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Betacap Tr 20mg Cap

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By SUN PHARMA
10 Capsule(s) in Bottle
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Propranolol(20.0 Mg)
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Anti-anginal

Medical Description

Betacap Tr 20mg Cap is classified as a beta-blocking agent that comes under a group of medications known as beta blockers. The generic name of Betacap Tr 20mg Cap is Propranolol.

Uses of Betacap Tr 20mg Cap

Betacap Tr 20mg Cap uses are for the remediation of chronic heart failure, heart attack, hypertension, irregular heart beats, migraine attacks, tremors, angina, certain thyroid disorders and oesophageal bleeding.
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Contraindications of Betacap Tr 20mg Cap

Betacap Tr 20mg Cap is contraindicated if you: are allergic to propranolol; have low blood pressure; have asthma or other breathing difficulties; have any past medical history of heart failures; and have severe heart disorders.
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Side effects of Betacap Tr 20mg Cap

Betacap Tr 20mg Cap side effects include drowsiness, fatigue, diarrhoea, serious allergic reactions, skin conditions, disturbed sleep, cold fingers and toes, Raynaud's syndrome (numbness and spasm in the fingers followed by warmth and pain), depression, psychosis and worsened diabetes
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Precautions and Warnings of Betacap Tr 20mg Cap

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Betacap Tr 20mg Cap during pregnancy?
A:
Its administration is not recommended during pregnancy as it can cross into placenta and lead to harmful effects in the foetus such as growth retardation, malformations and even death. Hence, it should be prescribed only by the doctor if its benefits can outweigh the risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Betacap Tr 20mg Cap while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not advised to be administered while breastfeeding as it can pass into breast milk. Hence, it should be prescribed only if its benefits can outweigh the risks.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Betacap Tr 20mg Cap?
A:
Betacap Tr 20mg Cap has been known to cause dizziness or tiredness so it is better to avoid driving or should be done very cautiously.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Betacap Tr 20mg Cap?
A:
Consuming alcohol with Betacap Tr 20mg Cap can lead to a sharp decrease in your blood pressure. Hence, alcohol should be avoided during its course.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
Before taking the medicine, inform your doctor about your past medical or surgical history such as if you are allergic to propranolol, if you have diabetes, kidney disorders, liver disorders, heart disorders, asthma and COPD.
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Mode of Action of Betacap Tr 20mg Cap

How Does It Work?

It helps in the relaxation of the blood vessels due to which the (abnormal) heart rate is slowed done. Therefore, the heart would not be in the extra efforts to pump the blood.

Directions for Use of Betacap Tr 20mg Cap

This medicine should be taken in dosage as per the prescription of your physician. Do not alter/stop the dose by yourself before your prescribed duration. Its usage can be confirmed by the pharmacist. Drink plenty of water to keep yourself hydrated.
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Interactions of Betacap Tr 20mg Cap

Interactions with other medicines

Administration of Betacap Tr 20mg Cap has known to cause interactions with verapamil, antihypertensive medicines such as prazosin, tuberculosis medicines such as rifampicin, blood thinners such as warfarin and analgesics.
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Interactions with food items

There is no specific information available for this product.

Other general Interactions

There is no specific information available for this product.

Storage and disposal of Betacap Tr 20mg Cap

The medicine is supposed to be stored at the room temperature and away from sunlight, heat, moisture and reach of children and pets. The expired medication should be discarded via proper disposal methods and not used in any way.
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Dosage of Betacap Tr 20mg Cap

Overdose

Inform your doctor/health care expert in case of an overdose. The symptoms of which are as follows: a slower heart rate, low blood pressure, heart failure and breathing difficulties. Other symptoms that were observed were fatigue, tremors, confusion, body spasm, nausea, vomiting, fainting and low blood glucose levels.
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You should not panic in case of a missed dose. It should be taken as soon as you recall it. If it is the time for upcoming dose, then the regular schedule is to be followed and the missed dose can be skipped. Double dose should be avoided.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Betacap Tr 20mg Cap on my own?

A: The consultation of your doctor is strongly recommended before you stop or alter your dose as it is supposed to be decreased gradually. If you abruptly stop its use, you can experience symptoms like chest pain, irregular heartbeat or heart attack.

Q: Are there any special precautions to follow?

A: Immediate medical attention is needed as soon as possible if you experience dizziness, slower heart rate, vision problems, sexual dysfunction, etc., after its administration. The dose should be adjusted according to your serum levels (which will be detected through test results conducted by your doctor).

Q: Can Betacap Tr 20mg Cap be used during pregnancy and breastfeeding?

A: Its not recommended during pregnancy and breastfeeding. If needed, it can only be prescribed by the doctor if the benefits can overweigh its risks.

Q: What information should be given to doctor before taking Betacap Tr 20mg Cap?

A: Before taking the medicine, inform your doctor about your past medical/surgical history such as if you are allergic to propranolol, if you have diabetes, kidneys or liver disorders, heart disorders, asthma and COPD.

Q: How do you store Betacap Tr 20mg Cap?

A: The medicine is advised to be stored at the room temperature and away from sunlight, heat or moisture. It should not be in the reach of children or pets. The expired medication should be discarded via proper disposal methods and not used in any way.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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