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Zebeta vs. Inderal LA, Inderal XL, Hemangeol

Are Zebeta and Inderal LA, Inderal XL, Hemangeol the Same Thing?

Zebeta (bisoprolol fumarate) and Inderal LA, Inderal XL, and Hemangeol (propranolol hydrochloride) are beta-adrenergic receptor blocking agents (beta-blockers) used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure).

Side effects of Zebeta and Inderal LA, Inderal XL, and Hemangeol that are similar include tiredness, lightheadedness, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain or cramps, diarrhea, constipation, sleep problems (insomnia), skin rash, or loss of interest in sex.

Side effects of Zebeta that are different from Inderal LA, Inderal XL, and Hemangeol include drowsiness, slow heartbeat, spinning sensation, dry mouth, increased urination, runny or stuffy nose, ringing in your ears, weakness, depression, anxiety, restless feeling, joint or muscle pain, and itching.

Side effects of Inderal LA, Inderal XL, and Hemangeol that are different from Zebeta include unusual dreams, vision changes, impotence, or difficulty having an orgasm.

Both Zebeta and Inderal LA, Inderal XL, and Hemangeol may interact with heart medicines, clonidine, and digitalis.

Zebeta may also interact with other beta-blockers, disopyramide, guanethidine, rifampin, insulin or diabetes medication you take by mouth, and medicine for asthma or other breathing disorders.

Inderal LA, Inderal XL, and Hemangeol may also interact with cimetidine, dobutamine, haloperidol, isoproterenol, blood thinners, antidepressants, MAO inhibitors, aspirin or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), doxazosin, prazosin, terazosin, blood pressure medicines, amiodarone, propafenone, quinidine, or ACE inhibitors.

What Are Possible Side Effects of Zebeta?

Common side effects of Zebeta include:

  • tiredness,
  • drowsiness,
  • slow heartbeat,
  • lightheadedness upon standing,
  • dizziness,
  • spinning sensation,
  • dry mouth,
  • nausea,
  • vomiting,
  • stomach pain,
  • diarrhea,
  • constipation,
  • increased urination,
  • runny or stuffy nose,
  • ringing in your ears,
  • weakness,
  • sleep problems (insomnia),
  • depression,
  • anxiety,
  • restless feeling,
  • joint or muscle pain,
  • itching or skin rash, or
  • loss of interest in sex.

Tell your doctor if you experience unlikely but serious side effects of Zebeta including:

  • very slow heartbeat,
  • severe dizziness,
  • fainting,
  • blue fingers/toes,
  • trouble breathing, or
  • mental/mood changes (such as confusion, mood swings, depression).

What Are Possible Side Effects of Inderal LA, Inderal XL, Hemangeol?

Common side effects of Inderal LA, Inderal XL, Hemangeol include:

  • nausea,
  • vomiting,
  • diarrhea,
  • constipation,
  • stomach cramps,
  • rash,
  • tiredness,
  • dizziness,
  • lightheadedness,
  • sleep problems (insomnia or unusual dreams),
  • vision changes,
  • deceased sex drive,
  • impotence, or
  • difficulty having an orgasm.

Contact your doctor if you have rare but serious side effects of Inderal including

What Is Zebeta?

Zebeta (bisoprolol fumarate) is a type of antihypertensive drug called a beta-adrenergic receptor blocking agent (beta blocker) used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure).

What Is Inderal LA, Inderal XL, Hemangeol?

Inderal LA, Inderal XL, Hemangeol (propranolol hydrochloride) is a beta-adrenergic receptor blocking agent used for control of hypertension.

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What Drugs Interact With Zebeta?

Zebeta may interact with other medications including other beta blockers, heart medicines, clonidine, digitalis, disopyramide, guanethidine, rifampin, insulin or diabetes medication you take by mouth, and medicine for asthma or other breathing disorders.

What Drugs Interact With Inderal LA, Inderal XL, Hemangeol?

Inderal may interact with a number of different drugs; use with other cardiac drugs may cause cardiomyopathy, congestive heart failure or heart attack. Inderal may interact with cimetidine, clonidine, digitalis, dobutamine, haloperidol, isoproterenol, blood thinners, antidepressants, MAO inhibitors, aspirin or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), doxazosin, prazosin, terazosin, heart or blood pressure medicines, amiodarone, propafenone, quinidine, or ACE inhibitors. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. During pregnancy, Inderal should be used only if prescribed. Infants exposed to Inderal during pregnancy may have low birth weight, low blood sugar, or slow breathing/heartbeat. Inderal passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

How Should Zebeta Be Taken?

The dose of Zebeta is individualized to the needs of the patient, ranging from 2.5 to 20 mg once daily.

How Should Inderal LA, Inderal XL, Hemangeol Be Taken?

Inderal LA, Inderal XL, Hemangeol is available in strengths of 10, 20, 40, 60, and 80 mg tablets for oral administration. Doses are variable; tablets should be swallowed not chewed.

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References
SOURCE:

FDA. Zebeta Product Information.

https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2007/019982s014lbl.pdf

FDA. Inderal Product Information.

https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2011/016418s080,016762s017,017683s008lbl.pdf
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