Sodium Oxybate Solution Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Depression
  • Involuntary Leakage Of Urine

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Muscle Tremors
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Nervous System Function Affecting Alertness
  • Confusion

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Change In The Ability To Pay Attention
  • A Feeling Of Pins And Needles On Skin
  • A Sleep Disorder Called Parasomnia
  • Abnormal Dreams
  • Anxious Feelings
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Dry Mouth
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Low Energy
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Pain
  • Sleepwalking
  • Upper Abdominal Pain
  • Weight Loss

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Hypersensitivity Reaction To A Drug
  • Accidental Falls
  • Coma
  • Decreased Lung Function
  • Hallucinations
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Mental Problems From Taking The Drug
  • Paranoia
  • Seizures
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Trouble Breathing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Long Period Of Feeling Drowsy Or Sleepy
  • Aggressive Behavior
  • Agitation
  • Blurred Vision
  • Decreased Alertness Or Consciousness
  • Headache
  • Irritability
  • Joint Pain
  • Memory Loss
  • Numbness
  • Pain In The Arms Or Legs
  • Panic Disorder
  • Sleep Paralysis
  • Urination During The Night
  • Water Retention

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