ABOUT THE DRUG:
Propranolol is a beta adrenergic receptor blocker widely used as an antihypertensive medicine. This medicine was discovered in 1964, and it is included in the WHO list of most essential drug items.
USES OF THE DRUG:
It prevents chest pain and improves survival of a heart attack. It relaxes the blood vessels and reduces the blood pressure & heart rate. It is given in various cardiovascular conditions like:
Reduces the severity and frequency of migraine headaches
WORKING OF THE DRUG:
Propranolol is a non selective beta blocker. It gets bind to beta receptors in the heart and vascular smooth muscles and inhibits their action. This all results in following effects:
Relaxes the blood vessels and aids smooth arterial blood flow
Effortless pumping of blood out of the heart and around the body
Reduces high level of blood pressure
Provides oxygen by decreasing energy used by the heart to pump blood around the body
Reduces workload of the heart and amount of oxygen needed to pump the blood around the body
DOSAGE FORM AND STRENGTHS:
Propranolol tablets contain the following four strength combinations that are available on our website:
Ciplar 10 mg
Ciplar 20 mg
Ciplar LA 40 mg
Ciplar LA 80 mg
DO NOT TAKE THE DRUG IF YOU:
Are pregnant or planning to become pregnant
Have bronchitis, emphysema and other breathing difficulties
Have hypotension or low blood pressure
TELL YOUR DOCTOR IF YOU:
Are allergic to Propranolol
Have heart problems like sick sinus syndrome, bradycardia and blockage in heart
Have congestive heart failure
Have a hypo or hyperthyroidism
Have myasthenia gravis
Have kidney disease
Have blood circulation problems like Raynauds disease or peripheral vascular disease
HOW MUCH TO TAKE THE DRUG?
Always take the dose as prescribed by the physician. It is very important to consume medicine timely. The general recommended dose is 40 mg and is given twice a day. The effect is shown within 1 or 2 weeks and dose can be increased or decreased depending upon the patient?s condition. With time, dose adjustments are generally done according to the response of the patient. Always take the medicine as prescribed by the doctor.
HOW TO TAKE THE DRUG?
You must swallow the whole tablet with one glass full of water. Do not crush or chew it. Propranolol is taken twice a day. It is the best way to take medicine at same time daily as it gives best results and helps to remember the time to take the drug.
FOR HOW LONG TO TAKE IT?
It is important to take the drug as instructed by your doctor. Abrupt discontinuation of medicine can cause adverse reactions. So, before stopping the drug intake, always consult physician first. you can buy ciplar 10 mg online for your heart problems at 24x7pharma.com.
You may need urgent medical attention if you experience below mentioned symptoms:
Irregular beating of heart
Take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose then skip the dose and take your next dose on the correct time. Do not double up the dose to compensate for the missed one.
SIDE EFFECTS OF CIPLAR 10MG:
Impotency or decreased libido
Weakness and tired feeling
Shortness of breath
Skin reactions like fever, skin pale, sore throat, swelling in tongue and face
Depression , confusion and hallucinations
Pain in arms or shoulders
Upper stomach pain
Cold feeling in hands and feet
COMMON DRUG INTERACTIONS:
Always inform your doctor about the drugs you are taking till date. Give a complete list of prescription or non-prescription drugs you are taking and any other disease conditions that you might be suffering from. This way, doctor is able to decide and give you the list of drugs that may interact with Propranolol.
THINGS TO REMEMBER:
Keep the medicine in a close tight container and out of reach of children.
Dont use the expired medicine.
Keep a complete record of all the medicines you are taking along with this medicine
This drug passes into breast milk and may cause fetal damage.
Propranolol causes bit dizziness so avoid doing any activity that requires alertness.
Along with this drug, diet exercise and weight control are also needed to keep blood pressure levels under control
Ciplar 10 Tablet helps decrease anxiety and relieve tremors. It is also used to help prevent migraine, heart-related chest pain (angina), and bleeding in the stomach caused by high blood pressure in the liver (portal hypertension).
Ciplar 10 Tablet may also be used to treat high blood pressure and some types of abnormal heartbeat (arrhythmia). The dose will depend on what you are being treated for and how you respond to the medicine. You should always take it as prescribed by the doctor. It should be taken on an empty stomach and at about the same time each day. You should keep taking it even if you feel well, as you are still getting the benefits. If you stop taking it suddenly, your condition may worsen.
The most common side effects are tiredness, weakness cold fingers and toes (Raynaud phenomenon), irregular or slow heartbeat, numbness in your fingers, and breathlessness. You may also experience nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Talk to your doctor if the side effects bother you or do not go away. Most side effects are short-lived and improve as your body gets used to the medicine.
You should not use this medicine if you have asthma, very slow or uneven heartbeats, or a serious heart condition, including heart failure. Talk to your doctor before taking it if you have kidney or liver problems or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). In terms of lifestyle, alcohol may affect the way this medicine works and should be avoided. You should not drive if this medicine makes you feel dizzy. Ask your doctor whether it is safe to take this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
USES OF CIPLAR TABLET
- Treatment of Pheochromocytoma
- Treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure)
- Prevention of migraine
- Treatment of Anxiety
- Treatment of Arrhythmia
- Prevention of Heart attack
- Prevention of Angina (heart-related chest pain)
- Treatment of Tremors
BENEFITS OF CIPLAR TABLET
In Treatment of Pheochromocytoma
In Treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure)
In Prevention of migraine
In Treatment of Anxiety
In Treatment of Arrhythmia
In Prevention of Heart attack
In Prevention of Angina (heart-related chest pain)
In Treatment of Tremors
SIDE EFFECTS OF CIPLAR TABLET
Common side effects of Ciplar
- Raynaud’s phenomenon
- Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeats)
HOW TO USE CIPLAR TABLET
Avoid Ciplar 10 Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.
Ciplar 10 Tablet may cause visual disturbances, hallucinations, fatigue, mental confusion, dizziness or tiredness. This may affect your driving ability.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease. Ciplar 10 Tablet may be started with a low dose and then increased further. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.