RAMIPRIL Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • joint pain

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

  • low energy
  • headache
  • cough

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • high levels of potassium in the blood
  • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
  • fainting
  • a skin rash

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

  • sensation of spinning or whirling
  • taste impairment
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low blood sugar
  • a type of blood disorder where the red blood cells burst called hemolytic anemia
  • a type of blood disorder with a decrease in all types of blood cells called pancytopenia
  • 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
  • hearing loss
  • allergic reaction causing inflammation of blood vessels
  • vocal cord swelling
  • pneumonia with high amount of eosinophil white blood cells
  • liver failure
  • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
  • a blockage of the bile duct that resulting in high bilirubin levels
  • acute inflammation of the pancreas
  • acute kidney failure
  • 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
  • seizures
  • fever
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • 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

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

  • large purple or brown skin blotches
  • depression
  • ringing in the ears
  • excessive saliva production
  • dry mouth
  • indigestion
  • inflammation of the lining of the stomach and intestines
  • constipation
  • the inability to have an erection
  • increased sensitivity of the skin to the sun
  • itching
  • a condition with loosening of the nails from the nailbed called onycholysis
  • hives
  • arthritis
  • muscle pain
  • nerve pain
  • drowsiness
  • memory loss
  • difficulty sleeping
  • excessive sweating
  • muscle tremors
  • decreased appetite
  • weight gain
  • heart throbbing or pounding
  • difficulty swallowing
  • nervousness
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise
  • anxious feelings
  • peripheral sensory nerve disorder

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