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Kipnol 60 MG Capsule TR

Manufactured byKivi Labs Ltd.
ContainsPropranolol
Description

Kipnol 60 MG Capsule TR is a beta-blocker medicine that is used for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure), angina (chest pain), and hypertrophic subaortic stenosis (an abnormal thickening of heart muscle). It is also used to prevent migraine headaches.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Kipnol 60 MG Capsule TR

  • Dizziness and lightheadedness
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Skin blistering
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Weight gain
  • Skin rash, hives, or itching
  • Constipation

Uses of Kipnol 60 MG Capsule TR

What is it prescribed for?

  • Hypertension
  • Angina pectoris
  • Migraine prevention
  • Hypertrophic subaortic stenosis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action may vary based on the intended use.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body may vary based on the intended use.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of side effects such as dizziness, lightheadedness, and fainting. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Propranolol or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.

Uncompensated congestive heart failure

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients who have uncompensated congestive heart failure due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Cardiogenic shock

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with cardiogenic shock due to the increased risk of worsening the patient's condition.

Lung diseases

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from lung diseases like asthma, bronchospasm, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Severe bradycardia

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe bradycardia (slow heart rate than normal) due to the increased risk of worsening the patient's condition.

Heart block greater than first degree

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with second or third-degree heart block due to the risk of worsening of the patient's condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Allergy

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with seasonal allergies or allergies to specific food substances since it may increase the severity and frequency of the allergies. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Hyperthyroidism

This medicine should be administered with caution in patients suffering from hyperthyroidism since it may mask some of the patient's symptoms. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent clinical monitoring to safely use this medicine. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Sports

It is advised to not indulge in certain sports while consuming this medicine. Archery, racing, shooting, and other high-risk sports should be avoided. Sportspersons should refer to the list of banned medicines published by the World Anti-Doping Agency while participating in specific sports events.

Driving or operating machinery

This medicine may cause fatigue, weakness, or dizziness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of side effects such as dizziness, lightheadedness, and fainting. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
Interaction with Medicine

Amlodipine

Diltiazem

Lidocaine

Aminophylline

Formoterol

Epinephrine

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicines

Disease interactions

Asthma

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a history of bronchial asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease since it may worsen the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be done under your doctor's supervision.

Psoriasis

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from psoriasis due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of the clinical condition, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Diabetes

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with diabetes mellitus due to the increased risk of altered blood glucose levels. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels is advised for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Glaucoma

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from glaucoma due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of the clinical condition, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Liver disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from mild to moderate liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition. It is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver impairment.

Hyperlipidemia

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with hyperlipidemia due to the increased risk of altered lipid levels in the body. Regular monitoring of lipid profiles, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Kidney disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Coadministration of multivitamins with minerals and this medicine should be avoided since it may decrease the effects of the medicine. A time gap of at least 2 hours should be maintained between the administration of multivitamins with minerals and this medicine to avoid their interaction.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine exactly as instructed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than prescribed. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of any severe side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by relaxing the blood vessels and slowing the heartbeat. This results in improved blood flow and lowers blood pressure. It also affects other organs contributing to the overall effect.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Unknown

Approved

Classification

Category

Group II antiarrhythmics, Non-cardioselective beta blockers

Schedule

Schedule H

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