ZURZUVAE possible side effects

It’s important to talk to your healthcare provider about the possible side effects of any medicine you may start taking. The safety and side effects of ZURZUVAE were evaluated in two clinical studies of women with postpartum depression.

ZURZUVAE may cause serious side effects, including:

  • Decreased ability to drive or do other dangerous activities. ZURZUVAE may decrease your awareness and alertness, which can affect your ability to drive safely or safely do other dangerous activities
    • Do not drive, operate machinery, or do other dangerous activities until at least 12 hours after taking each dose during your 14-day treatment course of ZURZUVAE
    • You may not be able to tell on your own if you can drive safely or tell how much ZURZUVAE is affecting you
  • Decreased awareness and alertness [central nervous system (CNS) depressant effects]. ZURZUVAE may cause sleepiness, drowsiness, slow thinking, dizziness, confusion, and trouble walking
    • Because of these symptoms, you may be at a higher risk for falls during treatment with ZURZUVAE
    • Taking alcohol, other medicines that cause CNS depressant effects, or opioids while taking ZURZUVAE can make these symptoms worse and may also cause trouble breathing
    • Tell your healthcare provider if you develop any of these symptoms, or if they get worse during treatment with ZURZUVAE. Your healthcare provider may decrease your dose or stop ZURZUVAE treatment if you develop these symptoms
  • Increased risk of suicidal thoughts or actions. ZURZUVAE and other antidepressant medicines may increase the risk of suicidal thoughts and actions in people 24 years of age and younger. ZURZUVAE is not for use in children

The most common side effects of ZURZUVAE include:

  • Sleepiness or drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Common cold
  • Diarrhea
  • Feeling tired, weak, or having no energy
  • Urinary tract infection

These are not all the possible side effects of ZURZUVAE. Please read the Important Safety Information below and talk to your healthcare provider for medical advice about side effects.