What side effects are possible with
medications can cause side effects.
A side effect is an unwanted response to a medication when it is
taken in normal doses. Side effects can be mild or severe,
temporary or permanent. The side effects listed below are not
experienced by everyone who takes this medication. If you are
concerned about side effects, discuss the risks and benefits of
this medication with your doctor.
side effects have been reported by at least 1% of people taking
this medication. Many of these side effects can be managed, and
some may go away on their own over time.
doctor if you experience these side effects and they are severe
or bothersome. Your pharmacist may be able to advise you on
managing side effects.
restlessness or nervousness
of the side effects listed below don't happen very often, they
could lead to serious problems if you do not seek medical
your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side
abnormal, fast, or pounding heart beat
the medication and seek immediate medical attention if any
of the following occur:
of a severe allergic reaction such as hives, difficulty
breathing, or swelling of the lips, mouth, throat, or tongue
symptoms of a severe skin reaction: high fever, rash, sores,
painful blisters on the skin, mouth, or eyes, or skin peeling
may experience side effects other than those listed.
Check with your doctor if you notice any symptom that worries
you while you are taking this medication.
Are there any other precautions or
warnings for Tridural?
begin using a medication, be sure to inform your doctor of any
medical conditions or allergies you may have, any medications
you are taking, whether you are pregnant or breast-feeding, and
any other significant facts about your health. These factors may
affect how you should use this medication.
This medication can
suppress breathing. People at risk for breathing suppression
(e.g., people with head trauma) should be closely monitored by
their doctor while taking this medication.
withdrawal: This medication
can cause physical dependence, psychological dependence, and
addiction. If this medication is stopped suddenly, you may
experience withdrawal symptoms such as anxiety, sweating,
trouble sleeping, shaking, pain, nausea, tremors, diarrhea, and
hallucinations. If you have been taking this medication for a
while, it should be stopped gradually as directed by your
This medication may cause drowsiness. Do not drive, operate
machinery, or perform other potentially hazardous tasks until
you have determined how this medication affects you.
function impairment: This
medication should not be used by people with severely impaired
impairment: This medication
should not be used by people with severely impaired liver
This medication may cause seizures, especially when higher doses
are used or when taken with other medications such as:
neuroleptics (e.g., haloperidol, quetiapine, olanzapine,
(e.g., morphine, codeine, oxycodone)
selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs; e.g., paroxetine,
tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs; e.g., amitriptyline, imipramine)
The risk of
seizures is also higher for people with epilepsy, a history of
seizures, or who are at risk of seizures (e.g., people with head
If you are scheduled for surgery, let your doctor know that you
are taking this medication.
The safety of using this
medication during pregnancy has not been established. This
medication should not be used during pregnancy unless the
benefits outweigh the risks. If you become pregnant while taking
this medication, contact your doctor immediately.
medication passes into breast milk. This medication should not
be taken by women who are breast-feeding.
The safety and effectiveness of using this medication have not
been established for children. This medication should not be
used in people under 18 years of age.
Seniors may be more likely
to experience side effects from this medication, especially
seniors over 75 years of age.