ENALAPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low blood pressure
  • low amount of sodium in the blood
  • low amount of potassium in the blood
  • acid base problem with low chloride and basic pH blood

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

  • cough

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • high levels of potassium in the blood
  • fever
  • low amount of magnesium in the blood
  • damage to the kidneys
  • decreased kidney function
  • high blood sugar

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

  • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
  • bronchitis
  • sensation of spinning or whirling
  • low energy
  • taste impairment
  • headache
  • trouble breathing
  • diarrhea
  • generalized weakness
  • abnormal sexual function
  • dizziness
  • decreased appetite
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • stomach cramps

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • decreased blood platelets
  • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • increased eosinophils in the blood
  • high levels of white blood cells
  • a heart attack
  • a clot in the lung
  • atrial fibrillation
  • slow heartbeat
  • inflammation of the blood vessels
  • throat swelling
  • vocal cord swelling
  • fluid in the lungs
  • pneumonia with high amount of eosinophil white blood cells
  • bronchospasm
  • blocked bowels with decreased peristaltic movement
  • damage to the liver and inflammation
  • a blockage of the bile duct that resulting in high bilirubin levels
  • acute inflammation of the pancreas
  • acute kidney failure
  • pemphigus, a type of skin disorder
  • 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
  • skin rash with sloughing
  • muscle inflammation
  • swelling of the tongue
  • chest pain
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • a type of allergic reaction involving the intestines called intestinal angioedema
  • a type of allergic reaction involving the head and neck called head and neck angioedema
  • fast heartbeat
  • increased activity of the parathyroid gland
  • a type of joint disorder due to excess uric acid in the blood called gout
  • high amount of calcium in the blood
  • a type of blood disorder where the red blood cells burst called hemolytic anemia
  • low blood counts due to bone marrow failure
  • large purple or brown skin blotches
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • nearsightedness
  • allergic reaction causing inflammation of blood vessels
  • a type of inflammation of the lung called interstitial pneumonitis
  • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
  • a type of kidney inflammation called interstitial nephritis
  • systemic lupus erythematosus, an autoimmune disease
  • high amount of uric acid in the blood
  • secondary angle-closure glaucoma, a type of eye disorder
  • a yellowing of the eyes or skin from buildup of bilirubin called jaundice
  • cancer of the squamous cells in the skin
  • choroidal effusion

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

  • confusion
  • depression
  • blurred vision
  • pink eye
  • ringing in the ears
  • Raynaud's phenomenon, a condition where blood vessels constrict too much with coldness or stress
  • stomatitis, a condition with painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
  • a painful, red or swollen tongue
  • indigestion
  • constipation
  • black tarry stools
  • the inability to have an erection
  • enlarged breasts
  • increased sensitivity of the skin to the sun
  • itching
  • hives
  • muscle pain
  • cramps
  • drowsiness
  • excessive sweating
  • loss of muscle coordination
  • temporary redness of face and neck
  • decreased appetite
  • no sense of smell
  • high cholesterol
  • high amount of triglyceride in the blood
  • inflammation of the salivary glands
  • irritation of the stomach or intestines
  • muscle spasm
  • sensation of spinning or whirling
  • fever
  • headache
  • nervousness
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • generalized weakness

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