PRAMIPEXOLE ER Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • extrapyramidal disease, a type of movement disorder
  • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
  • hallucinations
  • a type of abnormal movement disorder called dyskinesia
  • nausea
  • generalized weakness

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

  • dry mouth
  • constipation
  • muscle spasm
  • low energy
  • abnormal manner of walking
  • decreased appetite
  • headache
  • abnormal dreams

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • confusion
  • paranoia
  • myoclonus, quick and involuntary muscle jerks
  • disturbance in the ability of the eye to focus
  • pneumonia
  • muscle weakness
  • muscle pain
  • memory loss
  • difficulty sleeping
  • fever
  • a feeling of restlessness with inability to sit still
  • chest pain

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

  • altered interest in having sexual intercourse
  • high blood pressure
  • a stuffy and runny nose
  • the inability to have an erection
  • inflammation of the sac surrounding the joint - bursitis
  • an abnormal increase in muscle tone
  • sensation of spinning or whirling
  • numbness
  • a skin rash
  • weight loss
  • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise
  • abnormal muscle movements

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
  • mental problems from taking the drug
  • manic behavior
  • delusions
  • neuroleptic malignant syndrome, a reaction characterized by fever, muscle rigidity and confusion
  • inflammation of the covering of the heart or pericardium
  • heart failure
  • escape of fluid into the lungs
  • a condition where there is formation of fibrous tissue in the lung called pulmonary fibrosis
  • x-ray results showing lung tissue changes
  • retroperitoneal fibrosis
  • a condition with muscle tissue breakdown called rhabdomyolysis
  • mental status changes
  • trouble breathing
  • involuntary leakage of urine
  • a sudden onset of sleep
  • fibrotic drug-induced heart valve disease
  • deformity of posture

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

  • erythema or redness of skin or mucous membrane
  • itching
  • hives
  • fainting
  • excessive sweating
  • weight gain
  • vomiting
  • an inability to control impulsive behavior

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