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Equaline Sleep Aid Side Effects

Generic Name: doxylamine

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

For the Consumer

Applies to doxylamine: oral tablets

Side effects include:

Drowsiness.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to doxylamine: compounding powder, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable

General

Most side effects are mild and short-lived; serious side effects are rare.[Ref]

Musculoskeletal

Frequency not reported: Muscle weakness[Ref]

Nervous system

Frequency not reported: Sedation, dizziness, impaired coordination, paradoxical excitation, drowsiness, headache, anticholinergic effects (e.g., dry mouth, nose, and/or throat)[Ref]

Respiratory

Frequency not reported: Thicker nasal discharge[Ref]

References

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

2. "Product Information. Unisom (doxylamine)." Pfizer U.S. Pharmaceuticals Group, New York, NY.

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.

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