Most people taking beta-blockers have either no or very mild side effects that become less troublesome with time.
Contact your GP ifyou're experiencing symptoms that affect your everyday life. They can discuss whether the symptoms are a result of the medication and what to do.
Don't drive if you feel dizzy, tired, or yourvision is affected.
Symptoms commonly reportedboth by people taking beta-blockers and those taking a dummymedication(placebo) include:
Less common symptoms include:
If you feel unwell after takingbeta-blockers or have concerns, speak to your GP or pharmacist, or call NHS 111 .
You can also report suspected side effects usingthe Yellow Card Scheme .
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