Provanol 80 Sr Tablet help decrease anxiety and relieve tremors. It is also used to help prevent migraine, heart-related chest pain (angina), and bleeding in the stomach caused by high blood pressure in the liver (portal hypertension).
Provanol 80 Sr Tablet may also be use to treat high blood pressure and some types of abnormal heartbeat (arrhythmia). The dose will depend on what you are being treated for and how you respond to the medicine. You should always take it as prescribed by the doctor. It should be take on an empty stomach and at about the same time each day. You should keep taking it even if you feel well, as you are still getting the benefits. If you stop taking it suddenly, your condition may worsen.
The most common side effect are tiredness, weakness cold fingers and toes (Raynaud phenomenon), irregular or slow heartbeat, numbness in your fingers, and breathlessness. You may also experience nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Talk to your doctor if the side effects bother you or do not go away. Most side effects are short-lived and improve as your body get use to the medicine.
You should not use this medicine if you have asthma, very slow or uneven heartbeats, or a serious heart condition, including heart failure. Talk to your doctor before taking it if you have kidney or liver problem or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). In terms of lifestyle, alcohol may affect the way this medicine works and should be avoided. You should not drive if this medicine make you feel dizzy. Ask your doctor whether it is safe to take this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
USES OF PROVANOL TABLET SR
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
- Heart attack
- Angina (heart-related chest pain)
BENEFITS OF PROVANOL TABLET SR
In Treatment of Pheochromocytoma
While carrying out surgery for the removal of pheochromocytoma, there is a risk of abnormally high blood pressure. Provanol 80 Sr Tablet blocks the effect of some chemicals on your heart and blood vessels. This slows down the heart rate and helps the heartbeat with less force thereby lowering your blood pressure. It is used for the immediate reduction of very high blood pressure (hypertensive emergency). Controlled blood pressure reduces the risk of having a heart attack, stroke, or kidney problems.
SIDE EFFECTS OF PROVANOL TABLET SR
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Provanol
- Raynaud’s phenomenon
- Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeats)
HOW TO USE PROVANOL TABLET SR
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Provanol 80 Sr Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Avoid Provanol 80 Sr Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.
HOW PROVANOL TABLET SR WORKS
Provanol 80 Sr Tablet contains Propranolol, a beta blocker. It works by affecting the body’s response to nerve impulses, especially in the heart. It slows down your heart rate and makes it easier for the heart to pump blood around the body. This prevents arrhythmias. It also widens the blood vessels in the body for better blood flow, thereby preventing angina as well as migraine. The exact mechanism by which it prevents tremors is not known, but experts believe that Provanol 80 Sr Tablet helps block the nerve impulses to the muscle responsible for tremors.
Propranolol helps block the effects of the chemical messenger namely, adrenaline and noradrenaline, that are produced by the brain and are responsible for increasing your heart rate which makes you feel anxious. This way it helps with anxiety. While treating pheochromocytoma, Provanol 80 Sr Tablet may be give to block the action of high-adrenaline hormones, to lower the risk of developing dangerously high blood pressure during surgery for remove the tumor.
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|Treatment||Migraine, Chest pain (Angina), High blood pressure|
|Pack Size||30 Tablet/s, 60 Tablet/s, 90 Tablet/s|