DIETHYLPROPION HCL Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • high blood pressure

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

  • false sense of well-being
  • difficulty sleeping
  • nervousness

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • inflammation of the skin due to an allergy
  • hives
  • a skin rash

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

  • altered interest in having sexual intercourse
  • blurred vision
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • dry mouth
  • constipation
  • drowsiness
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • diarrhea
  • difficult or painful urination
  • stomach cramps

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • a blood disorder
  • mental problems from taking the drug
  • confusion
  • depression
  • pulmonary hypertension
  • heart valve disease
  • abnormal heart electrical signals
  • a stroke
  • a type of abnormal movement disorder called dyskinesia
  • trouble breathing
  • fast heartbeat

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

  • an extreme sense of wellbeing called euphoria
  • dilated pupils
  • bruising under the skin
  • the inability to have an erection
  • enlarged breasts
  • a problem with menstrual periods
  • erythema or redness of skin or mucous membrane
  • hair loss
  • muscle pain
  • excessive sweating
  • muscle tremors
  • taste impairment
  • heart throbbing or pounding
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • an increased need to urinate often
  • excess urination
  • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise
  • feelings of dissatisfaction, sadness, and unease
  • anxious feelings

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