BUPRENORPHINE HCL Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an infection
  • depression
  • low blood pressure

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

  • a sore tongue
  • constipation
  • difficulty sleeping
  • excessive sweating
  • headache
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • reduced sensation in the mouth
  • anxious feelings

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • decreased lung function
  • an abscess
  • abnormal nervous system function affecting alertness

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

  • excessive watery eyes
  • throat irritation
  • a common cold
  • a stuffy and runny nose
  • stuffy nose
  • indigestion
  • inflammation of the lining of the stomach and intestines
  • urinary tract infection
  • muscle spasm
  • drowsiness
  • dizziness
  • fever
  • flu-like symptoms
  • chills
  • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
  • decreased appetite
  • cough
  • diarrhea
  • nervousness
  • bruising
  • generalized weakness
  • intense abdominal pain
  • pain in the oropharynx
  • drug-induced hot flashes

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
  • addiction to a drug
  • liver failure
  • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
  • acute renal failure in patients with serious liver disease
  • sleep apnea
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
  • a yellowing of the eyes or skin from buildup of bilirubin called jaundice

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

  • the inability to have an erection

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