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Sectral is a medication often prescribed for the treatment of high blood pressure and certain irregular heart rhythms. It comes in capsule form and is typically taken once or twice a day. The drug works by blocking beta receptors and suppressing certain irregular heart beats that originate in the wrong part of the heart. Potential side effects include fatigue, headaches, and dizziness.
- Increased force with which the heart pumps blood
- Increased heart rate
- Higher blood pressure (both systolic and diastolic blood pressure)
- Constricted blood vessels.