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PROPRANOLOL 10MG TABLETS BP

Active substance(s): PROPRANOLOL HYDROCHLORIDE

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Artwork No.

220415/16

Colours Used

Customer

Relon Chem

Balck

Description

Propranolol 10mg, 80mg Pil

Market

UK

Language

English

Size

148 x 310 mm (Finished)

Min. Font Size

9 pt

Page No.

1 of 1

Version No.

2

Date

05-06-15

Software

Illustrator 10

Packaging Development

Propranolol 10mg and 80mg Tablets

Quality Assurance (QA)

Keyline (not to print)

Quality Control (QC)

Production

The following table shows the usual total daily
!
Worsening of circulation in people with poor
oral dosage for an adult:circulation
Condition
Dose
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Increased bruising, nosebleeds, sore throats
Hypertension
or infections due to changes in the number
PACKAGE LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR THE USER
(high blood pressure)
160 to 320mg
and types of blood cells which can be
Angina (chest pain)
120 to 240mg
measured by a blood test at your doctor's
!
If you have diabetes as propranolol may
Read all of this leaflet carefully before you
Arrythmias*
!
Hallucinations, psychoses, confusion, mood
change your normal response to low sugar
start taking this medicine because it
(disorders of the
changes
which usually involves an increase in heart
contains important information for you.
heart rhythm)
30 to 160mg
!
Fits linked to reduction in blood glucose levels
rate.
Protection of the heart
!
Skin rash, worsening of psoriasis, hair loss, dry
!
If you have thyrotoxicosis as propranolol may
!
Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it
after a heart attack
160mg
flaky skin, red/itchy skin
hide the symptoms of this condition.
again.
Prevention of migraine*
!
If you have liver or kidney problems (including
!
If you have any further questions, ask your
Occasionally people suffer with:
and essential tremor
80 to 160mg
cirrhosis of the liver) because you may need
doctor or pharmacist or nurse.
!
Headache, disturbances of vision, dizziness,
Anxiety
40 to 120mg
to have some check ups during your course of
!
This medicine has been prescribed for you
impotence, nightmares
Certain thyroid conditions*
treatment.
only. Do not pass it on to others. It may harm
!
Cold hands and feet, tingling of the hands
(such as thyrotoxicosis)
30 to 160mg
!
If you have circulatory disorders such as
them, even if their signs of illness are the same
!
Skin rashes or dry eyes
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Raynaud's syndrome.
as yours.
!
Reduction in blood glucose levels
(thickening heart muscle)
30 to 160mg
!
If you have heart problems.
!
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor
!
Nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea.
Phaechromocytoma*
30 to 60mg
!
If you have had psoriasis previously.
or pharmacist or nurse. This includes any
Bleeding of the
possible side effects not listed in this leaflet.
Reporting of side effects
oesophagus caused by
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or
Other medicines and Propranolol Tablets
See section 4.
high blood pressure in
pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking,
the liver
80 to 160mg
not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side
have recently taken or might take any other
What is in this leaflet:
effects directly via the yellow card scheme at
medicines. In particular:
1. What Propranolol Tablets are and what they
*Under some circumstances, propranolol can be
www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. By reporting side
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Verapamil, diltiazem, nifedipine used to treat
are used for
used to treat children with these conditions. The
effects you can help provide more information on
hypertension or angina.
2. What you need to know before you take
dosage will be adjusted by the doctor according to
the safety of this medicine.
!
Digoxin for heart failure.
Propranolol Tablets
the child's age or weight.
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Clonidine for high blood pressure or migraine.
3. How to take Propranolol Tablets
5. How to store Propranolol Tablets
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Monoamine oxidase inhibitors for depression.
4. Possible side effects
If you take more Propranolol Tablets than
!
Disopyramide, quinidine and amiodarone used to
5. How to store Propranolol Tablets
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
you should:
treat irregular heart beats.
6. Contents of the pack and other information
Do not use Propranolol Tablets after the expiry
If you swallow too many tablets or someone else
!
Insulin and other oral diabetic drugs.
date which is stated on the carton. The expiry
accidentally takes your medicine, contact your
!
Anaesthetic: if you are going into hospital for an
1. What Propranolol Tablets are and what
date refers to the last day of the month.
doctor, pharmacist or nearest hospital straight
operation, tell the anaesthetist or medical staff
they are used for
Do not store the tablets above 25°C.
away.
that you are taking propranolol.
Store in the original container.
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Adrenaline a heart stimulant.
Propranolol is one of a group of drugs called betaMedicines should not be disposed of via
If you forget to take Propranolol Tablets:
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Chlorpromazine for certain psychiatric
blockers. Beta-blockers slow the heart and
wastewater or household waste. Ask your
If you forget to take your medicine, take your
disorders.
circulation and can affect other parts of the body
pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer
dose when you remember and then take your
required. These measures will help to protect the
