Propranolol falls into a category of medicines named beta-blockers. These Inderal tablets help in decreasing anxiety and relieve tremors. This medicine also helps prevent migraine, bleeding in the stomach caused by high blood pressure, heart-related problems such as chest pain (angina), or any hypertension.
The medicine also treats and prevents high blood pressure and some abnormal heartbeat. This medicine helps in preventing and reducing the frequency and severity of migraine headaches. This medicine is also used after a heart attack to increase the chance of survival.
Take this medicine, usually 2 to 4 times a day or as your doctor directs it. If you are taking this medicine 4 times a day, take the medication before the night meal.
The general initial usage is 40mg 2x a day.
For Angina Pectoris
A total daily dose of 80mg to 320mg Inderal, when you are taking 2x a day, 3x a day, or 4x a day, the medicine has been shown to increase the tolerance and reduce the ischemia changes.
For atrial fibrillation
The recommended dose is 10mg to 30mg 3 to 4 times a day.
In this case, the recommended dose is 40 mg and titration after 1 month to 60 mg. the recommended daily dosage is 180 mg to 240 mg for daily usage.
Here are some side effects of Inderal tablets.
• Trouble in sleeping
• Brady cardia
• Unusual dreams
• Stomach pain
• Nausea or vomiting
• Vision changes
You can reduce the risk of lightheadedness and dizziness. Get up slowly when you are rising from sitting to lying position. This drug reduces the flow of blood to your hands and feet, which causes them to get cold.
When not to use
This medicine is contraindicated to patients who are known with hypersensitive drugs
• Adults are allowed to take this medicine with or without food. But remember to take medicine the same way each.
• Do not crush, chew, the tablet.
• Those who are under pregnancy are advised to consult their doctor before taking these Inderal tablets.