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When should you call your doctor about side effects of vasodilators?

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If you take vasodilators and have any of these possible side effects, call your doctor right away:

  • Fever
  • Joint or chest pain
  • Sore throat
  • Skin rash (especially on the face)
  • Unusual bleeding or bruising
  • Weight gain
  • Swelling of the ankles

SOURCES:

American Heart Association: "Heart Failure Medications."

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute: "How Is Heart Failure Treated?"

 

Reviewed by Suzanne R. Steinbaum on January 23, 2017

SOURCES:

American Heart Association: "Heart Failure Medications."

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute: "How Is Heart Failure Treated?"

 

Reviewed by Suzanne R. Steinbaum on January 23, 2017

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