Corgard Side Effects

As is common with older medications, only vague side effect information is available for Corgard. Based on this limited information, side effects may include dizziness, decreased heart rate, and fatigue, among others. While most side effects of Corgard are generally mild, you should notify your healthcare provider immediately if you experience fainting, depression, or shortness of breath.

An Introduction to Corgard Side Effects

As with any medicine, side effects are possible with Corgard® (nadolol). 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 can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider.
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with Corgard. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list of Corgard side effects with you.)

Common Side Effects of Corgard

Corgard is an older medication. As is common with older medications, the prescribing information for Corgard provides only vague information about possible side effects.
Based on this limited information, the most common Corgard side effects include:
  • Decreased heart rate
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Cold, numb, and pale fingers and toes.

Side Effects to Report

There are a number of possible Corgard side effects that you should report to your healthcare provider. These include, but are not limited to:
  • Lightheadedness or fainting, which can be a sign of dangerously low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • A very slow heart rate (bradycardia) or an irregular heart rhythm
  • Chest pain
  • Worsening of asthma
  • Depression
  • Signs of heart failure, such as a rapid weight gain, swelling of the hands and feet, and shortness of breath
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, including unexplained rash, hives, itching, unexplained swelling, wheezing, or difficulty breathing or swallowing.
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