LOPRESSOR Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • depression
  • slow heartbeat
  • low blood pressure
  • dizziness

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

  • abnormal sexual function
  • itching
  • drowsiness
  • difficulty sleeping
  • low energy
  • a skin rash
  • trouble breathing
  • diarrhea

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • chronic heart failure
  • constriction of blood vessels of the extremities
  • worsening asthma
  • bronchospasm

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

  • constipation
  • nausea

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low platelet count and bleeding from immune response
  • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
  • confusion
  • blurred vision
  • ringing in the ears
  • worsening angina
  • a type of slowed heart rhythm disorder called heart block
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, a type of blood disorder
  • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
  • Peyronie's disease
  • a psoriasis-like skin eruption
  • joint pain
  • hallucinations
  • chest pain
  • gangrene
  • worsening of chronic heart failure
  • a clot or thrombosis of the mesenteric artery of the intestines

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

  • nightmares
  • dry eye
  • eye irritation
  • a stuffy and runny nose
  • dry mouth
  • increased sensitivity of the skin to the sun
  • hair loss
  • arthritis
  • taste impairment
  • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
  • weight gain
  • headache
  • heart throbbing or pounding
  • vomiting
  • heartburn
  • gas
  • stomach cramps
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • drug therapy that worsens or flares psoriasis
  • pain in the muscles or bones
  • anxious feelings

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