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Betabloc Forte 40mg Tablet

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Composition for Betabloc Forte 40mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Betabloc Forte 40mg Tablet

Preventive treatment of migraine, Chest pain (Angina), High blood pressure
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MRP
9.35
₹0.93/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Betabloc Tablet

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Uses of Betabloc Tablet

Betabloc Forte 40mg Tablet is used in the treatment of preventive treatment of migraine, chest pain (Angina), high blood pressure and anxiety.
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Betabloc Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Headache, Fatigue, Dizziness, Palpitations, Abdominal pain, Breathlessness, Diarrhoea, Slow heart rate, Constipation.

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How to use Betabloc Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Betabloc Forte 40mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Avoid Betabloc Forte 40mg Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Betabloc Tablet works

Betabloc Forte 40mg Tablet blocks the action of certain chemical messengers on the heart and blood vessels. This effect reduces heartbeat, blood pressure, and strain on the heart following a heart attack.

In Depth Information on Betabloc Tablet

Expert advice for Betabloc Tablet

  • Betabloc may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
  • The Betabloc may affect your blood sugar and cover up the symptoms of low blood sugar if you have diabetes.
  • Betabloc may reduce blood flow to your hands and feet, causing them to feel cold. Smoking may worsen this effect. Dress warmly and avoid the use of tobacco.
  • Consult your doctor whether to continue Betabloc before any scheduled surgery.
  • It is not the first-choice treatment for high blood pressure according to the latest guidelines, except if you have a heart failure or heart disease.
  • Adults over the age of 65 may be at greater risk for the side-effects.
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Betabloc Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Betabloc Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Propranolol with alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Betabloc Forte 40mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Betabloc Forte 40mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Betabloc Forte 40mg Tablet may cause visual disturbances, hallucinations, fatigue, mental confusion, dizziness or tiredness. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
SAFE
Betabloc Forte 40mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Betabloc Forte 40mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease. Betabloc Forte 40mg Tablet may be started with a low dose and then increased further. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Betabloc Forte 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Betabloc Forte 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.

What if you miss a dose of Betabloc Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Betabloc Forte 40mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Betabloc Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Propranolol

