Visken 10mg Tablet

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Novartis India Ltd

Composition for Visken 10mg Tablet

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Alcohol
17.42
₹1.74/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Visken Tablet

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Uses of Visken Tablet

Visken 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina), arrhythmias, heart attack and hypertension.
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Side effects of Visken Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Visken 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 Visken 10mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Visken Tablet works

Visken 10mg 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 Visken Tablet

Expert advice for Visken Tablet

  • Visken may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
  • The Visken may affect your blood sugar and cover up the symptoms of low blood sugar if you have diabetes.
  • Visken 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 Visken 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 Visken 10mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Pindolol with alcohol may have additive effects in lo
wering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Visken 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Visken 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Visken 10mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Visken 10mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Visken 10mg Tablet is recommended.

However, use of Visken 10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with serious kidney disease. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
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Liver
Visken 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Visken 10mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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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 Pindolol, 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 Visken 10mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Pindolol

Visken may cause weight gain; however it is not known to cause depression or increase heart rate. Please consult your doctor if you experience such side effects
Visken improves antidepressant action by accelerating or enhancing the effects of antidepressant drugs.

Substitutes for Visken

No substitutes found for this medicine
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