Hypertension:

Indications for: Pindolol

Hypertension.

Adult Dosage:

Initially 5mg twice daily. May increase after 3–4 wks in 10mg increments; max 60mg daily.

Children Dosage:

Not recommended.

Pindolol Contraindications:

Asthma. Severe bradycardia. 2nd- or 3rd-degree AV block. Overt heart failure. Cardiogenic shock.

Pindolol Warnings/Precautions:

Severe COPD. Ischemic heart disease or failure. Renal or hepatic dysfunction. Diabetes. Hyperthyroidism. Surgery. Avoid abrupt cessation. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Pindolol Classification:

Noncardioselective beta-blocker.

Pindolol Interactions:

Hypotension with prazosin, reserpine. Adjust antidiabetic medications. Caution with verapamil, catecholamine-depleting drugs. May block epinephrine, β-agonists. Potentiated by thioridazine.

Adverse Reactions:

Muscle pain, insomnia, dizziness, fatigue, anxiety, joint pain, edema, dyspnea, GI upset, paresthesias, chest pain, pruritus, bradycardia, bronchospasm, heart failure or block, angina.

Note:

Formerly known under the brand name Visken.

How Supplied:

Contact supplier.

Pricing for Pindolol

5mg tablet (Qty: 180)
Appx. price $105
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