Trimethobenzamide Side Effects
What should I watch for?
If your condition gets worse after taking this medicine, contact your health care professional immediately.
You may get drowsy or dizzy or have blurred vision. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. Do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells. Alcohol may increase side effects of this medicine. Avoid alcoholic drinks.
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:
Incidence not known
Abdominal or stomach pain
change in consciousness
confusion about identity, place, and time
feeling sad or empty
lack of appetite
loss of balance control
loss of consciousness
loss of interest or pleasure
severe spasm where the head and heels are bent backward and the body arched forward
slowed movements of the arms and legs
swelling of the arms, face, legs, lips, tongue, or throat
tic-like (jerky) movements of the head, face, mouth, and neck
trembling and shaking of the fingers and hands
unpleasant breath odor
unusual bruising or bleeding
unusual tiredness or weakness
vomiting of blood
yellow eyes or skin
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:
Incidence not known
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.