Norten 20 MG Tablet

Manufactured by Baroda Pharma Pvt. Ltd.
Composition: Propranolol
Prescription Required: Yes


Norten 20 MG Tablet is a popular non-selective beta blocker medicine that is used for the lowering of high blood pressure and relieving chest pain caused due to reduced blood flow to the heart. It is also used for treating complications associated with heart, blood vessels, and other organs.


Commonly asked questions for Norten 20 MG Tablet

Onset of action

The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1-2 hours of oral administration. However, time taken for a visible change in symptoms may vary based on the condition for which it is taken.

Duration of effect

The effect of a conventional tablet lasts for 6-12 hours upon oral administration. This duration may increase to 24 hours if an extended release form is administered.

Safe with alcohol?


Use of alcohol should be avoided especially when you start taking this medicine medicine or a change its dosage. Symptoms like headache, dizziness, change in pulse or heart rate should be reported to the doctor.

Is it habit forming?

No habit forming tendencies were reported.

Usage in pregnancy?

This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine. Even if the medicine is used, the dose should be as low as possible and should be discontinued at least 2-3 days before delivery.

Usage while breast-feeding?

This medicine has not known to cause any alarming side effects on the infant as the amount passed through milk is very less. However, caution should be exercised and the medicine should be used only when the potential benefits outweigh the risks associated. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.


List of substitutes for Norten 20 MG Tablet

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Norten 20 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Betacap 20 MG TabletSun Pharma Laboratories Ltd.
Inderal La 20 MG TabletAbbott India Ltd.
Manoprolol 20 MG TabletOrchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Nigrain 20 MG TabletUnichem Laboratories Ltd.
Provanol 20 MG TabletIntas Pharmaceuticals Ltd.


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