Nadolol

Nadolol is a prescription medication commonly used for the treatment of angina and high blood pressure. It comes in tablet form and is taken by mouth, typically once a day. By blocking beta receptors in the body, the medicine can help decrease the heart rate, blood pressure, and the workload of the heart. Potential side effects of this drug include dizziness, fatigue, and slow heart rate.

What Is Nadolol?

Nadolol (Corgard®) is a prescription medication approved to treat high blood pressure (known medically as hypertension) and angina (chest pain due to inadequate blood supply to the heart).
 
(Click What Is Nadolol Used For? for more information on what the medication is used for, including possible off-label uses.)
 

Potential Side Effects

As with any medicine, nadolol may cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects (most people actually tolerate it quite well). If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
 
Some of the most common side effects include, but are not limited to:
 
  • Slow heart rate (bradycardia)
  • Cold, numb, and pale fingers and toes
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue.
     
(Click Nadolol Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
 
Written by/reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD; Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;
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