PROPAFENONE HCL Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • rapid ventricular heartbeat
  • trouble breathing

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

  • a common cold
  • constipation
  • dizziness
  • taste impairment
  • visible water retention
  • heart throbbing or pounding
  • anxious feelings

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • angina, a type of chest pain
  • atrioventricular block, a type of slow heart rhythm disorder
  • chronic heart failure

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

  • depression
  • blurred vision
  • bruising under the skin
  • dry mouth
  • low energy
  • muscle tremors
  • headache
  • chest pain
  • an abnormal breathing sound called rales
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • generalized weakness

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • diabetes
  • a type of joint disorder due to excess uric acid in the blood called gout
  • low amount of potassium in the blood
  • decreased blood platelets
  • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
  • paralysis
  • a type of muscle paralysis due to blocked nerve function called neuromuscular blockade
  • a disorder of the retina of the eye
  • bleeding in the eye
  • high blood pressure
  • a heart attack
  • bundle branch block
  • paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia
  • atrial flutter
  • ventricular fibrillation, a heart rhythm disorder
  • slow heartbeat
  • prolonged QT interval on EKG
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • a stroke
  • obstruction of a blood vessel by a blood clot
  • low blood pressure
  • bleeding
  • a feeling of throat tightness
  • escape of fluid into the lungs
  • lung congestion
  • a complete or partial collapse of the lung airways called atelectasis
  • lung failure causing loss of breath
  • bronchospasm
  • an ulcer from too much stomach acid
  • blockage of the stomach or intestine
  • blood coming from anus
  • kidney failure
  • inflammation of a tendon
  • coughing up of blood
  • an inability to completely empty the bladder
  • an enlarged liver
  • pancreatitis

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

  • high cholesterol
  • mood changes
  • altered interest in having sexual intercourse
  • nightmares
  • a decrease in sharpness of vision called reduced visual acuity
  • drooping of the upper eyelid
  • decreased pupil size
  • eye inflammation
  • ringing in the ears
  • a sore throat
  • a stuffy and runny nose
  • bleeding gums
  • gum pain
  • stomatitis, a condition with painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
  • a painful, red or swollen tongue
  • a sore tongue
  • gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • a type of stomach irritation called gastritis
  • indigestion
  • black tarry stools
  • the inability to have an erection
  • breast pain
  • skin inflammation
  • erythema or redness of skin or mucous membrane
  • itching
  • a nail disorder
  • hair loss
  • dry skin
  • arthritis
  • neck pain
  • inflammation of the sac surrounding the joint - bursitis
  • muscle spasm
  • an abnormal increase in muscle tone
  • muscle pain
  • cramps
  • memory loss
  • fainting
  • sensation of spinning or whirling
  • a sleep disorder
  • difficulty sleeping
  • fever
  • excessive sweating
  • pain
  • abnormal manner of walking
  • loss of muscle coordination
  • numbness
  • loss of skin color
  • small reddish-purplish pin-point sized spots on skin
  • decreased appetite
  • a type of speech disorder called dysarthria
  • nosebleed
  • bad breath
  • swollen lymph nodes
  • cough
  • difficulty swallowing
  • burping
  • difficult or painful urination
  • involuntary leakage of urine
  • an increased need to urinate often
  • urination during the night
  • decreased urine production
  • abdominal bloating
  • high blood sugar
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise
  • intense abdominal pain
  • a sensation of feeling warm
  • back pain caused by a problem with the sciatic nerve

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