The most common side effects that cause people to stop taking nefazodone are dizziness,
difficulty sleeping, weakness, or agitation. Other common adverse effects are sleepiness, dry
mouth, nausea, constipation, blurred vision, and confusion.
Other, less common adverse effects associated with nefazodone are headache, flu-like symptoms,
low blood pressure, itching, rash, upset stomach, fluid retention, muscle aches, thirst, memory
impairment, nerve pain, nightmares, difficulty walking, ringing in the ears, urinary difficulties,
breast pain, or vaginal irritation.
It has recently been discovered that in rare situations, nefazodone causes liver failure. If nausea,
stomach pains, yellowing of the skin or eyes, itching, or darkening of urine occurs while taking
nefazodone, a health care professional should be consulted immediately.
Use of nefazodone with antidepressants referred to as monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) is