Ranolazine Side Effects

If you experience an irregular heart rhythm, unexplained swelling, or breathing problems while taking ranolazine, contact your healthcare provider right away. In most cases, however, reactions to this medication are generally mild and easy to treat. During clinical studies, some of the most commonly reported side effects of ranolazine included constipation, nausea, and dizziness.

An Introduction to Side Effects of Ranolazine

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

Ranolazine Side Effects to Report

Some side effects of ranolazine are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
  • An irregular heart rhythm
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling, especially of the lips, mouth, or throat
    • Wheezing or other breathing problems.
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