BIDIL Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • fainting

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

  • decreased appetite
  • headache
  • heart throbbing or pounding
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • fast heartbeat
  • low blood pressure
  • dizziness
  • temporary redness of face and neck
  • nervousness
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a painful condition that affects the nerves in the legs and arms called peripheral neuropathy
  • angina, a type of chest pain
  • itching
  • hives
  • a condition with symptoms that resemble lupus
  • a skin rash
  • visible water retention

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

  • excessive watery eyes
  • low blood pressure
  • stuffy nose
  • constipation
  • dizziness
  • temporary redness of face and neck
  • trouble breathing
  • heart throbbing or pounding
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • fast heartbeat

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • anemia
  • large purple or brown skin blotches
  • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • increased eosinophils in the blood
  • paralysis of the intestines
  • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
  • glomerulonephritis, a condition that affects the kidneys
  • swollen lymph nodes
  • an enlarged spleen
  • methemoglobinemia, a type of blood disorder
  • blurred vision
  • dry mouth
  • inflammation of the skin due to an allergy
  • skin rash with sloughing
  • an intense headache
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis

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

  • confusion
  • depression
  • pink eye
  • joint pain
  • fever
  • chills
  • muscle tremors
  • difficult or painful urination
  • anxious feelings
  • drowsiness
  • sensation of spinning or whirling
  • trouble breathing
  • generalized weakness

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