Nadolol Medication Information
Nadolol (Corgard®) is a prescription drug licensed for to treat several conditions, including high blood pressure and angina (chest pain due to inadequate blood supply to the heart). It is a beta blocker medicine that has been shown to decrease heart rate, blood pressure, and the workload of the heart.
Before you start taking the medication, information on nadolol should be discussed with your healthcare provider. It is important to tell your healthcare provider about all other existing medical conditions you have, including asthma, kidney disease, or diabetes, as nadolol can potentially worsen these conditions. You should also tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are currently taking, in order to minimize your risk of developing drug interactions.
As with any medicine, side effects are possible with nadolol. Some of the most common side effects that have been reported with this medication include:
- Slow heart rate (bradycardia)
- Cold, numb, and pale fingers and toes
(Click Nadolol for more information, including a list of the various forms and strengths available for this drug, guidelines on when and how to take the medicine, and other important warnings.)