ROPINIROLE ER Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an infection due to a virus
  • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
  • drowsiness
  • hallucinations
  • dizziness
  • a type of abnormal movement disorder called dyskinesia
  • generalized weakness
  • accidental falls

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

  • throat irritation
  • indigestion
  • excessive sweating
  • headache
  • nausea
  • vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • anemia
  • a change in vision
  • high blood pressure
  • atrial fibrillation
  • extra heartbeats
  • low blood pressure
  • joint pain
  • difficulty concentrating
  • fast heartbeat

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

  • nightmares
  • a stuffy and runny nose
  • inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses
  • stuffy nose
  • dry mouth
  • constipation
  • the inability to have an erection
  • arthritis
  • backache
  • difficulty sleeping
  • pain
  • muscle tremors
  • temporary redness of face and neck
  • decreased appetite
  • weight loss
  • yawning
  • gas
  • diarrhea
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • intense abdominal pain

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • mental problems from taking the drug
  • inflammation of the covering of the heart or pericardium
  • slow heartbeat
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • inadequate blood flow in the extremities
  • escape of fluid into the lungs
  • x-ray results showing lung tissue changes
  • retroperitoneal fibrosis
  • cramps
  • difficulty swallowing
  • pyuria, or white blood cells in the urine
  • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
  • thickening of the lining of the lung
  • a sudden onset of sleep
  • an inability to control impulsive behavior
  • fibrotic drug-induced heart valve disease

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

  • sensation of spinning or whirling
  • low energy
  • numbness
  • cough
  • nervousness
  • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise
  • abnormal dreams
  • anxious feelings

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