WHAT ARE THE SIDE EFFECTS OF GOCOVRI?

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The most common side effects of GOCOVRI include hallucinations, dizziness, dry mouth, swelling of legs and feet, constipation, and falls.
Possible serious side effects of GOCOVRI include:
falling asleep during normal activities, such as driving, talking, or eating, while taking GOCOVRI. You may fall asleep without being drowsy or warning. The risk is greater if you take GOCOVRI with medicines that cause drowsiness;
suicidal thoughts or actions and depression;
occurrence or worsening of hallucinations (seeing or hearing things that are not real);
feeling dizzy, faint or lightheaded, especially when you stand up too quickly, when first starting GOCOVRI, or if your dose has been increased, and;
unusual urges including gambling, sexual, spending money, binge eating, and the inability to control them.
If you or your family notice that you are developing any new, unusual or sudden changes in behavior or related symptoms, tell your healthcare provider right away.
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Updated: August 16, 2017