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Ciplar La 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Ciplar La 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Ciplar La 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

15 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Propranolol(40.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification

Medical Description

Ciplar LA 40mg Tablet contains Propranolol as its active ingredient. It belongs to a group of medicines known as 'Beta-blockers'. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure, irregular heartbeats, heart-related chest pain, and hypertrophic subaortic stenosis (a disorder of heart muscle). It is also used to prevent heart attack, tremors, and migraines. Ciplar La 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets 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 as advised by your doctor at the prescribed dose and duration. Before starting this medicine, 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. Never stop taking this medicine suddenly, even if you start feeling better, it can lead to a hypertensive crisis.
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Uses of Ciplar La 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Ciplar LA 40mg Tablet is used for the treatment of hypertension, chest pain radiating in nature, tremors and any other related heart condition.

Contraindications of Ciplar La 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to Propranolol or any other constituent of Ciplar LA 40mg Tablet.
  • If you have heart blocks.
  • If you have a lung condition such as asthma.
  • If you have low blood sugar.
  • If you have a low heart rate, low blood pressure.
  • If you have an acid-base imbalance.
  • People allergic to propranolol or its constituents are advised against taking the medicine. Individuals suffering from asthma or have a history of any other breathing conditions are not recommended to take up the medication. Individuals who previously suffered from low blood pressure or any other heart conditions, like a heart attack are advised to not take this prescription.
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Side effects of Ciplar La 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Dizziness
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Breathlessness
  • Cold extremities
  • Pain at extremities characterized by Raynaud's phenomenon
  • Fatigue

Precautions and Warnings of Ciplar La 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets


Can I consume Ciplar LA 40mg Tablet during pregnancy?
It is not advisable to have Ciplar LA 40mg Tablet during pregnancy, as that may cause harm to the foetus or complication to foetus as it crosses the placenta and reaches cord blood. Hence, avoid it during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Ciplar LA 40mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
It is not advisable to have Ciplar LA 40mg Tablet while breastfeeding as that may pass into the milk, which might be harmful to the foetus.


Can I drive if I have consumed Ciplar LA 40mg Tablet?
It is not recommended to drive if the side effects like dizziness and drowsiness arise or persist.


Can I consume alcohol with Ciplar LA 40mg Tablet?
It is not advised to consume alcohol while on Ciplar LA 40mg Tablet, as it can decrease the blood pressure to a large extent and lead to severe complications.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have uncontrolled heart failure.
  • You have heart blockage.
  • You have diabetes, thyroid, a non-cancerous tumour of the adrenal gland.
  • You have planned surgery.
  • You have liver, lung or kidney disease.
  • You have myasthenia gravis.
  • You are on any medication.

Mode of Action of Ciplar La 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Ciplar LA 40mg Tablet works by relaxing the blood vessels. As a result, the pressure on the heart decreases and prevent any further complications. Thus, reducing the heart rate and blood pressure.

Directions for Use of Ciplar La 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Take Ciplar LA 40mg Tablet at the dose and timing prescribed by your doctor. It is advised to take this medicine at the same time every day as a whole with a glass of water to gain optimal benefit. The medicine should not be abruptly stopped without consulting the doctor.
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Interactions of Ciplar La 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concurrent use of Ciplar LA 40mg Tablet with verapamil, diltiazem (heart medicine); digoxin (heart failure); disopyramide, quinidine (irregular heartbeat), cimetidine (stomach acid reducer) may result in decreased heart rate and blood pressure.
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  • Ciplar LA 40mg Tablet effect decreases or nullifies when used along with adrenaline or monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) such as isocarboxazid, phenelzine and tranylcypromine.
  • The effect of Ciplar LA 40mg Tablet is decreased with phenobarbital, pentobarbital (sleep medicine).
  • The effect of propafenone (heart medicine) is increased with Ciplar LA 40mg Tablet.
  • Concurrent use of blood thinner such as warfarin with Ciplar LA 40mg Tablet can increase the risk of bleeding.
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.

Storage and disposal of Ciplar La 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Store at a temperature below 30°C in a cool, dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Ciplar La 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets


The overdose of Ciplar LA 40mg Tablet can result in: depression, worsening of diabetes, dizziness and numbness. However, if you have taken too much of Ciplar LA 40mg Tablet, contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed to take any dose of Ciplar LA 40mg Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.

Content Details


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Shall I stop Ciplar LA 40mg Tablet on my own?

A: Don’t stop taking a beta-blocker abruptly without consulting a medical practitioner as you may experience chest pain, irregular heartbeat or heart attack.

Q: What all precautions one should take during treatment?

A: If you experience any symptoms of dizziness, fainting, vision problems, sexual dysfunction, slowing of heart rate, etc, after taking Ciplar LA Tablet, immediately report to your doctor so that the dose can be adjusted.

Q: Does Ciplar LA 40mg Tablet have addictive tendencies?

A: Ciplar LA Tablet does not have an addictive tendency.

Q: I am a sportsman. Should I consume Ciplar LA 40mg Tablet?

A: Sportspersons must refer to the list of medicines provided by The World Anti-Doping Agency. Also, Ciplar LA Tablet should not be taken without consulting a doctor as it has side effects such as dizziness and tiredness and can make you feel less alert than usual.

Q: What time of day should I take Ciplar LA 40mg Tablet?

A: You should take Ciplar LA 40mg at the time advised by your doctor.

Q: Can Ciplar LA 40mg Tablet cause weight gain?

A: Ciplar LA 40mg Tablet does not have weight gain as its common side effect. However, if it is bothersome, talk to your doctor about it.

Q: Can I take Ciplar LA 40mg Tablet if I have a migraine?

A: Ciplar LA 40mg is used for preventing migraine. Hence, you should not take it if you already have a migraine.

Q: What is the use of Ciplar LA 40mg Tablet?

A: Ciplar LA 40mg Tablet is a specially designed medication with long-acting effect, which means that the effect persists for a longer duration. It is used in treating and preventing heart-related conditions such as high blood pressure, irregular heartbeats, chest pain due to heart condition, heart attack and other conditions.

Quick Summary

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ContainsPropranolol(40.0 Mg)
UsesHeart condition, High blood pressure
Side effectsDizziness, Breathlessness, Sleep disturbance, Cold extremities
Last Updated on: 17 Feb 2021 | 01:39 PM (IST)
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