What are the side effects of milnacipran?

Side effects may occur when taking milnacipran. Individuals may experience only some or no side effects from the medication. Tell your doctor if these side effects do not go away: nausea; vomiting; constipation; weight loss; appetite loss; stomach pain; dry mouth; increased sweating; hot flashes; headaches; sleeping problems; blurry vision; problems with urination; loss of sex drive; swollen or painful testicles; rash and itching.

Call your doctor immediately if you experience these less common, but more serious side effects: fast heartbeat and breathing difficulty; slowed breathing; hallucinations and confusion; extreme restlessness; loss of coordination; extreme dizziness; memory problems; loss in concentration; fainting, coma or seizures; jaundice; severe abdominal pain; black, tarry or bloody stools; bloody vomit; pain in right, upper area of the stomach; nosebleeds; bruising or tiny red dots under skin; flu-like symptoms; fatigue.

Because other side effects may occur, you should notify a doctor about any new symptoms so that a doctor can determine if the symptoms are related to use of milnacipran.

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