ZOLMITRIPTAN Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • chest pain
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin

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

  • pain in the jaw area
  • drowsiness
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • generalized weakness

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • high blood pressure
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • inflammation of the lining of the stomach and intestines

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

  • agitation
  • depression
  • bruising under the skin
  • dry mouth
  • irritation of the mouth
  • indigestion
  • itching
  • muscle pain
  • fainting
  • excessive sweating
  • taste impairment
  • a skin rash
  • visible water retention
  • heart throbbing or pounding
  • difficulty swallowing
  • excess urination
  • anxious feelings

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low levels of white blood cells
  • formation of dead tissue in the spleen
  • serotonin syndrome, a type of disorder with high serotonin levels
  • a heart attack
  • a low supply of oxygen rich blood to the heart
  • rapid ventricular heartbeat
  • ventricular fibrillation, a heart rhythm disorder
  • a hemorrhage in the brain
  • a stroke
  • peripheral vascular disease
  • an ischemic bowel, a condition where the blood flow to the intestine is significantly decreased
  • insufficient blood supply to the colon
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
  • a sudden and temporary constriction of the muscle in the coronary artery
  • gastrointestinal vascular insufficiency

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

  • Raynaud's phenomenon, a condition where blood vessels constrict too much with coldness or stress

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