What are the side effects of taking cycloserine?

Cycloserine may cause some fairly mild side effects, such as headaches, sleepiness and skin rashes. However, some people develop more severe problems while taking this drug. They include:
  • tremors
  • convulsions
  • speech difficulty
  • vertigo
  • disorientation and memory loss
  • psychosis
  • suicidal thoughts
  • changes in personality (such as sudden irritability)
If you have these or any other new symptoms, tell your doctor.

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