DOXAZOSIN MESYLATE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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

    • low blood pressure
    • dizziness
    • low energy
    • headache
    • generalized weakness

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
    • trouble breathing
    • fast heartbeat

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

    • a common cold
    • a stuffy and runny nose
    • dry mouth
    • indigestion
    • urinary tract infection
    • muscle pain
    • drowsiness
    • visible water retention
    • nausea
    • irritability
    • intense abdominal pain

    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • large purple or brown skin blotches
    • decreased blood platelets
    • low levels of white blood cells
    • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
    • a change in vision
    • slow heartbeat
    • abnormal heart rhythm
    • chronic heart failure
    • bronchospasm
    • blockage of the stomach or intestine
    • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
    • blockage of normal bile flow
    • priapism, a prolonged erection of the penis
    • hives
    • abnormal liver function tests
    • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
    • inflammation of the liver with stoppage of bile flow
    • a yellowing of the eyes or skin from buildup of bilirubin called jaundice
    • floppy iris during eye surgery

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

    • altered interest in having sexual intercourse
    • bloody urine
    • the inability to have an erection
    • enlarged breasts
    • hair loss
    • joint pain
    • muscle weakness
    • cramps
    • difficulty sleeping
    • numbness
    • temporary redness of face and neck
    • weight gain
    • nosebleed
    • vomiting
    • diarrhea
    • difficult or painful urination
    • an increased need to urinate often
    • excess urination
    • urination during the night
    • nervousness
    • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
    • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise
    • anxious feelings

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