What are the possible side effects of hydralazine and isosorbide dinitrate (BiDil)?
If you experience any of the following serious side effects, stop taking hydralazine and isosorbide dinitrate and seek emergency medical attention:
- an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
- blurred vision and dry mouth;
- irregular heartbeat; or
- blood in your urine or stools;
- numbness, tingling, pain, or weakness of your arms or legs;
Other, less serious side effects may be more likely to occur. If you experience any of the...
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What are the precautions when taking isosorbide dinitrate and hydralazine hcl (BiDil)?
Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to either isosorbide dinitrate or hydralazine; or to similar drugs (such as nitroglycerin); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: other heart problems (such as recent heart attack, rheumatic heart disease of the mitral valve), previous stroke, low blood pressure, blood vessel problems, loss of too much body water (dehydration), recent head injury, anemia, kidney problems.
This drug may make you dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that...
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