Pronate 40 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Pronate Tablet
Pronate 40 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina), high blood pressure, preventive treatment of migraine and anxiety.
Pronate Tablet side effects
Common
  • Tiredness
  • Cold extremities
  • Nightmare
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Slow heart rate
How to use Pronate 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. Pronate 40 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Avoid Pronate 40 mg Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.
How Pronate Tablet works
Pronate 40 mg Tablet is a beta blocker which lowers blood pressure. It works by slowing heart rate and relaxing blood vessels to improve blood flow to organs.
Pronate Tablet 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
Pronate 40 mg 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.
Lactation
Pronate 40 mg Tablet 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.
Pronate 40 mg Tablet may cause visual disturbances, hallucinations, fatigue, mental confusion, dizziness or tiredness. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
SAFE
Pronate 40 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Pronate 40 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease. Pronate 40 mg Tablet may be started with a low dose and then increased further. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Pronate 40 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pronate 40 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
What if you miss a dose of Pronate Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Pronate 40 mg 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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Expert Advice

  • Pronate 40 mg Tablet may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
  • The Pronate 40 mg Tablet may affect your blood sugar and cover up the symptoms of low blood sugar if you have diabetes.
  • Pronate 40 mg Tablet 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 Pronate 40 mg Tablet 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 Pronate with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Loxaris
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Brand(s): Diabic
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Brand(s): Vogmax
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Brand(s): Norma
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Pronate

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High blood pressure and diabetes
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
just telling high BP and sugar wil not help in giving u medicinetell the details since when u have diabetes and hypertensionwhat medicine u taking for bothand also do following blood testHba1c, Blood sugar ( fasting & PP), Urine routine, CBC, ESR, Lipid profile, Thyroid profile, Serum creatinine, BUN, eGFR, AST & ALT
How to maintain high blood pressure?What type of restrictions in High blood pressure?
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Avoid fried food and extra salts and regular exercise
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FAQs

Q. What is Pronate used for?
Pronate is used in the treatment of angina (chest pain), arrhythmias (abnormal heartbeat), heart attack, increased blood pressure, anxiety, and migraine.
Q. Is Pronate over the counter product?
Pronate 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 Pronate a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAO) inhibitor?
Pronate is not a MAO inhibitor. It belongs to a class of drugs known as beta blockers.
Q. Is Pronate safe to use?
Clinical studies have shown that Pronate 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 Pronate with Betahistine?
Pronate and Betahistine can be taken together. Betahistine is given in patients with a migraine for the relief of vertigo and Pronate 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 Pronate a blood thinner?
Pronate is not a blood thinner. It is a nonselective beta-adrenergic receptor blocker.
Q. Is Pronate a narcotic substance?
Pronate is not a narcotic substance. It is a beta-blocker used in the treatment of diseases like hypertension and angina.
Q. Is Pronate ototoxic?
Pronate 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 Pronate a statin?
No, Pronate is not a statin. It is a nonselective beta-adrenergic receptor blocker.
Q. Is Pronate used to treat anxiety?
Pronate is indicated for the treatment of anxiety. However, consult your doctor for the right treatment of anxiety.
Q. Can I take Pronate for headaches?
Pronate 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 Pronate for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?
Pronate 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 Pronate?
Pronate 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 Pronate is tolerated well in long-term use and is generally safe.
Q. Can you take Pronate for depression?
Pronate is not indicated for the treatment of depression. Please consult your doctor for the right treatment of depression.
Q. Can I take Pronate for a migraine headache?
Pronate 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 Pronate with alprazolam?
Pronate 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 Pronate with lorazepam?
Pronate 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 Pronate without food?
Pronate 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 Pronate with aspirin?
Aspirin, especially if taken in high doses, may reduce the blood pressure lowering (antihypertensive) effect of Pronate. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Pronate with gabapentin?
Pronate 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 Pronate with amoxicillin?
Pronate 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 Pronate with prednisone?
Anti-hypertensive (blood pressure lowering) effect of Pronate 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 Pronate cause diabetes?
Pronate 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 Pronate and you have diabetes.
Q. Does Pronate work?
Pronate 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 Pronate make you sleepy?
Pronate 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 Pronate expire?
Pronate. like any other drug, has an expiry date and should not be used beyond that period. The shelf life of Pronate is three years.
Q. Does Pronate cause depression?
Depression is a rare side effect of Pronate. If you experience any form of depression or associated symptoms while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Q. Does Pronate cause erectile dysfunction?
Pronate 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 Pronate cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is a rare side effect of Pronate. Consult your doctor if you experience such problem while using the drug.
Q. Does Pronate affect sleep?
Use of Pronate has been associated with sleep disturbances, especially insomnia (inability to fall asleep). Consult your doctor if you experience any sleep disturbance after taking Pronate.
Q. Can the use of Pronate increase the blood sugar levels?
Pronate 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 Sep 2018.
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