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Visken Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is pindolol (Visken)?
- What are the possible side effects of pindolol (Visken)?
- What is the most important information I should know about pindolol (Visken)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking pindolol (Visken)?
- How should I take pindolol (Visken)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Visken)?
- What happens if I overdose (Visken)?
- What should I avoid while taking pindolol (Visken)?
- What other drugs will affect pindolol (Visken)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Visken)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If your next dose is less than 4 hours away, skip the missed dose and take the medicine at the next regularly scheduled time. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Visken)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Overdose symptoms may include uneven heartbeats, shortness of breath, bluish-colored fingernails, dizziness, weakness, fainting, or seizure (convulsions).
What should I avoid while taking pindolol (Visken)?
Pindolol can cause side effects that may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be awake and alert.
What other drugs will affect pindolol (Visken)?
Before taking pindolol, tell your doctor if you are using:
- digoxin (digitalis, Lanoxin);
- insulin or diabetes medication you take by mouth;
- thioridazine (Mellaril);
- a heart medication such as reserpine (Serpasil);
- cold medicines, stimulant medicines, or diet pills; or
- medicine for asthma or other breathing disorders, such as albuterol (Ventolin, Proventil), bitolterol (Tornalate), metaproterenol (Alupent), pirbuterol (Maxair), terbutaline (Brethaire, Brethine, Bricanyl), theophylline (Theo-Dur, Theolair), and others.
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with pindolol. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about pindolol.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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- Visken Side Effects Center
- Visken Overview including Precautions
- Visken FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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