What are the side effects buphenyl?

Common side effects from using buphenyl include a foul taste in the mouth, odor emanating from the body, diminished appetite and changes in menstrual cycle. Usually these common side effects do not need a doctor's attention unless they become severe. More serious side effects can include:

  • indications of an allergic reaction, including hives, swelling, rashes
  • auditory changes
  • disorientation
  • confusion
  • headaches
  • dizziness
  • problems remembering
  • extreme sleepiness
  • changes in heart rate
  • changes in mood, personality or behavior

You should see a doctor if you experience any of these more serious side effects while taking buphenyl. If you experience any signs or indications of ammonia build-up while taking buphenyl, which, in addition to the serious side effects, can also include slurred speech, rapid eye movements, vomiting and seizures, you should contact your doctor immediately.

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