Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s

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Drug Strength: 40 mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 5x10s
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Betablock tablet contains Propranolol | belongs to Non-cardioselective beta-blocker

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    How it works

    Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s works by relaxing the blood vessels and slowing the heart beat. This results in an improved blood flow and lowering of blood pressure. It also affects other organs contributing to the overall effect.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s

    • Dizziness
    • Diarrhea
    • Difficulty in breathing severe
    • Skin blistering severe
    • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet severe
    • Irregular heartbeat severe
    • Weight gain
    • Hypotension severe
    • Chest pain and discomfort severe

    Uses of Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Hypertension

      Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s is used for the management of high blood pressure. It may be used as a single medicine or in combination with others.

    • Angina pectoris

      Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s is used to decrease the frequency of occurrence of chest pain and also increase exercise tolerance.

    • Migraine prevention

      Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s is used for the prevention of migraine headaches. However, the efficacy of this medicine in relieving migraine headaches is unknown.

    • Hypertrophic subaortic stenosis

      Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s is used in this condition for improving the capacity to perform physical work.

    • Heart rhythm disorders

      Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s is used to treat irregularities in the heart beat rhythm.

    • Heart Attack

      Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s is used during the early stages of treatment of heart attack.

    • Essential tremor

      Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s is used to treat the symptoms of tremor, where a part of the body starts to shake without any control.

    • Pheochromocytoma

      Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s is used for the treatment of symptoms caused due to adrenal gland tumor.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 1.5 to 3 hours after oral administration.The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1-2 hours of oral administration. However, time taken for a visible change in symptoms may vary based on the condition for which it is taken.

    • Duration of Effect

      The effect of a conventional tablet lasts for 6-12 hours upon oral administration. This duration may increase to 24 hours if an extended release form is administered.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Use of alcohol should be avoided especially when you start taking this medicine medicine or a change its dosage. Symptoms like headache, dizziness, change in pulse or heart rate should be reported to the doctor.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit forming tendencies were reported.

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine. Even if the medicine is used, the dose should be as low as possible and should be discontinued at least 2-3 days before delivery.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine has not known to cause any alarming side effects on the infant as the amount passed through milk is very less. However, caution should be exercised and the medicine should be used only when the potential benefits outweigh the risks associated. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s is not recommended for people who have a known history of allergy to it or any other component of the medicine.

    • Heart Failure

      Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s is not recommended for use in patients who have severe heart failure and are getting emergency attention.

    • Heart rhythm disorders

      Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s is not recommended for people having a significant decrease in heart rate.

    • Asthma

      Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s is not recommended for use if you have asthma or other obstructive diseases of the lung.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine. Even if the medicine is used, the dose should be as low as possible and should be discontinued at least 2-3 days before delivery.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine has not known to cause any alarming side effects on the infant as the amount passed through milk is very less. However, caution should be exercised and the medicine should be used only when the potential benefits outweigh the risks associated. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

    General Warnings
    • Heart failure

      Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s can cause heart failure, especially in people having a heart disease. Suitable dose adjustment and safety monitoring might be required based on the severity of the disease.

    • Allergy

      Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s should be used with caution if you have seasonal allergies or allergy to specific food substances. Use of this medicine can increase the frequency and severity of allergies.

    • Asthma

      Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s should be used with caution in patients having asthma or other obstructive diseases.

    • Diabetes and hypoglycemia

      Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s should be administered with caution in patients having elevated blood sugar levels. Some adverse effects may not be evident in these cases and hence doctor's intervention is a must before taking this medicine.

    • Thyrotoxicosis

      Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s should be administered with caution in patients having elevated thyroid hormone level. Some adverse effects may not be evident in these cases. Hence doctor's intervention is a must before taking this medicine.

    • Sports

      It is advised to not indulge in certain sports while Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s is consumed. Archery, racing, shooting and other high-risk sports should be avoided. Sportspersons should refer to the list of medicines published by World Anti-Doping Agency which are not to be taken while participating in specific sports events.

