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Serious and Rare Reactions to Plendil

Side Effects to Report

Some side effects with Plendil, while occurring infrequently, are potentially serious and should be reported to your healthcare provider right away. These include but are not limited to:
 
  • Chest pain
  • An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
  • Signs of low blood pressure, such as dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting
  • Severe swelling and water retention
  • Rapid weight gain
  • Depression (see Felodipine and Depression)
  • High blood sugar (hyperglycemia)
  • Breast enlargement in men (gynecomastia)
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, including an unexplained rash, hives, itching, unexplained swelling, wheezing, or difficulty breathing or swallowing.
     

Rare Plendil Side Effects

Rare Plendil side effects occur in less than 1.5 percent of people taking the drug. Because these side effects are so uncommon, it is difficult to tell whether they are actually caused by Plendil or something else.
 
Some of these rare side effects include but are not limited to:
 

Final Thoughts

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