Propranolol 40mg tablets,
List of Related Indications:
List Of Drugs:
- Propranolol @ ( *** ) - Beta- Adrenergic blocker- (FDC- List )- (Feb 1980)
Indication Type Description:
Dosages/ Overdosage Etc
Interaction with Food
Pregnancy and lactation
Beta-adrenergic blockers include- Atenolol, Acebutol, Betaxolol, Bisoprolol,Cartelol,Esmolol, Labetatol,Metoprolol, Nadolol,Penbutolol, Pinodol, Propranolol, Solatol, Timolol, Refer - Atenolol
Severe bradycardia,hypotension and shock in patients with pre-existing cardiac disease. Sudden withdrawal may be fatal in patients with IHD and MI.
Cold extremities, insomnia, lassitude, nausea, constipation/diarrhoea,impotence. CNS disturbances in higher doses(240mg/daily), fatigue, dizziness, insomnia, vivid dreams and mood alterations.
Sinus bradycardia,heart block greater than 1st degree,cardiogenic shock,bronchial asthma, overt CCF(unless results fromtachy-arrhythmias treatable with immediate release propranolol.
While swithching over from conventional to sustained release propranolol,at the end of 24 hours titration of dose may suggest need for increased dosage as the long acting propranolol produces lower serum levels. Reduce dosage over a peroid of several weeks,if reqd.IHD, CCF, renal or hepatic dysfunction.
Dosages/ Overdosage Etc:
Cardiac arrhythmias,myocardial infaction,,hypertrophic stenosis, phenocromocytoma, hypertension, angina pectoris,essential tremor.
Initial - 40mg Bid or 80mg once daily.usual range- 120 to 240mg/day divided 2 or 3 times a day.Maximum- 640mg/day
1. If you are using this medicine regularly and you miss a dose, use it as soon as possible.
2. Then use the remaining dose for that day at regularly spaced intervals.
3. Do not double doses.
Refer - Atenolol
Refer - Atenolol- Beta adrenergic blocker
Interaction with Food:
Absorption may be dealyed without affecting peak levels. Bioavailability increased. Sustained release forms not affected.
Pregnancy and lactation:
Refer- Atenolol - Beta adrenergic blocker