PARLODEL Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low blood pressure

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

  • lazy eye
  • a stuffy and runny nose
  • inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses
  • indigestion
  • dizziness
  • low energy
  • headache
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • generalized weakness

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • confusion
  • a change in vision
  • hallucinations
  • fainting
  • a type of abnormal movement disorder called dyskinesia
  • a skin rash
  • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
  • trouble breathing

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

  • nightmares
  • depression
  • Raynaud's phenomenon, a condition where blood vessels constrict too much with coldness or stress
  • stuffy nose
  • dry mouth
  • constipation
  • leg cramps
  • drowsiness
  • sensation of spinning or whirling
  • difficulty sleeping
  • decreased appetite
  • difficulty swallowing
  • diarrhea
  • an inability to completely empty the bladder
  • involuntary leakage of urine
  • an increased need to urinate often
  • stomach cramps
  • nervousness
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • anxious feelings

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • mental problems from taking the drug
  • high blood pressure
  • a heart attack
  • inflammation of the covering of the heart or pericardium
  • fluid in the covering of the heart or pericardium
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • a stroke
  • escape of fluid into the lungs
  • a condition where there is formation of fibrous tissue in the lung called pulmonary fibrosis
  • an ulcer from too much stomach acid
  • bleeding of the stomach or intestines
  • retroperitoneal fibrosis
  • seizures
  • thickening of the lining of the lung
  • fibrotic drug-induced heart valve disease

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

  • agitation
  • blurred vision
  • ringing in the ears
  • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
  • hair loss
  • loss of skin color
  • a sudden onset of sleep
  • an inability to control impulsive behavior
  • an increased interest in having sexual intercourse

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