What are side effects of fluvoxamine extended-release?

Fluvoxamine extended-release capsules can cause side effects. Talk with your doctor if any of the following symptoms are ongoing or troublesome: accidental injury, drowsiness, dizziness, nervousness, weakness, chills, problems sleeping, abnormal dreams, headaches, yawning, dry mouth, unusual taste in the mouth, tooth problems, increased sweating, acne, sore throat, upset stomach, lack of appetite, weight loss, weight gain, gas, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation or lowered sexual ability.
Talk with your doctor right away if you experience any of the following symptoms: unusual behavior; hallucinations; confusion; lack of concentration; loss of memory; loss of coordination; exaggerated reflexes; seizures; tremors; fainting; suicidal behavior or thoughts; severe or unusual mood or mental changes, including depression or panic; worsening or new mood or behavioral problems, including irritability, aggression, hostility or restlessness; abnormal weakness; abnormal swelling; ongoing or severe headaches; changes in vision, eye pain, swelling or redness in the eye; ongoing or severe sleep problems; fever; blistered, peeling, red, or swollen skin; chest pain; irregular or rapid heartbeat; stiff or painful muscles; unusual bleeding or bruising; stomach pain; painful menstruation; ongoing, painful erection; urinary problems; and bloody or black stools.
Also, talk with your doctor right away if you experience any of the following symptoms of a severe allergic reaction: swelling of the face, lips, mouth or tongue; itching; hives; rash; chest tightness; or trouble breathing.

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