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Ezogabine

Potiga

Ezogabine Side Effects

Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine 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:

More common

Decrease in the frequency of urination

decrease in the urine volume

difficulty with passing urine (dribbling)

painful urination

shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet

Less common

Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet

blood in the urine

burning while urinating

burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings

difficult urination

general feeling of discomfort or illness

muscle twitching or jerking

rapid weight gain

rhythmic movement of the muscles

tingling of the hands or feet

unusual tiredness or weakness

unusual weight gain or loss

Incidence not known

Agitation

back pain

black, tarry stools

bleeding gums

blurred vision

change in consciousness

chest pain

chills

cloudy urine

confusion

cough

difficult or labored breathing

dizziness

drowsiness

fainting

fever

headache

irritability

loss of consciousness

pain in the lower back or side

pinpoint red spots on the skin

sore throat

sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth

stiff neck

swollen glands

tightness in the chest

unusual bleeding or bruising

vomiting

Some side effects 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

Being forgetful

clumsiness or unsteadiness

dizziness or lightheadedness

double vision

feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings

seeing double

sensation of spinning

sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

Less common

Absence of or decrease in the body movement

acid or sour stomach

belching

changes in patterns and rhythms of speech

confusion about identity, place, and time

cough

diarrhea

difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)

difficulty with swallowing

dry mouth

feeling that others are watching you or controlling your behavior

feeling that others can hear your thoughts

feeling, seeing, or hearing things that are not there

heartburn

increased appetite

increased sweating

indigestion

joint pain

lack or loss of strength

loss of appetite

loss of memory

muscle aches and pains

problems with speech or speaking

runny nose

severe mood or mental changes

shivering

slurred speech

stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

sweating

trouble sleeping

trouble walking

unusual behavior

weight gain

Incidence not known

False or unusual sense of wellbeing

hair loss or thinning of the hair

muscle spasms

rash

uncontrolled eye movements

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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