General Information on Kerlone
The generic name for Kerlone is Betaxolol Hydrochloride and it is a cardioselective receptor blocking agent. Some of the inactive agents in Kerlone include lactose, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, polyethylene glycol 400, magnesium stearate, colloidal silicon dioxide, microcrystalline cellulose, titanium dioxide, and sodium starch glycolate. Once prescribed, you can buy Kerlone to treat high blood pressure condition. This medication helps will lower your high blood pressure and protect you from severe medical conditions like heart attacks, strokes, and even kidney problems.
Kerlone works by blocking specific actions of certain natural chemicals that are prevalent in the human body like epinephrine, which affects blood vessels and the heart. It is an oral medication and is easily available in contracted pharmacies.
Side effects of Kerlone
Kerlone can cause various side effects, but the occurrence of such side effects vary from one patient to another. Some of the most common side effects and symptoms of Betaxolol Hydrochloride include lightheadedness, fainting, headache, dizziness, and difficulty breathing. Some patients might even show symptoms like decreased sexual ability, cold hands and feet, stomach problems including diarrhea, trouble sleeping, nausea, fever followed by sore throat, feeling of numbness, tingling sensation, and dry eyes. These symptoms don't last too long but if they persist it is better to visit a doctor.
It is not necessary that every patient on Kerlone would show symptoms of various side effects. A few people show side effects of Kerlone while others do not suffer from any. It is known for a fact that the administration of Betaxolol Hydrochloride will reduce the blood flow to your feet and hands and this may cause your hands and feet to feel cold. During this time most doctors recommend that their patients avoid smoking or consuming tobacco, as it may worsen this effect.
Some of the more serious side effects of Kerlone include irregular and slow heartbeat, sudden mood changes like depression, anxiety, hallucinations etc, breathing problem, severe back pain, swelling of the legs, feet or ankles, easy bleeding or bruising, pain in the joints, increased thirst followed by frequent urination, slow healing of wounds, changes in vision, confusion, sweating, severe abdominal pain, cramps in the leg, fingers or toe, sudden weight gain and fingers or nails turning blue. These side effects are of serious nature and you should immediately consult your doctor.
You must inform your physicist or doctor about any allergies that you may have suffered previously before you buy Kerlone. You must especially inform your doctor if you are allergic to any other beta blockers like metoprolol. This medication should not be administered if you have specific medical conditions like untreated pheochromocytoma, cardiogenic shock, atrioventricular block, sinus bradycardia, asthma, Raynaud's disease, chronic obstructive lung disease-COPD, myasthenia gravis, and hyperthyroidism.
Kerlone is available in 10mg and 20mg oral medicine. The standard dose is Kerlone 10mg and should be taken once a day before or after meals. It can also be added to diuretic therapy. The antihypertensive effect of Kerlone can be seen from the 7th day of administration. Some patients might see the effects within 7 and 14 days. If your doctor doesn't see the desired response then they can increase the dose to Kerlone 20 mg although the maximum dose that can be administered is 40mg. If you are suffering from medical condition like severe renal impairment; then your doctor will prescribe 5 mg Kerlone oral medication once daily. Kerlone 5mg is also recommended by doctors for elderly patients as well.
Although Kerlone is not known to interact with other drugs it has been known to increase the anticoagulant effect of drugs like Warfarin. It can also interact with catecholamine depletor and clonidine.