PHENELZINE SULFATE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • myoclonus, quick and involuntary muscle jerks
  • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure

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

  • over excitement
  • abnormal sexual function
  • blurred vision
  • drowsiness
  • inducing of a relaxed easy state
  • dizziness
  • difficulty sleeping
  • low energy
  • muscle tremors
  • weight gain
  • headache
  • exaggerated deep reflexes
  • nervousness
  • generalized weakness

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • fast heartbeat

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

  • problems with ejaculation
  • anxious feelings

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a disorder with excess antidiuretic hormone called syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone
  • anemia
  • decreased blood platelets
  • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • manic behavior
  • suicidal behavior
  • suicidal thoughts
  • serotonin syndrome, a type of disorder with high serotonin levels
  • extremely high blood pressure
  • low blood pressure
  • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
  • a condition with symptoms that resemble lupus
  • scleroderma, hardening and tightening of the skin and connective tissues
  • seizures
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • secondary angle-closure glaucoma, a type of eye disorder

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

  • confusion
  • an extreme sense of wellbeing called euphoria
  • nystagmus, a condition with involuntary eye movements
  • ringing in the ears
  • dry mouth
  • constipation
  • the inability to have an erection
  • increased sensitivity of the skin to the sun
  • itching
  • hair loss
  • acne
  • chills
  • loss of muscle coordination
  • a skin rash
  • visible water retention
  • decreased appetite
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • an inability to completely empty the bladder
  • involuntary leakage of urine
  • an increased need to urinate often
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • low energy and weakness
  • intense abdominal pain

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