EMSAM Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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  • throat irritation
  • inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses
  • dry mouth
  • indigestion
  • difficulty sleeping
  • headache
  • diarrhea
  • a reaction at the site of administration
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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

  • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
  • weight loss
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • manic behavior
  • suicidal thoughts
  • serotonin syndrome, a type of disorder with high serotonin levels
  • high blood pressure
  • extremely high blood pressure
  • low blood pressure
  • seizures
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • confusion
  • abnormal sexual function
  • altered interest in having sexual intercourse
  • problems with ejaculation
  • the inability to have an erection
  • memory loss
  • muscle tremors
  • muscle twitching
  • numbness
  • decreased appetite
  • tense feelings
  • fast heartbeat
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