BELVIQ Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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

    • low blood sugar
    • throat irritation
    • a common cold
    • dry mouth
    • constipation
    • backache
    • dizziness
    • low energy
    • headache
    • cough
    • nausea

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • low levels of white blood cells
    • a decreased number of lymphocytes in the blood
    • depression
    • high blood pressure

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

    • confusion
    • blurred vision
    • a change in vision
    • pink eye
    • dry eye
    • eye irritation
    • inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses
    • a toothache
    • urinary tract infection
    • muscle pain
    • difficulty sleeping
    • a skin rash
    • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
    • decreased appetite
    • vomiting
    • diarrhea
    • seasonal runny nose
    • anxious feelings

    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • anemia
    • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
    • suicidal thoughts
    • neuroleptic malignant syndrome, a reaction characterized by fever, muscle rigidity and confusion
    • serotonin syndrome, a type of disorder with high serotonin levels
    • clouding of the lens of the eye called cataracts
    • a heart condition called mitral valve and aortic valve insufficiency
    • priapism, a prolonged erection of the penis
    • hallucinations
    • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug

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

    • a high prolactin level
    • an extreme sense of wellbeing called euphoria
    • slow heartbeat

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