Sonicard 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Sonicard 5mg Tablet

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₹4.62/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Sonicard Tablet

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Uses of Sonicard Tablet

Sonicard 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension.
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Side effects of Sonicard Tablet

Common

Nausea, Headache, Fatigue, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Cold extremities.

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How to use Sonicard 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 can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Sonicard 5mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Sonicard Tablet works

Sonicard 5mg tablet is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart. It works by slowing down the heart rate and makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood around the body.

In Depth Information on Sonicard Tablet

Expert advice for Sonicard Tablet

  • May cause transient lethargy and depression. Notify your doctor if these symptoms persist for long.
  • May increase wheezing and shortness of breath if you have a lung disease.
  • May lower heart rate and cause dizziness and fainting.
  • Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar. Be careful if you're diabetic.
  • Should not be discontinued abruptly as it may increase the chances of a heart attack or other heart problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Sonicard 5mg Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Nebivolol with alcohol may have additive effects in l
owering 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
Sonicard 5mg 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
Sonicard 5mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Sonicard 5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Sonicard 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sonicard 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Sonicard 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Sonicard 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Sonicard 5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Voglistar 0.3mg Tablet MD, K Glim 1mg Tablet, Dianorm 40mg Tablet
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Sonicard 5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Nebivolol

Sonicard is a beta-blocker and it is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and chronic heart failure in patients aged 70 years or older.
Sonicard works by blocking the action of certain chemical messengers on the blood vessels and heart which relaxes the blood vessels and slows the heart rate. This leads to a decreased blood pressure and an improved blood flow. The reduced blood pressure makes it easier for a weak heart to pump blood at a slower rate, making it useful in heart failure also.
Sonicard is a cardioselective beta blocker, which acts on the beta receptors present in the heart only.
Q. Is Sonicard better than bisoprolol?
Sonicard and bisoprolol belong to the same class of medicines beta blockers with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use. Both bisoprolol and Sonicard belong to the same category of medications called beta-blockers. Only a doctor would be correctly able to prescribe bisoprolol or Sonicard to you based on the symptoms.
Sonicard is not a diuretic. It belongs to a group of medicines known as beta-blockers.
Sonicard is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It belongs to a group of medicines known as beta-blockers.
Sonicard is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Sonicard with ibuprofen?
The effects of Sonicard can be decreased by ibuprofen. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Sonicard is not a blood thinner. It belongs to a group of medicines known as beta-blockers.
Sonicard is not a nitrate. It belongs to a group of medicines known as beta-blockers.
Sonicard has not been reported to cause weight gain. Talk to your doctor if you experience weight gain while taking Sonicard as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Erectile dysfunction (inability to achieve an erection) also known as impotence is an uncommon side effect of Sonicard. Please consult your doctor if you have erectile dysfunction while taking Sonicard.
Sonicard has not been reported to cause hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you experience hair loss while taking Sonicard as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Sonicard crosses the blood brain barrier due to its lipophilic nature. So, it is effective in the treatment of migraine and essential tremors. This could also cause higher chances of central nervous system effects such as lethargy, confusion, and depression.
Sonicard has not been reported to cause an increase in testosterone levels. Talk to your doctor for further information on the same as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Sonicard does not contain nitrates. It belongs to a group of medicines known as beta-blockers.
Sonicard has not been reported to cause tinnitus. Talk to your doctor if you experience tinnitus while taking Sonicard as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Sonicard is not used for the treatment of anxiety. Sonicard belongs to a group of medicines known as beta-blockers. Propanolol is a beta blocker which is used in the treatment of anxiety. Consult a doctor if you have anxiety for the right treatment.
Sonicard may cause fatigue (tiredness) and dizziness and you need to be very cautious if you have to drive or use any machines or tools. Talk to your doctor if you have these problems while taking Sonicard.
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