FAQs ABOUT PONOL 40MG TABLET
Can PONOL 40MG TABLET used in asthmatic patients?
No, PONOL 40MG TABLET cannot be used in patients suffering from asthma. This is because using it can cause breathing problems, which may trigger an asthma attack. Always inform your doctor if you have or ever had asthma or any kind of difficulty breathing difficulty, before starting treatment with PONOL 40MG TABLET.
Does PONOL 40MG TABLET make you feel sleepy?
PONOL 40MG TABLET can occasionally cause dizziness or tiredness while taking it. Don't drive, use machinery, or perform any activities that require alertness. If this occurs to you, consult your doctor for opinion.
Should we take PONOL 40MG TABLET before or after food?
PONOL 40MG TABLET should preferably be taken before meals. It should be swallowed with a drink of water.
When can I expect relief in my symptoms after taking PONOL 40MG TABLET?
PONOL 40MG TABLET usually starts working within a few hours of taking it. However, to notice considerable changes in the symptoms of high blood pressure or heart conditions, it may take a week. You will not be able to notice any difference, but that does not mean it is not working. However, keep taking PONOL 40MG TABLET as prescribed by your doctor to get its full benefits.
What are the uses of PONOL 40MG TABLET?
PONOL 40MG TABLET It is used to treat hypertension, angina and arrhythmia. It can also be used to treat signs and symptoms associated with anxiety, overactive thyroid gland, phaeochromocytoma or Hypertrophic Subaortic Stenosis. It can prevent heart attacks and migraine headaches and reduce tremors.
What type of a medicine is PONOL 40MG TABLET?
PONOL 40MG TABLET is a beta-blocker. It works by blocking the actions of certain chemical messengers (such as adrenaline and noradrenaline) in our body that controls the function of the heart, brain and kidneys and lungs. This helps in normalizing heart functions, migraine, anxiety and tremors. It also reduces heart signs associated with anxiety, overactive thyroid gland, phaeochromocytoma or Hypertrophic Subaortic Stenosis
Can PONOL 40MG TABLET reduce anxiety?
Yes. PONOL 40MG TABLET helps to control racing heartbeat and nervousness associated with anxiety.
What happens when I stop taking PONOL 40MG TABLET?
Do not stop taking PONOL 40MG TABLET without consulting your doctor as your symptoms may re-appear once again. Make sure to take PONOL 40MG TABLET for the stipulated duration recommended by your doctor to achieve maximum results.
What is the best time to take PONOL 40MG TABLET?
PONOL 40MG TABLET is preferably taken before meals. Your doctor will decide the best time for you to take PONOL 40MG TABLET based on your age, body weight and disease condition.
What to do if I forgot to take a dose of PONOL 40MG TABLET?
If you forgot to take a dose of PONOL 40MG TABLET, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next dose of PONOL 40MG TABLET, skip the missed dose and take the next one regularly. Do not take a double dose of PONOL 40MG TABLET to compensate the missed ones.
What precautions should be followed while taking PONOL 40MG TABLET?
Before taking PONOL 40MG TABLET inform your doctor if you have any liver or kidney problems. You must also inform your doctor if you have any other types of anginas or arrhythmia, any breathing problems, diabetes, asthma, heart failure as a precaution. Do not take PONOL 40MG TABLET without consulting your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Regularly visit your doctor and take all the necessary blood test recommended by your doctor without fail.
Can I consume alcohol while taking PONOL 40MG TABLET?
Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking PONOL 40MG TABLET as it might make you feel dizzier and drowsier.
What happens if I accidentally take more PONOL 40MG TABLET?
If you or anyone else accidentally took more PONOL 40MG TABLET, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdose might include slow heartbeat, low blood pressure, breathing difficulties with symptoms such as fatigue, hallucinations, tremors, confusion, nausea, vomiting, body spasms and fainting.
Can I take PONOL 40MG TABLET daily?
Take PONOL 40MG TABLET as advised by your physician. Your doctor will evaluate your health condition and suggests whether can you take PONOL 40MG TABLET every day or not.
Is PONOL 40MG TABLET safe to use in diabetic patients?
PONOL 40MG TABLET may alter the blood sugar levels in your body. Therefore, it is necessary to inform your doctor if you have diabetes before taking PONOL 40MG TABLET as a precaution. Your doctor will closely monitor you blood sugar levels to avoid the risk of side effects.
What are the side effects of PONOL 40MG TABLET?
The most common side effects of taking PONOL 40MG TABLET are cold fingers and toes, slow heartbeat, tiredness, sleep disturbances and Raynaud’s syndrome (numbness and spasm in the fingers followed by warmth and pain). Consult your doctor if any of these side effect troubles you.
Can I stop taking PONOL 40MG TABLET once my symptoms subside?
No. Do not stop taking PONOL 40MG TABLET without consulting your doctor as it may make your symptoms reappear. Therefore, take PONOL 40MG TABLET as advised by your doctor for the stipulated duration.
Can PONOL 40MG TABLET be taken during pregnancy?
PONOL 40MG TABLET is generally not recommended for use in pregnant women unless considered necessary by the physician, as it may harm the growing baby. Therefore, inform your doctor before taking PONOL 40MG TABLET if you are pregnant, think you might be pregnant or planning to have a baby.
Is PONOL 40MG TABLET safe to use in kidney disease?
PONOL 40MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with kidney problems. Your doctor will access your health condition and suggest a suitable dose for you.
Can the use of PONOL 40MG TABLET affect the liver?
Yes. PONOL 40MG TABLET may affect the way your liver work. It can elevate the levels of certain liver enzymes in your body. Therefore, it should be used with caution in patients with liver problems. Consult your doctor before taking it.