MINIPRESS Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
  • dizziness

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

  • drowsiness
  • headache

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • fainting
  • visible water retention
  • heart throbbing or pounding
  • fast heartbeat

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

  • low blood pressure
  • dry mouth
  • constipation
  • low energy
  • a skin rash
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • nervousness
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • angina, a type of chest pain
  • slow heartbeat
  • inflammation of the blood vessels
  • priapism, a prolonged erection of the penis
  • hives
  • trouble breathing
  • stomach cramps
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • pancreatitis
  • floppy iris during eye surgery

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

  • ringing in the ears
  • the inability to have an erection
  • an increased need to urinate often
  • generalized weakness

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