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- What is nadolol, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for nadolol?
- Is nadolol available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for nadolol?
- What are the side effects of nadolol?
- What is the dosage for nadolol?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with nadolol?
- Is nadolol safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about nadolol?
What is the dosage for nadolol?
The recommended dose is 40-320 mg once daily. The maximum dose for treating angina is 240 mg daily and for hypertension is 320 mg daily. Nadolol may be administered with or without food. The dose for preventing migraines is 40 to 240 mg daily.
Which drugs or supplements interact with nadolol?
The blood pressure-lowering effects of nadolol are additive with other medications that lower blood pressure, and combinations of these other medications with nadolol often is used for treating persons with high blood pressure. When used in combination with diltiazem (Cardizem; Tiazac; Dilacor), verapamil (Calan, Isoptin, Verelan, Covera), amiodarone (Cordarone), or digoxin (Lanoxin), however, nadolol can cause complete block of the heart's electrical system, a life-threatening condition.
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