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Levosulpiride Side Effects

Common Levosulpiride Side Effects


The most commonly reported Levosulpiride side effects (click to view or check a box to report):

Metastases To Liver (1)
Myalgia (1)
Rectal Cancer (1)
Dyspnoea (1)
Disorientation (1)
Cough (1)
Death (1)
Delirium (1)
Abdominal Pain (1)


If you or someone in your family has experienced a serious side effect to a health product, you are encouraged to report the experience to your health care professional (e.g. physician, pharmacist). You could also complete a copy of the side effect reporting form or report your side effect to FDA.

Side effects reports are analyzed to discover potential health product safety signals. Some important reactions may take an extremely long time to develop or occur infrequently. Continued monitoring of adverse reactions is thus essential to maintain a comprehensive safety and effectiveness profile of health products.

Levosulpiride Side Effects Reported to FDA

The following Levosulpiride reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Levosulpiride on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has found a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.
Rectal Cancer, Abdominal Pain, Metastases To Liver
This is a report of a 57-year-old male patient (weight: NA) from KOREA, REPUBLIC OF, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Levosulpiride (levosulpiride) (dosage: NA, start time: Aug 22, 2011), combined with:
  • Tamsulosin Hcl (0.2 Mg)
  • Mosapride (mosapride)
  • Bethanechol (bethanechol)
  • Lactic Acid (lactic Acid)
and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s). The consumer presented with:
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Metastases To Liver
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Levosulpiride (levosulpiride) treatment in male patients, resulting in rectal cancer side effect.

Cough, Delirium, Disorientation, Dyspnoea
This report suggests a potential Levosulpiride Cough, Delirium, Disorientation, Dyspnoea side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A male patient (weight: NA) from PAKISTAN was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: constipation,non-small cell lung cancer,anaemia,renal failure acute and used Levosulpiride (dosage: Unk) starting Sep 01, 2011. Soon after starting Levosulpiride the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Cough
  • Delirium
  • Disorientation
  • Dyspnoea
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Erlotinib Hydrochloride (150 Mg, Cyclic)
  • Epogen (4000 Iu, Twice Weekly)
  • Nifedipine (Unk)
Although Levosulpiride demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as cough, may still occur.

Myalgia
This Myalgia problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED KINGDOM. A 49-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: NA. On Oct 13, 2005 this consumer started treatment with Levosulpiride (dosage: NA). The following drugs were being taken at the same time:
  • Adefovir Dipivoxil Kit
  • Baraclude
  • Synthroid
When commencing Levosulpiride, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects:
  • Myalgia
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as myalgia, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.



Top 10 Levosulpiride Side Effects for Women

Women Side EffectsReports
Myalgia 1

Top 10 Levosulpiride Side Effects for Men

Men Side EffectsReports
Abdominal Pain 1
Cough 1
Death 1
Delirium 1
Disorientation 1
Dyspnoea 1
Metastases To Liver 1
Rectal Cancer 1

Keep Track of Side Effects

Note Your Observations

It is really important to keep of your symptoms, right from the time you start a new medicine. You can do it any way you prefer: in a notebook, in a computer file or using our online tool. You should also note down any other medicines you are taking at the same time, because there could be an interaction between these medicines.

Why Your Notes are Important

Your notes could be helpful in several ways:

  • You can use them to remind you of details that may alert your health care professional(s) to a problem
  • You will have a record to refer to in the future, in case you are ever prescribed the same medicine again

  • Log Form

    You can use the following log form to write down important information, like the date and time you experienced a side effect and your symptoms, how strong the symptoms were, and any other medicines you were using.

    Medicine Name and Dosage:
    Side Effects Scale Date & Time Other Medicine(s) or Treatment(s)
    Scale: 1 = very mild to 10 = very bad

    You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.


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    Reported deaths: 1

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