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10 Bizarre Side Effects of Common Medications

Reader's Digest Logo By Andrea Barbalich of Reader's Digest | Slide 1 of 11: You know that some medications can cause drowsiness, headaches, and nausea. But the fine print on your Rx package might also mention some unusual and downright wacky side effects you've never heard of—and that your doctor may not have mentioned to you. We spoke to a pharmacist about ten of the more bizarre possibilities so you'll be better prepared next time you fill a prescription.

You won't believe what your meds can do

You know that some medications can cause drowsiness, headaches, and nausea. But the fine print on your Rx package might also mention some unusual and downright wacky side effects you've never heard of—and that your doctor may not have mentioned to you. We spoke to a pharmacist about 10 of the more bizarre possibilities so you'll be better prepared next time you fill a prescription.
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