VISKEN 10MG TABLET

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Novartis India Ltd

Composition for VISKEN 10MG TABLET

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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17.42
₹1.74/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Substitutes for VISKEN

No substitutes found for this medicine

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

  • Pindolol may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
  • The Pindolol may affect your blood sugar and cover up the symptoms of low blood sugar if you have diabetes.
  • Pindolol 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 Pindolol 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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
SAFE
There is no interaction between renal impairment and consumi
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
FORXIGA 5MG TABLET, FORXIGA 10MG TABLET, GLI 2MG TABLET, ZITA PLUS 20MG 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

Q. Does pindolol cause weight gain/depression/ increase heart rate?
Pindolol 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
Q. How does pindolol improve antidepressant action?
Pindolol improves antidepressant action by accelerating or enhancing the effects of antidepressant drugs.

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