Pindolol treats high blood pressure. Do not suddenly stop taking this medication without talking to your doctor first, because it may cause chest pain or heart attack in some people.

Pindolol Overview


Pindolol is a prescription medication used to treat high blood pressure. Pindolol belongs to a group of drugs called beta-blockers. These work by relaxing blood vessels and decreasing the heart rate to improve blood flow and lower blood pressure. 

This medication comes as a tablet to take by mouth and is usually taken 2 times a day. 

Common side effects of pindolol include difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, tiredness, and muscle pain. Pindolol can also cause dizziness. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how pindolol affects you.

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Pindolol Cautionary Labels


Uses of Pindolol

Pindolol is a prescription medication used alone or with other medications to treat high blood pressure. 

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Pindolol Brand Names

Pindolol may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Pindolol Drug Class

Pindolol is part of the drug class:

Pindolol FDA Warning

Do not stop taking pindolol without talking to your doctor first. If pindolol is stopped suddenly, it may cause chest pain or heart attack in some people.