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Provanol Forte 0.5mg

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Medical Description

Provanol forte 0.5mg medicine is used to treat anxiety. It consists of a combination of two medications, namely clonazepam and propranolol. This medicine helps in calming down anxious people. It sends...
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Product Summary

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ContainsClonazepam(0.5 Mg),Propranolol(20.0 Mg)
UsesAnxiety, Insomnia
Side effectsVomiting, confusion, tiredness, fatigue
ClassificationANTI-ANXIETY
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Uses of Provanol Forte 0.5mg

  • Most common:
  • Anxiety
  • Less common:
  • Tension
  • Insomnia
  • Difficulty in concentration
  • Sleep problems

Contraindications of Provanol Forte 0.5mg

If you have: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)- difficulty in breathing and having cough Dementia - a condition where the brain is unable to think or remember things in general Liver...
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Side effects of Provanol Forte 0.5mg

  • Common:
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Incoordination in body movements
  • Mental confusion
  • Memories impairment- forgetfulness
  • Drowsiness

Precautions and Warnings of Provanol Forte 0.5mg

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Provanol forte 0.5mg during pregnancy?
A:
No, it is not safe to take Provanol forte 0.5mg during pregnancy. It is advised to discuss the benefits and side effects with the doctor if it is required to be taken during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Provanol forte 0.5mg while breastfeeding?
A:
No, it is not safe to take provanol forte 0.5mg medicine while breastfeeding a child. One should always consult their doctor and understand the benefits and consequences of taking this medicine while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Provanol forte 0.5mg?
A:
No, it is not safe to take provanol forte 0.5mg medicine and then drive a car. Since this medicine induces confusion, dizziness, and uneasiness, controlling motor vehicles is questionable for health and safety purposes.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the medicine Provanol forte 0.5mg?
A:
No, it is not safe to take provanol forte 0.5mg medicine while consuming alcohol. Since alcohol and this medicine both induce sleepiness and confusion, it is unsafe to mix them both.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You start having negative or suicidal thoughts.
  • You start feeling dizzy or sleepy, more often than earlier
  • You are a chronic alcohol user
  • You are a smoker and has started taking this medicine, try to quit smoking
  • Your caffeine intake is high. Keep it in control while taking provanol forte 0.5mg medicine.

Mode of Action of Provanol Forte 0.5mg

How Does It Work?

Provanol forte 0.5mg consists of a combination of two medications, namely clonazepam and propranolol. This medicine helps to calm down the anxious human brain. It sends out chemical messengers that he...
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Directions for Use of Provanol Forte 0.5mg

  • Swallow it as a whole orally with water, do not chew or crush it.
  • Do not take it without consulting a doctor.
  • Do not stop it abruptly, even if you start to feel better after some time
  • It can be taken with or without food, depending upon the instructions from the doctor
  • Take it at the same time every day

Interactions of Provanol Forte 0.5mg

Interactions with other medicines

  • Acetaminophen or paracetamol- medicine for fever
  • Alpha-blockers- blood control medications
  • Carbamazepine- medicine for epilepsy
  • Alpha-glucosidase inhibitors- to control diabetes
  • Ibuprofen- for fever, pains or swelling with infections
  • Levocetirizine- medication for allergic reactions
  • If the patient is already taking any form of medicine- herbal, homoeopathy or any other alternative form of medicine, they should always inform their doctor before starting the medicine.

Interactions with food items

  • With caffeine- if your daily intake of caffeine is more than the usual amount, kindly keep a watch on it because this medicine and caffeine can interact and cause adverse or unwanted effects.

Storage and disposal of Provanol Forte 0.5mg

Keep provanol forte 0.5mg away from children, pets, direct sunlight, and moisture. The disposal of the medicine should be done correctly so that no other person can consume it. If there are exchange f...
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Dosage of Provanol Forte 0.5mg

Overdose

  • Overdose can cause serious health problems. One should always be careful of the dosing schedule. Symptoms of overdose include tremors, vomiting, convulsions, or in extreme conditions- coma. They shoul...
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Missed a Dose

If someone has missed their prescription dose by mistake, they should take it as soon as possible. However, if it's near time for the next prescribed dose, they should skip the missed dose completely ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Tanya Gupta

BDS (Bachelor’s in Dental Surgery), MPH (Masters in Public Health)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is provanol forte 0.5mg, a habit forming medicine?

A: Yes, Provanol forte 0.5mg is a habit forming medicine. However, if it is taken in the proper amount, as prescribed by the treating doctor, it is safe and equally important to treat the underlying disorder.

Q: Can I take provanol forte 0.5mg with coffee?

  • Yes, you can take Provanol forte 0.5mg and consume coffee. However, coffee consumption should be controlled. One should not have more than 1-2 cups of coffee when taking Provanol forte 0.5mg medicine.
Product Details
Brand
PROVANOL FORTE
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
20/08/2022
Last Updated on: 10 Feb 2022 | 09:31 AM (IST)
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