Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low blood pressure
  • nausea
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

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    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • slow heartbeat
  • backache
  • fever
  • pain
  • headache
  • vomiting
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

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    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • blurred vision
  • high blood pressure
  • ventricular arrhythmias, a type of abnormal heart rhythm
  • itching
  • drowsiness
  • unconsciousness
  • seizures
  • dizziness
  • chills
  • muscle tremors
  • muscle twitching
  • taste impairment
  • abnormal sensations in the head
  • slurred speech
  • an inability to completely empty the bladder
  • nervousness
  • damage to the bone cartilage in the joint
  • hemiparesis
  • fast heartbeat
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • reactions at the site of the injection
  • anxious feelings
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