Acebutolol Drug Information
If you have been diagnosed with high blood pressure or an irregular heart rhythm, you may benefit from a drug called acebutolol hydrochloride (Sectral®). This medication is a beta blocker that is taken once or twice a day. It currently comes in two strengths and is sold in the form of a capsule. Common side effects include headaches, dizziness, and fatigue.
Before starting treatment with this drug, it's important to review acebutolol's safety information. This product may not be suitable for everyone, so make sure your healthcare provider is aware if you have any other medical condition, such as diabetes, heart failure, or liver disease, or are taking any other type of medicine, including nonprescription products, herbal supplements, or vitamins. In addition, this medication should not be stopped suddenly, as serious problems (including heart attacks) may result.
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