Read the side effects of Deutetrabenazine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Diarrhea, dry mouth
Central nervous system:
Suicidal ideation, dizziness, anxiety, depression, agitation or restlessness, behavioral changes, Parkinsonism, abnormal movements, sedation, cognitive decline, fatigue
Stiffness of arms or legs, jerky movements of face, head or neck
Contusion, urinary tract infection, neuroleptic malignant syndrome
Other Precautions :
• Operating heavy machinery or skilled tasks such as driving should be avoided as deutetrabenazine leads to drowsiness.
• The intake of alcohol or other sleep-inducing drugs during deutetrabenazine therapy should be avoided as it may result in severe drowsiness.
• Caution is required in patients with a history of depression
and caregivers or family members should be instructed to report to the healthcare personnel immediately in case of any abnormal behavior changes.