Treatment with TMS Therapy caused few side effects and was generally well tolerated by patients.
The most common side effect reported during clinical trials was pain or discomfort at or near the treatment site
Side effects are generally mild to moderate and do not occur for most patients after the first week of treatment. They can include headache, toothaches, facial pain and muscle twitches.
Avoids the systemic side effects typically associated with antidepressant medications
No adverse effect on cognition, concentration or memory.
There is a low risk of seizure with TMS Therapy. The estimated risk of seizure under ordinary clinical use is approximately 1 in 30,000 treatments (0.003% of treatments) or 1 in 1000 patients (0.1% of patients).
TMS Therapy should not be used with patients who have non-removable conductive metal in or near the head.