Desyrel Tablet Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Low Blood Pressure

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Headache
  • Low Energy
  • Nausea
  • Taste Impairment
  • Vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Confusion
  • Difficulty Concentrating
  • Fainting
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Muscle Tremors

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Muscle Pain
  • Weight Gain

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Delay When Starting To Urinate
  • A Feeling Of Restlessness With Inability To Sit Still
  • A Form Of Mania That Has A Lower Severity Of Symptoms
  • A Problem With Menstrual Periods
  • A Skin Rash
  • A Stroke
  • A Yellowing Of The Eyes Or Skin From Buildup Of Bilirubin Called Jaundice
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Achalasia Of Esophagus, A Condition That Makes Swallowing Difficult
  • Agitation
  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • An Increased Need To Urinate Often
  • Anemia
  • Aphasia, A Loss Of The Ability To Speak And Understand Language
  • Apnea, A Breathing Interruption
  • Blockage Of Normal Bile Flow
  • Bloody Urine
  • Breast Fullness Due To Milk Production
  • Changes In Appetite
  • Chest Pain
  • Chills
  • Chronic Heart Failure
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Gas
  • Hair Loss
  • Hallucinations
  • Inflammation Of The Skin Due To An Allergy
  • Loss Of Muscle Coordination
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Numbness
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Over Excitement
  • Priapism, A Prolonged Erection Of The Penis
  • Prolonged QT Interval On EKG
  • Secondary Angle-Closure Glaucoma, A Type Of Eye Disorder
  • Seizures
  • Serotonin Syndrome, A Type Of Disorder With High Serotonin Levels
  • Slow Heartbeat
  • Stuffy Nose
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Torsades De Pointes, A Type Of Abnormal Heart Rhythm

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Anxious Feelings
  • Blurred Vision
  • Diarrhea
  • Dilated Pupils
  • Excessive Saliva Production
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Muscle Twitching
  • Nightmares
  • The Inability To Have An Erection
  • Visible Water Retention
  • Weight Loss

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