ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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    • problems with ejaculation
    • dry mouth
    • drowsiness
    • dizziness
    • difficulty sleeping
    • low energy
    • excessive sweating
    • nausea
    • diarrhea
    • orgasm problems

    INFREQUENT side effects

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      • abnormal sexual function
      • altered interest in having sexual intercourse
      • a stuffy and runny nose
      • inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses
      • a toothache
      • indigestion
      • constipation
      • the inability to have an erection
      • flu-like symptoms
      • decreased appetite
      • gas
      • stomach cramps
      • a feeling of pins and needles on skin

      RARE side effects

      If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

      • low blood sugar
      • a disorder with excess antidiuretic hormone called syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone
      • low amount of sodium in the blood
      • low amount of potassium in the blood
      • anemia
      • a decrease in the blood clotting protein prothrombin
      • decreased blood platelets
      • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
      • low levels of white blood cells
      • mental problems from taking the drug
      • manic behavior
      • suicidal thoughts
      • aggressive behavior
      • extrapyramidal disease, a type of movement disorder
      • neuroleptic malignant syndrome, a reaction characterized by fever, muscle rigidity and confusion
      • serotonin syndrome, a type of disorder with high serotonin levels
      • high blood pressure
      • a heart attack
      • a clot in the lung
      • rapid ventricular heartbeat
      • torsades de pointes, a type of abnormal heart rhythm
      • atrial fibrillation
      • slow heartbeat
      • prolonged QT interval on EKG
      • blood clot in a deep vein of the extremities
      • low blood pressure
      • bleeding
      • inflammation of the lining of the stomach and intestines
      • liver tissue death
      • liver failure
      • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
      • acute inflammation of the pancreas
      • bleeding of the stomach or intestines
      • kidney failure
      • priapism, a prolonged erection of the penis
      • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called toxic epidermal necrolysis
      • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
      • a condition with muscle tissue breakdown called rhabdomyolysis
      • hallucinations
      • seizures
      • muscle tremors
      • a feeling of restlessness with inability to sit still
      • high blood sugar
      • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
      • secondary angle-closure glaucoma, a type of eye disorder

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

      • a high prolactin level
      • high cholesterol
      • agitation
      • a migraine headache
      • double vision
      • blurred vision
      • ringing in the ears
      • bruising under the skin
      • stuffy nose
      • bronchitis
      • pain in the jaw area
      • blood coming from anus
      • urinary tract infection
      • pain with menstruation
      • abnormally long or heavy periods
      • a problem with menstrual periods
      • hives
      • joint pain
      • muscle pain
      • cramps
      • difficulty concentrating
      • sensation of spinning or whirling
      • fever
      • abnormal manner of walking
      • loss of muscle coordination
      • a skin rash
      • weight gain
      • increased hunger
      • nosebleed
      • heart throbbing or pounding
      • cough
      • heartburn
      • an increased need to urinate often
      • low energy and weakness
      • hematoma, a collection of blood outside of the blood vessels
      • inflammation of a vein
      • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise
      • irritability
      • chest pains unrelated to heart problems
      • drug-induced hot flashes

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