COREG Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • slow heartbeat
  • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
  • low blood pressure
  • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
  • trouble breathing
  • high blood sugar

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • backache
  • dizziness
  • low energy
  • weight gain
  • diarrhea
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • anemia
  • large purple or brown skin blotches
  • decreased blood platelets
  • depression
  • atrioventricular block, a type of slow heart rhythm disorder
  • fluid in the lungs
  • visible water retention
  • a yellowing of the eyes or skin from buildup of bilirubin called jaundice
  • a high alanine transaminase level
  • a high aspartate transaminase level

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • blurred vision
  • throat irritation
  • a stuffy and runny nose
  • the inability to have an erection
  • itching
  • joint pain
  • muscle pain
  • cramps
  • drowsiness
  • sensation of spinning or whirling
  • difficulty sleeping
  • excessive sweating
  • numbness
  • headache
  • heart throbbing or pounding
  • cough
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • elevation of proteins in the urine
  • generalized weakness
  • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low blood counts due to bone marrow failure
  • angina, a type of chest pain
  • worsening asthma
  • a type of inflammation of the lung called interstitial pneumonitis
  • decreased kidney function
  • erythema multiforme, a type of allergic skin reaction
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • hives
  • fainting
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • decreased blood volume
  • worsening of chronic heart failure

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • high cholesterol
  • high blood pressure
  • involuntary leakage of urine
  • high amount of uric acid in the blood

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