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What are the possible side effects of Teveten?

Teveten (eprosartan), a prescription drug used to treat high blood pressure, can cause possible side effects. The most common include:
  • headache
  • muscle pain, joint pain, and/or cramps
  • dizziness and/or fatigue
  • sinus infections or nasal congestion
  • diarrhea
  • cough and/or bronchitis
  • nausea, stomach pain and/or indigestion
  • respiratory and urinary tract infections
  • depression  

If any of these symptoms are severe or don't go away, tell your doctor. Also, call your doctor immediately if you experience any of these rare but more serious symptoms:

  • swelling of the face, throat, tongue, lips, eyes, hands, feet, ankles or lower legs
  • hoarseness
  • trouble breathing or swallowing
  • chest pain

If you use a potassium-containing salt substitute while you're on Teveten, it may raise your blood potassium to dangerous levels. That can cause changes in your heart rhythm, among other things. While you're on Teveten, you shouldn't use a salt substitute that contains potassium unless your doctor tells you that you should.

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