This drug works by stopping the messages heart is receiving from nerves by blocking beta-adrenergic receptors where the heart is supposed to receive all its messages. Before consuming propranolol 10 mg you have to learn about your medical conditions, as this drug does not support slow or irregular heartbeat, if you are pregnant or planning to become or breast feeding, asthma or any kind of breathing disorder, psoriasis a skin condition or you are taking herbal or complementary medications because it can interact with them and cause harm to the body. This drug serves pretty well, but during the conditions mentioned above, it can only be a disaster to an individual’s body.
Right way to take it:
The very first lesson here is that, medication should only be consumed according to the advice and prescription of a certified doctor. Rest of the procedure would be written on the leaflet provided in the packaging of the drug. In the very beginning it directs to take a dose with a glass of water before meals. One should not quit the medication without the advice of the doctor. If a higher dose is consumed, doctor must be enlightened with the fact and discussed about the condition after it, as it can produce the symptoms like confusion, body spasms, sickness and dizziness, it would be considered imperative to consult a doctor in such situation. In another case, if you forgot to consume a dose, you should take it as soon as possible, but must not be taken if the time of the next dose is near, or it would be double dosed and cause problems.
Side effects and precautions:
Side effects may occur, if the medication is brought to an end at once. It can cause your body to shake, sweat, irregular heartbeat and more. Alcohol should also be avoided while on this drug, as alcohol affects the blood pressure. A doctor must be consulted if this is a possibility you fear can take place during medication. Not everyone gets side effects from medication but still they must be aware of them. They might improve over time as the body gets used to the drug. Common side effects include
- Irregular or slow heartbeat
- Tiredness, driving or operating machines is a no go here
Stop taking Propranolol at once and contact your doctor if following symptoms appear,
- Signs of allergic reaction
- Indications of intolerance
Propranolol is available from UK meds to be consumed whenever prescribed by the doctor.