GABITRIL Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • bruising under the skin
  • difficulty concentrating

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

  • throat irritation
  • drowsiness
  • dizziness
  • fever
  • flu-like symptoms
  • chills
  • muscle tremors
  • headache
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • nervousness
  • generalized weakness
  • irritability
  • intense abdominal pain

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • confusion
  • depression
  • pneumonia
  • itching
  • loss of muscle coordination
  • a type of speech disorder called dysarthria
  • trouble breathing
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin

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

  • paranoia
  • depersonalization, a disconnection of one's own sense of reality or identity
  • an extreme sense of wellbeing called euphoria
  • hyperactive behavior
  • myoclonus, quick and involuntary muscle jerks
  • a migraine headache
  • lazy eye
  • a change in vision
  • a bacterial infection of the middle ear
  • ringing in the ears
  • an earache
  • high blood pressure
  • widening of blood vessels
  • bronchitis
  • inflammation of the gums
  • canker sores
  • inflammation or infection of the vagina
  • pain with menstruation
  • bleeding not related to menstrual period
  • hair loss
  • dry skin
  • joint pain
  • neck pain
  • backache
  • muscle weakness
  • muscle pain
  • stupor
  • hallucinations
  • fainting
  • sensation of spinning or whirling
  • difficulty sleeping
  • low energy
  • excessive sweating
  • pain
  • diminished movement
  • muscle twitching
  • decreased tone or tension in a part of the body
  • visible water retention
  • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
  • weight gain
  • weight loss
  • increased hunger
  • nosebleed
  • heart throbbing or pounding
  • swollen lymph nodes
  • cough
  • chest pain
  • diarrhea
  • difficult or painful urination
  • involuntary leakage of urine
  • weak reflexes
  • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise
  • fast heartbeat

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • decreased blood platelets
  • mood changes
  • suicidal thoughts
  • feelings of hostility
  • nystagmus, a condition with involuntary eye movements
  • bleeding
  • bleeding of the stomach or intestines
  • urinary tract infection
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • memory loss
  • abnormal manner of walking
  • a skin rash
  • a type of bumpy skin rash called a maculopapular rash
  • neuropsychiatric disorder

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

  • blurred vision
  • inflammation of the skin with blisters
  • small reddish-purplish pin-point sized spots on skin

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