Atekind 50mg Tablet
Atekind 50mg Tablet

Atekind 50mg Tablet

By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
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Medical Description

The generic medicine in the composition of Atekind 50mg Tab is atenolol, which belongs to a class of medications known as beta-blockers.

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ContainsAtenolol(50.0 Mg)
ClassificationANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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Uses of Atekind 50 MG

  • High blood pressure
  • Uneven heart rhythm (arrhythmias)
  • Chest pain
  • Heart attack

Contraindications of Atekind 50 MG

  • Severe liver disease
  • Asthma
  • Neuropsychiatric disorders
  • Hypersensitive reactions
  • Adrenal tumour (pheochromocytoma)
  • Metabolic acidosis (high level of acid in the blood)

Side effects of Atekind 50 MG

  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Fatigue
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Cold hands and feet
  • Certain neuropsychological disturbances like unusual dreams, loss of full control over body movements, sleeplessness, depressions, and vision problem
  • Worsening of heart failure
  • Excessive slow heart rate
  • Can worsen diabetes
  • Sexual dysfunction (few cases)

Precautions and Warnings of Atekind 50 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take this medicine during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine can cross the placenta and cause serious harm to the foetus. It may have complications ranging from growth retardation and malformations to foetal death.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Atekind 50mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine passes into breastmilk and hence should not be taken during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed this medicine?
A:
This medicine does not affect the ability to drive, but if you feel dizzy or tired after taking it, do not drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with this medicine?
A:
You should not drink alcohol with this medicine as alcohol may cause the blood pressure to drop very low.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
You have diabetes, breathing problem, chest pain, poor blood circulation, rapid heartbeats, thyrotoxicosis, or liver or kidney disease.

Mode of Action of Atekind 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Atekind 50mg Tab is a beta-blocker, which is used for decreasing the heart rate and blood pressure, thus reducing the strain on the heart.

Directions for Use of Atekind 50 MG

The dosage of Atekind 50mg Tab should be taken orally as prescribed by the physician, with a meal or right after a meal.

Interactions of Atekind 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Digoxin and calcium channel blockers (verapamil, diltiazem, and nifedipine)
  • Antihypertensive medicines like prazosin and clonidine

Interactions with food items

Orange juice can decrease the effectiveness of this medicine. So, a large amount of orange juice should be avoided to prevent any change in the concentration of the medicine.

Storage and disposal of Atekind 50 MG

The medicine should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture, heat and light.

Dosage of Atekind 50 MG

Overdose

Overdose may have fatal consequences. Immediate symptoms of overdose are lethargy, breathing disorders, wheezing, missing heartbeat, excessive slowing of heartbeat, swelling of the hands, feet, ankles...
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Missed a Dose

Take it as soon as you remember. Skip the dose if it is time for the next dose but never take the extra dose to make up the missed dose.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking this medicine on my own?

A: You should never stop taking this medicine suddenly as it can cause chest pain, irregular heartbeat, or heart attack.

Q: What should I tell my physician before starting this medicine?

A: You should give a detailed account of your past or present diseases and ongoing medication. Women should share information regarding pregnancy, use of birth control pills, and a history of pregnancy-induced high blood pressure.
Product Details
Brand
ATEKIND
Expires on or After
30/01/2022
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 03:11 PM (IST)
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