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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 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 without worrying about any side effects.


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 says it is safe for you.


What is the effect of Pindolol on the Kidneys?

There are no any side effects of Pindolol for kidney.


What is the effect of Pindolol on the Liver?

You can take Pindolol without any fear of damage to liver.


What is the effect of Pindolol on the Heart?

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


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?

No, you do not get addicted to Pindolol.

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

After taking Pindolol you may feel sleepy. So it is not safe to undertake these activities.


Is it safe?

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

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Pindolol is not used to treat mental disorders.


Pindolol Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Pindolol

Taking Pindolol with food does not cause any problem.


Interaction between Alcohol and Pindolol

Taking alcohol with Pindolol can be dangerous.

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