Pradil 150mg Tablet 10'S


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PROPAFENONE HYDROCHLORIDE 150MG
By Emcure Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Prescription Needed
M.R.P.: Rs.261.55
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What is PRADIL 150mg Tablet used for?

PRADIL 150mg Tablet is used for the treatment paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia and atrial fibrillation.

PRADIL 150mg Tablet may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does PRADIL 150mg Tablet work?

PRADIL 150mg Tablet belongs to the class of drugs called anti-arrhythmic drugs. The drug works by reducing the sensitivity of heart muscle cells to electrical impulses. This interferes with the electrical conduction of the heart and stabilises the abnormal heart rhythm.

How to take PRADIL 150mg Tablet?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take PRADIL 150mg Tablet as prescribed by your doctor.

Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush or chew the tablet. Take the drug with or without food. However, taking the drug with food prevents stomach upset.

If you miss a dose of PRADIL 150mg Tablet, please take it immediately once you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

The overdose symptoms of PRADIL 150mg Tablet may include:

  • Severe dizziness
  • Very slow heartbeat
  • Fainting
  • Difficulty in breathing

You must seek immediate medical care if you experience any of the above symptoms.

What are the drugs that interact with PRADIL 150mg Tablet?

Drugs that interact with PRADIL 150mg Tablet include the following:

  • Acetaminophen
  • Albuterol
  • Amiodarone
  • Clarithromycin
  • Dofetilide
  • Erythromycin
  • Guaifenesin
  • Pimozide
  • Procainamide
  • Quinidine
  • Sotalol

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of PRADIL 150mg Tablet?

The following are the most common side effects of PRADIL 150mg Tablet:

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Metallic taste
  • Constipation
  • Tiredness
  • Weakness

The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Chest pain
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Shortness of breath
  • Weight gain
  • Joint pain

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions should be followed while taking PRADIL 150mg Tablet?

  • Avoid taking this medicine if you are allergic to PRADIL 150mg Tablet or similar drugs.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may alter the absorption of PRADIL 150mg Tablet.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if PRADIL 150mg Tablet causes dizziness or blurred vision.
  • Avoid PRADIL 150mg Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding because the safe use of the drug is not yet established.
  • Do not exceed the dose more than prescribed.
  • Be cautious while taking PRADIL 150mg Tablet if you have any kidney or liver impairment.

You are advised not to take PRADIL 150mg Tablet if

  • it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
  • the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering, or there is discolouration.

What should you tell your doctor before taking PRADIL 150mg Tablet?

  • Tell your doctor if you have any history of heart, kidney, liver or respiratory diseases.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.

Frequently Asked questions about PRADIL 150mg Tablet

  1. Is it safe to take PRADIL 150mg Tablet in asthma patients?
  2. No. PRADIL 150mg Tablet causes breathlessness and worsens the symptoms of asthma. Consult your doctor before using the drug.

  3. What are the contraindications of PRADIL 150mg Tablet?
  4. PRADIL 150mg Tablet is contraindicated in patients with congestive heart failure, cardiogenic shock, arterio-ventricular block, hypotension and myasthenia gravis.

  5. Do I need to be monitored for any laboratory parameters while taking PRADIL 150mg Tablet?
  6. Yes. Blood pressure, blood electrolyte levels, and heart function should be regularly monitored while taking PRADIL 150mg Tablet.

  7. Should I follow any dietary restrictions while taking PRADIL 150mg Tablet?
  8. Avoid grapefruit and grapefruit juice while taking PRADIL 150mg Tablet, as these may reduce the absorption of PRADIL 150mg Tablet in the intestine.

  9. What are the other formulations of PRADIL 150mg Tablet available?
  10. PRADIL 150mg Tablet is also available as an injection and capsule.

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The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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