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Pindolol

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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)
vs
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)
vs
352.52

Half Life (hours)
(7.63 lower than average)
vs
11.63

Chemicals Carbon, Hydrogen, Nitrogen, Oxygen 
Formula C14H20N2O2  
Melting Point (C)
169  (15.25 lower than average)
vs
184.25

Phase (solid/liquid) Solid 


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