Provanol 20mg Tablet

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Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Provanol 20mg Tablet

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₹2.35/Tablet
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Medicine Overview of Provanol Tablet

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Uses of Provanol Tablet

Provanol 20mg Tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension, chest pain (Angina), anxiety, migraine headaches and arrhythmias.
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Side effects of Provanol 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 Provanol 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 Provanol 20mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Avoid Provanol 20mg Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Provanol Tablet works

Provanol 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 Provanol Tablet

Expert advice for Provanol Tablet

  • Provanol may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
  • The Provanol may affect your blood sugar and cover up the symptoms of low blood sugar if you have diabetes.
  • Provanol 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 Provanol 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 Provanol 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
Provanol 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
Provanol 20mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. 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.

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

However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease. Provanol 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
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Provanol 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Provanol 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, Dianorm 80mg Tablet, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Lipaglyn 4mg Tablet

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 Provanol 20mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Propranolol

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