I am having a lot of gastric distress (heartburn, bloating, gas) with this drug, also some muscle pain and skipped beats yet. I am taking 100 mg. cr morning and 100 mg. at night. This is half the dose I was prescribed, but I am very sensitive and wanted to start out slowly. Now I am afraid to increase the dose. I am scheduled to be put on a 30 day event monitor in 3 days, after having been on it a week. Any suggestions? I am taking it for persistent Afib.
You are experiencing common side effects of the Norpace. The list of common side effects is:
Aches or pain; bloating; blurred vision; constipation; difficulty urinating; dizziness; dryness of the eyes, mouth, nose, or throat; fatigue; frequent and urgent urination; gas; general body discomfort; headache; muscle weakness; nausea; tiredness.
You need to let the doctor know you are not taking the full prescribed amount before having your monitor. The doctor can decide what best to do about the side effects and increasing the dose. Please give the doctor's office a call and explain.
- Norpace Information for Consumers
- Norpace Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Norpace (detailed)
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