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Betadrop

Betadrop Information

Betadrop Benefits & Uses

Betadrop is used to treat the following -

Betadrop Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Betadrop

Atenolol
Nifedipine

Betadrop Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Betadrop is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Fatigue Mild
  4. Dizziness Mild
  5. Diarrhoea
  6. Drowsiness
  7. Wheezing Moderate
  8. Orthostatic Hypotension (Sudden Lowering of Blood Pressure on Standing)
  9. Blurred vision
  10. Cold hands
  11. Ankle Swelling
  12. Flushing
  13. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
  14. Edema Moderate
  15. Abdominal Pain Mild

Betadrop Related Warnings

Is the use of Betadrop safe for pregnant women?

Those pregnant women want to take Betadrop, before that take doctor advice regarding how to use. If you don't do same then it will cause harmful effects on your health.

Is the use of Betadrop safe during breastfeeding?

Betadrop should not be taken without first taking your doctor's advice, as it may severe side effects for breastfeeding women.

What is the effect of Betadrop on the Kidneys?

There are no any side effects of Betadrop for [Organ].

What is the effect of Betadrop on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Betadrop on [Organ] have been reported.

What is the effect of Betadrop on the Heart?

In the absence of any scientific study of side effects of Betadrop on [Organ], information on safety of Betadrop for [Organ] is unavailable.

Severe Interaction of Betadrop with Other Drugs

Betadrop should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Betadrop Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Betadrop unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Diabetes
  2. Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension)
  3. Hyperthyroidism
  4. Asthma
  5. Kidney Disease
  6. Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)
  7. Glaucoma
  8. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  9. Tachycardia
  10. Heart Failure
  11. Diabetes

Frequently asked Questions about Betadrop

Is this Betadrop habit forming or addictive?

No, you do not get addicted to Betadrop.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Betadrop, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine. It can be dangerous, as Betadrop can make you drowsy.

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Betadrop only on doctor's advice.

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Betadrop is not used to treat mental disorders.

Betadrop Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Betadrop

Taking Betadrop with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk with your doctor about this.

Interaction between Alcohol and Betadrop

Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Betadrop with alcohol.

Betadrop से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Does Betadrop cause drowsiness?

Dr. Gaurav MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Betadrop may cause drowsiness (sleepiness). It is a common side effect of this drug. If you experience drowsiness after taking this drug, then you are advised not to drive any vehicle or operate any machinery to avoid accidental injury.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Can Betadrop cause cough?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS, Other

Yes, sometimes Betadrop might cause cough reflex. It occurs due to bronchoconstrictive (narrowing of the airways) effect of this drug. It is a rare side effect of this drug. If you are experiencing excessive coughing after taking this drug then you are advised to consult with your doctor.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

How long can I safely take Betadrop?

Dr. Tarun kumar MBBS, Other

Take Betadrop as long as it is recommended by your doctor. Using this drug beyond that period might not be good for you because it can lead to unintended side effects. 

सवाल over 1 year पहले

How does Betadrop work?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS, Other

Betadrop contains atenolol which is presumed to work through multiple mechanisms. It reduces blood pressure and slows down the fast heartbeat by blocking the influx of calcium ions and binding to certain receptors (beta-adrenoceptors) in the smooth muscles of heart which prevent the effects of adrenaline and noradrenaline that also contributes in decreasing myocardial (heart) oxygen demand. 

सवाल 12 months पहले

Can Betadrop cause depression?

Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB, General Surgery

Rarely, Betadrop causes depression. However, the exact cause of depression is not known. If you experiencing insomnia, persistent feeling of sadness, loss of appetite, loss of interest in activities which are symptoms of depression then you are advised to discuss it with your doctor without any further delay.

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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Tenormin® (atenolol)
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  4. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Procardia XL® (nifedipine)
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  6. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 907-909