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What are the side effects of metipranolol?

Metipranolol can cause a variety of side effects. Stop taking metipranolol and seek emergency medical treatment if you have symptoms of an allergic reaction, such as hives, trouble breathing or swelling of the tongue, face or throat. Call your doctor right away if you experience other serious side effects, such as oozing or crustiness in your eyes, vision changes, extreme light sensitivity, severe swelling or irritation in your eye, abrupt numbness or weakness accompanied by headaches, confusion, vision, speech or balance issues, chest tightness or wheezing, slow heart rate, fainting, weak pulse or slowed breathing, shortness of breath, quick weight gain or swelling. Call your doctor only if the following side effects are bothersome or persistent: aching in your brow line, watery eyes, blurred vision, insomnia, mild light sensitivity, muscle weakness, taste or smell changes, eye puffiness, mild headaches, dizziness or sleepiness.

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