Beta Ointment

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Composition for Beta NA Ointment

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10.82
₹1.08/Ointment
10 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Beta Ointment

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Uses of Beta Ointment

Beta Ointment is used in the treatment of hypertension, chest pain (Angina), heart failure and arrhythmias.
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Side effects of Beta Ointment

Common

Nausea, Headache, Fatigue, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Cold extremities.

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How to use Beta Ointment

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Beta Ointment works

Beta Ointment is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart. It works by slowing down the heart rate and makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood around the body.

In Depth Information on Beta Ointment

Expert advice for Beta Ointment

  • Beta helps reduce blood pressure and lower heart rate.
  • Do not miss doses. In case you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible up to 8 hrs before next dose. Don’t double the dose.
  • Stopping Beta suddenly can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly, which increases the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • You may feel dizzy during the initial few days. You may also have fatigue and headaches. Notify your doctor if these symptoms persist for long.
  • Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you're diabetic. If you take insulin or other anti-diabetic medications, you may have to check your blood sugar level more closely.
  • Know how to check pulse daily and blood pressure (BP) twice a week, and teach your family as well.
  • Notify your doctor if slow pulse, troubled breathing, wheezing, cold hands and feet, dizziness, light-headedness, confusion, depression.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Beta Ointment
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Beta Ointment is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Beta Ointment is probably usafe to use during lactation. Li
mited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Beta Ointment may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or dec
rease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Beta Ointment should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Beta Ointment may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended and can help in better dose adjustment.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Beta Oi
ntment in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Beta NA Ointment

Frequently asked questions for Atenolol

Q. What is betacard used for?
Betacard is a trade name for active drug atenolol. Atenolol belongs to a class of drugs called beta blockers and is used for its effect on the heart and peripheral blood vessels to lower elevated blood pressure, prevent chest pain, treat uneven heart beats and in the early treatment following a heart attack
Yes. Beta is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is atenolol a diuretic/ blood thinner/ ACE inhibitor/ nitrate?
No. Atenolol is blood pressure lowering medication (beta-blocker) and used to treat few other heart diseases. It has no known effect on increasing the urine output or fluidity of blood. It is not an ACE inhibitor or nitrate
No. Beta is not a narcotic medicine. It belongs to a class of drugs called beta blockers and is used for its effect on the heart and peripheral blood vessels to lower elevated blood pressure, prevent chest pain, treat uneven heart beats and in the early treatment following a heart attack
Yes. Beta selectively blocks receptors called beta-1 adrenergic receptor in the heart and is therefore called a cardio selective drug.
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Substitutes for Beta

No substitutes found for this medicine
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