Hypertension is described as a repeated increase in blood pressure. The blood pressure exceeds 140 over 90 mm Hg. There are no symptoms of high blood pressure. It is also called as a silent killer. If the condition remains for a long time, it can cause damage to other parts of the body. It can harm heart muscles, kidney, and the brain.
Propranolol HCTZ combination is used to treat high blood pressure.
It is a combination of two drugs.
Propranolol/HCTZ is an oral medicine in the form of pills. It is available in strengths (i) 40/25 mg (ii) 80/25 mg.
-Follow your doctor’s instructions.
-Another anti-hypertensive agent may be added if needed.
-Withdraw gradually over a period of about 2 weeks.
-Safety and efficacy are not established for children younger than 18 years.
-Take the drug 4 hours prior to the bedtime to avoid to wake up for Urinate
-If you are taking medicine for cholesterol, take at a period of 4 hours.
The drug is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension).
It is necessary to check with the certain medical condition while you start with Propranolol HCTZ. Inform your doctor if you are/have,
The drug may make you feel dizzy. Avoid thing to do that need to be alert.
Limited alcoholic beverages. Drink plenty of fluid to avoid dehydration.
Limit your time in the sun. The drug can make you more sensitive to the sun.
Both generic and brand drugs contain same active ingredient as Propranolol/HCTZ. So the effect remains the same. Brand makers launch a new drug that needs a huge amount to spend on the search of large-scale drug testing. They also spend for marketing and advertising the drug. This increases the cost of a brand drug.
The generic drug does not include these expenditures. This allows us to sell a cheap generic drug.
30 pills of 40/25 mg cost $ 6, per unit cost of is $ 0.2.
30 pills of 80/25 mg cost $ 12, per unit cost of is $ 0.4.
30 pills of 40/25 mg cost $ 19.05, per unit cost of is $ 0.63.