Provanol Sr 40mg Tablet
Provanol Sr 40mg Tablet

Provanol Sr 40mg Tablet

By INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
41.82*
MRP 51.00
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Propranolol(40.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-ANGINAL

Medical Description

Provanol Sr 40mg Tablet contains Propranolol as its active ingredient. This medicine is used to treat and prevent heart-related conditions such as high blood pressure, irregular heartbeats, chest pain...
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uses

Uses of Provanol Sr 40 MG

  • Provanol Sr 40mg Tablet is used for the treatment of high blood pressure, irregular heart rhythm, Pheochromocytoma (a rare tumour of the adrenal gland situated above kidneys) and Hypertrophic Subaorti...
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  • It is also used for the prevention of angina attacks (chest pain due to heart condition), myocardial infarction (heart attack), tremors and migraine.
contraindications

Contraindications of Provanol Sr 40 MG

  • If you are allergic to Propranolol or any other constituents of Provanol Sr 40mg Tablet.
  • If you have asthma, lung or airway disorders.
  • If you have low blood pressure, blockage in the heart and slow heartbeats (bradycardia).
  • If you experience low blood glucose very often.
  • If you have blood circulation issues and electrolyte imbalance.
  • If you have an untreated tumour of the adrenal gland or a condition Prinzmetal's angina.
  • Do not take this medicine after prolonged fasting.
sideEffects

Side effects of Provanol Sr 40 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Tiredness
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Nightmares
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Increased heartbeats
  • Cold hands and feet
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Provanol Sr 40 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Provanol Sr 40mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Provanol Sr 40mg Tablet is not recommended during pregnancy as it may be harmful. However, your doctor may give you this medicine if needed and the advantages outweigh the risks. You should consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or plan to have a child while taking this medicine.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Provanol Sr 40mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if Propranolol passes into human milk. Hence, you should not breastfeed while taking this medicine.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Provanol Sr 40mg Tablet?
A:
You may experience visual disturbances, inability to recognise objects properly, dizziness, hallucinations, tiredness or confusion. Thus, you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Provanol Sr 40mg Tablet?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine as it may worsen your condition.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any problems with your heart.
  • You have kidney or liver-related diseases.
  • You have blood circulation problems.
  • You have muscle weakness.
  • You have a history of allergic reactions.
  • You have an overactive thyroid gland.
  • You have cold sensations in fingers and toes.
  • You have skin conditions like itchy dry patches on the skin.
  • You smoke and drink very often.
  • You are above 65 years.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Provanol Sr 40 MG

How Does It Work?

Propranolol works by blocking certain chemicals in the body that affect the heart and blood vessels, thus reducing the blood pressure, heart rate and makes it easier for your heart to pump blood aroun...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Provanol Sr 40 MG

Provanol Sr 40mg Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It should be taken on an empty stomach. It would be ...
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interactions

Interactions of Provanol Sr 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of this medicine with medicines to treat irregular heartbeat and adrenaline (Epinephrine) may cause high blood pressure or slow heartbeats. Therefore, it should be avoided.
  • Antimigraine medicines such as Ergotamine and Rizatriptan should be taken with a gap of a minimum of 2 hours with Provanol Sr 40mg Tablet.
  • Concomitant use of Propranolol with medicines to treat heart diseases like Verapamil, Diltiazem and Nifedipine should be avoided as it may lead to abnormal heart rhythm, low blood pressure, slow heart...
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  • Concomitant use of Propranolol with anaesthetics may cause fast heartbeats and may also increase the risk of high blood pressure and thus should be used with caution.
  • This medicine, if taken along with other antihypertensive medicines can lead to a sudden drop in blood pressure.
  • Concomitant use of anti-inflammatory medicines like Indomethacin and Ibuprofen may decrease the effect of Propranolol.
  • Concomitant use along with medicines used to treat brain-related disorders like Fluvoxamine and Imipramine may cause slow heartbeats.
  • Other medicines like Lidocaine, Warfarin, Phenobarbital, Mephobarbital, Chlorpromazine, Cimetidine, Hydralazine, Imipramine, Rifampicin, Theophylline, Insulin and Digoxin used to treat heart failure s...
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  • Do not smoke or consume tobacco as may cause an increase in heart rate and may impair blood pressure control.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Provanol Sr 40 MG

  • Store Provanol Sr 40mg Tablet below 25°C in a clean and dry place.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Provanol Sr 40 MG

Overdose

  • Excess of this medicine can have deadly effects and may lead to a heart attack. The overdose symptoms are slow heartbeats, low blood pressure, fits, heart diseases, difficulty in breathing, drowsiness...
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  • If you experience any of these symptoms or think you have taken an excessive dose of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • Missing a dose of antihypertensives may lead to high blood pressure and other heart-related complications. If you miss any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose of this tablet to compensate for the missed one.

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 Provanol Sr 40mg Tablet on my own?

  • No, you should not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor.
  • If you stop the medication suddenly, you may suffer from severe heart-related and blood pressure problems.
  • Your doctor will reduce the dose gradually over weeks before stopping it.

Q: What are the complications if my high blood pressure is not under control?

A: Uncontrolled high blood pressure is known to cause serious complications in several body parts. It can cause heart failure, kidney damage, bleeding in the brain and eyes.

Q: Can Provanol Sr 40mg Tablet be used for anxiety?

A: No, Provanol Sr 40mg Tablet is used for the treatment of high blood pressure and several heart-related conditions. It is not effective against anxiety.

Q: Are Provanol Sr 40mg Tablet and Propranolol the same?

A: Provanol Sr 40mg Tablet is the brand name of a medicine that contains Propranolol as the main constituent.

Q: How does Provanol Sr 40mg Tablet work for migraines?

A: Migraine could be due to various reasons and one of them is the change in the blood flow to the brain. Inderal is known to relax the blood vessels by blocking certain receptors. Hence, it improves blood flow.
Last Updated on: 19 Mar 2021 | 04:12 PM (IST)
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