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While most people taking azilsartan do not experience side effects, reactions are possible and may include things like diarrhea, nausea, and dizziness. These side effects are generally mild and easily treated. However, some reactions should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider, such as fainting, decreased urination, and swelling of the mouth or throat.

An Introduction to Side Effects of Azilsartan

Just like any medicine, azilsartan medoxomil (Edarbi™) can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the medication will have problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider.
 
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible azilsartan side effects. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)
 

Serious Azilsartan Side Effects

Some side effects of azilsartan are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
 
  • Dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting
  • Decreased urine production
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
 
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Swelling of the mouth or throat
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing.
 
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