What are the possible side effects of apomorphine (Apokyn)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
- nausea or vomiting that continues after taking an anti-nausea medication;
- feeling like you might pass out;
- dizziness, fainting, fast or pounding heartbeat, feeling short of breath;
- depression, confusion, hallucinations, unusual or inappropriate behavior;
- chest pain or heavy feeling, pain spreading to the arm or...
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What are the precautions when taking apomorphine (Apokyn)?
Before using apomorphine, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients (such as sulfites), which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: asthma, heart problems (e.g., chest pain, heart attack), slow/fast/irregular heartbeat (e.g., arrhythmia), mental/mood disorders (e.g., confusion, hallucinations, psychosis, schizophrenia), kidney problems, liver problems, symptoms of low blood pressure (e.g., dizziness, fainting), sleep disorder (e.g., sleep apnea, narcolepsy), stroke or other brain problem.
Apomorphine may cause a condition that...
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