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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

BELVIQ (lorcaserin hydrochloride)

Symptoms of Serotonin Syndrome include hyperactive, talkativeness, irritability, confusion

Since serotonin syndrome is mentioned as a possible serious side effect of the new weight loss drug Belviq (lorcaserin hydrochloride), here is a list of symptoms of serotonin syndrome.

  • severe excitement

  • hypomania (excitability

  • hyperactive and
  • talkativeness

  • quick anger and
  • irritability

  • decreased need for sleep

  • restlessness

  • loss of consciousness

  • confusion

  • disorientation

  • anxiety

  • agitation

  • motor weakness

  • muscle spasms

  • tremor

  • flailing motion of the arms

  • hyperreflexia

  • impaired ability to coordinate movement

  • difficult poorly articulated speech

  • incoordination

  • elevated body temperature

  • shivering

  • pupillary dilation

  • sweating

  • vomiting

  • tachycardia (a racing heart)

  • muscle twitches or rigidity

  • diarrhea

  • changes in blood pressure

  • and coma.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Jun 27, 2012 9:40 am | [0] comments
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