Amlodipine BESYLATE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Drowsiness
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Headache
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Nausea
  • Visible Water Retention

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Dizziness
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • Low Energy
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Heart Attack
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Yellowing Of The Eyes Or Skin From Buildup Of Bilirubin Called Jaundice
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Depersonalization, A Disconnection Of One's Own Sense Of Reality Or Identity
  • Depression
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Extrapyramidal Disease, A Type Of Movement Disorder
  • Fluid In The Lungs
  • Large Purple Or Brown Skin Blotches
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Pancreatitis
  • Rapid Ventricular Heartbeat
  • Slow Heartbeat
  • Worsening Angina

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Change In Vision
  • A Feeling Of General Discomfort Called Malaise
  • A Feeling Of Pins And Needles On Skin
  • A Painful Condition That Affects The Nerves In The Legs And Arms Called Peripheral Neuropathy
  • A Skin Rash
  • A Type Of Bumpy Skin Rash Called A Maculopapular Rash
  • Abnormal Dreams
  • Abnormal Sexual Function
  • An Increased Need To Urinate Often
  • Anxious Feelings
  • Backache
  • Chest Pain
  • Chills
  • Constipation
  • Cramps
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Drug-Induced Hot Flashes
  • Dry Mouth
  • Enlarged Breasts
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excessive Thirst
  • Eye Pain
  • Fainting
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Gas
  • Generalized Weakness
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Inadequate Blood Flow In The Extremities
  • Inflammation Of The Blood Vessels
  • Itching
  • Joint Damage Causing Pain And Loss Of Function
  • Joint Pain
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Tremors
  • Nervousness
  • Nosebleed
  • Numbness
  • Overgrowth Of Gums Onto Teeth
  • Pink Eye
  • Ringing In The Ears
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Urination During The Night
  • Vomiting
  • Weight Gain
  • Weight Loss

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