Metadate ER Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Fast Heartbeat
  • High Blood Pressure

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Decreased Appetite
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Dry Mouth
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Head Pain
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Nausea
  • Nervousness
  • Over Excitement
  • Upper Abdominal Pain
  • Weight Loss

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash
  • A Type Of Abnormal Movement Disorder Called Dyskinesia
  • Angina, Or Chest Pain Due To Partial Blockage Of Blood Flow In The Heart Arteries
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Muscle Twitches Or Movements
  • Decreased Blood Platelets

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Common Cold
  • Aggressive Behavior
  • Cough
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Fever
  • Hives
  • Indigestion
  • Irritability
  • Joint Pain
  • Muscle Tremors
  • Throat Irritation
  • Vomiting

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Condition With Muscle Tissue Breakdown Called Rhabdomyolysis
  • A Heart Attack
  • A Hemorrhage In The Brain
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Stroke
  • A Tonic-Clonic Seizure
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Type Of Blood Disorder With A Decrease In All Types Of Blood Cells Called Pancytopenia
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Acute Liver Failure
  • Anemia
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Extra Heartbeats
  • Failure To Grow
  • Hallucinations
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood
  • Inflammation Of Blood Vessels That Carry Blood In The Brain
  • Inflammation Of The Skin With Blisters
  • Liver Damage
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Low Platelet Count And Bleeding From Immune Response
  • Manic Behavior
  • Mental Problems From Taking The Drug
  • Mood Changes
  • Priapism, A Prolonged Erection Of The Penis
  • Raynaud's Phenomenon, A Condition Where Blood Vessels Constrict Too Much With Coldness Or Stress
  • Seizures
  • Skin Rash With Sloughing
  • Slow Heartbeat
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Toxic Psychosis
  • Ventricular Premature Beats

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Change In Vision
  • A Migraine Headache
  • A Reversible Problem In The Neurological System Due To Lack Of Blood Supply
  • A Sore Throat
  • Agitation
  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • Bloody Urine
  • Blurred Vision
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Constriction Of Blood Vessels Of The Extremities
  • Diarrhea
  • Dilated Pupils
  • Double Vision
  • Enlarged Breasts
  • Excessive Talkativeness
  • Eye Pain
  • Grinding Of The Teeth
  • Hair Loss
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • Itching
  • Low Energy
  • Motion Sickness
  • Muscle Pain
  • Pain With Menstruation
  • Skin Redness
  • Trouble Breathing

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