QSYMIA Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • high blood pressure

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

  • dry mouth
  • difficulty sleeping
  • taste impairment
  • breast pain
  • low energy
  • numbness
  • temporary redness of face and neck
  • nausea
  • nervousness
  • intense abdominal pain
  • slowness of movement

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • inflammation of the skin due to an allergy
  • hives
  • an infection
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • kidney stones

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

  • altered interest in having sexual intercourse
  • an extreme sense of wellbeing called euphoria
  • constipation
  • dizziness
  • muscle tremors
  • temporary redness of face and neck
  • headache
  • heart throbbing or pounding
  • diarrhea
  • difficult or painful urination
  • intense abdominal pain
  • fast heartbeat
  • an infection due to a virus
  • premature ejaculation
  • bleeding
  • bruising under the skin
  • throat irritation
  • a common cold
  • a stuffy and runny nose
  • inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses
  • bronchitis
  • inflammation of the gums
  • dry mouth
  • indigestion
  • urinary tract infection
  • hair loss
  • joint pain
  • backache
  • an abnormal increase in muscle tone
  • taste impairment
  • cough
  • chest pain
  • vomiting
  • involuntary muscle movements
  • anxious feelings
  • leg pain

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • mental problems from taking the drug
  • a low supply of oxygen rich blood to the heart
  • pulmonary hypertension
  • heart valve disease
  • cardiomyopathy, a disease of the heart muscle
  • high amount of ammonium in the blood
  • excess body acid
  • low amount of potassium in the blood
  • anemia
  • increased eosinophils in the blood
  • suicidal behavior
  • suicidal thoughts
  • a type of brain function problem called encephalopathy
  • maculopathy
  • increased pressure in the eye
  • nearsightedness
  • blind spot in the eye
  • low blood pressure
  • pneumonia
  • asthma
  • liver failure
  • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
  • pemphigus, a type of skin disorder
  • inflammation of the skin with blisters
  • erythema multiforme, a type of allergic skin reaction
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • decreased sweating
  • hallucinations
  • low body temperature
  • secondary angle-closure glaucoma, a type of eye disorder
  • pancreatitis
  • increased calcium in the kidneys

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

  • depression
  • the inability to have an erection
  • excessive sweating
  • nausea
  • an increased need to urinate often
  • feelings of dissatisfaction, sadness, and unease
  • a yeast infection of the vagina and vulva
  • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
  • bleeding gums
  • gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • bleeding not related to menstrual period
  • acne
  • muscle pain
  • sensation of spinning or whirling
  • flu-like symptoms
  • headache

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