Dideral (Propranolol Hydrochloride) – 40mg x 50 Tablets
Dideral with the active ingredient propranolol hydrochloride is considered a beta blocker type of medication. It is used to relax blood vessels and slowing the heart rate to improve blood flow and decrease blood pressure. It is mainly used to treat hypertension, abnormal heart rhythms, heart disease, pheochromocytoma and certain types of tremors. Some people may also use the medication to prevent angina, migraine headaches and improve survival after a heart attack.
Dideral should be taken orally 2 to 4 times daily or as directed by a doctor. The tablets can be taken with or without food but should be taken with plenty of fluids. Contact a doctor for the correct dosage as it will depend on the condition being treated and the patient’s response to the therapy. The medication is used as a preventative for chest pain or migraine headaches and should not be used to relieve sudden attacks.
Patients using Dideral may encounter unwanted side effects such as:
- Stomach pain
Contact a doctor immediately should side effects persist or encounter more severe side effects such as:
- Irregular heartbeat
- Decreased sex drive or performance
- Swelling of ankles or feet
- Mental or mood changes
- Chest pain
- Vision problems
Immediately proceed to your nearest emergency department if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms usually associated with such a reaction include difficulty breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, swelling, skin rashes, and hives.
Dideral is not always suitable for all patients. Always consult your health care provider prior to using this medication if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to conceive, using any other medication (prescription or non-prescription), using any herbal products or supplements, or if you have any allergies or other health problems.
The correct dosage and prescription commonly depend on the patient and the condition being treated. Do not adjust your dosage without the approval of your health care provider. This product is only for use as prescribed and instructed.