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Pindolol is used to treat hypertension, Visken is the common brand name under the drug class called Anti-adrenergics. The recommended dosage of Pindolol is 5 mg twice/day.
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Basic Medical Information
Common Brand Name Visken 
Drug Class Anti-adrenergics  vs 29.4% Hypertension Drugs have Anti-adrenergics
Legal Status Rx -only 
Possible Side Effects Uneven Heartbeats, Fainting, Difficulty Breathing, Nausea, Stomach Pain, Low Fever, Loss Of Appetite, Dark Urine, Clay-colored Stools, Jaundice, Depression, Insomnia, Anxiety, Nervousness 
Precautions & Contraindications Cirrhosis, Hepatitis, Kidney Disease, Diabetes, Angina, Heart Failure, Bradycardia, Heart Block, Asthma, Copd, Hyperthyroidism, Upcoming Surgery, Allergies, Pregnant, Breastfeeding 
Excretion Renal  vs 38.2% Hypertension Drugs have Renal
Dosage, Usage and Forms
Route of Administration Oral  vs 82.4% Hypertension Drugs have Oral
Dosage 5 Mg Twice/day  vs 3% Hypertension Drugs have 5 mg twice/day
Maximum daily dose
60 mg (164.22 mg lower than average)
224.22 mg

Forms Tablet  vs 64.7% Hypertension Drugs have Tablet
Tablet Formulations 5 Mg, 10 Mg 
Chemical Data
Molecular mass (g/mol)
248.32  (104.2 lower than average)

Half Life (hours)
(7.63 lower than average)

Chemicals Carbon, Hydrogen, Nitrogen, Oxygen 
Formula C14H20N2O2  
Melting Point (C)
169  (15.25 lower than average)

Phase (solid/liquid) Solid 

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