Inderal 40 Tablet
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Inderal 40 Tablet

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Introduction

Inderal 40 Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers. It helps to decrease anxiety and relieve tremors. It is also used to help prevent migraine, heart-related chest pain (angina), and bleeding in the stomach caused by high blood pressure in the liver (portal hypertension).

Inderal 40 Tablet may also be used to treat high blood pressure and some types of abnormal heartbeat (arrhythmia). The dose will depend on what you are being treated for and how you respond to the medicine. You should always take it as prescribed by the doctor. It should be taken on an empty stomach and try to take it at the same time each day. You should keep taking it even if you feel well, as you are still getting the benefits. If you stop taking it suddenly, your condition may worsen.

The most common side effects are tiredness, weakness cold fingers and toes (Raynaud phenomenon), irregular or slow heartbeat, numbness in your fingers, and breathlessness. You may also experience nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Talk to your doctor if the side effects bother you or do not go away. Most side effects are short-lived and improve as your body gets used to the medicine.

You should not use this medicine if you have asthma, very slow or uneven heartbeats, or a serious heart condition, including heart failure. Talk to your doctor before taking it if you have kidney or liver problems or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). In terms of lifestyle, alcohol may affect the way this medicine works and should be avoided. You should not drive if this medicine makes you feel dizzy. Ask your doctor whether it is safe to take this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Uses of Inderal Tablet

  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Anxiety
  • Arrhythmia
  • Prevention of Heart attack
  • Prevention of Angina (heart-related chest pain)
  • Prevention of Migraine

Benefits of Inderal Tablet

In Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Inderal 40 Tablet belongs to a group of medicine called beta-blockers. It blocks the effect of some chemicals on your heart and blood vessels. This slows down the heart rate and helps the heart beat with less force thereby lowering your blood pressure. This also reduces your risk of having a stroke, heart attack, or other heart and kidney problems in the future.

In Anxiety

Inderal 40 Tablet changes the way your body reacts to a hormone called epinephrine. It works quickly to reduce physical symptoms of anxiety such as palpitations, sweating, and shaking. It has few side effects and may be a useful alternative if you get bad side effects from taking other anti-anxiety medicines.

In Arrhythmia

Inderal 40 Tablet is commonly used to stabilize heart rhythms. It helps in stopping an abnormal rhythm while it is happening, preventing its occurrence in the first place or slowing down the heart rate during an episode to make it more comfortable for you.

In Prevention of Heart attack

By lowering your blood pressure and making it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body, Inderal 40 Tablet ensures a sufficient supply of oxygen to the heart. This will reduce the chances of having a heart attack in the future.

In Prevention of Angina (heart-related chest pain)

Inderal 40 Tablet makes sure that your heart is getting a good supply of oxygen. Thus, making it less likely that you will suffer from heart related chest pain (angina). This medicine thus helps to increase your ability to exercise and go about your daily life more easily and confidently.

In Prevention of Migraine

It is not fully established how Inderal 40 Tablet helps prevent migraines. This medicine may change electrical activity in the brain, reduce the flow of blood in your brain, or increase the activity in a region of the brain associated with migraines. By preventing and reducing the frequency of headaches, it can help you carry out your daily activities and have a better quality of life.

 

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Side effects of Inderal Tablet

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 Inderal

  • Tiredness
  • Weakness
  • Raynaud phenomenon
  • Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeats)
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea

How to use Inderal Tablet

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. Inderal 40 Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

Avoid Inderal 40 Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Inderal Tablet works

Inderal 40 Tablet is a beta blocker. It works by affecting the body’s response to nerve impulses, especially in the heart. It slows down your heart rate and makes it easier for the heart to pump blood around the body. It also widens the blood vessels in the body for better blood flow.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Inderal 40 Tablet.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Inderal 40 Tablet 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.

Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Inderal 40 Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.

Driving

UNSAFE
Inderal 40 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Inderal 40 Tablet may cause visual disturbances, hallucinations, fatigue, mental confusion, dizziness or tiredness. This may affect your driving ability.

Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Inderal 40 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Inderal 40 Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease. Inderal 40 Tablet may be started with a low dose and then increased further. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.

Liver

CAUTION
Inderal 40 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Inderal 40 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.

What if you forget to take Inderal Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Inderal 40 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.