Side effect(s) of Nalmefene

Review the side-effects of Nalmefene 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.
This medication is generally well tolerated.

  Most Common
- Nausea, dizziness, fever, headache, fast heart rate, high blood pressure, chills, muscle aches, abdominal cramps and joint pain.

  Less Frequent

- Slow heart rate and abnormal heart rhythm.

- Diarrhea and dry mouth.

  Central Nervous System
- Drowsiness, depression, agitation, nervousness, tremor, confusion, withdrawal syndrome and abnormal contraction of muscles.

- Inflammation of pharynx.

- Itching.

- Urinary retention.

Other Precautions :

Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Nalmefene

Nalmefene(Revex) generic is an opioid receptor antagonist, prescribed for partial reversal of opioid drug effects, alcohol abuse and other addictions. It works by blocking the opiate receptor sites.

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