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Drug information on Visken (15 mg) (Pindolol) from

Visken (15 mg)

Generic : Pindolol
10 Tablets
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Drug Name : Pindolol

Pindolol(Pinadol) generic Visken (15 mg) is a beta blocker, prescribed for hypertension. It slows down the heart rate and decreases the amount of blood it pumps out.
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Pinadol, Visken
Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017

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Medical Condition(s) for which Visken (15 mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Visken (15 mg)

   Central Nervous System : Abnormal dreams, dizziness, fatigue, hallucinations, sleeplessness, nervousness, weakness and tingling.

   Heart : Difficulty in breathing, swelling in the leg, heart failure and palpitations.

   Musculoskeletal : Chest pain, joint pain, muscle cramps and muscle pain.

   Gastrointestinal : Abdominal discomfort and nausea.

   Skin : Itching and rash.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- The recommended initial dose is 5 mg two times per day.

How to use Visken (15 mg)?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

When is Visken (15 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with asthma, heart failure, shock, heart block and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Visken (15 mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of adrenal gland tumor, respiratory problems, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), lung, heart, kidney, liver diseases, narrowing of blood vessels, slow heartbeat, sugar, overactive thyroid, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

Other Precautions for Visken (15 mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Visken (15 mg)

Store it at room temperature and away from light.

Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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