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What are the side effects of Depacon?

Depacon has been known to produce a number of side effects, depending on the body system affected. The following are the body systems and their side effects in parenthesis:

  • Cardiovascular (vasodilation)
  • Dermatologic (excessive sweating)
  • Digestive (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain)
  • Nervous system (somnolence, nervousness, euphoria, dizziness, hypesthesia, paresthesia and tremors)
  • Respiratory (pharyngitis)

Additional side effects include:

  • taste changes
  • chest pain
  • headaches
  • hair loss
  • drowsiness
  • constipation
  • indigestion
  • insomnia
  • weight loss and weight gain
  • change in appetite
  • blurred vision
  • behavioral changes
  • menstrual cycle irregularity
  • chills
  • confusion
  • trouble speaking
  • hallucinations
  • hearing loss
  • allergic reactions
  • dark urine
  • involuntary movements of arms, legs or face
  • lack of energy
  • anxiety, depression, irritability, panic attacks, restlessness, mood changes
  • muscle and joint pain
  • decreased coordination
  • nosebleeds
  • pale stools
  • irritated skin
  • ringing in the ears
  • shortness of breath
  • sore throat
  • swollen lymph nodes
  • yellow skin or eyes
  • bleeding or bruising easily
  • memory loss

You may also experience pain, inflammation or some other type of reaction at the site where Depacon was injected.

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