BETAPRO (Propranolol) CAPSULE SR SIDE EFFECTS
- Cold extremities
- Irregular heart beat
- Slow heart rate
- Raynaud phenomenon
HOW TO USE BETAPRO CAPSULE SR
Take this medicine in the dose as advised by your doctor. Swallow it whole and do not chew, crush or break it. Betapro 40 mg Capsule SR is to be taken empty stomach for better results.
Avoid Betapro 40 mg Capsule SR with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat as it may be difficult to break down the medicine as required by the body.
HOW BETAPRO CAPSULE SR WORKS
Betapro 40 mg Capsule SR is a beta blocker which lowers blood pressure. It works by slowing heart rate and relaxing blood vessels to improve blood flow to organs.
BETAPRO CAPSULE SR 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 40 mg Capsule SR 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.
Betapro 40 mg Capsule SR is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling really well.
Betapro 40 mg Capsule SR may cause visual disturbances, may cause hallucinations, extreme fatigue, mental confusion, dizziness or tiredness. This may affect your driving ability which could be dangerous.
Betapro 40 mg Capsule SR is considered safe to use in patients with kidney ailments. No dose adjustment of Betapro 40 mg Capsule SR is required.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney ailments. Betapro 40 mg Capsule SR may be started with a low dose and then increased further and your doctor is the best oerson to advice you that. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for dose adjustments.
Betapro 40 mg Capsule SR should be used with great caution in patients with liver ailments. Dose adjustment of Betapro 40 mg Capsule SR may be required.
Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for dose adjustments.
WHAT IF YOU MISS A DOSE OF BETAPRO CAPSULE SR?
If you miss a dose of Betapro 40 mg Capsule SR, 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.