Read the side effects of Acebutolol as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Heart - Chest pain, low blood pressure and heart failure.
Central Nervous System - Depression, fainting, dizziness, fatigue, headache, feeling light-headed, sleeplessness and abnormal dreams.
Skin and mucous membranes- Rash, swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat) and itching due to allergic reaction.
Gastrointestinal - Constipation, diarrhoea, indigestion, flatulence, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.
Genitourinary - Increased urination at night, painful urination.
Musculoskeletal - Joint/muscle pain.
Respiratory - Cough, difficulty in breathing.
Liver - Increase in liver enzymes, jaundice, dark urine, clay-coloured stools
Eye - Dry eye and eye pain.
Miscellaneous - Development of anti-nuclear antibodies, swelling of ankles or feet.
Other Precautions :
The drug should be used with extreme caution in patients with the following conditions:
Pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Kidney functioning problems.
Liver functioning problems.
Asthma or breathing problem or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Chest pain due to Prinzmetals angina, an angina which occurs due to spasm of blood vessels.
Skin condition known as psoriasis.
Muscle weakness due to myasthenia gravis.
Hyperthyroidism or high thyroid hormone level.
In patients with diabetes, since it may mask the effects of low blood sugar levels.