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Visken (Pindolol) Drug Price and Information

Visken is a beta blocker, prescribed for hypertension.  It slows down the heart rate and decreases the amount of blood it pumps out.


Generic : Pindolol
10 Tablets
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    Drug Name : Pindolol

    Pindolol(Pinadol) generic Visken is a beta blocker, prescribed for hypertension. It slows down the heart rate and decreases the amount of blood it pumps out.
    More Info about Pindolol

    Trade Names for Pindolol

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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

    Medical condition(s) for which Visken may be prescribed

    Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

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

    Side effects of Visken

    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.

    How to use Visken?

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

    When Should Visken not be taken? (Contraindications)

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


    Warnings and Precautions for Visken

    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

    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Visken

    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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