What side effects can Rivotril have?
The following side effects may occur when taking Rivotril:
Especially at the beginning of therapy, you may feel tired, sleepy or unsure when walking due to muscle weakness. These side effects usually disappear during the course of treatment.
Other side effects, such as breathing problems, bladder problems, visual disturbances, movement disturbances, confusion should be reported to the doctor immediately. Mood and affective fluctuations and disorientation have been observed during treatment with Rivotril.
Depressions may appear due to treatment with Rivotril, but they may also be related to the underlying disease.
In addition, behavioral changes such as restlessness, irritability, excitability, aggression, nervousness, hostility, anxiety states, sleep disturbances, delusional imaginations, anger, nightmares, abnormal dreams, hallucinations, psychic disorders with loss of reference to reality, hyperactivity can occur. , inappropriate behavior, and other behavioral side effects.
In such cases, it is advisable to consult your doctor about Rivotril therapy and possibly stop it. These so-called "paradoxical reactions" appear more frequently in children, adolescents and the elderly than in adults.