DOXEPIN HCL Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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    • dry mouth
    • drowsiness
    • dizziness
    • taste impairment
    • weight gain
    • increased hunger
    • headache

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • confusion
    • abnormal sexual function
    • a type of movement disorder called parkinsonism
    • blurred vision
    • slow heartbeat
    • abnormal heart rhythm
    • low blood pressure
    • the inability to have an erection
    • hallucinations
    • muscle tremors
    • difficult or painful urination
    • nervousness

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

    • altered interest in having sexual intercourse
    • a common cold
    • constipation
    • difficulty sleeping
    • excessive sweating
    • vomiting
    • heartburn
    • diarrhea

    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • a disorder with excess antidiuretic hormone called syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone
    • large purple or brown skin blotches
    • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
    • increased eosinophils in the blood
    • a blood disorder
    • mental problems from taking the drug
    • panic disorder
    • suicidal thoughts
    • serotonin syndrome, a type of disorder with high serotonin levels
    • ringing in the ears
    • a heart attack
    • a type of slowed heart rhythm disorder called heart block
    • abnormal heart electrical signals
    • rapid ventricular heartbeat
    • ventricular fibrillation, a heart rhythm disorder
    • prolonged QT interval on EKG
    • a stroke
    • swelling of the testicles
    • enlarged breasts
    • breastmilk production not associated with childbirth or nursing
    • increased sensitivity of the skin to the sun
    • inflammation of the skin due to an allergy
    • itching
    • hair loss
    • seizures
    • a skin rash
    • high amount of bilirubin in the blood
    • abnormal liver function tests
    • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
    • secondary angle-closure glaucoma, a type of eye disorder
    • accidental falls
    • fast heartbeat

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

    • delusions
    • nightmares
    • agitation
    • aggressive behavior
    • feelings of hostility
    • dilated pupils
    • high blood pressure
    • decreased appetite
    • heart throbbing or pounding
    • nausea
    • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
    • irritability
    • an inability to control impulsive behavior
    • anxious feelings

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