Side Effects of Norpace

Just like any medicine, Norpace can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the medication will have problems. In fact, many people tolerate it quite well.
If side effects do occur, in many cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common Norpace side effects include but are not limited to:
(Click Norpace Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)

Drug Interactions

Norpace may react with a number of other medicines (see Norpace Drug Interactions).

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
  • Heart disease, such as congestive heart failure (CHF)
  • Had a heart attack in the past two years
  • Low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • Been told you have abnormal blood potassium levels (hyper- or hypokalemia)
  • Heart rhythm problems (other than the problem for which you are taking Norpace), such as:
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome
  • A fast or slow heart rate
  • A heart problem known as QT prolongation or congenital long QT syndrome
  • Diabetes
  • Benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH), also known as an enlarged prostate
  • Glaucoma or a family history of glaucoma
  • Myasthenia gravis (a nervous system disorder that causes muscle weakness)
  • Problems urinating (urinary retention)
  • Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Norpace Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
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