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guanadrel-oral, Hylorel

GENERIC NAME: GUANADREL - ORAL (GWAN-uh-drell)

BRAND NAME(S): Hylorel

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USES: This medication relaxes and dilates (expands) blood vessels resulting in lowered blood pressure. It is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure).

HOW TO USE: Take this medication exactly as prescribed. Try to take it at the same time(s) each day. This medication may be taken with food if stomach irritation occurs. It is important to continue taking this medication even if you feel well. Most people with high blood pressure do not feel sick.

SIDE EFFECTS: Dizziness, drowsiness, headache, constipation, diarrhea, gas pains, loss of appetite, fatigue, and nasal congestion may occur as your body adjusts to the medication. If these symptoms persist or become bothersome, notify your doctor. Inform your doctor if you develop: chest pain, shortness of breath, skin rash, swelling of the hands or feet, blurred vision, yellowing of the eyes or skin. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.




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