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What are the side effects of fluvoxamine maleate?

Fluvoxamine maleate 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
- Flu-like symptoms
- Problems sleeping
- Abnormal dreams
- Headache
- Stuffy nose or inflamed sinuses
- Yawning
- Dry mouth
- Unusual taste in the mouth
- Tooth problems
- Increased sweating
- Coughing
- Sore throat
- Upset stomach
- Lack of appetite
- Weight loss
- Weight gain
- Gas
- Nausea
- Vomiting
- Diarrhea
- Constipation
- 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
- Exaggerated elation
- 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 headache
- 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
- 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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