USE: Treatment of high blood pressure, chest pain (angina) and arrhythmias.
SIDE EFFECTS:Cold extremities,Fatigue,Slow heart rate,Nausea,Diarrhea.
HOW TO USE:Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Anten 50 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time. MODE OF ACTION:It is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart. It works by slowing down the heart rate and makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood around the body.
Atenolol and alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Atenolol is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Atenolol is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Atenolol may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Antenolol Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Anten 50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended and can help in better dose adjustment.
There is limited information available on the use of Anten 50 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Atenolol Tablet lowers your blood pressure and makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body.
Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent stroke and heart attack.
It may also be used to reduce the number and severity of angina attacks (chest pain caused by heart disease).
It may cause dizziness. If this happens to you, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
It can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you are diabetic. Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly.
Do not stop taking Anten 50 mg Tablet suddenly as it can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly, thereby increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke.
Interaction with Drugs:
Taking Atenolol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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