Reserpine is an oral tablet which is used to treat high blood pressure. It is generally taken once a day, as prescribed by your doctor. This drug is effective by decreasing your heart rate and calming the blood vessels so the blood can move more easily through your body.

Common side effects of Reserpine include dizziness, vomiting, headache, dry mouth, upset stomach and a stuffy or bloody nose. More serious side effects include depression, nightmares, hallucinations, decreased heart rate, fainting and changes in sexual abilities. If you are experiencing any of the more serious side effects, contact your doctor immediately.

Reserpine may also be prescribed to treat severe agitation in patients with mental disorders and other conditions, as suggested by your doctor.

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