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BETACAP TR 40MG CAP

Country of origin: INDIA

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MRP 42.66

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BETACAP TR 40MG CAP

Betacap TR 40mg Tab
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Betacap TR 40mg Tab helps decrease anxiety and relieve tremors. Betacap TR 40mg Tab 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).. However, the uses mentioned here may not be exhaustive. There may be other reasons or situations in which this medicine might be used.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredient of Betacap TR 40mg Tab is Propranolol 40 MG

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Propranolol in Betacap TR 40mg Tab is a beta blocker, which blocks the action of certain chemical messengers on the heart and blood vessels.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking Betacap TR 40mg Tab

  • Hypersensitivity or allergy to Betacap TR 40mg Tab or any of its components
  • Allergy to any other drugs
  • History of depression or any other mental disorder or mental illnesses
  • Drug or alcohol addiction
  • Taking medicines for severe anxiety
  • Any other ailments or illnesses that you may have
  • Caution:
  • It is very important to tell your doctor about your complete medical history.
  • Before taking Betacap TR 40mg Tab tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

This medication is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most side-effects are usually mild and resolve on their own. However, if they seem to persist for a longer duration of time, please consult your doctor. The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Betacap TR 40mg Tab. Some common side-effects are as follows:

  • Allergic reactions to any of the compounds in Betacap TR 40mg Tab
  • Confusion
  • Memory impairment
  • Drowsiness
  • Slow heart rate
  • Tiredness
  • Uncoordinated body movements
  • Nightmare
  • Cold extremities
How to Use

How to Use

Betacap TR 40mg Tab can be taken with food or on an empty stomach. The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor. It is best to take it at a fixed time. It is important that this medicine should not be taken more than the recommended dose.
Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening the tablet from the strip. Do not try to break/crush/chew the tablet.
Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take it at the next scheduled time. Do not take two doses at the same time as it can be dangerous to your health.
Bear in mind that it takes a few weeks for the medicine to work so you need to take it regularly even if you feel it is not doing you any good. You must keep taking the medicine until your doctor advises you to stop.
It should be taken only by the person for whom it has been recommended by a qualified physician.

Overdosage

Signs and symptoms MAY BE NOTED in case of an overdosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions in your body after taking Betacap TR 40mg Tab, please contact your doctor immediately. It is best to avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage of this medicine. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary from individual to individual. It is possible you may experience the following signs or symptoms:

  • Confusion
  • Nausea
  • Swelling of the face/tongue/throat
  • Rashes
  • Severe dizziness
  • Trouble breathing
  • Fever
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Eye pain or pressure
  • Vision problems
  • Unusual weight gain
  • Puffy face
  • Swelling of the ankles or feet
  • Depression
  • Mood swings
  • Menstrual period changes
  • Weakness
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

It is best to take the tablet only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Adjustment of dosage or avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

safe to use in case of any kidney ailment/disorder? Since there is limited information available on the use of This medicine in patients with kidney disease, it is advisable to consult your doctor and let him/her know in advance if you have any ailments related to the renal issues.

Liver:

safe to use in case of any liver ailment/disorder? This medicine is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. The limited data available suggests that adjustments of doses of This medicine may not be needed in these patients. It is advisable to consult your doctor and let him/her know in advance if you have any ailments related to the liver before using it.

Pregnancy:

safe to use in pregnant women? This medicine may be unsafe for pregnant women. Although only limited studies have been carried out in humans, studies done on animals have shown harmful effects on the developing baby Betacap TR 40mg Tab is a powerful medicine and therefore, it should be taken by pregnant women only when recommended by the physician. The doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it.

Lactation:

safe to use in breastfeeding women? This tab may be unsafe and may lead to serious and adverse side effects if you are breastfeeding. This tablet should not be taken unless your doctor says it is necessary to use during breastfeeding. Studies have shown that a small amount of the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby. Whether it may be used or not by a breast-feeding mother should be decided by the doctor.

Alcohol:

is it okay to consume alcohol during the use of this medicine? Mixing alcohol and medications may increase the risk of adverse reactions or complications, decrease the effectiveness of medications or even render them useless. Interactions of alcohol with drugs may make them harmful or even toxic to the body. Consumption of alcohol is not advisable. Please consult your doctor.

Driving:

does this medicine make you dizzy/ interfere with your sleep? Most people do not realize that many prescriptions and over-the-counter medicines can cause drowsiness and impair the ability to drive, thus making driving dangerous for themselves and others. If you notice any abnormal changes after ingesting this medicine, it is better to avoid driving. Please consult your doctor before using Betacap TR 40mg Tab.

