FAQs ABOUT BETALOL 5MG TABLET
What is BETALOL 5MG TABLET used for?
BETALOL 5MG TABLET used in the treatment of essential hypertension (high blood pressure). It also controls heart pumping strength and in the treatment of mild and moderate chronic heart failure (above 70 years of age).
Can I stop taking BETALOL 5MG TABLET on my own?
No, do not alter or discontinue the daily dose of BETALOL 5MG TABLET after feeling better without consulting your doctor. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of BETALOL 5MG TABLET for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.
Does BETALOL 5MG TABLET have side effects?
BETALOL 5MG TABLET can cause headache, dizziness, tiredness, itching or tingling feeling, diarrhoea, constipation, nausea, shortness of breath and swelling in feet and hands. Consult a doctor immediately if any of the effects worsens or continues for a long time.
Can BETALOL 5MG TABLET cause constipation?
Yes, constipation is a common side effect of taking BETALOL 5MG TABLET. In case you are suffering from constipation, take foods rich in fibre in your diet for better digestion such as such as fresh fruits, vegetables and whole grain cereals, and drink plenty of fluids. Exercise more regularly and stay active. Consult your doctor if symptom worsens.
How and when BETALOL 5MG TABLET should be taken?
Take BETALOL 5MG TABLET as advised by your doctor. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.
Can BETALOL 5MG TABLET cause headache?
Yes, headache is one of the most common side effects of taking BETALOL 5MG TABLET. In case if you are experiencing a headache after taking BETALOL 5MG TABLET, try to rest and relax. Keep drinking plenty of fluids such as water or electrolytes. Apply a pain-relieving balm on the forehead if needed. Do not consume too much of alcohol. Consult your doctor if headache persists for a long time.
Can BETALOL 5MG TABLET be taken by pregnant or breast-feeding women?
No. BETALOL 5MG TABLET is not recommended for use in pregnant and breast-feeding women. unless clearly necessary. Consult with your doctor if you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you might be pregnant or are planning to have a baby.