Prograin 20mg Tablet

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Pulse Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Prograin 20mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
14.32
₹1.43/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Prograin Tablet

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Uses of Prograin Tablet

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

Common

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

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

How Prograin Tablet works

Prograin 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 Prograin Tablet

Expert advice for Prograin Tablet

  • Prograin may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
  • The Prograin may affect your blood sugar and cover up the symptoms of low blood sugar if you have diabetes.
  • Prograin 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 Prograin 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 Prograin 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
Prograin 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
CAUTION
Prograin 20mg Tablet should be used with caution during lact
ation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Prograin 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
Prograin 20mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Prograin 20mg Tablet is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have underlying kidney disease. Prograin 20mg Tablet may be started with a low dose and then increased. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Forxiga 5mg Tablet, Forxiga 10mg Tablet, Gli 2mg 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 Prograin 20mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Propranolol

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