Prolol 40mg Capsule TR

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Composition for Prolol 40mg Capsule TR

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Medicine Overview of Prolol Capsule TR

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Uses of Prolol Capsule TR

Prolol 40mg Capsule TR is used in the treatment of hypertension, chest pain (Angina), anxiety, migraine headaches and arrhythmias.
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Side effects of Prolol Capsule TR

Common

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

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How to use Prolol Capsule TR

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 Prolol 40mg Capsule TR empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Avoid Prolol 40mg Capsule TR with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Prolol Capsule TR works

Prolol 40mg capsule tr 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 Prolol Capsule TR

Expert advice for Prolol Capsule TR

  • Prolol may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
  • The Prolol may affect your blood sugar and cover up the symptoms of low blood sugar if you have diabetes.
  • Prolol 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 Prolol 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 Prolol 40mg Capsule TR
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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
Prolol 40mg Capsule TR 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
Prolol 40mg Capsule TR is probably safe to use during lactat
ion. 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.

Prolol 40mg Capsule TR may cause visual disturbances, hallucinations, fatigue, mental confusion, dizziness or tiredness. This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney
SAFE
Prolol 40mg Capsule TR is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Prolol 40mg Capsule TR is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease. Prolol 40mg Capsule TR 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
Prolol 40mg Capsule TR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Prolol 40mg Capsule TR 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, Voglistar 0.3mg Tablet MD

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 Prolol 40mg Capsule TR

Frequently asked questions for Propranolol

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