Side effect(s) of Ademetionine

Review the side-effects of Ademetionine as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

  Gastrointestinal disorders:
Vomiting, gas, constipation, diarrhea, loss of appetite, dry mouth

  Nervous system disorders:
Headache, insomnia, dizziness, nervousness

  Serotonin syndrome:
Symptoms include confusion, anxiety, tremors, diarrhea, high blood pressure and seizures

Sweating, skin rashes, allergic reaction which could include anaphylactic reaction

Other Precautions :

• Ademetionine should be used under the supervision of a physician.
• Folate and vitamin b12 deficiencies may decrease ademetionine levels; therefore patients at risk of these deficiencies should routinely check their vitamin B12 and folic acid level while taking ademetionine.
• Ademetionine should not be used in children and should be stopped at least two weeks before surgery.
• Ammonia levels should be monitored in patients with liver disease taking the medication.

Drug Name : Ademetionine

Ademetionine is used for treating chronic liver disease such as intrahepatic cholestasis, a condition related to reduced bile flow resulting in accumulation. It is also used to treat mood disorders such as depression, osteoarthritis, and muscle pain or fibromyalgia.