No, the most common side effect related to treatment was scalp discomfort during treatment sessions. This side effect was typically mild-moderate and was shown to occur less frequently after the first week of treatment.
If necessary, this discomfort can be treated with an over-the-counter analgesic. If these side effects persist, your doctor can temporarily reduce the strength of the magnetic field pulses being administered. This can help make treatment more comfortable.
Less than 5% of patients treated with TMS therapy discontinued treatment due to side effects.