Sonicard 5 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Sonicard Tablet
Sonicard 5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.
Sonicard Tablet side effects
Common
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dizziness
  • Cold extremities
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. Sonicard 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Sonicard Tablet works
Sonicard 5 mg 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.
Sonicard Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Nebivolol 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
Sonicard 5 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
CAUTION
Sonicard 5 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Sonicard 5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Sonicard 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sonicard 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Sonicard 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Sonicard 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Sonicard 5 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • Sonicard 5 mg Tablet lowers your blood pressure and makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body.
  • Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes and heart attacks.
  • It may also be used to reduce the number and severity of angina attacks (chest pain caused by heart disease).
  • It may cause dizziness. If this happens to you, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • It can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you're diabetic. Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly.
  • Do not stop taking Sonicard 5 mg Tablet suddenly as it can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly thereby increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Sonicard with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Vogmax, Elbose, Nuvog
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diadose
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Miglicon
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glywin, Carryl
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Glunase
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Prazovin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Silodonol, Sildosol
MODERATE
Brand(s): Tamocas, Tampros MR, Urivin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Efzu
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Sonicard

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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 Sonicard and what is it used for?
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.
Q. How does Sonicard work?
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.
Q. Is Sonicard a cardioselective beta blocker?
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.
Q. Is Sonicard a diuretic?
Sonicard is not a diuretic. It belongs to a group of medicines known as beta-blockers.
Q. Is Sonicard an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
Sonicard is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It belongs to a group of medicines known as beta-blockers.
Q. Is Sonicard safe?
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.
Q. Is Sonicard a blood thinner?
Sonicard is not a blood thinner. It belongs to a group of medicines known as beta-blockers.
Q. Is Sonicard a nitrate?
Sonicard is not a nitrate. It belongs to a group of medicines known as beta-blockers.
Q. Does Sonicard cause weight gain?
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.
Q. Does Sonicard cause erectile dysfunction (impotence)?
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.
Q. Does Sonicard cause hair loss?
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.
Q. Does Sonicard cross the blood-brain barrier?
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.
Q. Does Sonicard increase testosterone?
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.
Q. Does Sonicard contain nitrates?
Sonicard does not contain nitrates. It belongs to a group of medicines known as beta-blockers.
Q. Does Sonicard cause tinnitus?
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.
Q. Does Sonicard help to treat anxiety?
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.
Q. Does Sonicard cause fatigue?
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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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