Food:

Interactions between food and drugs may inadvertently reduce or increase the effect of the drug. Some commonly used herbs, fruits or other ingredients may cause failure of the therapy or even cause serious alterations of the patient’s health. This medication can be taken with food or without it but it is not known whether there are any interactions with food. Please consult your doctor.

Drug Interactions:

Drug interactions may be dangerous as they could change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. Be sure to keep a list of all the medicines you use for other illnesses including prescription medicines and herbal products in order to share it with your doctor. Do not start it on your own. Please consult your doctor.

Precautions
  • Keep this product out of reach of small children.
  • Keep this product in a cool place, away from heat and moisture.
  • Check the date of expiry of this product and do not use the medicine beyond its date of expiry.
  • Do not accept a damaged product.
  • Store this product at room temperature.
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


Drug Composition information
What is Propranolol for:

This medication is a beta-blocker, prescribed for high blood pressure and chest pain. It is also used to prevent migraine headaches and recurrence of heart attacks. It works by relaxing blood vessels.

How does Propranolol work:

Propranolol blocks chemicals that fire up the body.

How should Propranolol be used:

It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth, on an empty stomach. It also comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.

Common side effects of Propranolol :

Lightheadedness, mental depression, sleeplessness, weakness, fatigue, visual disturbances, hallucinations, vivid dreams, memory loss, emotional lability, fatigue, lethargy and vivid dreams.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

What precautions should I take when taking Propranolol :

Alert your doctor if you suffer from heart disease, asthma or other lung diseases.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Very bad dizziness or passing out. Trouble breathing. A big weight gain. Feeling very tired or weak. Very bad skin irritation. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Propranolol with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Propranolol :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Therapeutic Classification

Beta-Blockers, Antimigraine Preparations


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the use of Betacap TR 40mg Tab?

Betacap TR 40mg Tab helps decrease anxiety and relieve tremors. Betacap TR 40mg Tab 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).

Q2. What are the side effects of Betacap TR 40mg Tab?

Side effects are allergic reactions to any of the compounds in this medicine, confusion, memory impairment, drowsiness, slow heart rate, tiredness, uncoordinated body movements, nightmare and cold extremities.

Q3. Should we take Betacap TR 40mg Tab with food or without food?

It should be taken on an empty stomach and at about the same time each day.

Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking Betacap TR 40mg Tab?

Patients with hypersensitivity or allergy to this medicine or any of its components, allergy to any other drugs, history of depression or any other mental disorder or mental illnesses, drug or alcohol addiction, taking medicines for severe anxiety should consult their doctor before using this medicine. Avoid drinking alcohol as it may interact with this medicine.

Q5. Does Betacap TR 40mg Tab make you sleepy?

No. This tab does not make you drowsy. However, please tell your doctor about all other medicines that you may be taking as drug interactions may make you sleepy.

Q6. Is Betacap TR 40mg Tab harmful? What does an overdose of Betacap TR 40mg Tab lead to?

No. This medication is quite safe to take. However, an overdosage can lead to symptoms like confusion, nausea, swelling of the face/tongue/throat, rashes, severe dizziness, trouble breathing, fever, irregular heartbeat, eye pain or pressure, vision problems, unusual weight gain, puffy face, swelling of the ankles or feet, depression, mood swings, menstrual period changes and weakness. Please follow recommendations of your doctor correctly to avoid complications.

Q7. Can I take Betacap TR 40mg Tab during pregnancy?

This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

Q8. Can Betacap TR 40mg Tab be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

It needs a prescription.

Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on Betacap TR 40mg Tab?

Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can lower the blood pressure drastically.

Q10. How to store Betacap TR 40mg Tab?

Please store at room temperature (10-30°C).

Q11. If I have trouble swallowing Betacap TR 40mg Tab, can I mix it in water and drink it?

No. Please swallow it whole.

Q12. Can we give Betacap TR 40mg Tab to children?

Children weighing less than 4.5 pounds should not be given Betacap TR 40mg Capsule 10’s.

Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of Betacap TR 40mg Tab?

The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action may vary based on the intended use.

Q14. How long does the effect of Betacap TR 40mg Tab last?

The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body may vary based on the intended use.

Q15. Can we take this medicine daily? If yes, how many tablets can we take everyday?

Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration.

Q16. For how many days should I take this medicine?

The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

Q17. When should I take this medicine? / What time can I take this medicine?

Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

Seller Information
Manufactured By

SUN PHARMA

aceme plaza,andheri-kurla road,andheri east mumbai-400059

Packed By

SUN PHARMA

aceme plaza,andheri-kurla road,andheri east mumbai-400059

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