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Ticon Side Effects

Generic Name: trimethobenzamide

Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug trimethobenzamide. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Ticon.

For the Consumer

Applies to trimethobenzamide: intramuscular solution, oral capsule

As well as its needed effects, trimethobenzamide (the active ingredient contained in Ticon) may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.

Severity: Major

If any of the following side effects occur while taking trimethobenzamide, check with your doctor immediately:

Rare:
  • Body spasm, with head and heels bent backward and body bowed forward
  • convulsions (seizures)
  • depression
  • shakiness or tremors
  • skin rash
  • sore throat or fever
  • unusual tiredness
  • vomiting (severe or continuing)
  • yellow eyes or skin

Severity: Minor

Some trimethobenzamide side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:

More common:
  • Drowsiness
Less common:
  • Blurred vision
  • diarrhea
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • muscle cramps

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to trimethobenzamide: compounding powder, intramuscular solution, oral capsule, rectal suppository

Nervous system

Frequency not reported: Parkinson-like/extrapyramidal symptoms, coma, convulsions, disorientation, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, opisthotonos[Ref]

Hypersensitivity

Frequency not reported: Hypersensitivity reactions[Ref]

Cardiovascular

Frequency not reported: Hypotension[Ref]

Psychiatric

Frequency not reported: Depression[Ref]

Gastrointestinal

Frequency not reported: Diarrhea[Ref]

Hepatic

Frequency not reported: Jaundice[Ref]

Musculoskeletal

Frequency not reported: Muscle cramps[Ref]

Hematologic

Frequency not reported: Blood dyscrasias[Ref]

Ocular

Frequency not reported: Blurred vision[Ref]

Immunologic

Frequency not reported: Allergic-type skin reactions[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. Tigan (trimethobenzamide)." Monarch Pharmaceuticals Inc, Bristol, TN.

2. "Product Information. Trimethobenzamide Hydrochloride (trimethobenzamide)." United Research Laboratories/Mutual Pharmaceutical Company, Philadelphia, PA.

It is possible that some side effects of Ticon may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.

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