HD 40 mg Tablet SR


Overview

Uses of HD Tablet SR

HD 40 mg Tablet SR is used in the treatment of high blood pressure, chest pain (angina), migraine and anxiety.

HD Tablet SR side effects

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

How to use HD Tablet SR

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

How HD Tablet SR works

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

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

What if you miss a dose of HD Tablet SR?

If you miss a dose of HD 40 mg Tablet SR, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
HD 40 mg Tablet SR
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Expert Advice

  • HD 40 mg Tablet SR may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
  • The HD 40 mg Tablet SR may affect your blood sugar and cover up the symptoms of low blood sugar if you have diabetes.
  • HD 40 mg Tablet SR 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 HD 40 mg Tablet SR 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 HD with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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SERIOUS
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Patient Concerns

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Lungs Specialist
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FAQs

Q. What is HD used for?

HD is used in the treatment of angina (chest pain), arrhythmias (abnormal heartbeat), heart attack, increased blood pressure, anxiety, and migraine.

Q. Is HD over the counter product?

HD 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 HD a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAO) inhibitor?

HD is not a MAO inhibitor. It belongs to a class of drugs known as beta blockers.

Q. Is HD safe to use?

Clinical studies have shown that HD 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 HD with Betahistine?

HD and Betahistine can be taken together. Betahistine is given in patients with a migraine for the relief of vertigo and HD 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 HD a blood thinner?

HD is not a blood thinner. It is a nonselective beta-adrenergic receptor blocker.

Q. Is HD a narcotic substance?

HD is not a narcotic substance. It is a beta-blocker used in the treatment of diseases like hypertension and angina.

Q. Is HD ototoxic?

HD 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 HD a statin?

No, HD is not a statin. It is a nonselective beta-adrenergic receptor blocker.

Q. Is HD used to treat anxiety?

HD is indicated for the treatment of anxiety. However, consult your doctor for the right treatment of anxiety.

Q. Can I take HD for headaches?

HD 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 HD for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?

HD 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 HD?

HD 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 HD is tolerated well in long-term use and is generally safe.

Q. Can you take HD for depression?

HD is not indicated for the treatment of depression. Please consult your doctor for the right treatment of depression.

Q. Can I take HD for a migraine headache?

HD 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 HD with alprazolam?

HD 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 HD with lorazepam?

HD 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 HD without food?

HD 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 HD with aspirin?

Aspirin, especially if taken in high doses, may reduce the blood pressure lowering (antihypertensive) effect of HD. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take HD with gabapentin?

HD 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 HD with amoxicillin?

HD 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 HD with prednisone?

Anti-hypertensive (blood pressure lowering) effect of HD 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 HD cause diabetes?

HD 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 HD and you have diabetes.

Q. Does HD work?

HD 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 HD make you sleepy?

HD 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 HD expire?

HD. like any other drug, has an expiry date and should not be used beyond that period. The shelf life of HD is three years.

Q. Does HD cause depression?

Depression is a rare side effect of HD. If you experience any form of depression or associated symptoms while using the drug, consult your doctor.

Q. Does HD cause erectile dysfunction?

HD 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 HD cause diarrhea?

Diarrhea is a rare side effect of HD. Consult your doctor if you experience such problem while using the drug.

Q. Does HD affect sleep?

Use of HD has been associated with sleep disturbances, especially insomnia (inability to fall asleep). Consult your doctor if you experience any sleep disturbance after taking HD.

Q. Can the use of HD increase the blood sugar levels?

HD 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 6th Feb 2018.
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