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What are the side effects of Anectine?

The most common side effects of Anectine are an increased flow of saliva and muscle pain and twitching. However, Anectine also can cause some serious and even life-threatening side effects that may require immediate medical attention. These include:

  • symptoms of an allergic reaction, including breathing difficulty, tightness in your chest, hives, a rash, itching, and swelling in your face, lips, tongue, or throat;
  • chest pain;
  • heart attack;
  • irregular, rapid, or slow heartbeat;
  • high blood pressure;
  • elevated levels of potassium in your blood;
  • breathing problems, including pauses in your breathing, slow breathing, or rapid breathing;
  • increased eye pressure;
  • high fever;
  • a breakdown of muscle tissue that can cause kidney failure; and
  • muscle tightness, particularly in your jaw.

Anectine can cause life-threatening side effects in children, including a rapid breakdown of muscle tissue, irregular heartbeat, and heart attack.

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