Frovatriptan Side Effects

Frovatriptan Side Effects to Report

There are a number of less common, but more serious side effects with frovatriptan that you should report to your healthcare provider. These include, but are not limited to:
 
  • Severe chest pain or tightness (see Frova and Heart Problems)
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sudden, severe abdominal pain (stomach pain)
  • Bloody diarrhea
  • Changes in vision, including loss of vision
  • Dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, including unexplained skin rashes, itching, hives, wheezing or shortness of breath, and unexplained swelling.
     
Taking frovatriptan with certain antidepressants can increase your risk of a group of dangerous symptoms called serotonin syndrome. Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you have the following symptoms of serotonin syndrome:
 
  • Confusion
  • Seeing or hearing things that are not really there (hallucinations)
  • A fast heartbeat (tachycardia)
  • Fainting
  • Fever
  • Sweating
  • Muscle spasms
  • Difficulty walking
  • Diarrhea.
     

Rare Frovatriptan Side Effects

There are other possible frovatriptan side effects that can occur. These side effects happened in 1 percent or less of the patients taking frovatriptan. For these side effects, it is difficult to tell whether the side effect is because of frovatriptan or something else.
 
Some of these rare side effects of frovatriptan include, but are not limited to:
 
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