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Side Effects of Apomorphine

Common Side Effects of Apomorphine

In clinical studies, common side effects of apomorphine included:
  • Yawning -- in up to 40 percent of people
  • Sudden, uncontrollable movements (dyskinesias) -- up to 35 percent
  • Drowsiness -- up to 35 percent
  • Nausea and/or vomiting -- up to 30 percent
  • Reactions at the injection site -- up to 26 percent
  • Dizziness -- up to 20 percent
  • Runny nose -- up to 20 percent
  • Hallucinations -- up to 14 percent
  • Swelling or water retention, especially in the hands or feet -- up to 10 percent.
Other common apomorphine side effects (occurring in at least 5 percent of people) included:

Final Thoughts on Side Effects of Apomorphine

You may experience some or none of the apomorphine side effects listed in this article. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if you will have side effects from a medicine that you have never taken. Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any side effects while taking the drug, or if something "just does not seem right." While it may not be a side effect of apomorphine, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
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