Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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    • a stuffy and runny nose
    • dry mouth
    • constipation
    • dizziness
    • difficulty sleeping
    • decreased appetite
    • headache
    • nervousness
    • irritability
    • anxious feelings

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • depression
    • high blood pressure
    • pain with menstruation
    • flu-like symptoms
    • visible water retention
    • heart throbbing or pounding
    • abnormal liver function tests
    • fast heartbeat

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

    • widening of blood vessels
    • throat irritation
    • inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses
    • indigestion
    • joint pain
    • backache
    • drowsiness
    • excessive sweating
    • taste impairment
    • excessive thirst
    • increased hunger
    • nausea
    • diarrhea
    • stomach cramps
    • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
    • generalized weakness

    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • an increased risk of bleeding
    • decreased blood platelets
    • mental problems from taking the drug
    • mood changes
    • suicidal thoughts
    • neuroleptic malignant syndrome, a reaction characterized by fever, muscle rigidity and confusion
    • serotonin syndrome, a type of disorder with high serotonin levels
    • a migraine headache
    • a heart attack
    • atrial fibrillation
    • chronic heart failure
    • a transient ischemic attack, a type of stroke that lasts only a few minutes
    • a stroke
    • a type of stomach irritation called gastritis
    • inflammation of the gallbladder
    • a type of kidney inflammation called interstitial nephritis
    • urinary tract infection
    • seizures
    • a skin rash
    • trouble breathing
    • chest pain
    • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis

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

    • a yeast infection of the vagina and vulva
    • overactive thyroid gland
    • a condition with low thyroid hormone levels
    • low blood sugar
    • anemia
    • confusion
    • manic behavior
    • altered interest in having sexual intercourse
    • lazy eye
    • bruising under the skin
    • laryngitis
    • bronchitis
    • bleeding not related to menstrual period
    • itching
    • neck pain
    • inflammation of the covering of a tendon
    • an abnormal increase in muscle tone
    • muscle pain
    • leg cramps
    • difficulty concentrating
    • memory loss
    • fever
    • muscle tremors
    • abnormal manner of walking
    • cough
    • vomiting
    • gas
    • high blood sugar
    • abnormal dreams
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