MAPROTILINE HCL Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • inflammation of the skin due to an allergy
  • erythema or redness of skin or mucous membrane
  • itching
  • a skin rash
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema

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

  • altered interest in having sexual intercourse
  • blurred vision
  • dry mouth
  • the inability to have an erection
  • dizziness
  • headache

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • over excitement
  • seizures
  • muscle tremors
  • weight loss
  • nausea
  • vomiting

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

  • constipation
  • increased sensitivity of the skin to the sun
  • difficulty sleeping
  • excessive sweating
  • weight gain
  • increased hunger
  • heartburn
  • diarrhea

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
  • confusion
  • suicidal thoughts
  • serotonin syndrome, a type of disorder with high serotonin levels
  • high blood pressure
  • a type of slowed heart rhythm disorder called heart block
  • prolonged QT interval on EKG
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • low blood pressure
  • swelling of the testicles
  • enlarged breasts
  • breastmilk production not associated with childbirth or nursing
  • hallucinations
  • low energy
  • difficult or painful urination
  • secondary angle-closure glaucoma, a type of eye disorder
  • a yellowing of the eyes or skin from buildup of bilirubin called jaundice
  • fast heartbeat

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

  • fainting
  • heart throbbing or pounding

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