NUCYNTA ER Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low blood pressure

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

  • constipation
  • drowsiness
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • nausea
  • vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • itching

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

  • depression
  • blurred vision
  • dry mouth
  • indigestion
  • the inability to have an erection
  • sensation of spinning or whirling
  • difficulty sleeping
  • low energy
  • excessive sweating
  • chills
  • muscle tremors
  • temporary redness of face and neck
  • decreased appetite
  • low energy and weakness
  • abnormal dreams
  • a change in the ability to pay attention
  • anxious feelings

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • decreased function of the adrenal gland
  • deficiency of a substance that promotes masculinization
  • confusion
  • panic disorder
  • suicidal thoughts
  • addiction to a drug
  • serotonin syndrome, a type of disorder with high serotonin levels
  • significantly low blood pressure
  • decreased lung function
  • spasm of a bile duct tract
  • hives
  • seizures
  • sleep apnea
  • a skin rash
  • trouble breathing
  • abnormal nervous system function affecting alertness
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • high pressure within the skull
  • accidental falls
  • the stomach and intestines to move food at a slower pace

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

  • agitation
  • an extreme sense of wellbeing called euphoria
  • a change in vision
  • inducing of a relaxed easy state
  • memory loss
  • fainting
  • loss of muscle coordination
  • numbness
  • weight loss
  • a type of speech disorder called dysarthria
  • diarrhea
  • an increased need to urinate often
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • irritability
  • intense abdominal pain

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