Kipnol 20mg Tablet

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Composition for Kipnol 20mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Kipnol Tablet

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Uses of Kipnol Tablet

Kipnol 20mg Tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension, chest pain (Angina), anxiety, migraine headaches and arrhythmias.
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Side effects of Kipnol Tablet

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

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How to use Kipnol 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. It is better to take Kipnol 20mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Avoid Kipnol 20mg Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Kipnol Tablet works

Kipnol 20mg 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 Kipnol Tablet

Expert advice for Kipnol Tablet

  • Kipnol may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
  • The Kipnol may affect your blood sugar and cover up the symptoms of low blood sugar if you have diabetes.
  • Kipnol 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 Kipnol 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Kipnol 20mg Tablet
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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.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Kipnol 20mg 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.
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Lactation
Kipnol 20mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Kipnol 20mg Tablet may cause visual disturbances, hallucinations, fatigue, mental confusion, dizziness or tiredness. This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney
SAFE
Kipnol 20mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Kipnol 20mg Tablet is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease. Kipnol 20mg Tablet may be started with a low dose and then increased further. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
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Liver
CAUTION
Kipnol 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Kipnol 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Gesicard 20mg Injection, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Apidra 100IU Cartridge 3ml

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Propranolol, 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 for Kipnol 20mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Propranolol

Kipnol is used in the treatment of angina (chest pain), arrhythmias (abnormal heartbeat), heart attack, increased blood pressure, anxiety, and migraine.
Kipnol 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.
Kipnol is not a MAO inhibitor. It belongs to a class of drugs known as beta blockers.
Clinical studies have shown that Kipnol 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 Kipnol with Betahistine?
Kipnol and Betahistine can be taken together. Betahistine is given in patients with a migraine for the relief of vertigo and Kipnol 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.
Kipnol is not a blood thinner. It is a nonselective beta-adrenergic receptor blocker.
Kipnol is not a narcotic substance. It is a beta-blocker used in the treatment of diseases like hypertension and angina.
Kipnol 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, Kipnol is not a statin. It is a nonselective beta-adrenergic receptor blocker.
Kipnol is indicated for the treatment of anxiety. However, consult your doctor for the right treatment of anxiety.
Kipnol 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.
Kipnol is not indicated in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Consult your doctor for the right treatment IBS.
Kipnol 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 Kipnol is tolerated well in long-term use and is generally safe.
Kipnol is not indicated for the treatment of depression. Please consult your doctor for the right treatment of depression.
Kipnol 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 Kipnol with alprazolam?
Kipnol 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 Kipnol with lorazepam?
Kipnol 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.
Kipnol 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 Kipnol. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Kipnol with gabapentin?
Kipnol 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 Kipnol with amoxicillin?
Kipnol 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 Kipnol may decrease if taken with prednisone as prednisone can cause sodium and water retention. Talk to your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
Kipnol 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 Kipnol and you have diabetes.
Kipnol 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.
Kipnol 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.
Kipnol. like any other drug, has an expiry date and should not be used beyond that period. The shelf life of Kipnol is three years.
Depression is a rare side effect of Kipnol. If you experience any form of depression or associated symptoms while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Kipnol 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 Kipnol. Consult your doctor if you experience such problem while using the drug.
Use of Kipnol has been associated with sleep disturbances, especially insomnia (inability to fall asleep). Consult your doctor if you experience any sleep disturbance after taking Kipnol.
Kipnol 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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