Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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    • constipation
    • drowsiness
    • inducing of a relaxed easy state
    • excessive sweating
    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • stomach cramps
    • irritation of the stomach or intestines
    • difficulty sleeping
    • nervousness
    • conditions of excess stomach acid secretion
    • heartburn

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
    • low blood pressure
    • a complete or partial collapse of the lung airways called atelectasis
    • decreased lung function
    • trouble breathing
    • abnormal nervous system function affecting alertness

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

    • a change in vision
    • dry mouth
    • fainting
    • dizziness
    • decreased appetite
    • headache
    • heart throbbing or pounding
    • decreased urine production
    • nervousness
    • generalized weakness
    • feelings of dissatisfaction, sadness, and unease
    • over excitement

    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • decreased function of the adrenal gland
    • deficiency of a substance that promotes masculinization
    • dependence on opioid-type drugs
    • addiction to a drug
    • complete stoppage of the heart
    • slow heartbeat
    • lung failure causing loss of breath
    • blocked bowels with decreased peristaltic movement
    • seizures
    • sleep apnea
    • a condition where the body is unable to maintain adequate blood flow called shock
    • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
    • accidental falls
    • pancreatitis
    • extra heartbeats
    • a type of blood disorder where the red blood cells burst called hemolytic anemia
    • anemia
    • a decrease in platelet clotting
    • large purple or brown skin blotches
    • decreased blood platelets
    • low levels of white blood cells
    • bleeding within the skull
    • bleeding
    • bronchospasm
    • stomach or intestinal ulcer
    • blood coming from anus
    • damage to the liver and inflammation
    • bleeding of the stomach or intestines
    • a type of kidney inflammation called interstitial nephritis
    • inflammation of the skin due to an allergy
    • hives
    • blistering of the skin
    • wheezing
    • trouble breathing
    • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
    • a rupture in the wall of the stomach or intestine
    • a type of significant allergic skin reaction called DRESS syndrome

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

    • an extreme sense of wellbeing called euphoria
    • depression
    • widening of blood vessels
    • irritation of the stomach or intestines
    • spasm of a bile duct tract
    • the inability to have an erection
    • sensation of spinning or whirling
    • difficulty sleeping
    • low energy
    • temporary redness of face and neck
    • diarrhea
    • anxious feelings
    • agitation
    • blind spot in the eye
    • ringing in the ears
    • muscle tremors
    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • high blood sugar
    • irritability
    • hyperesthesia, an increased nerve sensitivity
    • fast heartbeat
    • bruising under the skin
    • bleeding gums
    • a type of stomach irritation called gastritis
    • indigestion
    • decreased appetite
    • nosebleed
    • abnormal liver function tests
    • hematoma, a collection of blood outside of the blood vessels
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