Innopran XL Propranolol Hydrochloride ER and/or alternatives
Innopran XL 80mgManufacturer: Akrimax Pharma LLC Source Country : United States
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Description of Innopran XL
Innopran XL is primarily prescribed as a medication for patients suffering from high blood pressure and other related conditions. The active ingredient, propranolol, is classified as a sympatholytic (non-selective) beta blocker and works by diminishing the effects of adrenaline and noradrenaline on the sympathetic nervous system. This action helps in the regulation of blood flow through the body. The generic name of Innopran XL is Propranolol.
Patients can buy Innopran XL in the form of 80mg and 120mg extended release capsules if they are not allergic to the constituents (either active or inactive) of this drug. The inactive components present in each oral capsule of Innopran XL are ethyl cellulose, hypromellose phthalate, povidone, hypromellose, diethyl phthalate, gelatin, polyethylene glycol, sugar spheres, black iron oxide, titanium dioxide and yellow iron oxide (only 120mg capsules).
Indications & Dosage of Innopran XL
Innopran XL is indicated for the treatment of various coronary and circulatory conditions. Some of them are listed below :
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
- Angina pectoris (ischemic chest pain)
- Arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat)
- Myocardial infarction (heart attack)
- Tachycardia (tremors related to hyperthyroidism, anxiety or lithium therapy)
- Migraine and cluster headaches
It is essential for patients who buy Innopran XL to adhere to the dosage prescribed by their doctors. As a drug which addresses some major health issues, overdosing, skipping doses, or quitting treatment without prior consultation with the doctor may lead to potentially adverse health conditions.
The drug should be taken orally with water without allowing the capsule to be crushed, chewed, or broken. It is important to note that Innopran XL should be had at the same time each day, either on an empty or full stomach.
Side effects & Interactions of Innopran XL
There are several possible side effects that may be experienced by Innopran XL users. Some of the milder effects that generally pose a minimal threat and rarely require medical attention are:
- Stomach ache, nausea and vomiting
- Vision changes
- Cold palms or feet
- Insomnia or unusual dreams
Prompt medical aid should be sought if any of the following serious side effects are observed. These include:
- Swelling or numbness in the limbs
- Sudden changes in weight
- Reduced sexual ability
- Blue or pale fingers and toes
- Chest pain or breathing difficulties
- Easy bruising and bleeding
Many drugs interact with one another. Therefore, it is necessary to notify the doctor about all the current medications you are taking before using Innopran XL to reduce the risks of negative interactions in the body. Some of the drugs that interact with Innopran XL are: thioridazine, anticholinergics, calcium channel blockers, diabetes medication, MAO inhibitors, alpha blockers, warfarin, SSRI antidepressants, and rizatripan.
Warnings & Precautions of Innopran XL
Not all individuals can safely use Innopran XL as this drug is contraindicated in patients with the following conditions :
- Heart problems like extremely slow heart rate, AV block, sick sinus syndrome
Consultation with the doctor regarding the safety of Innopran XL in the following conditions is necessary :
- Liver or kidney disorders
- Raynaud’s syndrome
- Heart failure and other heart or nervous disorders.
Pregnant and lactating women should not use Innopran XL without seeking proper medical guidance.