Like all medicines, Pacsartan-I can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Some of the side effects may be serious and may require medical attention.
As with similar medicines, rare cases of allergic skin reactions (rash, urticarial), as well as localized swelling of the face, lips, and/or tongue have been reported in patients taking irbesartan. If the patient gets any of these symptoms or gets short of breath, stop taking Pacsartan-I and contact a doctor immediately.
The frequency of the side effects listed as follows is defined using the following convention: See table.
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Some undesirable effects have been reported since marketing of Pacsartan-I.
Undesirable effects where the frequency is not known are: feeling of spinning, Headache, Taste Disturbance, Ringing in the ears, muscle cramps, pain in joints and muscles, abnormal liver function, increased blood potassium levels, impaired kidney function, and inflammation of small blood vessels mainly affecting the skin (a condition known as leukocytoclastic vasculitis).
Uncommon cases of jaundice (yellowing of the skin and/or whites of the eyes) have also been reported.
If any side effect becomes serious, or if the patient notices any side effect not listed, please seek counseling from a doctor or pharmacist.