Betagrain TR 40 mg Capsule


Overview

Uses of Betagrain TR Capsule

Betagrain TR 40 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina), high blood pressure, preventive treatment of migraine and anxiety.

Betagrain TR Capsule side effects

Common
  • Tiredness
  • Cold extremities
  • Nightmare
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Slow heart rate

How to use Betagrain TR Capsule

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. Betagrain TR 40 mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.
Avoid Betagrain TR 40 mg Capsule with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Betagrain TR Capsule works

Betagrain TR 40 mg Capsule is a beta blocker which lowers blood pressure. It works by slowing heart rate and relaxing blood vessels to improve blood flow to organs.

Betagrain TR Capsule related warnings

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
Betagrain TR 40 mg Capsule 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
Betagrain TR 40 mg Capsule 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.
Betagrain TR 40 mg Capsule may cause visual disturbances, hallucinations, fatigue, mental confusion, dizziness or tiredness. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
SAFE
Betagrain TR 40 mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Betagrain TR 40 mg Capsule is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease. Betagrain TR 40 mg Capsule may be started with a low dose and then increased further. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Betagrain TR 40 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Betagrain TR 40 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.

What if you miss a dose of Betagrain TR Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Betagrain TR 40 mg Capsule, 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Betagrain TR 40 mg Capsule may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
  • The Betagrain TR 40 mg Capsule may affect your blood sugar and cover up the symptoms of low blood sugar if you have diabetes.
  • Betagrain TR 40 mg Capsule 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 Betagrain TR 40 mg Capsule 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Betagrain TR with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Tensorin, Zeptin, Tenefron
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Loxaris
SERIOUS
Brand(s): R Zep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Exeed, Metcalf
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vogmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diadose
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Norma
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Betagrain TR

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High blood pressure and diabetes
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
just telling high BP and sugar wil not help in giving u medicinetell the details since when u have diabetes and hypertensionwhat medicine u taking for bothand also do following blood testHba1c, Blood sugar ( fasting & PP), Urine routine, CBC, ESR, Lipid profile, Thyroid profile, Serum creatinine, BUN, eGFR, AST & ALT
How to maintain high blood pressure?What type of restrictions in High blood pressure?
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Avoid fried food and extra salts and regular exercise
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FAQs

Q. What is Betagrain TR used for?
Betagrain TR is used in the treatment of angina (chest pain), arrhythmias (abnormal heartbeat), heart attack, increased blood pressure, anxiety, and migraine.
Q. Is Betagrain TR over the counter product?
Betagrain TR 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.
Q. Is Betagrain TR a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAO) inhibitor?
Betagrain TR is not a MAO inhibitor. It belongs to a class of drugs known as beta blockers.
Q. Is Betagrain TR safe to use?
Clinical studies have shown that Betagrain TR 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 Betagrain TR with Betahistine?
Betagrain TR and Betahistine can be taken together. Betahistine is given in patients with a migraine for the relief of vertigo and Betagrain TR 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.
Q. Is Betagrain TR a blood thinner?
Betagrain TR is not a blood thinner. It is a nonselective beta-adrenergic receptor blocker.
Q. Is Betagrain TR a narcotic substance?
Betagrain TR is not a narcotic substance. It is a beta-blocker used in the treatment of diseases like hypertension and angina.
Q. Is Betagrain TR ototoxic?
Betagrain TR is not associated with ototoxicity (harmful to the ear). However, if you experience any such problem while using the drug, talk to your doctor.
Q. Is Betagrain TR a statin?
No, Betagrain TR is not a statin. It is a nonselective beta-adrenergic receptor blocker.
Q. Is Betagrain TR used to treat anxiety?
Betagrain TR is indicated for the treatment of anxiety. However, consult your doctor for the right treatment of anxiety.
Q. Can I take Betagrain TR for headaches?
Betagrain TR 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.
Q. Can I take Betagrain TR for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?
Betagrain TR is not indicated in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Consult your doctor for the right treatment IBS.
Q. For how long can I take Betagrain TR?
Betagrain TR 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 Betagrain TR is tolerated well in long-term use and is generally safe.
Q. Can you take Betagrain TR for depression?
Betagrain TR is not indicated for the treatment of depression. Please consult your doctor for the right treatment of depression.
Q. Can I take Betagrain TR for a migraine headache?
Betagrain TR 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 Betagrain TR with alprazolam?
Betagrain TR 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 Betagrain TR with lorazepam?
Betagrain TR 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.
Q. Can I take Betagrain TR without food?
Betagrain TR 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.
Q. Can I take Betagrain TR with aspirin?
Aspirin, especially if taken in high doses, may reduce the blood pressure lowering (antihypertensive) effect of Betagrain TR. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Betagrain TR with gabapentin?
Betagrain TR 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 Betagrain TR with amoxicillin?
Betagrain TR is not known to have any interaction with amoxicillin. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Betagrain TR with prednisone?
Anti-hypertensive (blood pressure lowering) effect of Betagrain TR may decrease if taken with prednisone as prednisone can cause sodium and water retention. Talk to your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
Q. Does Betagrain TR cause diabetes?
Betagrain TR 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 Betagrain TR and you have diabetes.
Q. Does Betagrain TR work?
Betagrain TR 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.
Q. Does Betagrain TR make you sleepy?
Betagrain TR 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.
Q. Does Betagrain TR expire?
Betagrain TR. like any other drug, has an expiry date and should not be used beyond that period. The shelf life of Betagrain TR is three years.
Q. Does Betagrain TR cause depression?
Depression is a rare side effect of Betagrain TR. If you experience any form of depression or associated symptoms while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Q. Does Betagrain TR cause erectile dysfunction?
Betagrain TR use has been associated with erectile dysfunction (also known as impotence). Consult your doctor if you experience any such problem while using the drug.
Q. Does Betagrain TR cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is a rare side effect of Betagrain TR. Consult your doctor if you experience such problem while using the drug.
Q. Does Betagrain TR affect sleep?
Use of Betagrain TR has been associated with sleep disturbances, especially insomnia (inability to fall asleep). Consult your doctor if you experience any sleep disturbance after taking Betagrain TR.
Q. Can the use of Betagrain TR increase the blood sugar levels?
Betagrain TR 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.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 17th Nov 2018.
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