Side Effects of Lotensyl are Fatigue, Ankle swelling, Sleepiness, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Headache, Nausea, Dizziness, Palpitations, Edema (swelling), Abdominal pain.
You have been prescribed Lotensyl to improve your blood pressure and/or to reduce the number and severity of angina attacks.
Lowering blood pressure reduces the chance of future heart attack & stroke.
Take it at the same time every day to help you remember to take it.
A sudden drop in your blood pressure may occur, especially when you first start taking Lotensyl. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
It can cause ankle or foot swelling. Raise your legs while you’re sitting down and talk to your doctor if it does not go away.