Prophylactic treatment of angina pectoris

Active Ingredient: Pindolol

Indication for Pindolol

Population group: only adults (18 years old or older)
Therapeutic intent: Preventive action

Prophylactic treatment with pindolol reduces the frequency and severity of anginal attacks and increases work capacity.

For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:

7.5-15.0 mg in 3 divided doses daily

Route of admnistration


Defined daily dose

7.5 - 15 mg

Dosage regimen

From 2.5 To 5 mg 3 time(s) per day every day

Detailed description

Usually 2.5 mg or 5 mg of pindolol up to three times a day according to response.

Active ingredient


Pindolol is a potent beta-adrenoceptor antagonist (beta-blocker) with uses similar to those of propranolol. It is classified as non cardioselective. It blocks both B1- and B2-adrenoceptors for more than 24 hours after administration. It has negligible membrane-stabilising activity. Pindolol exhibits low cardiodepressant activity at therapeutic dose.

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