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What are the side effects of amoxapine?

Amoxapine side effects are most commonly felt in the digestive system. You may experience nausea, dry mouth, constipation, weight changes, appetite changes, and either difficulty urinating or more frequent urination. You may also experience disruptions to your normal sleep pattern such as insomnia, restlessness, drowsiness, weakness, or nightmares.

It's also not uncommon to experience headaches, pounding in the chest, anxiety, swelling, blurred vision, or excessive sweating. If these side effects persist or get worse, contact your doctor.

Also let your doctor know right away if you experience any of the following side effects, as they may be signs of a medical emergency: signs of an allergic reaction such as hives or an itchy rash, swelling around the mouth or face, or chest tightness and difficulty breathing; impotence; fever; smacking or puckering your lips involuntarily; muscle stiffness or seizures; involuntary chewing or movements of the limbs; or yellowing of the eyes or skin.

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