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Zebeta Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Zebeta, a type of medication known as a beta-blocker, is used to treat high blood pressure. Beta-blockers lower blood pressure by decreasing the force and rate of heart contractions, which reduces the heart's demand for oxygen.

Zebeta Dosage

  • For adults, the usual starting dose is 5 milligrams once a day.
  • Zebeta has not been adequately studied in children.

Uses of Zebeta

  • It is used to treat high blood pressure.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Zebeta

Before taken Zebeta medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Zebeta. Side effects may include:

  • Diarrhea
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Runny nose
  • Swelling
  • Upper respiratory infection

Warnings and precautions before taking Zebeta:

  • You should not suddenly stop taking Zebeta. You should be used Zebeta cautiously if you have a history of congestive heart failure, and call your doctor immediately if you develop breathing problems or an extremely slow heartbeat while you are taking Zebeta.
  • After taken this medicine, then you may feel dizzy, or drowsiness. So you should not participate in any activities that require alertness such as driving and operate machinery.
  • If you suffer from asthma or other bronchial conditions, coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, or kidney or liver disease, then you should also be used Zebeta with caution.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Zebeta with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Zebeta with the following:

  • Other beta-blocking blood pressure drugs such as Inderal, Lopressor, and Tenormin
  • Calcium-blocking blood pressure drugs such as Calan and Cardizem
  • Disopyramide and similar drugs used to treat irregular heartbeat
  • Epinephrine
  • Guanethidine
  • Reserpine

After taken Zebeta if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Zebeta overdose include:

  • Congestive heart failure
  • Difficult or labored breathing
  • Low blood pressure
  • Slow heartbeat

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