Betabloc is used in the treatment of angina (chest pain), arrhythmias (abnormal heartbeat), heart attack, increased blood pressure, anxiety, and migraine.
Betabloc is a prescription medicine and should only be taken for the proper indication in the appropriate dose, frequency, and duration as advised by a doctor.
Betabloc is not a MAO inhibitor. It belongs to a class of drugs known as beta blockers.
Clinical studies have shown that Betabloc is tolerated well even in long-term use and is safe. However, the drug is not devoid of side effects and should only be taken as per the doctor’s advice.
Q. Is it safe to take Betabloc with Betahistine?
Betabloc and Betahistine can be taken together. Betahistine is given in patients with a migraine for the relief of vertigo and Betabloc is indicated for preventing the attacks of a migraine. No harmful side effects or any other clinical interactions have been seen when the two drugs are used together.
Betabloc is not a blood thinner. It is a nonselective beta-adrenergic receptor blocker.
Betabloc is not a narcotic substance. It is a beta-blocker used in the treatment of diseases like hypertension and angina.
Betabloc is not associated with ototoxicity (harmful to the ear). However, if you experience any such problem while using the drug, talk to your doctor.
No, Betabloc is not a statin. It is a nonselective beta-adrenergic receptor blocker.
Betabloc is indicated for the treatment of anxiety. However, consult your doctor for the right treatment of anxiety.
Betabloc is not used for the treatment of a headache. It is used to prevent an attack of a migraine headache. However, it is not known to stop the migraine headaches once started. Consult your doctor for the proper treatment of your headache.
Betabloc is not indicated in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Consult your doctor for the right treatment IBS.
Betabloc is a prescription drug and should only be taken in the dose, frequency, and duration as advised by the doctor. However, clinical studies have shown that Betabloc is tolerated well in long-term use and is generally safe.
Betabloc is not indicated for the treatment of depression. Please consult your doctor for the right treatment of depression.
Betabloc can be used as a to prevent an attack for migraine headaches. However, it is not known to stop the migraine headaches once started. Consult your doctor for the appropriate the appropriate therapy.
Q. Can I take Betabloc with alprazolam?
Betabloc is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with alprazolam. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Betabloc with lorazepam?
Betabloc is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with lorazepam. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Betabloc can be taken without food. However, taking the drug with food, especially high-protein food enhances the bioavailability (amount of drug which reaches the blood) of the drug.
Aspirin, especially if taken in high doses, may reduce the blood pressure lowering (antihypertensive) effect of Betabloc. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Betabloc with gabapentin?
Betabloc is not known to have any interactions with gabapentin. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Betabloc with amoxicillin?
Betabloc is not known to have any interaction with amoxicillin. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
Anti-hypertensive (blood pressure lowering) effect of Betabloc may decrease if taken with prednisone as prednisone can cause sodium and water retention. Talk to your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
Betabloc is not known to cause diabetes. However, it can interfere with insulin secretion and it can also block the sympathetic response (signs and symptoms experienced by the patient) to hypoglycemia. Talk to your doctor in case you are prescribed Betabloc and you have diabetes.
Betabloc is a nonselective beta-adrenergic receptor blocker which is used in the treatment of a variety of diseases like hypertension, angina, migraine, heart attack, tremors etc. It is a prescription drug which should only be used as per the doctor’s advice.
Betabloc is not known to make you sleepy. It can, however, cause loss of sleep and dizziness rarely. Consult your doctor if you experience any such symptom.
Betabloc. like any other drug, has an expiry date and should not be used beyond that period. The shelf life of Betabloc is three years.
Depression is a rare side effect of Betabloc. If you experience any form of depression or associated symptoms while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Betabloc use has been associated with erectile dysfunction (also known as impotence). Consult your doctor if you experience any such problem while using the drug.
Diarrhea is a rare side effect of Betabloc. Consult your doctor if you experience such problem while using the drug.
Use of Betabloc has been associated with sleep disturbances, especially insomnia (inability to fall asleep). Consult your doctor if you experience any sleep disturbance after taking Betabloc.
Betabloc can interfere with insulin secretion and can also block the sympathetic response (signs and symptoms experienced by the patient) to hypoglycemia. However, it is not known to significantly affect blood sugar values.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Betabloc with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Betabloc with Teneligliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Teneligliptin: Teneza, Tenepure, Eternex T, Tenuvia, Zita Plus, Tiban, Jaril, Dynaglipt, Tenglyn, Tglip, Tenepride
Betabloc with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Betabloc with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Betabloc with Nateglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Betabloc with Insulin Lispro
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Insulin Lispro: Humalog
Betabloc with Acarbose
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Disorb, Gludase, AC Z, Glubose, K Carb, Glucar, Glucarb, Glucobay, Rebose, Karbocheck, Acarex, Lysibay
Betabloc with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glyson, Lipi, Glynase, Glytop, Glucotrol, Glez, Diacon, Glibetic, Glyzip, Aviglip, Gluconil
Betabloc with Clonidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clonidine: Arkamin, Cloneon, Catapres
Betabloc with Rosiglitazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rosiglitazone: Rezult, Windia, Rosicon
Betabloc with Exenatide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Exenatide: Exapride
Betabloc with Glibenclamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil, Getrol, Glucosafe
Betabloc with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot, Xet, Parocen, Paroxee, Pxt, Praxet, Parot, Paxidep, Pxn, Emoxet, Paxiford, XL Paro, Paradise
Betabloc with Tolbutamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Betabloc with Loxapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Loxapine: Loxacon, Loxapax, Loxpin, Loxacalm C
Betabloc with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep, Cita, Topdep, Celica, Citalomine, Citalent, Citola, Cytop, Madam, Citalin
Betabloc with Saroglitazar
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Saroglitazar: Lipaglyn
Betabloc with Insulin Glulisine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Insulin Glulisine: Apidra
Betabloc with Vildagliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Vildagliptin: Galvus, Zomelis, Jalra
Betabloc with Repaglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Page, Repage, Eurepa, Rapilin, Repa
Betabloc with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Betabloc with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
Betabloc with Sitagliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel, Zita
Betabloc with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite, Ristor, Dejac, Xydap, Dapox, Ejalong, Prilyxet
Betabloc with Trifluoperazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Trifluoperazine: Espazine, Siquil, Trazine
Betabloc with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor, Chlorotame, Zinetil, CPZ, Largactil
Betabloc with Moxonidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Moxonidine: Moxilong, Moxcent, Moxovas, Moxopress

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