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Pindolol

Pindolol Information

Pindolol Benefits & Uses

Pindolol is used to treat the following -

Pindolol 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 Pindolol

Pindolol

Pindolol Side Effects

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

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Fatigue Mild
  4. Stomach ache Mild
  5. Diarrhoea
  6. Constipation Mild
  7. Muscle cramps or spasms (painful)
  8. Dizziness Mild
  9. Joint aches
  10. Weight gain
  11. Wheezing Moderate
  12. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)

Pindolol Related Warnings

Is the use of Pindolol safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women can take Pindolol safely.

Safe

Is the use of Pindolol safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Pindolol. Immediately discontinue Pindolol if you observe any side effects. Contact your doctor, and restart using it only if your doctor considers it safe for you.

Moderate

What is the effect of Pindolol on the Kidneys?

Pindolol is completely safe for kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Pindolol on the Liver?

Pindolol is not harmful for the liver.

Safe

What is the effect of Pindolol on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Pindolol on the heart have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Pindolol with Other Drugs

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

Pindolol Contraindications

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

  1. Diabetes
  2. Hyperthyroidism
  3. Heart Failure
  4. Asthma
  5. COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  6. Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)
  7. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)

Frequently asked Questions about Pindolol

Is this Pindolol habit forming or addictive?

Pindolol does not cause addiction.

No

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

After taking Pindolol, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Pindolol can make you drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but consume Pindolol only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Pindolol is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

No

Pindolol Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Pindolol

Taking Pindolol with food is safe.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Pindolol

Taking alcohol with Pindolol can be dangerous.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

  1. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 148
  2. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Visken® (pindolol)