PREGABALIN Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • loss of muscle coordination

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

  • dry mouth
  • difficulty concentrating
  • dizziness
  • low energy
  • problems thinking clearly

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an infection
  • decreased blood platelets
  • puffy face from water retention

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

  • an extreme sense of wellbeing called euphoria
  • inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses
  • constipation
  • itching
  • joint pain
  • backache
  • memory loss
  • muscle twitching
  • numbness
  • increased hunger
  • headache
  • generalized weakness
  • intense abdominal pain
  • orgasm problems
  • an accidental injury

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low blood sugar
  • suicidal thoughts
  • addiction to a drug
  • behavioral problems
  • double vision
  • ringing in the ears
  • heart failure
  • decreased lung function
  • kidney stones
  • bullous pemphigoid
  • hives
  • blistering of the skin
  • a type of abnormal movement disorder called dyskinesia
  • a type of speech disorder called dysarthria
  • wheezing
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • prolonged P-R interval observed on EKG

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

  • altered interest in having sexual intercourse
  • a change in vision
  • nystagmus, a condition with involuntary eye movements
  • bronchitis
  • bloody urine
  • the inability to have an erection
  • enlarged breasts
  • pain with menstruation
  • absence of menstrual periods
  • erythema or redness of skin or mucous membrane
  • a nail disorder
  • an abnormal increase in muscle tone
  • muscle weakness
  • muscle pain
  • leg cramps
  • stupor
  • fever
  • flu-like symptoms
  • muscle tremors
  • abnormal manner of walking
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • gas
  • diarrhea
  • difficult or painful urination
  • an increased need to urinate often
  • abdominal bloating
  • nervousness
  • anxious feelings
  • pain with sexual intercourse
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