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Brand name: Barbloc TM
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Active ingredients: pindolol
What it is used for
INDICATIONS AS AT 18 November 2004: Hypertension (either alone or in combination with other antihypertensive drugs). Angina pectoris (prevention of attacks). Cardiac arrhythmias [sinus tachycardia, paroxysmal tachycardia, supraventricular and ventricular extrasystoles, drug induced extrasystoles (digitalis), atrial flutter and fibrillation - to slow the ventricular rate]. Functional hyperadrenergic cardiac disturbances (hyperkinetic heart syndrome, neurocirculatory asthenia).
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
7 mm white flat bevelled edged tablet marked PL/5 on one side, G on reverse
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient pindolol
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)
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Reporting side effects
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