BETAPRO SIDE EFFECTS
- Cold extremities
- Irregular heart beat
- Slow heart rate
- Raynaud phenomenon
HOW TO USE BETAPRO
Take this medicine in the dose as advised by your doctor. Swallow it whole and do not chew, crush or break it. Betapro 20 mg is to be taken empty stomach so take it before meals.
Avoid Betapro 20 mg with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.
HOW BETAPRO WORKS
Betapro 20 mg is a beta blocker which lowers blood pressure. It functions by slowing heart rate and relaxing blood vessels to improve blood flow to all the organs in the body.
BETAPRO 20 MG RELATED WARNINGS
Taking Propranolol with alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, light headedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
Betapro 20 mg is considered unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown negative effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor before you take this medicine.
Betapro 20 mg is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not pose a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Betapro 20 mg may cause visual disturbances, hallucinations, fatigue, mental confusion, dizziness or tiredness. This may affect your driving ability.
Betapro 20 mg is safe to use in patients with kidney ailments. No dose adjustment of Betapro 20 mg is required.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney ailments. Betapro 20 mg may be started with a low dose and then increased gradually. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for dose adjustment.
Betapro 20 mg should be used with great caution in patients with liver ailments. Dose adjustment of Betapro 20 mg may be required. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
WHAT IF YOU MISS A DOSE OF BETAPRO?
If you miss a dose of Betapro 20 mg, do not worry, take the missed dose 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 and do not double the dose under any circumstances.