Sleep Aid Side Effects
Generic name: doxylamine
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Sep 14, 2021.
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 Sleep Aid.
For the Consumer
Applies to doxylamine: oral tablets
Side effects include:
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to doxylamine: compounding powder, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable
Most side effects are mild and short-lived; serious side effects are rare.[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Muscle weakness[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Thicker nasal discharge[Ref]
Frequently asked questions
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- Drug class: miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics
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