Ivabradine 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 they get worse.
You may experience changes in vision. Use caution if you are driving or using machinery when sudden changes in light intensity may occur, especially while driving at night. This effect may decrease after using this medicine for a long time.
Do not become pregnant while taking this medicine. Women who are able to get pregnant must use birth control while taking this medicine. Women should inform their doctor if they wish to become pregnant or think they might be pregnant. There is a potential for serious side effects to an unborn child. Talk to your health care professional or pharmacist for more information.
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
- high blood pressure
- signs and symptoms of a dangerous change in heartbeat or heart rhythm like chest pain; dizziness; fast or irregular heartbeat; palpitations; feeling faint or lightheaded; breathing problems
- unusually slow heartbeat
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
- changes in vision
What may interact with this drug?
Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:
- certain medicines for fungal infections like ketoconazole and itraconazole
- certain antibiotics called macrolide antibiotics like clarithromycin and telithromycin
- certain medicines for HIV disease called protease inhibitors like nelfinavir
This medicine may also interact with the following medications: