Amitiza Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Head Pain

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Diarrhea
  • Dizzy
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Intense Abdominal Pain

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Depression
  • Joint Pain
  • Swelling Of The Abdomen
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Urinary Tract Infection

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Cough
  • Feeling Anxious
  • Gas
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Indigestion
  • Loose Stools
  • Low Energy
  • The Flu
  • Throwing Up

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormally Low Blood Pressure
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Tightness
  • Feeling Faint
  • Feeling Of Throat Tightness
  • Insufficient Blood Supply To The Colon
  • Not Feeling Well
  • Rash
  • Unable To Control Bowel Movement
  • Unconscious
  • Visible Water Retention

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Burping
  • Constipation
  • Cramps
  • Dry Mouth
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Feeling Weak
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Shaking Extremities
  • Taste Problems
  • Weight Gain

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