SABRIL Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • changes in the visual field
  • vision loss

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

  • confusion
  • depression
  • double vision
  • blurred vision
  • nystagmus, a condition with involuntary eye movements
  • a bacterial infection of the middle ear
  • a common cold
  • joint pain
  • drowsiness
  • memory loss
  • dizziness
  • difficulty sleeping
  • low energy
  • muscle tremors
  • loss of muscle coordination
  • weight gain
  • headache
  • nausea
  • diarrhea
  • irritability
  • a change in the ability to pay attention

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • anemia
  • the flu
  • chest pain

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

  • symptoms of eye fatigue or eyestrain
  • eye pain
  • throat irritation
  • bronchitis
  • indigestion
  • urinary tract infection
  • backache
  • muscle pain
  • sensation of spinning or whirling
  • fever
  • muscle twitching
  • visible water retention
  • abdominal bloating
  • weak reflexes
  • low energy and weakness
  • intense abdominal pain
  • peripheral sensory nerve disorder

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • mental problems from taking the drug
  • a form of mania that has a lower severity of symptoms
  • suicidal behavior
  • suicidal thoughts
  • myoclonus, quick and involuntary muscle jerks
  • a type of brain function problem called encephalopathy
  • a disorder of the peripheral nerves that enable movement called peripheral motor neuropathy
  • sudden blindness and pain upon moving the eye
  • hearing loss
  • a clot in the lung
  • vocal cord swelling
  • lung failure causing loss of breath
  • blockage of normal bile flow
  • bleeding of the stomach or intestines
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • a type of abnormal movement disorder called dyskinesia
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • a condition with high fevers and muscle contractions called malignant hyperthermia
  • multiple organ failure
  • abnormal muscle movements
  • a condition of the brain called intramyelinic edema

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

  • aggressive behavior
  • ringing in the ears
  • inflammation of the esophagus
  • the inability to have an erection
  • pain with menstruation
  • itching
  • hair loss
  • acne
  • muscle spasm
  • an abnormal increase in muscle tone
  • delirium
  • decreased tone or tension in a part of the body
  • numbness
  • a skin rash
  • puffy face from water retention
  • an abnormal breathing sound called stridor
  • cough
  • a type of bumpy skin rash called a maculopapular rash
  • indifferent behavior

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