Betacap Tr 60mg Cap 10's
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Betacap Tr 60mg Cap 10'S is a type of beta-blocking agent that comes under a group of medications known as beta blockers. The generic name of Betacap Tr 60mg Cap 10'S is Propranolol.
Uses of Betacap Tr 60mg Cap 10'S
Betacap Tr 60mg Cap 10'S uses are for treating chronic heart failure, heart attack, hypertension, irregular heart beats, migraine attacks, tremors, angina, certain thyroid disorders and oesophageal bleeding.
Contraindications of Betacap Tr 60mg Cap 10'S
- If you are allergic to propranolol.
- 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 60mg Cap 10'S
- Betacap Tr 60mg Cap 10'S side effects are as follows: 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 diabetesRead less
Precautions and Warnings of Betacap Tr 60mg Cap 10'S
Can I take Betacap Tr 60mg Cap 10'S during pregnancy?
It is not recommended during pregnancy as it can cross into placenta and cause many complications to the foetus such as growth retardation, malformations and, even, death. Hence, it should be prescribed only if its benefits can outweigh the risks.
Can I take Betacap Tr 60mg Cap 10'S while breastfeeding?
It is not advised to be taken while breastfeeding as it can pass into breast milk. Hence, it should be prescribed only if its benefits outweigh the risks.
Can I drive if I have consumed Betacap Tr 60mg Cap 10'S?
Betacap Tr 60mg Cap 10'S is known to cause dizziness or tiredness so its better to avoid driving after its consumption.
Can I consume alcohol with Betacap Tr 60mg Cap 10'S?
Consuming alcohol with Betacap Tr 60mg Cap 10'S 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
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.
Mode of Action of Betacap Tr 60mg Cap 10'S
How Does It Work?
It helps in relaxation of the blood vessels which leads the (abnormal) heart rate to slow down. Therefore, the heart would not be requiring of any extra effort to pump the blood.
Directions for Use of Betacap Tr 60mg Cap 10'S
This medicine is supposed to be taken as per the dose prescribed by your physician. Do not alter/stop the dose by yourself before the prescribed duration. Its usage can be confirmed by the pharmacist. Drink plenty of water to keep yourself hydrated.
Interactions of Betacap Tr 60mg Cap 10'S
Interactions with other medicines
Betacap Tr 60mg Cap 10'S should not be taken with the following medicines (as their joint interaction leads to harmful effects): verapamil, antihypertensive medicines such as prazosin, tuberculosis medicines such as rifampicin, blood thinners such as warfarin and analgesics.
Interactions with food items
There is no specific information available for this product.
Other general Interactions
There is no relevant information available for this product.
Storage and disposal of Betacap Tr 60mg Cap 10'S
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.
Dosage of Betacap Tr 60mg Cap 10'S
Your doctor should be consulted as soon as possible in the case of overdose. Betacap Tr 60mg Cap 10'S overdose can lead 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.
Missed a Dose
Do not panic in case any dose has been missed. 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. Double dose is strictly not advised.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can I stop taking Betacap Tr 60mg Cap 10'S on my own?
A: A proper consultation of your doctor is strongly recommended before stopping or altering 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?
A: Immediate medical help is absolutely necessary if you experience 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 determined by lab results by your doctor).
Q: Can Betacap Tr 60mg Cap 10'S be used during pregnancy and breastfeeding?
A: Its not recommended during pregnancy and breastfeeding. If needed, it can only be prescribed if the benefits can overweigh its risks.
Q: What information should be given to doctor before taking Betacap Tr 60mg Cap 10'S?
A: Before taking the medicine, your doctor needs to be aware 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 60mg Cap 10'S?
A: The medicine needs to be stored at the 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.
- electronic Medicines Compendium (eMC). Package Leaflet: information for the user. Propranolol 10 mg film-coated tablets. Propranolol 40 mg film-coated tablets. Propranolol 80 mg film-coated tablets.
- National Center for Biotechnology Information . Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed) [Internet]. Propranolol.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 03:18 PM (IST)
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