Dideral (propranolol) is a medication often prescribed to treat high blood pressure. It relaxes and relaxes the body by preventing the excessive release of stress hormones. Keeps cardiovascular health under control. It prevents the risk of heart attack. Relieves symptoms of chronic migraine and intense anxiety. Since the drug shows its effect over time, it may be necessary to use it for a long time. Dizziness and drowsiness are usually short-term side effects. However, serious symptoms such as shortness of breath, severe heart palpitations, fainting, and an allergic reaction to the drug can also be experienced. If the drug is left without the doctor’s knowledge, it can cause chest pain or a heart attack. The drug should be used as prescribed and under the supervision of a doctor.
What is Dideral (propranolol)?
Adderal is a prescription drug used to treat stress-related conditions such as high blood pressure. It is in the group of drugs called beta-blockers. Its active ingredient, propranolol hydrochloride, controls the excessive release of stress hormones that adversely affect cardiovascular health. Thus, it prevents the heart from getting tired and helps it beat more slowly, that is, normally.
It is a long-term drug that should be used for life, depending on the situation. Unconscious use can develop serious side effects. Of its excipients, Ponceau 4R may cause allergic reactions. Mannitol may have a mild laxative effect. Smoking, coffee and alcohol consumption can increase the severity of its side effects.
Why is Adderal used?
Angina (relieves chest pain)
heart muscle disease
state of extreme anxiety
excessive secretion of thyroid hormones
Post heart attack to support heart function
Benign tumor of the adrenal glands
How is Adderal used?
Divide the medication for dose adjustment only and swallow with 1 glass of water.
Since it does not cause stomach discomfort, it can be drunk on an empty or full stomach. Just try to take it in the same order every day.
If it’s not too long after the forgotten dose, drink it without wasting time. Never take two doses together to make up for the missed dose.
If you find the effect weak or strong, do not increase or decrease the dose without consulting your doctor.
Continue to use the medicine as prescribed, even if you feel well.
Do not stop the medication suddenly or interrupt the treatment without your doctor’s knowledge. It poses serious chest pain and risk of heart attack.
Be sure to follow the doctor’s instructions in order to use the medicine efficiently and safely.
Do not neglect the appointments of blood tests, during which the effect of the drug will be measured.
Inform your doctor about the medications you use and your current ailments.
What should the users of Dideral pay attention to?
Blood pressure and heart rate (pulse) should be checked intermittently.
Especially diabetic patients need to check their blood sugar frequently.
This medicine may cause side effects such as blurred vision and drowsiness. Before driving or using machines, the effect of the drug should be checked.
Those who will be operated under general anesthesia should inform that they are using this drug.
Which drugs should not be used with Dideral?
Medicines that increase heart rate and blood pressure: Medicines containing epinephrine (adrenaline), dobutamine or isoproterenol reset their effect.
Theophylline: Asthma or COPD medications containing this substance may increase the amount of the drug in the blood and lead to an overdose.
Other beta-blockers: Taking it together with drugs from the same drug group such as Esmolol, Sotalol can lower the heart rate excessively.
Drugs that should be used with caution within the knowledge of the doctor are as follows:
- Rhythm disorder (arrhythmia) medications
- Other blood pressure medications such as ACE inhibitors, calcium channel blockers, alpha blockers
- anesthesia drugs
- Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
- blood thinners such as warfarin
- Cimetidine or antacids that treat stomach ulcers
- Insulin or diabetes medications that can cause low blood sugar
Your doctor should be informed about every drug you use, including herbal supplements, for necessary follow-ups and dose adjustments.