Apo-Desvenlafaxine Side Effects





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Side Effects
Like all medications, APO-DESVENLAFAXINE can cause some side effects. Any of them may not be experienced. For most patients, these side effects are likely to be minor and temporary. However, some can be serious. Some of these side effects may be dose-related. Consult the doctor if these or other side effects are experienced, as the dose may need to be adjusted.
If an allergic reaction (including red skin, hives, itching, swelling of the lips, face, tongue, throat, trouble breathing, wheezing, shortness of breath, skin rashes, blisters of the skin, sores or pain in the mouth or eyes) or any severe or unusual side effects are experienced, stop taking the drug and seek emergency medical attention immediately.
Frequency of Side Effects: Very common (in more than 1 in 10 patients): Nausea, Dry mouth, Dizziness, Trouble sleeping, Sweating, Headache, Drowsiness.
Common (in more than 1 in 100 patients, but in less than 1 in 10 patients): Heart pounding, Heart racing, Ringing in the ears, Vertigo, Dilated pupils, Vision blurred, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Weakness, Chills, Feeling jittery, Irritability, Weight decreased, Weight increased, Blood pressure increased, Musculoskeletal stiffness, Shaking, Disturbance in attention, Tingling sensations, Taste changes, No orgasms, Anxiety, Nervousness, Interest in sex decreased, Abnormal dreams, Ejaculation delayed (in men), Erectile dysfunction (in men), Yawning, Rash, Hot flush, Decreased appetite, Constipation, Tiredness, Drug withdrawal syndrome, Liver function tests abnormal.
Uncommon (in more than 1 in 1000 patients, but in less than 1 in 100 patients): Hypersensitivity, Blood cholesterol increased, Blood prolactin increased, Blood triglyceride increased, Fainting, Depersonalization, Nose bleeds, Drop in blood pressure when standing, Coldness in hands and feet, Loss of hair, Orgasm abnormal, Movement disorders, Difficulty emptying the bladder, Urinary hesitation, Protein in the urine, Ejaculation disorder (in men), Ejaculation failure (in men), Sexual dysfunction.
Rare (in more than 1 in 10,000 patients, but in less than 1 in 1000 patients): Seizures, Sodium levels decreased, Swelling beneath the skin (e.g. throat, face, hands), Mania, Hypomania, Convulsions, Hallucinations, Muscle contractions, Sensitivity to light.
Other Side Effect Information: These are not all the possible side effects of APO-DESVENLAFAXINE. Call the health professional right away if the side effects become serious, if any side effects not previously listed are noticed, or if there is any other concerning side effect.
Discontinuation Symptoms: Contact the doctor before stopping or reducing the dosage of APO-DESVENLAFAXINE. Symptoms such as visual impairment, high blood pressure, dizziness, nausea, headache, irritability, trouble sleeping, diarrhea, anxiety, abnormal dreams, tiredness, and sweating have been reported after stopping treatment with desvenlafaxine. Tell the doctor immediately if any of these or other symptoms are present. The doctor may adjust the dosage of APO-DESVENLAFAXINE to alleviate the symptoms.
Serious side effects and what to do about them: See table.

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