Betacap Plus 10 Capsule SR


Betacap Plus 10 Capsule SR is a combination of two medicines that helps in preventing migraine. This medicine is not used for treatment of acute migraine attack.

Betacap Plus 10 Capsule SR should be taken on empty stomach, but try to have it same time regularly at a fixed time preferably at night. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you. Lifestyle modifications like avoiding stress, smoking, and processed food items may help this medicine work better.

Few common side effects of this medicine include weight gain, slow heart rate, tiredness, depression, drowsiness and cold extremities. It may cause sleepiness so try not to drive or do anything that requires mental focus or rise slowly while from sitting position. The drug has the ability to hide the symptoms of the blood sugar level, hence monitor your blood sugar level regularly as well as blood pressure while taking this medicine.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have liver or kidney, or depression disease, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works.

Uses of Betacap Plus Capsule SR

  • Prevention of Migraine

Side effects of Betacap Plus Capsule SR

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Betacap Plus

  • Weight gain
  • Slow heart rate
  • Tiredness
  • Depression
  • Drowsiness
  • Abnormal dreams
  • Cold extremities

How to use Betacap Plus Capsule SR

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Betacap Plus 10 Capsule SR is to be taken empty stomach.

How Betacap Plus Capsule SR works

Betacap Plus 10 Capsule SR is a combination of two medicines: Propranolol and Flunarizine, which prevents migraine. Propranolol is a beta blocker and Flunarizine is a calcium channel blocker. They work by stabilizing the reactive nerve cells and increasing the threshold to migraine activation. They also inhibit cortical spreading depression (CSD- electric waves that move across the brain and cause pain and inflammation).

Safety Advice


It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Betacap Plus 10 Capsule SR.


Betacap Plus 10 Capsule SR may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.


Information regarding the use of Betacap Plus 10 Capsule SR during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.


Betacap Plus 10 Capsule SR may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Betacap Plus 10 Capsule SR may cause visual disturbances, hallucinations, fatigue, mental confusion, dizziness or tiredness. This may affect your driving ability.


Betacap Plus 10 Capsule SR is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Betacap Plus 10 Capsule SR may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.


Betacap Plus 10 Capsule SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Betacap Plus 10 Capsule SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.