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Posted by: Sue | 24/11/2018

Stomach pain and diarrhea

Stomach pain and diarrhea for last 10 days. Have been taking valdoxan for 6 weeks with no side effects. Could gastrointestinal symptoms be related to Valdoxan.?


Posted 26/11/2018

Hello Sue,
Valdoxan is the trade name for Agomelatine, which can indeed have GI side-effects that include diarrhoea and abdominal pain. But of course there are other possible causes for this, such a food poisoning.  Best to see your own doctor to discuss this, as he can examine you and check for other possible causes.  As side-effects of this drug, these symptoms are often not very severe and don't last long, but it's wise to check with your doctor.
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