Q. How long does NBP 2.5mg Tablet take to start working?
After 1 to 2 weeks of starting NBP 2.5mg Tablet your blood pressure may decrease. However, it may take 4 weeks to see full benefits.
Q. Now that my blood pressure has become normal, can I stop taking NBP 2.5mg Tablet?
No, you should not stop taking NBP 2.5mg Tablet even if you start feeling better. NBP 2.5mg Tablet controls high blood pressure but does not cure it. If you stop NBP 2.5mg Tablet suddenly, you may increase your chances of having angina, heart attack, or irregular heart-beat. Talk to your doctor who may advise you to decrease the dose gradually over 1 to 2 weeks.
Q. What can happen if I take more than the recommended doses of NBP 2.5mg Tablet?
Taking more than the recommended doses of NBP 2.5mg Tablet may cause very slow heart-beat, low blood pressure with possible fainting, difficulty in breathing or shortness of breath, and acute heart failure. In case you take excess of NBP 2.5mg Tablet, contact your doctor immediately.
Q. Can NBP 2.5mg Tablet be taken if I am taking ibuprofen?
You have to be careful while taking both ibuprofen and NBP 2.5mg Tablet and keep monitoring your blood pressure on a regular basis. The reason being, ibuprofen may interfere with the working of NBP 2.5mg Tablet and your blood pressure may increase. Similarly, discontinuing ibuprofen may decrease your blood pressure. This is usually seen in cases where ibuprofen is used for a longer time.
Q. I am a diabetic. Can taking NBP 2.5mg Tablet affect my blood sugar levels?
No, NBP 2.5mg Tablet does not have any effect on blood sugar levels. However, keep tracking your blood sugar levels because use of NBP 2.5mg Tablet may mask the symptoms of low blood sugar levels, like fast heartbeat and palpitations.
Q. Can NBP 2.5mg Tablet be given to old age patients?
Yes, NBP 2.5mg Tablet can be given to patients who are 65 or above, but strictly as per the doctor’s advice. In this patient group, the doctor would recommend to start with the lowest dose and gradually reach the desired dosage. In patients who are 75 years or older, close monitoring of blood pressure is required.
Q. Does NBP 2.5mg Tablet cause weight gain?
No, NBP 2.5mg Tablet has not been reported to cause weight gain. Talk to your doctor if you experience weight gain while taking NBP 2.5mg Tablet as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Does NBP 2.5mg Tablet cross the blood-brain barrier?
Yes, NBP 2.5mg Tablet crosses the blood-brain barrier due to its lipophilic nature. Its lipophilic nature makes it capable of combining with lipids and fats. 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. What is the risk associated with NBP 2.5mg Tablet if I take it during pregnancy?
NBP 2.5mg Tablet should not be used during pregnancy since it decreases blood supply to the unborn baby which can result in death of the child in the womb. Decreased blood supply can slow down or retard the growth of the baby and may even lead to abortion or early labor. Inform your doctor that you are using NBP 2.5mg Tablet if you have become pregnant, so that the doctor can change your medication.
Q. Does NBP 2.5mg Tablet cause fatigue?
NBP 2.5mg Tablet may cause fatigue (tiredness) and dizziness. Be very cautious while driving or using any machines or tools. Talk to your doctor if you have these problems while taking NBP 2.5mg Tablet.