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Metyrapone Side Effects

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Mar 10, 2024.

Applies to metyrapone: oral capsule.

Serious side effects of Metyrapone

Along with its needed effects, metyrapone 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 metyrapone:

Rare (with long-term use)

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur while taking metyrapone:

Less common

Rare (usually with long-term use)

Symptoms of overdose

Other side effects of Metyrapone

Some side effects of metyrapone 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


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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.