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What are side effects of calcium channel blockers?

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Potential side effects from taking a calcium channel blocker include:

  • Dizziness or lightheadedness
  • Low blood pressure
  • Heart rhythm problems
  • Dry mouth
  • Edema (swelling of ankles, feet, or lower legs)
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Fatigue
  • Skin rash
  • Constipation or diarrhea
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)

SOURCES: American Heart Association. Consumer Reports.

Reviewed by James Beckerman on October 10, 2017

SOURCES: American Heart Association. Consumer Reports.

Reviewed by James Beckerman on October 10, 2017

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