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Cyclivert Side Effects

Generic Name: cyclizine

Note: This document contains side effect information about cyclizine. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Cyclivert.

Applies to cyclizine: oral tablet, oral tablet chewable

Nervous system

Paralysis was reported with IV formulations and typically affected the limbs within minutes of administration. This side effect usually resolved within hours following discontinuation of treatment.[Ref]

Rare (0.01% to 0.1%): Depressed levels of consciousness, loss of consciousness

Frequency not reported: Convulsions, coordination abnormal, decreased consciousness, dizziness, drowsiness, dyskinesia, dystonia, extrapyramidal motor disturbances, generalized chorea, headaches, incoordination, paralysis, paresthesia, somnolence, transient speech disorders, tremor[Ref]

Other

Rare (0.01% to 0.1%): Chills, sensation of heaviness

Frequency not reported: Asthenia, pain, tinnitus[Ref]

Dermatologic

Rare (0.01% to 0.1%): Pruritus

Frequency not reported: Allergic skin reaction, blisters, drug rash, erythema, fixed drug eruption, photosensitivity reaction, urticaria[Ref]

Gastrointestinal

Frequency not reported: Abdominal pain upper, constipation, diarrhea, dry mouth, duodenogastric reflux, increased gastric reflux, nausea, stomach pain, vomiting[Ref]

Psychiatric

Frequency not reported: Agitation, auditory and visual hallucinations, disorientation, euphoria, insomnia, nervousness, Restlessness[Ref]

Auditory and visual hallucinations were reported, especially at doses exceeding recommendations.[Ref]

Cardiovascular

Frequency not reported: Arrhythmias, hypertension, hypotension, palpitations, tachycardia, thrombophlebitis, vein tracking[Ref]

Respiratory

Frequency not reported: Apnea, bronchospasm, dry nose, dry throat[Ref]

Hepatic

Frequency not reported: Cholestatic hepatitis, cholestatic jaundice, hypersensitivity hepatitis, liver dysfunction[Ref]

Hematologic

Frequency not reported: Agranulocytosis, hemolytic anemia, leukopenia, thrombocytopenia[Ref]

Local

Frequency not reported: Injection site erythema, injection site pain, injection site reactions[Ref]

Injection site reactions included blisters, erythema, pain, thrombophlebitis, and vein tracking.[Ref]

Hypersensitivity

Anaphylaxis occurred with concomitant propanidid given via IV administration in the same syringe.[Ref]

Frequency not reported: Anaphylaxis, angioedema, hypersensitivity reactions[Ref]

Metabolic

Frequency not reported: Decreased appetite, loss of appetite[Ref]

Musculoskeletal

Frequency not reported: Muscle spasms, twitching[Ref]

Ocular

Frequency not reported: Blurred vision, oculogyric crisis[Ref]

Genitourinary

Frequency not reported: Urinary retention[Ref]

References

1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0

2. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0

3. "Product Information. Bonine For Kids (cyclizine)." Heritage/Insight Consumer Products, Plymouth, PA.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.