CORGARD Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • slow heartbeat

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

  • altered interest in having sexual intercourse
  • drowsiness
  • difficulty sleeping
  • generalized weakness

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • depression
  • chronic heart failure
  • dizziness

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

  • stuffy nose
  • constipation
  • low energy
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • large purple or brown skin blotches
  • decreased blood platelets
  • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
  • a type of slowed heart rhythm disorder called heart block
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • Raynaud's phenomenon, a condition where blood vessels constrict too much with coldness or stress
  • low blood pressure
  • a spasm of the larynx
  • worsening asthma
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome, a type of lung disorder
  • bronchospasm
  • insufficient blood supply to the colon
  • Peyronie's disease
  • pemphigoid, a blistering skin disorder
  • hallucinations
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • abnormal nervous system function affecting alertness
  • intense abdominal pain
  • a clot or thrombosis of the mesenteric artery of the intestines

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

  • confusion
  • blurred vision
  • a change in vision
  • dry eye
  • ringing in the ears
  • a sore throat
  • dry mouth
  • indigestion
  • itching
  • dry skin
  • inducing of a relaxed easy state
  • a sleep disorder
  • excessive sweating
  • a skin rash
  • puffy face from water retention
  • decreased appetite
  • weight gain
  • headache
  • slurred speech
  • cough
  • gas
  • abdominal bloating
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin

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