Generic Medicine Info
Indications and Dosage
Adult: As hydrochloride: 5 mg once daily, up to 10 mg once daily if needed.
2nd and 3rd degree AV block, sinus bradycardia, uncontrolled heart failure, bronchospasm or asthma, metabolic acidosis, severe peripheral arterial diasease, pheochromocytoma, history of obstructive airways disease.
Special Precautions
1st degree AV block. May mask symptoms of hyperthyroidism and hypoglycaemia. May unmask myasthenia gravis or aggravate psoriasis. May interfere with carbohydrate and lipid metabolism. Patients on long-term treatment should discontinue medication gradually over a period of 1-2 wk as abrupt withdrawal may result in angina, MI, ventricular arrhythmias and death. Pregnancy and lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Bradycardia, hypotension, fatigue, coldness of extremities.
Potentially Fatal: Heart failure, heart block, bronchospasm.
Drug Interactions
Additive hypotensive effect with other antihypertensives, aldesleukin, general anaesthetics. Hypotensive effect antagonised by NSAIDs. Increased risk of bradycardia with digoxin, sotalol and other cardiac depressants.
Description: Tertatolol is a non-cardioselective β-blocker. It lacks intrinsic sympathomimetic activity.
MIMS Class
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