OSMOLEX ER Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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

  • dry mouth
  • constipation
  • difficulty concentrating
  • dizziness
  • difficulty sleeping
  • nervousness
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • clouding of the lens of the eye called cataracts
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • nightmares
  • dry eye
  • urinary tract infection
  • skin discoloration
  • arthritis
  • muscle spasm
  • drowsiness
  • low energy
  • abnormal manner of walking
  • purplish discoloration of skin that looks like netting
  • decreased appetite
  • headache
  • cough
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • irritability
  • abnormal dreams
  • abnormal muscle movements
  • anxious feelings
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • paranoia
  • suicidal behavior
  • suicidal thoughts
  • deposits on the eye
  • chronic heart failure
  • seizures
  • a sudden onset of sleep
  • painful and involuntary movement of the eyes called oculogyric crisis
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • delusions
  • dryness of the nose
  • throat dryness
  • an inability to control impulsive behavior
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