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Disopyramide Side Effects
Fatigue, see below: Most side effects are rare, but of the ones that patients are more likely to experience with this med, fatigue/tiredness, diarrhea, and upset stomach are more common. It rarely, and i mean rarely, can cause symptoms similar to systemic lupus erythematosis (sle or lupus). This drug induced lupus is reversible when the med is stopped. I think Labetalol during pregnancy is a better option. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Flushing , confusion, convulsions, depression, dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, fever, headache, malaise allergic skin reactions, photosensitivity, stevens-johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, urticaria electrolyte imbalance, growth retardation (children), hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia, hypokalemia, hyponatremia are some side effects consult your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Keppra/Lamictal?: There are no specific drug-drug interactions between Lamictal and keppra (levetiracetam). Lamictal is titrated slowly to diminish risk of rash, which can be severe if not addressed. It is generally a very well tolerated medication otherwise. Sleepiness, dizziness, weakness, mild mood changes are the most common side effects with Keppra (levetiracetam) and are usually mild and transient. ...Read more
Elavil (amitriptyline) Side Effects: Elavil (generic name amitriptyline), belongs to a class known as tricyclic antidepressants based upon the structure of the molecule. Common side effects: constipation, blurred vision, dry mouth, nausea, and tiredness. Severe side effects: allergic reactions, irregular heartbeat, seizures, suicidal thoughts, agitation, and anxiety. This is only a partial list. Your md should have more info. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Varied: Life threatening: certain rashes (stevens-johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis), neutropenia (low white cells), multiple organ failure, hepatic failure, suicide, sudden death. Less severe: nausea, vomiting, dizziness, somnolence, visual change, headache, sore throat, runny nose, diarrhea, fever, fatigue - many others. You should be under close supervision by the prescriber. ...Read more
Cataflam=diclofenac: Cataflam is a brand of diclofenac (http://www.Drugs.Com/sfx/cataflam-side-effects.Html) which is an nsaid, all of which relieve pain, fever & inflammation. However, among the many side effects are kidney damage, stomach ulcer (even bleeding) & increase in blood pressure, to name but a few. Always make sure desired benefit outweighs potential risks. Your family doc can help you make that decision. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Insomnia, jitters: Allegra d contains 2 drugs. Fexofenadine usually has few side effects, but can be drying to the nasal membranes and mouth, and can have side effects, so check further if you have some. The d portion, on the other hand, is sudafed, and it commonly causes jitters, insomnia, fast heart rate, nausea and headache. It can raise the blood pressure and cause arrhythmias. ...Read more
many serious ones: I never prescribe Fosamax (alendronate) to my patients; i believe it is a bad drug. It commonly causes side effects like heartburn ; can cause serious side effects like osteonecrosis ; heart arrhythmias. Even worse, it can actually increase the risk of some fractures! see http://bit.Ly/1ba8a2t there are many better alternatives to strengthen one's bones. See http://bit.Ly/1a48ofs ; http://bit.Ly/1a2dbdw. ...Read more
Most Common: In my clinical experience, the most commonly reportrd are a 10 to 15 poind weight gaiin, sedation and next day somnolence. Interesting enough, the higher the dose of the medication, the less sedation one experiences. Hence, is someone is taking 30mg and is reporting they are too groggy to get up in the morning, increasing to 45mg may easily correct the problem; whereas, lowering the dose to 15mg w. ...Read more
I was in the hospital for one day my Dr put me on norpace (disopyramide) I'm having bad side effects he said keep taking it I have pressure going to head blurred eye?
Disopyramide Level: With certain medications that have a narrow therapeutic index, measuring the amount of free drug in your blood, disopyramide in this case, will confirm that the dose of medication is sufficient to achieve the desired cardiac effect, without causing adverse effects. Do not miss your scheduled times of having your blood drawn which will measure the amount of disopyramide in your blood. ...Read more
Not advised: Norpace (disopyramide) is category C in pregnancy (there is evidence of fetal adverse effects in animals with no human studies available). The decision to use or not use it will be a judgement based on what is being treated and how much risk you're willing to accept after a thorough discussion of risks and benefits with your OB and cardiologist. ...Read more
If you have 100.3 fever and on norpace (disopyramide) and Dr ask to stop it cause he thinks it's causing my fevers can that kind of medicine cause the fevers?
Fever not related.: Norpace (disopyramide) is the medicine taken to control irregular heart beats. Fever is NOT one of the side effects of this medicine. DO NOT stop this medicine due to fever. It can lead to serious heart problems and irregular beats. Have your physician check out to find the cause of the fever and treat it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you get very tired being on norpace (disopyramide) I feel like I have no energy and I'm not getting enough blood through my body?
I'm on norpace (disopyramide) can you get low blood sugar being on this medicine? cause when it hot out I feel like I will pass out when it's cool I'm better
It's been described: Hi. While it's uncommon, it has been described. Are you diabetic on diabetes medicine? Your symptoms do not suggest hypoglycemia to me. If you're not diabetic, it's probably not hypoglycemia. If you are diabetic, test your BG when you have the symptom like you might pass out. What is your cardiac status? I think cardiac or neurological is more likely...or midodrine's not working. ...Read more
Variable: These medications are older antiarrythmics that have been around for decades and may suppress af. They must be used very cautiously and only by very experienced cardiologists, due to their potential to actually cause potentailly life threatening ventricular arrythmias in certain patients - called a pro-arrthymic effect..Newer medications have been shown to be both safer and more effective. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How safe is Norpace (disopyramide) CR? Dr wants to "test" this 1 a day on me for lots of PACS. Tried calcium channel blocker but was dropping my hr really low.
Can one of my meds can be causing my nose to bleed norpace (disopyramide) or acebutolol or midodrine or Fludrocortisone or can just be dry air?
Nosebleed: nosebleed is a relatively rare but possible side effect of Fludrocortisone. This is probably related to its anti-inflammatory effect. Please do not stop taking any of your medications without first discussing with your doctor! It is more likely that dry air could be the cause of your nosebleeds. Consider trying a little dab of saline gel in each nostril and also use a humidifier. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Same as any alcohol: Less likely to cause hangover, but causes the same liver inflammation, scarring and damage as any other form of alcohol, as well as damage to esophagus, stomach, pancreas. Also can be toxic to the heart, the immune system, the bone marrow (which makes our blood components), impairing our ability to fight infections and our general immune system. PLUS, it causes many kinds of cancers. ...Read more
Bad breath, gas &...: In general, garlic is one of the healthiest foods we can eat & is generally well-tolerated, but not everyone tolerates it well. It famously causes bad breath.Some get intestinal gas or upset stomach from it. It can sting/irritate the skin.Some are allergic to it and report headaches, muscle aches, fatigue &/or dizziness but that's rare.See http://umm.Edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/garlic & comment:. ...Read more
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