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What side effects can I expect taking pristiq (desvenlafaxine)?

What side effects can I expect taking pristiq (desvenlafaxine)?

Be awareDon't expect: The list is long and is available from your prescribing professional and your pharmacist. Most commonly experienced are GI symptoms like nausea, diarrhea and abdominal cramping as well as anxiety early on and sometimes insomnia. Being aware they can happen is different than expecting them to happen. Most side effects can be tolerated and eventually ease up. Try to be aware but not expectant. ...Read more

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What side effects can I expect from stopping antisicothics?

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What side effects can I expect from stopping antisicothics?

Antipsychotics: I noticed u r not on antipsychotics, however, if one stops those medications they can have recurrence of psychosis and possibly involuntary movements (withdrawal dyskinesia). Please talk to your doctor first. ...Read more

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What side effects can I expect from Xanax (alprazolam)?

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What side effects can I expect from Xanax (alprazolam)?

Xanax (alprazolam): Side effects include sedation, dry mouth, nausea, headaches, lack of focusing, change in taste & smell senses, most of such effects are uncommon & dose-related. ...Read more

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Having side effects from taking the antidepressant clomipramine. What can I do?

Having side effects from taking the antidepressant clomipramine. What can I do?

Try another med: Clomipramine was an early medication researched for ocd treatment. However the results were modest, other members of the ssri family provide more benefits with fewer side effects. ...Read more

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Risperidal (risperidone) side effects: what symtoms can I expect?

Risperidal (risperidone) side effects: what symtoms can I expect?

Sedation, increased: Appetite, weight gain, tiredness and in high doses may cause movement disorders similar to those seen in patients with parkinson's disease. Risperdal is a good medication but patients need to be monitored while on it because of the risk of some metabolic problems like diabetes and others. ...Read more

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What side effects can one have taking hydroxyzine?

What side effects can one have taking hydroxyzine?

Sedation: One of the most common side effects of an older antihistamine like Hydroxyzine is drowsiness. This can often be a problem as sometimes people are feeling fine, but things such as reaction time etc. Can be slower. Dry mouth and eyes is another possible side effect. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about side effects while taking prednisone?

Can you tell me about side effects while taking prednisone?

Steroids are safe...: ...especially when taken for a short period of time. Common adverse effects include mood swings, increased appetitie , increased water retention and weight gain. Most patients tolerate them reasonably well though. ...Read more

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What side effects can I expect after taking next choice?

Side effects: Potential side effects with emergency contraceptives can include: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow; loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal discomfort or feeling tired. If you develop chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Notify your doctor if you miss your period or develop significant lower abdominal pain. ...Read more

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How to tell if I am having too many Zoloft (sertraline) side effects?

How to tell if I am having too many Zoloft (sertraline) side effects?

Dysfunctional: If the side effects are impacting your health, or causing you so much distress you are not functioning in your personal or professional life, you should discuss alternative medications with your psychiatrist. ...Read more

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Just been taking bendroflumethiazideand diclofenac what type of side effects can I expect?

Just been taking bendroflumethiazideand diclofenac what type of side effects can I expect?

Corzide+diclofenac: Your doc may want to change one of those meds since the combination may decrease the intended effect of lowering blood pressure, eliminating fluid & sodium. ...Read more

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Can i stop taking Zoloft (sertraline) cold turkey after taking it for 5 years what will happen what would the side effects be?

Can i stop taking Zoloft (sertraline) cold turkey after taking it for 5 years what will happen what would the side effects be?

Please do not: Ssri (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) discontinuation syndrome refers to the symptoms one can experience when the drug is reduced or withdrawn. Common responses to dose reduction or cessation include dizziness, electric shock-like sensations, sweating, nausea, insomnia, tremor, confusion, nightmares, and vertigo. Please speak with your doctor before you change the dose of zoloft (sertraline). Be wel. ...Read more

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What side effects can one have after taking hydroxyzine, besides sleepiness?

What side effects can one have after taking hydroxyzine, besides sleepiness?

Many: Dry mouth, nose, and throat upset stomach drowsiness dizziness chest congestion headache reddening of skin some side effects can be serious. If you experience any of the following symptoms, call your doctor immediately: difficulty breathing muscle weakness increased anxiety. ...Read more

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Why did I develop side effects to citalopram?

Why did I develop side effects to citalopram?

Unclear question: It isn't clear from your question whether you are seeking the pharmacological reason for the side effects or just "Why me?" Please repost with that clarification. Also what the side effects were & whether the drug had any EFFECTS as well as side effects. Finally, what was the cause of your depression in the first place? In other words, "why you?" ...Read more

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I take warfarin and thyrnxine and metformin tablets daily, what side effects could I expect?

I take warfarin and thyrnxine and metformin tablets daily, what side effects could I expect?

None?: Thyroxine rightly used has no side effects. Metformin is generally well-tolerated but may make you feel strange; i'm told no 2 people have the same effects. Coumadin (warfarin) may make you bruise more easily and you should avoid tackle football, but if you bloodwork stays good, you will probably experience no side effects. Glad you're proactive about your health. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about Effexor (venlafaxine) and intense side effects?

Can you tell me about Effexor (venlafaxine) and intense side effects?

Maybe: you'd need to be more specific. EARLY side effects can be sweating, headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, restlessness, insomnia OR sleepiness, anxiety. WITHDRAWAL effects if stopped suddenly can be sedation, mood swings, headaches, muscle cramps or heaviness in limbs. Then there's POSSIBLE but UNLIKELY serotonin syndrome with fever, delirium, stiffness and poss death. THATs big one, others milder ...Read more

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Side effects of taking candesartan cilextil with rampiril. Why would I need both?

Side effects of taking candesartan cilextil with rampiril. Why would I need both?

Should not need both: The drugs work on parallel pathways but different mechanisms. You should not be on both drugs for most conditions except in specific instances such as if your doctor is a renal specialist. The risk is that the two drugs t higher doses can compromise kidney function or raise potassium levels dangerously. ...Read more

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Fluoxetine hydrochloride, can you tell me its curative effect, side effects and risk please?

Fluoxetine hydrochloride, can you tell me its curative effect, side effects and risk please?

Curative effect: Psychotropic medications of all types are not "cures". SSRI's like Fluoxetine increase the availability of serotonin for the brain to use and metabolize. As for side effects, the most common are the gastro intestinal type. However, rare and more serious effects are listed on the bottle. A google search would be more informative there. ...Read more