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What are the side effects of Celontin?

Common side effects of Celontin (methsuximide) include mild gastrointestinal distress (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, stomach pain); dizziness; blurred vision; sleep problems; drowsiness; confusion; headaches; coordination problems; and weight loss. Tell your doctor if these symptoms persist or become severe.

More serious side effects include allergic reaction (swelling of your mouth, tongue, lips, throat, or face; difficulty breathing; tightness in your chest; or hives); mood disorders or behavioral changes (depression, suicidal thoughts or behavior, hyperactivity, anxiety, or agitation); sun sensitivity (blistering or peeling skin); skin rash; and flu-like symptoms (fever, chills). 

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