Adverse effects that have been reported with nicardipine IV are as follows: Body as a Whole:
Asthenia, chest pain, fever, neck pain, malaise, fatigue, peripheral or facial edema, infection, arthralgia.
Hypotension, postural hypotension, exertional hypotension, tachycardia, ECG abnormality, ventricular extra systoles, extra systoles, hemoperiocardium, hypertension, supraventricular tachycardia, syncope, vasodilation, ventricular tachycardia, angina pectoris, atrioventricular block, ST segment depression, inverted T wave, deep-vein thrombophlebitis, sick sinus syndrome, flushing, palpitations, myocardial infarction, atrial fibrillation, pericarditis, peripheral vascular disorder.
Abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, dyspepsia, constipation, diarrhea, dry mouth, anorexia, heart burn.
Metabolic and Nutritional:
Hypokalemia, hypophosphatemia, hyperglycemia, abnormal hepatic function tests, increased plasma renin concentration.
Headache, dizziness, hypesthesia, intracranial hemorrhage, paresthesia, confusion, hypertonia, somnolence, insomnia, hot flashes, vertigo, hyperkinesia, impotence, mental depression, anxiety, cerebrovascular accident, cerebral ischemia, lassitude, nervousness, lightheadedness.
Hemic and Lymphatic:
Dyspnea, respiratory disorder, rhinitis, sinusitis.
Skin and Appendages:
Sweating, injection site reaction and pain, rash.
Polyuria, hematuria, increased urinary frequency, nocturia, urinary retention.
Conjunctivitis, abnormal or blurred vision, ear disorder, tinnitus.