Savella Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Constipation
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Headache
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Nausea
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Delay When Starting To Urinate
  • A Migraine Headache
  • A Skin Rash
  • Blurred Vision
  • Chills
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Difficult Or Painful Urination
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Muscle Tremors
  • Pain In The Testicles
  • Problems With Ejaculation
  • Vomiting
  • Weight Loss

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Condition With Muscle Tissue Breakdown Called Rhabdomyolysis
  • A Disorder With Excess Antidiuretic Hormone Called Syndrome Of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Type Of Movement Disorder Called Parkinsonism
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Pancreas
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Angina, A Type Of Chest Pain
  • Bleeding
  • Bruising Under The Skin
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Exaggerated Deep Reflexes
  • Extrapyramidal Disease, A Type Of Movement Disorder
  • Extremely High Blood Pressure
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Hallucinations
  • Inflammation Of Prostate Gland
  • Inflammation Of The Bladder
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Loss Of Muscle Coordination
  • Low Amount Of Sodium In The Blood
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Manic Behavior
  • Myoclonus, Quick And Involuntary Muscle Jerks
  • Panic Disorder
  • Secondary Angle-Closure Glaucoma, A Type Of Eye Disorder
  • Seizures
  • Serotonin Syndrome, A Type Of Disorder With High Serotonin Levels
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Supraventricular Premature Beats
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy
  • Thoughts Of Hurting Or Killing Others
  • Ventricular Premature Beats

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Feeling Of Pins And Needles On Skin
  • A Form Of Mania That Has A Lower Severity Of Symptoms
  • A High Prolactin Level
  • Abdominal Bloating
  • Aggressive Behavior
  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • An Inability To Completely Empty The Bladder
  • An Increased Need To Urinate Often
  • Bloody Urine
  • Breastmilk Production Not Associated With Childbirth Or Nursing
  • Chest Pain
  • Delirium
  • Depression
  • Diarrhea
  • Dilated Pupils
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry Eye
  • Dry Skin
  • Elevation Of Proteins In The Urine
  • Excessive Thirst
  • Fainting
  • Fever
  • Gas
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Grinding Of The Teeth
  • Hemorrhage From The Conjunctiva Of The Eye
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hives
  • Indigestion
  • Irritability
  • Itching
  • Low Energy
  • Night Sweats
  • Nosebleed
  • Orgasm Problems
  • Taste Impairment
  • The Inability To Have An Erection
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Yawning

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