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Generic medications are significantly discounted copies of brand name medication that have the same active ingredients, intended use, dosage, side effects, effects, and route of administration as the original brand name medication. In other words, generic medications have the same pharmacological effects as their brand-name counterparts. Over half of all prescribed medications are for generic medications.
Visken Drug Information
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Visken is used alone or with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks and kidney problems. Pindolol belongs to a class of medications called beta-blockers. It works by blocking the effects of certain natural substances (such as epinephrine) on the heart and blood vessels. This results in a lowering of the heart rate, blood pressure, and strain on the heart.
Do not stop taking Visken without consulting your doctor. Some conditions may become worse when you suddenly stop Visken. Some people who have suddenly stopped taking similar drugs have had chest pain, heart attack, and irregular heartbeat. If your doctor decides you should no longer use Visken, your doctor may direct you to gradually decrease your dose over 1 to 2 weeks. When gradually stopping Visken, it is recommended that you temporarily limit physical activity to decrease strain on the heart. Get medical help right away if you develop chest pain/tightness/pressure, chest pain spreading to the jaw/neck/arm, unusual sweating, trouble breathing, or fast/irregular heartbeat.
How to Use Visken
Take Visken by mouth with or without food, usually twice daily or as directed by your doctor. The Dosage of Visken is based on your medical condition and response to therapy. It may take 1-2 weeks before the full benefit of Visken takes effect. Keep taking Visken even if you feel well. Most people with high blood pressure do not feel sick. Use Visken regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, use it at the same times each day. Inform your doctor if your condition lasts or gets worse (for example, if your routine blood pressure readings increase).
Before taking pindolol, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other beta-blockers (such as acebutolol); or if you have any other allergies. Visken may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before using Visken, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history,severe allergic reactions (such as anaphylaxis), breathing problems (such as asthma, chronic obstructive lung disease-COPD, emphysema, chronic bronchitis), blood circulation problems (such as Raynaud's disease, peripheral vascular disease), low blood flow to the heart/brain (such as due to coronary artery disease, stroke, transient ischemic attack), diabetes, heart problems (such as heart failure, heart attack, slow heartbeat), kidney disease, liver disease, mental/mood disorders (such as depression), a certain muscle problem (myasthenia gravis), overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism), a certain type of tumor (pheochromocytoma). Visken may make you dizzy or drowsy. Alcohol or marijuana (cannabis) can make you more dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs alertness until you can do it safely. Limit alcoholic beverages. Talk to your doctor if you are using marijuana (cannabis). To minimize dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly when rising from a seated or lying position. Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist that you are taking Visken. Visken may rarely make your blood sugar level rise, causing or worsening diabetes. Tell your doctor right away if you develop symptoms of high blood sugar such as increased thirst or frequent urination. If you have diabetes, Visken may mask the fast/pounding heartbeat you would usually feel when your blood sugar level falls too low (hypoglycemia). Other symptoms of a low blood sugar level such as dizziness and sweating are unaffected by Visken. Older adults may be at greater risk for side effects (such as dizziness) while using Visken. During pregnancy, Visken should be used only when clearly needed. It may harm an unborn baby. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. Visken passes into breast milk and may have undesirable effects on a nursing infant. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
If you miss a dose of Visken, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Take your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.
Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.alpha-blockers (such as prazosin), arbutamine, other beta-blockers (such as atenolol), clonidine, epinephrine, fenoldopam, fingolimod, thioridazine, other drugs for high blood pressure (such as methyldopa), drugs affecting liver enzymes that remove Visken from your body (such as amiodarone, chlorpromazine, St. John's wort). Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking other products that cause drowsiness such as opioid pain or cough relievers (such as codeine, hydrocodone), alcohol, marijuana (cannabis), drugs for sleep or anxiety (such as alprazolam, lorazepam, zolpidem), muscle relaxants (such as carisoprodol, cyclobenzaprine), or antihistamines (such as cetirizine, diphenhydramine). Check the labels on all your medicines (such as allergy or cough-and-cold products) because they may contain ingredients that cause drowsiness. Ask your pharmacist about using those products safely. Some products have ingredients that could raise your heart rate or blood pressure. Tell your pharmacist what products you are using, and ask how to use them safely (especially cough-and-cold products, diet aids, or NSAIDs such as ibuprofen/naproxen).
Visken Side Effects
Dizziness, drowsiness, weakness, and nausea may occur as your body adjusts to the medication. If any of these effects last or get worse, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly. Visken may reduce blood flow to your hands and feet, causing them to feel cold. Smoking may worsen this effect. Avoid tobacco use and dress warmly. Remember that Visken has been prescribed because your doctor has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using Visken do not have serious side effects. Tell your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects,new or worsening symptoms of heart failure (such as shortness of breath, swelling ankles/feet, unusual tiredness, unusual/sudden weight gain), bluish color of the fingers/toes/nails, hair loss (reversible), mental/mood changes (such as confusion, depression, memory problems), pain/cramps in the muscles/joints, numbness/tingling, decreased sexual ability, vision changes, slow/irregular/fast heartbeat, severe dizziness/fainting. A very serious allergic reaction to Visken is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction,rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing. This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch. In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard Visken when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.
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