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Nighttime Sleepaid Side Effects

Generic Name: doxylamine

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

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.

It is possible that some side effects of Nighttime Sleepaid 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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