    • Other medicines

      Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s tends to react with other medicines used for conditions like high blood pressure, heart failure, asthma, painful conditions etc. Inform your doctor about other medicines including supplements and herbs.

    • Pediatric use

      The extended release form this medication should not be administered in children below 17 years of age.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      Take the missed dose if time left for your next scheduled dose is more than 4 hours. For extended release form, time left for the next scheduled dose should be more than 8 hours. If time left is any less then the missed dose should be skipped.

    • Overdose

      Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms of overdose may include low blood pressure, chest pain, drowsiness etc.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Amlodipine moderate
    • Diltiazem severe
    • Lidocaine moderate
    • Aminophylline severe
    • Diclofenac moderate
    • Formoterol severe
    • Epinephrine severe
    Disease interactions
    • severe

      Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s should not be used in patients suffering from bronchial asthma or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Report the incidence of Asthma or other obstructive diseases to your doctor so that Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s can be substituted with another medicine.

    • severe

      Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s is not recommended for use if you suffer from a heart condition. Heart failure, a disease of the blood vessels, rhythm disorders etc should be informed to the doctor before Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s is prescribed. It is likely that the symptoms of heart disease may worsen and hence caution is advised.

    • severe

      Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s should be used with caution in patients suffering from diabetes or have a condition where the likelihood of a sudden decrease in blood sugar levels is high.

    • severe

      Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s should be used with caution if you have seasonal allergies or are allergic to certain specific substances like pollen, cheese etc. The frequency of allergic attacks may increase and medicine to treat allergy might become less effective.

    Food interactions
    • Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s should be used with caution if you are taking vitamin and mineral supplement. Report the usage of supplements to the doctor so that dose adjustments and safety monitoring can be done. There should be a gap of at least 2 hours between the consumption of these two medicines.

    General Instructions

    Take Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s as instructed by the doctor. Your dose is subject to change based on the effect and tolerance. Do not take this medicine in quantities smaller or larger than recommended. This medicine can be taken with or without food. It is advised to take this medicine at the same time every day. The medicine should not be abruptly withdrawn.

    Other details

    • Food timings: Information not available
    • Administration time: Information not available
    • Sleep inducing: Information not available

    References

    Additional Information>

    How to use Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s

    IV administration should not exceed 1 mg/min. IV dose is much smaller than oral dose.
    Compatibility: Stable in NS, D5W, ½ NS, LR.
    Y-site administration:
    Drug to Drug IV Incompatibility: Amphotericin B cholesteryl sulphate complex, diazoxide.
    In syringe: Incompatible with HCO3.
    When admixed: Incompatible with HCO3.
    Stability: Store at approximately 25°C (77°F). Protect from light, freezing and excessive heat. Discard unused portion. Retain in carton until time of use.

    what are the adverse effects of Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s?

    Cardiovascular effects including bradycardia, postural hypotension. Rarely, heart failure, increased AV block, cardiac arrhythmias. Raynaud’s phenomenon cold extremities, sexual dysfunction. GI, sleep and CNS disturbances. Dyspnoea rarely, bronchospasm. Skin reactions, withdraw if unexplained dry eyes or rash. Fatigue, paraesthesia, peripheral neuropathy, arthralgia, myopathy, altered blood sugar, haematology and lipid levels.

    What happens if I miss a dose of Betablock tablet 40 mg 5×10’s?

    Adults: ORAL: Adjust dosage according to response in divided daily doses. Hypertension: Usually 160-320 mg daily.
    Angina pectoris: Usually 120-240 mg daily.
    Anxiety, migraine, essential tremor: Usually 80-160 mg daily.
    Portal hypertension: Titrate to 25% reduction in resting heart rate, 80-320 mg daily.
    Post myocardial infarction: Begin 5-21 days post infarct, 40 mg four times daily for 2-3 days, then 80 mg twice daily or 160 mg once daily.
    Children: Not recommended.
    Adults: INJECTION: By IV: Arrhythmias and thyrotoxic crises: 1 mg over 1 min, if necessary repeat at 2 min intervals; max total dose 10 mg (5 mg in anaesthesia).
    Children: Not recommended.

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