FYCOMPA Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • feelings of hostility
  • accidental falls
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • aggressive behavior
  • drowsiness
  • sensation of spinning or whirling
  • dizziness
  • low energy
  • abnormal manner of walking
  • loss of muscle coordination
  • weight gain
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • bruising
  • generalized weakness
  • irritability
  • intense abdominal pain
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low amount of sodium in the blood
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • confusion
  • mood changes
  • delusions
  • paranoia
  • agitation
  • an extreme sense of wellbeing called euphoria
  • double vision
  • blurred vision
  • constipation
  • joint pain
  • backache
  • muscle pain
  • memory loss
  • numbness
  • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
  • a type of speech disorder called dysarthria
  • anxious feelings
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • increased eosinophils in the blood
  • mental problems from taking the drug
  • suicidal behavior
  • suicidal thoughts
  • thoughts of hurting or killing others
  • delirium
  • hallucinations
  • a type of significant allergic skin reaction called DRESS syndrome
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • personality disorders
  • behavioral problems
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