Betacap Tr 80 Cap 10's
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Betacap Tr 80 Cap 10'S composition consists of the active ingredient propranolol hydrochloride, which is a beta blocker. It is used to treat a number of conditions but most commonly is used for hypertension.
Uses of Betacap Tr 80 Cap 10'S
- Heart attack.
- Chronic heart failure.
- Migraine attacks.
- Essential tremor.
- Thyrotoxicosis and hyperthyroidism.
Contraindications of Betacap Tr 80 Cap 10'S
Betacap Tr 80 Cap 10'S should not be used in case you have wheezing or any other breathing difficulties, asthma, heart failure or heart defect, allergy or low blood pressure.
Side effects of Betacap Tr 80 Cap 10'S
Betacap Tr 80 Cap 10'S side effects include fatigue, disturbed sleep/nightmares, serious allergic reactions, skin conditions like urticaria, dermatitis, rash, cold fingers and toes or numbness or spasm in the fingers followed by warmth and pain, worsening of heart failure itself and slowing of heart rate, worsened difficulty breathing and diabetes, and depression or psychosis.
Precautions and Warnings of Betacap Tr 80 Cap 10'S
Can I consume Betacap Tr 80 Cap 10'S during pregnancy?
Consumption of the medicine during pregnancy may cause serious effects on the foetus as the medicine crosses the placenta and reaches cord blood. Hence avoid use during pregnancy unless your doctor considers it absolutely essential.
Can I take Betacap Tr 80 Cap 10'S while breastfeeding?
Avoid taking the medicine while breastfeeding as it is not safe for the baby. The doctor will advise it only when the risks of not taking it outweight the benefits of the medicine. The baby should be monitored in this case.
Can I drive if I have consumed Betacap Tr 80 Cap 10'S?
The medicine does not hinder the ability to drive. Some people may experience dizziness when taking the medicine and should consult the doctor if they want to drive.
Can I consume alcohol with Betacap Tr 80 Cap 10'S?
Please avoid the consumption of alcohol as it affects the working of this medicine.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- Inform the doctor about your medical history such as any kidney, heart or liver conditions or you have muscle weakness, allergic reactions, diabetes, asthma or COPD.
Mode of Action of Betacap Tr 80 Cap 10'S
How Does It Work?
Propranolol is a beta-blocking agent, which acts as an antihypertensive medicine by slowing the heart rate and relaxing the blood vessels, thus reducing the need for the heart to work hard to pump blood. Therefore, doctors prescribe Betacap Tr 80 Cap 10'S for those who have high blood pressure.
Directions for Use of Betacap Tr 80 Cap 10'S
The dose is subject to change based on the effect and tolerance. Do not take this medicine in quantities smaller or larger than recommended. It is advised to take this medicine at the same time every day. The medicine should not be abruptly withdrawn.
Interactions of Betacap Tr 80 Cap 10'S
Interactions with other medicines
- Tuberculosis medicine
- Blood thinners
- Medication for pain
- Medicines like verapamil for increased blood pressure
Interactions with food items
There is no significant evidence of interaction with food.
Other general Interactions
Enough data is not available.
Storage and disposal of Betacap Tr 80 Cap 10'S
Betacap Tr 80 Cap 10'S should be stored at room temperature and kept away from sunlight and moisture. Keep away from the reach of children. Discard the expired product, do not use it beyond the stated expiry of the product.
Dosage of Betacap Tr 80 Cap 10'S
Contact your doctor or hospital immediately if you have taken an overdose. The symptoms of an overdose are low blood pressure, heart failure, confusion, fatigue, fainting or coma.
Missed a Dose
Complete the scheduled course of medicine as prescribed by a medical practitioner. If the prescribed dose is missed, take the medicine as soon as you remember, but if it is time to take the next dose, then skip the missed dose.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Does the use of Betacap Tr 80 Cap 10'S make you tired?
A: Some people who start Betacap Tr 80 Cap 10'S feel tired, lightheaded or experience cold hands or feet when they first start taking it. Some side effects are specifically related to other medical conditions.
Q: Should I consume Betacap Tr 80 Cap 10'S if I am suffering from diabetes?
A: You should avoid the consumption of Betacap Tr 80 Cap 10'S if you have diabetes as it may cause low blood sugar levels and also change the body’s response to low blood sugar, in that, you may not experience warning signs of low blood sugar such as an increase in heart rate, sweating, hunger pangs, headache, etc. Also, consult the doctor before taking any medicine along with Betacap Tr 80 Cap 10'S.
Q: Should I take the medicine if I have hyperthyroidism?
A: Yes, it can be used even if you have hyperthyroidism, but it is always advisable to consult the doctor before starting the course of treatment.
Q: Can a child take the medicine?
A: The extended release form of this medication should not be administered to children below 17 years of age.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 04:48 PM (IST)
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