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Dangerous and Rare Reactions to Procardia XL

Procardia XL Side Effects to Report

There are a number of more serious side effects with Procardia XL that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider. These include, but are not limited to:
  • Chest pain
  • A 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 XL and Depression)
  • Paranoia
  • Breast enlargement in men (gynecomastia)
  • Temporary blindness
  • Signs of an intestinal blockage, such as severe cramping, vomiting, constipation, or diarrhea 
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, including an unexplained rash, hives, itching, unexplained swelling, wheezing, or difficulty breathing or swallowing.

Rare Procardia XL Side Effects

There are other possible Procardia XL side effects that can occur. These rare side effects occur in 1 percent of people or less. For these side effects, it is difficult to tell whether the side effect is actually caused by the Procardia XL medicine or other factors.
Some of these rare Procardia XL side effects include, but are not limited to:

Procardia XL Side Effects: Summary

It is possible that you may experience some or none of these Procardia XL side effects explained above. 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. 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 XL, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
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