What is Apo-Nadolol (Nadolol) used for?
Apo-Nadolol (Nadolol) is a type of drug known as a beta-blocker. It is used in the treatment of angina and high blood pressure. It can help to reduce the occurrence of episodes of chest pain, thereby improving the patient's ability to exercise.
This drug works by inhibiting the actions of epinephrine (adrenaline) on the blood vessels and heart, which in turn lowers the heart rate and blood pressure. Other uses of this drug include being used to protect the heart after the occurrence of a heart attack, treatment of an irregular heartbeat and for prevention of migraine headaches.
How should I use Apo-Nadolol (Nadolol)?
Apo-Nadolol (Nadolol) tablets should be swallowed whole. Take this medication exactly as directed by your physician. The dosage may occasionally be adjusted by your physician. It is important not to skip any doses while taking this drug, as this may worsen your condition. Your physician will need to check your blood pressure regularly while you are taking this medication. It is important to attend all medical appointments while taking this medication.
What are the side effects of Apo-Nadolol (Nadolol)?
Some common side effects of Apo-Nadolol (Nadolol) include:
Patients should always consult their physician if any side effect worsens, or if other more serious side effects occur, such as discoloration of fingers, nails or toes, temporary loss of hair, changes in mood, numbness, a decreased sexual ability, swollen limbs, changes in vision, chest pain or an irregular heartbeat.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Apo-Nadolol (Nadolol). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.