Zaleplon Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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

  • muscle pain
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • nausea
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • depersonalization, a disconnection of one's own sense of reality or identity
  • a change in vision
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • depression
  • a migraine headache
  • pink eye
  • eye pain
  • abnormally acute hearing or painful sensitivity to sound
  • bronchitis
  • dry mouth
  • indigestion
  • constipation
  • pain with menstruation
  • itching
  • arthritis
  • an abnormal increase in muscle tone
  • drowsiness
  • difficulty concentrating
  • memory loss
  • sensation of spinning or whirling
  • fever
  • muscle tremors
  • taste impairment
  • abnormal manner of walking
  • a skin rash
  • decreased appetite
  • nervousness
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • generalized weakness
  • intense abdominal pain
  • anxious feelings
  • problems thinking clearly
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • behavioral problems
  • detachment of the retina of the eye
  • hearing loss
  • hallucinations
  • nosebleed
  • apnea, a breathing interruption
  • trouble breathing
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • complex sleep behaviors like eating or driving while asleep
  • sleepwalking
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • mood changes
  • addiction to a drug
  • nightmares
  • agitation
  • an extreme sense of wellbeing called euphoria
  • double vision
  • changes in the visual field
  • dry eye
  • excessive watery eyes
  • nystagmus, a condition with involuntary eye movements
  • ringing in the ears
  • an earache
  • laryngitis
  • increased sensitivity of the skin to the sun
  • neck stiffness
  • backache
  • nerve pain
  • a distorted sense of smell called parosmia
  • loss of muscle coordination
  • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
  • a change in voice
  • chest pain
  • burping
  • snoring
  • indifferent behavior
  • an oral tingling sensation
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