Petril Beta 20 Tablet

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Introduction

Petril Beta 20 Tablet is a prescription medicine used to treat anxiety disorder. It calms the brain by decreasing abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells. It blocks the action of certain chemical messengers on the heart and blood vessels. This reduces heart rate and blood pressure.

Petril Beta 20 Tablet should be taken on an empty stomach. However, it is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration advised by your doctor as it has high habit-forming potential. If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important not to stop taking this medicine suddenly as it may cause withdrawal symptoms. Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine as this may reduce its effectiveness.

Some common side effects of this medicine include confusion, memory impairment, slow heart rate, tiredness, and nightmare.  It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness. So, do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.  It is important to inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or depression as this medicine may cause suicidal thoughts.

Take caution while taking medicine if you are suffering from liver disease. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Petril Beta Tablet

Benefits of Petril Beta Tablet

In Anxiety disorder

Petril Beta 20 Tablet stops your brain from releasing the chemicals that make you feel anxious so it can reduce the symptoms of excessive anxiety and worry. It can also reduce feelings of restlessness, tiredness, difficulty concentrating, feeling irritable and sleep problems that often come with Generalised Anxiety Disorder. Petril Beta 20 Tablet will therefore help you go about your daily activities more easily and be more productive. Keep taking this medicine even if you feel well. Stopping suddenly can cause serious problems.

Side effects of Petril Beta Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Petril Beta

  • Confusion
  • Memory impairment
  • Drowsiness
  • Slow heart rate
  • Tiredness
  • Uncoordinated body movements
  • Nightmare
  • Cold extremities

How to use Petril Beta 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. Petril Beta 20 Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Petril Beta Tablet works

Petril Beta 20 Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Clonazepam and Propranolol. Clonazepam is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in brain. Propranolol is a beta blocker which blocks the action of certain chemical messengers on the heart and blood vessels. This reduces heart rate, blood pressure, and strain on the heart.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Petril Beta 20 Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Petril Beta 20 Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Petril Beta 20 Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Petril Beta 20 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Petril Beta 20 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Petril Beta 20 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Petril Beta 20 Tablet can cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Petril Beta 20 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Petril Beta 20 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.

What if you forget to take Petril Beta Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Petril Beta 20 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.

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Quick tips

  • Petril Beta 20 Tablet is used for the treatement of anxiety.
  • It can take a week or two after starting this treatment before the effect begins to build up, and 4-6 weeks before you feel the full benefit. Do not stop taking it after a week or two, feeling it is not helping.
  • Do not stop taking Petril Beta 20 Tablet unless your doctor tells you to do so. Stopping treatment suddenly can cause problems and your doctor will probably want you to reduce your dose gradually when this becomes necessary.
  • Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy. Get up slowly and steady yourself to prevent a fall.
  • If you are due to have an operation or dental treatment, it is important to tell the person carrying out the treatment that you are taking.
  • Try to keep your regular appointments with your doctor. This is so your doctor can check on your progress.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
Yes
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS

Patient concerns

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Med for uncontrollable shivering Should I continue same tablet 'petril beta 10'
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
u can but consult Neuro
Using Bupron,petril beta 20,lithocent cr. Petril beta started recently by reducing depran. Now feeling depressed,sleeplessness,lightheaded,no clarity etc You know what still I don't know what's my problem is. Probably bipolar. Using them from past 2-3 years
Dr. Ambrish Dharmadhikari
Psychiatry
I would have to take detail history before commenting on your diagnosis. If medication change have caused this problem then I would recommend you to change medications after discussing with your psychiatrist.He would consider your request and find best medications for you
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Petril Beta 20 Tablet if I feel well?

No, you should continue to take Petril Beta 20 Tablet even if you feel well. If you stop Petril Beta 20 Tablet suddenly, serious withdrawal problems may occur. Your doctor will decrease your dose gradually before asking you to stop Petril Beta 20 Tablet. No, you should continue to take Petril Beta 20 Tablet even if you feel well. If you stop Petril Beta 20 Tablet suddenly, serious withdrawal problems may occur. Your doctor will decrease your dose gradually before asking you to stop Petril Beta 20 Tablet.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Petril Beta 20 Tablet?

Keep this medicine in the packet or container it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.

Q. Can I feel dizzy after taking Petril Beta 20 Tablet?

Yes, the use of Petril Beta 20 Tablet can make you feel dizzy. This may occur when you suddenly get up from lying or sitting position. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.

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References

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