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Betacap 20mg Tablet

Betacap 20mg Tablet

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Betacap 20 MG Description

Betacap 20 tablet is an antihypertensive medicine used in treating high blood pressure, heart-related chest pain, irregular heartbeats. It is also used to prevent heart attacks, tremors and migraine

attacks. It contains propranolol which belongs to the group of medications known as beta-blockers that works by relaxing the blood vessels, which slows down the pulse, thus improving the blood flow and decreasing the blood pressure. This medicine should be used under medical prescription and for the exact duration as it is prescribed. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from before starting this medicine.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹30.18
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ContainsPropranolol(20.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure, chest pain, irregular heart rhythm
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, drowsiness, fatigue, diarrhoea, skin rash
TherapyANTI-ANGINAL
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uses

Uses of Betacap 20 MG

Betacap 20 tablet is used for the treatment of high blood pressure, irregular heart rhythm (Atrial fibrillation) and hypertrophic Subaortic Stenosis (a disorder of heart muscle). It is also used to pr...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Betacap 20 MG

  • If you are allergic to propranolol or any other ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you have asthma, lung or airway disorders.
  • If you have low blood pressure, untreated/uncontrolled heart failure, blockage in the heart, slow heartbeats (bradycardia) or any other heart problems.
  • If you have diabetes.
  • If you have blood circulation issues and electrolyte imbalance.
  • If you have an untreated tumour of the adrenal gland or a condition of Prinzmetal's angina.
  • Do not take this medicine after prolonged fasting.
sideEffects

Side effects of Betacap 20 MG

  • Fatigue
  • Sleep disturbances or nightmares
  • Cold hands and feet
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Betacap 20 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Betacap 20 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
It is not recommended during pregnancy as there is limited information about the effects in human pregnancy. However, your doctor may prescribe you this medicine if it has more advantage than risk. Please consult your doctor before using this medicine.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Betacap 20 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Betacap 20 tablet is not recommended while breastfeeding as it can pass into the breastmilk. You should consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Betacap 20 tablet?
A:
Betacap 20 tablet can cause dizziness or tiredness, so it is better to avoid driving after its consumption.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Betacap 20 tablet?
A:
Consuming alcohol with the Betacap 20 tablet can result in a sharp decrease in your blood pressure. Hence, alcohol should be avoided during its course.
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Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
You develop any allergic reactions after taking this medicine. You have an underlying health condition such as asthma, liver or kidney disorders, any kind of heart disorder, etc. You have diabetes as...
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Mode of Action of Betacap 20 MG

How Does It Work?

Betacap 20 tablet helps in relaxing the blood vessels and slowing the heart rate. Therefore, the heart would not require any extra effort to pump the blood.
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Directions for Use of Betacap 20 MG

  • Always take the Betacap 20 tablet exactly as directed by the doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole, with a glass of water before meals. Do not open or chew this medicine.
  • Do not alter/stop the dose by yourself before your prescribed duration.
  • Drink plenty of water to keep yourself hydrated.
interactions

Interactions of Betacap 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Sometimes the Betacap 20 tablet may affect the way other medicines work and other medicines may affect how the Betacap 20 tablet works if taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
  • Especially, if you are on certain medications like anti-psychotic medicines like Selegiline, blood thinners such as warfarin, medicines used for heart-related disorders, antihypertensives like verapam...
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  • Other medicines that should be used with caution are antacids like cimetidine, anti-tuberculosis like rifampicin or any anti-depressants, etc.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Betacap 20 MG

Store Betacap 20 tablets at room temperature and away from direct sunlight, heat, moisture. Keep it away from children and pets. The expired medication should be discarded via proper disposal methods ...
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dosage

Dosage of Betacap 20 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose are fatigue, tremors, confusion, body spasm, nausea, vomiting, fainting, low blood glucose levels, slower heart rate, low blood pressure, heart failure and breathing difficulti...
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Missed a Dose

Do not panic if you have missed taking any dose of Betacap 20 tablet. Take it as soon as you remember it. If it is the time for the impending dose, then it can be continued and the missed dose can be ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking the Betacap 20 tablet on my own?

A: Your doctor should always be consulted before you stop/alter the dose as it should be decreased gradually. If you abruptly stop its use, you can experience symptoms like chest pain, irregular heartbeats or heart attack.

Q: Are there any special precautions to follow while taking the Betacap 20 tablet?

A: Immediate medical help is strongly recommended if you feel dizziness, slower heart rate, vision problems, sexual dysfunction, etc after its use. The dose should be adjusted according to your serum levels which will be done by your physician when you will inform him.

Q: Can the Betacap 20 tablet be used during pregnancy and breastfeeding?

A: It is not recommended during pregnancy and breastfeeding. If needed, it can only be prescribed if the benefits overweigh the risks.

Q: What information should be given to the doctor before taking the Betacap 20 tablet?

A: Before taking this medicine, your doctor should be aware of your past medical/surgical histories such as if you are allergic to propranolol if you have diabetes, kidney or liver disorders, heart disorders, asthma or COPD.

Q: How do you store the Betacap 20 tablet?

A: The medicine needs to be stored at room temperature and should not come in direct contact with sunlight, heat or moisture. It should not be in the reach of children. The expired medication should be discarded and not used in any way.

Q: What is the use of the Betacap 20 tablet?

A: It is used to treat and prevent heart-related conditions such as high blood pressure, irregular heartbeats, chest pain due to heart condition, heart attack and other conditions.
Product Details
Brand
BETACAP
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/10/2023
Last Updated on: 01 Jul 2021 | 11:50 AM (IST)
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