!
Cimetidine for stomach problems.
e.g liver.
next dose at the usual time. Do not take two
environment.
!
Hydralazine for high blood pressure.
Propranolol can be used for many conditions
doses at the same time.
including
6. Contents of the pack and other
If you are taking clonidine and propranolol
!
Hypertension (high blood pressure), angina
If you stop taking Propranolol Tablets:
information
together, you must not stop taking
(chest pains), some arrhythmias (disorders of
Do not stop taking Propranolol Tablets without
clonidine
unless
your
doctor
tells
you
to
do
heart rhythm), protection of the heart after a
first discussing it with your doctor. In some cases
What Propranolol Tablets contain
so. If it becomes necessary for you to stop
myocardial infarction (heart attack).
it may be necessary to stop taking the medicine
The active substance is Propranolol
taking clonidine, your doctor will give you
!
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (thickening
gradually.
hydrochloride.
careful instructions on how to do it.
heart muscle).
The other ingredients are lactose, talc,
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Prevention of migraine, essential tremor and
Stearic acid, magnesium stearate, hypromellose,
If you have any further questions on the use of
Propranolol Tablets with food, drink and
anxiety.
polyethylene glycol, titanium dioxide (E171) and
Propranolol Tablets ask your doctor or
alcohol
!
Thyrotoxicosis a thyroid condition caused by
carmine (E120).
pharmacist.
Propranolol tablets should be swallowed with a
an overactive thyroid gland.
In addition to these ingredients the 80mg tablets
drink of water.
!
Phaeochromocytoma (high blood pressure
also contain microcrystalline cellulose.
4. Possible side Effects
If you frequently drink a lot of alcohol, this may
due to a tumour usually near the kidney).
reduce the effect of your medicine.
!
Bleeding in the oesophagus caused by high
What Propranolol Tablets look like and
Like all medicines this medicine can cause side
blood pressure in the liver.
contents of the pack
effects, although not everyone gets them.
Pregnancy and Breastfeeding:
The 10mg tablets are pink, film-coated biconvex
If you experience sudden signs of allergy
tablets embossed '10' on one face.
Before taking these tablets tell your doctor if you
2. What you need to know before you take
such as rash, itching or hives on the skin,
The 80mg tablets are pink, film-coated biconvex
are, you think you might be or are planning to
Propranolol Tablets
swelling of the face, lips,tongue or other
tablets with breakline on one face embossed '80'
become pregnant. You should not use Propranolol
parts of the body, shortness of breath,
on the other.
Tablets if you are breast-feeding or are planning to
Do not take Propranolol Tablets:
wheezing or trouble breathing. Then go to
breast-feed your baby.
!
If you have a history of wheezing or asthma.
the hospital immediately.
Propranolol 10mg Tablets are available in pots of
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If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to
20, 50, 500 and 1000 tablets and blister packs of
Driving and using machines:
propranolol or any of the other ingredients in
Common: (between 1 in 10 to 1 in 100 patients)
28 tablets.
Propranolol Tablets may make you feel dizzy or
Propranolol Tablets (listed in section 6).
!
Stomach upsets
Propranolol 80mg Tablets are available in pots of
tired. If affected do not drive or operate
!
If you suffer with heart failure which is not
!
Disturbed sleep, tiredness and muscle
20, 50 and 500 tablets and blister packs of 56
machinery.
under control.
weakness.
tablets.
!
If you suffer from conditions such as heart
These may occur at the beginning of the
Propranolol Tablets contain lactose:
block, very slow or irregular heartbeats, very
Marketing Authorisation Holder and
treatment but should go. If these signs do not get
If you have been told by your doctor that you
low blood pressure or very poor circulation.
Manufacturer
better after a few days then contact a doctor.
have an intolerance to some sugars, talk to your
!
If you have phaeochromocytoma (high blood
Relonchem Limited
doctor before taking this medicinal product.
pressure due to a tumour usually near the
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Rare: (between 1 in 1000 to 1 in 10,000)
kidney) which is not being treated.
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Contact your doctor or pharmacist if any of the
3. How to take Propranolol Tablets
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If you have been fasting for a long time.
following side effects are noticed:Date Leaflet revised in: June 2015.
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If you have metabolic acidosis (diabetics).
!
Numbness and spasm in the fingers (Raynaud's
Always take Propranolol Tablets exactly as your
!
If you have Prinzmental's angina (a certain type
phenomenon)
POM
doctor has told you. You should check with your
of chest pain).
!
Heart block which may cause dizziness or
doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
fainting
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Propranolol Tablets should be swallowed with a
Warnings and precautions
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Worsening of heart failure (breathlessness
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drink of water.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking
and/or swollen ankles)
these tablets:
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Worsening of breathing difficulties in people
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If you have an allergy as these tablets may
with asthma or breathing problems
increase your sensitivity.

Propranolol hydrochloride

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