MARINOL Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • confusion
  • mood changes
  • hallucinations

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

  • an extreme sense of wellbeing called euphoria
  • drowsiness
  • difficulty concentrating
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • stomach cramps
  • unsteady walking
  • problems thinking clearly

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • widening of blood vessels
  • memory loss
  • heart throbbing or pounding
  • fast heartbeat

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

  • temporary redness of face and neck
  • generalized weakness
  • anxious feelings

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • mental problems from taking the drug
  • panic disorder
  • depersonalization, a disconnection of one's own sense of reality or identity
  • depression
  • pink eye
  • high blood pressure
  • low blood pressure
  • a feeling of throat tightness
  • unconsciousness
  • delirium
  • seizures
  • a type of speech disorder called dysarthria
  • the inability to control a bowel movement
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • accidental falls

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

  • nightmares
  • blurred vision
  • a change in vision
  • ringing in the ears
  • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
  • a stuffy and runny nose
  • inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses
  • dry mouth
  • muscle pain
  • fainting
  • difficulty sleeping
  • low energy
  • excessive sweating
  • chills
  • decreased appetite
  • headache
  • cough
  • diarrhea
  • nervousness
  • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise
  • involuntary muscle movements

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