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Anticonvulsants, Dione (Systemic)

Anticonvulsants, Dione | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects

Side Effects of This Medicine

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

    More common

      Changes in vision, especially night blindness, glare or snowy image caused by bright light, or double vision


      Confusion; convulsions (seizures); dark or cloudy urine; dizziness; fever; loss of appetite or weight; muscle weakness (severe), especially drooping eyelids, or difficulty in chewing, swallowing, talking, or breathing; nausea or vomiting; pain in abdomen, chest, muscles or joints; shortness of breath; skin rash or itching; sore throat and fever; swelling of face, hands, legs, and feet; swollen lymph nodes; unusual bleeding or bruising, such as recurring nosebleeds, bleeding gums, or vaginal bleeding, or red or purple spots on skin; unusual tiredness or weakness; yellow eyes or skin

    Symptoms of overdose

      Clumsiness or unsteadiness; coma; dizziness (severe); drowsiness (severe); nausea (severe); problems with vision

Other side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. However, check with your doctor if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome:

    More common

      Dizziness; drowsiness; headache; increased sensitivity of eyes to light; irritability

    Less common

      Behavior or mood changes; blood pressure changes; hair loss; hiccups; loss of appetite; stomach pain, nausea, or vomiting; tingling, burning, or prickly sensations; trouble in sleeping; unusual weight loss

Other side effects not listed above may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your doctor.

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