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NODON 5mg Tablet

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NODON 5mg Tablet 15’s

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WHAT IS NODON 5MG?

NODON 5MG contains Nebivolol which belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers

WHAT NODON 5MG IS USED FOR?

It is used to treat,

High blood pressure (hypertension)
Elderly patients suffering from mild to moderate heart failure in addition to standard therapy (e.g. with diuretics, digoxin, ACE inhibitors, angiotensin II antagonists)

INTERACTIONS:

Tell your doctor if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription or the following.

Medicines to lower your blood pressure such as verapamil, diltiazem, clonidine, guanfacine
Medicines containing floctafenine or sulpiride
Medicines to treat abnormal heart rhythms such as amiodarone, quinidine, hydroquinidine, disopyramide
Medicines to treat depression or other mental problems such as paroxetine, fluoxetine, thioridazine
Barbiturates (used for epilepsy, anxiety or insomnia)
Baclofen (a muscle relaxant)
Amifostine (used in cancer therapy)
Mefloquine (antimalaria drug)
Organic nitrates (to treat chest pain)
Quinidine (used to slow down the heart)
Terbinafine (for fungal or yeast infections)
Bupropion (to help in cessation of smoking)
Chloroquine (for malaria or rheumatoid arthritis)
Levomepromazine (for mental health problems)
Stimulants containing dopamine
Insulin or any oral anti-diabetic medicines

DIRECTIONS & FOR USE:

Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
Try to take your tablets at the same time each day
Swallow the tablet with a glass of water
You may take your tablets with or without food
The tablet can be divided into 4 equal doses
Treatment for high blood pressure

Use in adults:

The usual dose is 5 mg of NODON 5MG once a day. It usually takes 1 ? 2 weeks for the medicine to work but occasionally it may take up to 4 weeks

Elderly:

If you are over 65 years and taking NODON 5MG to lower your blood pressure the usual starting dose is 2.5 mg per day.

However, your doctor may increase this to 5 mg per day if they feel this is necessary
Patients with kidney disease:

The usual dose is 2.5 mg once a day. However, your doctor may increase your dose to 5 mg per day if required
Patients taking NODON 5MG and another medicine to lower your blood pressure.

When taken with hydrochlorothiazide the usual daily dose is 5 mg of Nebivolol and 12.5 ? 25 mg of hydrochlorothiazide per day.

Treatment for heart failure:

Your doctor will start you on a low dose and gradually increase your dose over 1 ? 2 weekly intervals until your condition has stabilised. The usual starting dose is 1.25 mg once daily for 1 ?2 weeks, this may be increased to 2.5 mg once daily, then to 5 mg once daily and then to 10 mg once daily. The maximum recommended dose is 10 mg once daily. Your doctor will tell you how much to take
Patients with kidney disease

NODON 5MG is not recommended for use in patients with severe kidney disease
Patients with liver disease.

If you suffer from liver disease do not take NODON 5MG

If you take more NODON 5MG

Contact your doctor or casualty department immediately. Take the container and any remaining tablets with you.

If you forget to take NODON 5MG

If you forget to take a dose of NODON 5MG do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose. Take the next dose on time. If you miss several doses, contact your doctor.

If you stop taking NODON 5MG

If you suddenly stop taking NODON 5MG you are likely to suffer from side effects, or your illness may get worse. If you need to stop taking this medicine your doctor will reduce your dose slowly over a 2week period

STORAGE:

Keep out of reach of children
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
Store at room temperature (15-25°C)

PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Nodon Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers. It is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). It also helps to prevent future heart attacks and stroke and to prevent migraines.

Nodon Tablet is also used to relieve the symptoms caused by an overactive thyroid gland. It may be prescribed alone or together with other medications. The dose and frequency depend on what you are taking it for and the severity of your condition. It may be taken empty stomach or with a meal, but take it regularly at the same time each day to get the most benefit. It may take several weeks before you get the full benefit of this medicine and you may need to take it for the rest of your life. However, it is important to continue taking it even if you feel well. Most people with high blood pressure do not feel ill and if you stop taking it, your condition may worsen. Lifestyle changes like low-fat diet, exercise, and no smoking help to enhance the working of this medicine.

main side effects

The main side effects of this medicine are fatigue, headache, slow heart rate, feeling dizzy, and nausea. These are usually mild and short-lived. It may also cause shortness of breath or low blood pressure in some people. To reduce the risk of side effects your doctor will probably start the medicine at a low dose and gradually increase it. Consult your doctor if the side effects bother you or do not go away.

Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any liver problems. It may also not be suitable for people who have a slow heart rate, severe circulation problems, severe heart failure, or low blood pressure. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers should also consult their doctor before taking it. You must talk to your doctor to find out whether this medicine is suitable for you to use. You should have your blood pressure checked regularly to make sure that this medicine is working properly. Avoid drinking alcohol as it may increase certain side effects.

USES OF NODON TABLET

  • Treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Prevention of Heart attack
  • Prevention of Stroke
  • Prevention of Migraine

BENEFITS OF NODON TABLET

In Treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Nodon Tablet belongs to a group of medicine called long-acting beta-blocker. It works by blocking the effects of some chemicals on your heart and blood vessels. It slows down your heart rate and helps the heart beat with less force. This lowers your blood pressure and helps in reducing your risk of having a stroke, a heart attack, other heart problems, or kidney problems in the future. This medicine needs to be taken regularly to be effective, so keep taking it even if you feel well. Do not stop without talking to your doctor.

In Prevention of Heart attack

Nodon Tablet helps lower your blood pressure and make it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body. This reduces the chances of you having a heart attack. It can also reduce the risk of dying if it is given immediately after a heart attack. This medicine needs to be taken regularly to be effective, so keep taking it even if you feel well. Do not stop without talking to your doctor.

In Prevention of Stroke

Nodon Tablet reduces the risk of future strokes. It helps lower your blood pressure and makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body. This reduces the chances of you having a stroke. Take it as advised by the doctor to get the maximum benefit.

In Prevention of Migraine

Nodon Tablet helps improve the flow of blood in your brain and prevents the abnormal activity of muscles that trigger migraines. It is a very effective medicine for preventing migraine attacks, however, it does not treat an attack that has already started. By preventing and reducing the frequency of migraine attacks, the medicine can help you carry out your daily activities and improve your quality of life.

SIDE EFFECTS OF NODON TABLET

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Nodon

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Slow heart rate
  • Fatigue
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Cold extremities

HOW TO USE NODON TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Nodon Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

HOW NODON TABLET WORKS

Nodon Tablet is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart. It works by slowing down the heart rate and makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood around the body.

SAFETY ADVICE

warnings

Alcohol

CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Nodon Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Nodon Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Breast feeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Nodon Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
warnings

Driving

UNSAFE
Nodon Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
warnings

Kidney

CAUTION
Nodon Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Nodon Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Liver

CAUTION
Nodon Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nodon Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Nodon Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE NODON TABLET?

If you miss a dose of Nodon Tablet, take it 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. Do not double the dose.

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