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Side Effects of Procardia

Side Effects to Report

There are a number of more serious side effects with Procardia that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
 
  • Chest pain
  • Heart attack
  • Signs of very low blood pressure, such as dizziness or lightheadedness, especially when accompanied by fainting
  • Severe swelling, water retention, or difficulty breathing, which may be signs of heart failure
  • Depression (see Procardia and Depression)
  • Paranoia
  • Breast enlargement in men (gynecomastia)
  • Temporary blindness
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, including:
 
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing or swallowing.
 

Rare Side Effects of Procardia

Rare Procardia side effects occur in 2 percent of people or less. Because these problems are so uncommon, it is difficult to tell whether they are actually caused by the medication itself or other factors.
 
Some of these rare side effects include but are not limited to:
 

Final Thoughts

You may experience some or none of the side effects listed in this article. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if you will have problems with a medicine that you have never tried.
 
Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any side effects while taking this drug. Also, let your healthcare provider know if you develop something that "just does not seem right." While it may not be a side effect of Procardia, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
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