SUBLOCADE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • abnormal liver function tests

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

  • constipation
  • headache
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • reactions at the site of the injection

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • decreased lung function
  • a high alanine transaminase level
  • a high aspartate transaminase level

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

  • drowsiness
  • inducing of a relaxed easy state
  • dizziness
  • low energy
  • excessive sweating

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • decreased function of the adrenal gland
  • adrenal gland problems
  • deficiency of a substance that promotes masculinization
  • confusion
  • addiction to a drug
  • depression
  • slow heartbeat
  • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
  • bronchospasm
  • inflammation of the skin due to an allergy
  • hives
  • an abscess
  • hallucinations
  • a skin rash
  • dead skin
  • an inability to completely empty the bladder
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • EKG changes showing Wenckebach period
  • fast heartbeat

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

  • false sense of well-being
  • blurred vision
  • a change in vision
  • the inability to have an erection
  • muscle tremors
  • generalized weakness
  • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise
  • injection site erythema

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