Gonitro Side Effects
What should I watch for?
Tell your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms do not start to get better or if you feel worse.
Keep this medicine with you at all times. Sit down when you take your medicine to prevent falling if you feel dizzy or faint after using it. Try to remain calm. This will help you to feel better faster. If you feel dizzy, take several deep breaths and lie down with your feet propped up, or bend forward with your head resting between your knees.
You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this drug affects you. Do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells.
Do not treat yourself for coughs, colds, or pain while you are taking this medicine without asking your doctor or health care professional for advice. Some ingredients may increase your blood pressure.
Side Effects to watch for
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
- allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
- signs and symptoms of anemia like breathing problems; dizziness; unusually weak or tired
- signs and symptoms of low blood pressure like dizziness; feeling faint or lightheaded; falls; unusually weak or tired
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
- facial flushing
- nausea, vomiting
What may interact with this drug?
Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:
- certain medicines for erectile dysfunction like avanafil, sildenafil, tadalafil, and vardenafil
- ergot alkaloids like dihydroergotamine, ergonovine, ergotamine, methylergonovine
This medicine may also interact with the following medications:
- certain medicines for blood pressure