Side effect(s) of Suvorexant

Review the side-effects of Suvorexant 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.
The most common side effect is somnolence (sleepiness)

Other Precautions :

Suvorexant is not recommended in patients with severe liver damage.
The patient should read the medication guide before taking this medicine.
Patients who are more sensitive to suvorexant taking lower doses should also be advised about the potential for driving impairment.
Patients are advised not to use suvorexant if they drank alcohol that evening or before bed.
Patients should not increase the dose of suvorexant on their own if they think that the medicine does not work.
Patients are advised to inform all of their prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins and herbal products to their doctor.

Drug Name : Suvorexant

Suvorexant is an orexin antagonist used for the treatment of insomnia (lack of sleep). Insomnia is when there is difficulty with the onset and sometimes also with the maintenance of sleep or when both occur.