Cyclizine Side Effects
Applies to cyclizine: oral tablet, oral tablet chewable
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]
Rare (0.01% to 0.1%): Chills, sensation of heaviness
Rare (0.01% to 0.1%): Pruritus
Auditory and visual hallucinations were reported, especially at doses exceeding recommendations.[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Apnea, bronchospasm, dry nose, dry throat[Ref]
Injection site reactions included blisters, erythema, pain, thrombophlebitis, and vein tracking.[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Injection site erythema, injection site pain, injection site reactions[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Decreased appetite, loss of appetite[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Muscle spasms, twitching[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Blurred vision, oculogyric crisis[Ref]
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2. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0
3. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0
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