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Betacap Tr 40mg Cap

By SUN PHARMA
10 Capsule(s) in Strip
36.07*
MRP 42.44
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Propranolol(40.0 Mg)
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Anti-anginal

Medical Description

Betacap TR 40 mg capsule contains Propranolol which belongs to a group of medications known as beta-blockers. It is used in treating high blood pressure, heart-related chest pain, irregular heartbeats. It is also used to prevent heart attacks, tremors and migraine attacks. Betacap TR 40 mg capsule 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 duration it is prescribed. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or 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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Uses of Betacap Tr 40mg Cap

Betacap TR 40 mg capsule 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 prevent angina attacks (chest pain due to heart condition), myocardial infarction (heart attack) and tremors and migraines.
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Contraindications of Betacap Tr 40mg Cap

  • If you are allergic to Propranolol or any other ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you have low blood pressure.
  • If you have asthma or other breathing difficulties.
  • If you have any past medical history of heart failures.
  • If you have severe heart disorders.

Side effects of Betacap Tr 40mg Cap

Nausea Vomiting Drowsiness Fatigue Diarrhoea Skin rash Cold fingers and toes Disturbed sleep Breathlessness Raynaud's syndrome (numbness and spasm in the fingers followed by warmth and pain) Blurred vision, dizziness (rare)
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Precautions and Warnings of Betacap Tr 40mg Cap

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Betacap TR 40 mg capsule during pregnancy?
A:
  • Betacap TR 40 mg capsule is not recommended during pregnancy as it can cause harm to the unborn baby. However, your doctor may give you this medicine only if it is really needed and its benefits outweigh the risks.
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  • You should consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a child before starting this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Betacap TR 40 mg capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Betacap TR 40 mg capsule is not recommended while breastfeeding as it can pass into breast milk. Consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Betacap TR 40 mg capsule?
A:
Betacap TR 40 mg capsule can cause dizziness or tiredness, so it is better to avoid driving after its consumption.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Betacap TR 40 mg capsule?
A:
Consuming alcohol with Betacap TR 40 mg capsule can result in a sharp decrease in your blood pressure. Hence, alcohol should be avoided during its course.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
You have diabetes You have asthma or COPD You have liver or kidney disorders You have problems with your heart You suffer from muscle weakness You have a condition called thyrotoxicosis (excess of thyroid hormone in the body) You are taking medicines like Verapamil and Diltiazem which are used to treat high blood pressure, angina and certain heart diseases.
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Mode of Action of Betacap Tr 40mg Cap

How Does It Work?

Betacap TR 40 mg capsule helps in relaxing the blood vessels and slowing the heart rate. Therefore, the heart would not require any extra effort to pump the blood.

Directions for Use of Betacap Tr 40mg Cap

  • Always take Betacap TR 40 mg capsule exactly as directed by the doctor.
  • Swallow it 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 of Betacap Tr 40mg Cap

Interactions with other medicines

Concomitant use of Betacap TR 40 mg capsule and other medicines for heart disorders like verapamil can result in severely low blood pressure and also lowers the heart rate. Medicines such as adrenaline when used together with Betacap TR 40 mg capsule may increase the blood pressure. Medicines that regulate the immune system such as Fingolimod should not be used with Betacap TR 40 mg as this combination may result in a severe lowering of the heart rate which could also be fatal. Medicines used for psychotic disorders like phenobarbital can lower the effect of Betacap TR 40 mg capsule when used together. Medicines that are used for heart disorders such as Propafenone can enhance the effect of the Betacap TR 40 mg capsule and may result in increased side effects. Using blood thinners such as Warfarin with Betacap TR 40 mg capsule may enhance the effect of warfarin resulting in bleeding. Use of certain medicines for psychotic disorders such as Selegiline with Betacap TR 40 mg capsule may reduce the effect of this medicine. Glycosides:
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Storage and disposal of Betacap Tr 40mg Cap

Store Betacap TR 40 mg capsules 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 and not used in any way.
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Dosage of Betacap Tr 40mg Cap

Overdose

  • Symptoms of overdose are fatigue, tremors, confusion, body spasm, nausea, vomiting, fainting, low blood glucose levels, slower heart rate, low blood pressure, heart failure and breathing difficulties.
  • If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken an excessive dose of Betacap TR 40 mg capsules, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

Do not panic if you miss any dose of Betacap TR 40 mg capsule. Take it as soon as you recall it. If it is the time for the impending dose, then it can be continued and the missed dose can be skipped. A double dose is strictly not recommended.
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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 Betacap TR 40 mg capsule 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 Betacap TR 40 mg?

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 Betacap TR 40 mg capsule 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 its risks.

Q: What information should be given to the doctor before taking Betacap TR 40 mg capsule?

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 Betacap TR 40 mg capsule?

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 Betacap TR 40 capsule?

A: Betacap TR 40 capsule 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.

Quick Summary

Offer Price₹36.07
You Save₹6.37 (15% on MRP)
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ContainsPropranolol(40.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure, chest pain, irregular heart rhythm
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, drowsiness, fatigue, diarrhoea, skin rash
Last Updated on: 08 Feb 2021 | 07:27 PM (IST)
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