Orilissa Side Effects
What should I watch for?
Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress.
This medicine may cause weak bones (osteoporosis). Only use this product for the amount of time your health care professional tells you to. The longer you use this product the more likely you will be at risk for weak bones. Ask your health care professional how you can keep strong bones.
You may have a change in bleeding pattern or irregular periods. Many females stop having periods while taking this drug.
This medicine does not prevent pregnancy. Women must use effective birth control with this medicine. Use a non-hormonal form of birth control while taking this medicine and for 1 week after stopping it. Talk to your health care professional about how to prevent pregnancy.
Do not become pregnant while taking this medicine. Women should inform their doctor if they wish to become pregnant or think they might be pregnant. There is a potential for serious side effects to an unborn child. Talk to your health care professional or pharmacist for more information.
Patients and their families should watch out for new or worsening depression or thoughts of suicide. Also watch out for sudden changes in feelings such as feeling anxious, agitated, panicky, irritable, hostile, aggressive, impulsive, severely restless, overly excited and hyperactive, or not being able to sleep. If this happens, call your health care professional.
Side Effects to watch for
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
- allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
- depressed mood
- signs and symptoms of liver injury like dark yellow or brown urine; general ill feeling or flu-like symptoms; light-colored stools; loss of appetite; nausea; right upper belly pain; unusually weak or tired; yellowing of the eyes or skin
- suicidal thoughts or other mood changes
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report these to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
What may interact with this drug?
Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:
This medicine may also interact with the following medications: