Tell your doctor or pharmacist as soon as possible if you do not feel well while you are taking PRILACE.
Like all other medicines, PRILACE may have unwanted side effects in some people. Sometimes they are serious, most of the time they are not. You may need medical treatment if you get some of the side effects.
Do not be alarmed by this list of possible side effects.
You may not experience any of them.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist to answer any questions you may have.
Tell your doctor if you notice any of the following and they worry you:
- feeling dizzy, light-headed, faint
- dry cough
- nausea (feeling sick), vomiting
- stomach pain
- unusual tiredness, weakness
- ringing or buzzing in the ears
These side effects are usually mild.
Tell your doctor as soon as possible if you notice any of the following:
- disturbed vision
- symptoms of sunburn (such as redness, itching, swelling, blistering), which may occur more quickly than normal
- itchy or raised skin rash, hives or nettlerash
- yellowing of the skin and/or eyes
- fast or irregular heartbeat
- shortness of breath or tightness in the chest
- severe upper stomach pain, often with Nausea and vomiting
- frequent infections such as Fever, severe chills, sore throat or mouth ulcers
- passing little or no urine, or more urine than is normal for you
- signs of Anaemia such as tiredness, being short of breath and looking pale
- numbness, tingling and colour change (white, blue then red) in the fingers or toes when exposed to the cold
- bleeding or bruising more easily than normal.
These side effects are rare but serious. You may need medical attention.
Tell your doctor immediately or go to Accident and Emergency at your nearest hospital if you notice any of the following:
- fainting within a few hours of taking a dose
- chest pain
- severe Dizziness and confusion with visual disturbances and speech problems
- swelling of the face, lips, mouth, tongue or throat, which may cause difficulty in swallowing or breathing
- pink or red itchy spots on the skin, which may blister and progress to form raised, red, pale-centred marks
- severe blisters and bleeding in the lips, eyes, mouth, nose and genitals.
These are very serious side effects and require immediate attention.
Other side effects not listed above may also occur in some people. Tell your doctor if you notice anything that is making you feel unwell.