Diclegis Side Effects
Generic Name: doxylamine / pyridoxine
Note: This document contains side effect information about doxylamine / pyridoxine. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Diclegis.
Some side effects of Diclegis may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
For the Consumer
Applies to doxylamine / pyridoxine: oral tablet delayed release, oral tablet extended release
Along with its needed effects, doxylamine / pyridoxine 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 while taking doxylamine / pyridoxine:Incidence not known
- Chest discomfort
- decrease in the frequency of urination
- decrease in urine volume
- difficult or labored breathing
- difficult or painful urination
- fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
- swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet
Some side effects of doxylamine / pyridoxine may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:More common
- Unusual drowsiness
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to doxylamine / pyridoxine: oral delayed release tablet
Postmarketing reports: Palpitation, tachycardia
Postmarketing reports: Hyperhidrosis, pruritus, rash, maculo-papular rash
Postmarketing reports: Abdominal distension, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea
Postmarketing reports: Hypersensitivity
Very common (10% or more): Somnolence (14.3%)
Postmarketing reports: Vertigo, dizziness, headache, migraines, paresthesia, psychomotor hyperactivity
Postmarketing reports: Blurred vision, visual disturbances
Postmarketing reports: Chest discomfort, fatigue, irritability, malaise
Postmarketing reports: Anxiety, disorientation, insomnia, nightmares
Postmarketing reports: Dysuria, urinary retention
Postmarketing reports: Dyspnea
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