muscle Tremors
  • Nystagmus, A Condition With Involuntary Eye Movements
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Throat Irritation
  • Upper Abdominal Pain

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Skin Rash
  • A Type Of Significant Allergic Skin Reaction Called DRESS Syndrome
  • An Abnormal But Slight Slowing Of The Heart Called First Degree Atrioventricular Block
  • Bloody Urine
  • Bundle Branch Block
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Fever
  • Hives
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Kidney Stones
  • Multiple Organ Failure
  • Repeated Seizures With Unconsciousness Between Episodes
  • Shortened QT Interval On EKG
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
  • Visible Water Retention

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Low Number Of Red Blood Cells In The Blood Called Anemia
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Behavioral Problems
  • Depression
  • Difficult Or Painful Urination
  • Indigestion
  • Involuntary Leakage Of Urine
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Mood Changes
  • Urination During The Night

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