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Corlopam Side Effects

Generic Name: fenoldopam

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of fenoldopam. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Corlopam.

For the Consumer

Applies to fenoldopam: parenteral injection

Side effects include:

Adults: Headache, flushing, nausea, hypotension, hypokalemia.

Pediatric patients: Hypotension, tachycardia.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to fenoldopam: intravenous solution


The most common adverse reactions were headache, cutaneous dilation (flushing), nausea, and hypotension.[Ref]

Nervous system

Very common (10% or more): Headache (24%)
Frequency not reported: Dizziness[Ref]


Very common (10% or more): Nausea (12%)
Common (1% to 10%): Vomiting
Frequency not reported: Abdominal pain, abdominal distention[Ref]


Common (1% to 10%): Injection site reaction[Ref]


Common (1% to 10%): ECG T wave inversion
Frequency not reported: Extrasystoles, palpitations, cardiac failure, ischemic heart disease, myocardial infarction, angina pectoris, tachycardia
Postmarketing reports: Cardiogenic shock, hypotension, ECG ST segment depression[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Chest pain, pyrexia, blood lactate dehydrogenase increased[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Hypokalemia, blood glucose increased
Postmarketing reports: Oxygen saturation decreased[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Nervousness/anxiety, insomnia[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Blood urea increased, blood creatinine increased[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Hyperhidrosis[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Oliguria[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Transaminases increased[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Muscle spasms[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Intraocular pressure increased[Ref]


1. "Product Information. Corlopam (fenoldopam)." Neurex, Menlo Park, CA.

Not all side effects for Corlopam may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

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