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Common Norvasc Adverse Side Effects

Some of the more common Norvasc adverse side effects include:
Of these common side effects, swelling and headache are the most common.

Rare Norvasc Adverse Side Effects

In some cases, patients may also experience more serious, but rare, side effects. These rare Norvasc adverse side effects occur in less than 1 percent of patients and may include:
  • Irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
  • Extremely low blood pressure
  • Nose bleeds
  • Fainting (syncope)
  • Numbness of the toes and/or fingers (peripheral neuropathy)
  • Inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis).
(Click Norvasc Side Effects for a more detailed list of both common and rare Norvasc side effects, an explanation of the prevalence of side effects in women versus men, and tips on what to do if side effects occur.)
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