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Pergolide (Systemic)

Brand Names : Permax

Pergolide | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects | Additional Information

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 immediately if any of the following side effects occur:


      Chest pain (severe); convulsions (seizures); difficulty in breathing; fainting; fast heartbeat or irregular pulse; headache (severe or continuing); high fever; high or low (irregular) blood pressure; increased sweating; loss of bladder control; nausea and vomiting (continuing or severe); nervousness; severe muscle stiffness; sudden weakness; unexplained shortness of breath; unusual tiredness or weakness; unusually pale skin; vision changes, such as blurred vision or temporary blindness

Also, check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

    More common

      Anxiety; bloody or cloudy urine; confusion; difficult or painful urination; frequent urge to urinate; hallucinations (seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there); uncontrolled movements of the body, such as the face, tongue, arms, hands, head, and upper body

    Less common

      Dizziness; headache; swelling in hands and legs


Abdominal pain or pressure; chills; cough; decreased flow of urine; fever; pain in side or lower back

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

      Chest congestion; constipation; dizziness or light-headedness, especially when getting up from a lying or sitting position; drowsiness; heartburn; lower back pain; muscle pain; nausea; runny or stuffy nose; trouble in sleeping; weakness

    Less common

      Diarrhea; dryness of mouth; loss of appetite; swelling of the face; vomiting

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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