Antidepressants - Side effects
Are there any side effects?
Different antidepressants will have different side effects. The newer antidepressants should have fewer side effects than the older ones. People can have different reactions to medication.
You should get a patient information leaflet with your medication. This leaflet will tell you all the possible side effects you might get. The table below tells you about the common side effects.
Common Side Effects
|| Nausea and vomiting, insomnia, sexual dysfunction (including loss of sex drive and difficulty in reaching orgasm)
|Like SSRIs, can cause high blood pressure
||Dry mouth, blurred vision, drowsiness, weight gain, constipation
Dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, constipation
If you get these symptoms you can talk to your doctor. They may be able to change your dosage or medication.
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