Cardinol (Propranolol Hydrochloride)
What is Cardinol (Propranolol Hydrochloride) used for?
Cardinol (Propranolol Hydrochloride) is a beta blocker that is effective in treating many different conditions, such as irregular heartbeats, tremors, high blood pressure, anxiety or an overactive thyroid. It is also used to prevent chest pain and migraine headaches. It helps to lower high blood pressure by affecting circulation and the heart.
How should I use Cardinol (Propranolol Hydrochloride)?
The exact dose for Cardinol (Propranolol Hydrochloride) can vary considerably, depending on which condition it is being used to treat, as well as other factors. A standard dose may range from 2 to 4 tablets per day. Therefore, in order to determine the correct dosage, you must consult your physician before you begin taking this drug. If you are treating high blood pressure, it may take 1 to 2 weeks for the benefits of this drug to be noticed.
What are the side effects of Cardinol (Propranolol Hydrochloride)?
Some side effects of Cardinol (Propranolol Hydrochloride) include:
Consult your physician at once if you notice blue fingers or toes, changes in mood, increased urination or swollen joints.
Suddenly stopping this medication may cause serious problems. Never stop taking this medication unless directed to do so by your physician. Your physician will normally gradually reduce your dosage instead of abruptly stopping it.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Cardinol (Propranolol Hydrochloride). 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.