Atelol 25mg Tablet
By THEMIS MEDICARE LTD
14 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Atelol 25mg Tab belongs to the beta blocker group of medicines and its generic name is atenolol.
Uses of Atelol 25mg Tab
The uses of Atelol 25mg Tab include pain and stress in the chest, hypertension, irregular heartbeat or heart attack.
Contraindications of Atelol 25mg Tab
- Severe liver disease
- Neuropsychiatric disorders
- Allergy to this medicine
- Hypersensitive reactions
- Adrenal tumour
- Metabolic acidosis or high levels of acid in the blood
Side effects of Atelol 25mg Tab
- Serious side effects of Atelol 25mg Tab include alarming slowdown of heartbeat, heart failure, sexual dysfunction, loss of control over body movements, worsening of diabetes, depression and vision related problemsread less
- Other side effects include dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, diarrhoea, nausea, cold hands and feet, unusual dreams and sleeplessness
Precautions and Warnings of Atelol 25mg Tab
Can I take the medicine during pregnancy?
Avoid taking this tablet during pregnancy as it may harm the foetus. Consult your doctor.
Can I take this tablet while breastfeeding?
Breastfeeding mothers should avoid this medicine. Consult your doctor for further information.
Can I drive if I have consumed this medicine?
No. Driving is unsafe while you are taking this medicine.
Can I consume alcohol with the medicine?
Avoid alcohol when taking this medicine as it can harm you.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
You have breathing problems or thyrotoxicosis (excess of thyroid hormone).
Mode of Action of Atelol 25mg Tab
How Does It Work?
This medicine decreases the heart rate, lowers blood pressure and reduces strain on the heart.
Directions for Use of Atelol 25mg Tab
Take the dosage of Atelol 25mg Tab as prescribed by your doctor. Swallow the tablet whole with water, do not break or chew it.
Interactions of Atelol 25mg Tab
Interactions with other medicines
There are reports of this medicine's interactions with several medicines like calcium channel blockers, hypertensive medicines and Digoxin.
Interactions with food items
There are no reports of the interaction of this medicine with any food item.
Storage and disposal of Atelol 25mg Tab
This medicine should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and direct sunlight. Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Atelol 25mg Tab
An overdose of this medicine can be extremely harmful, even fatal. Various symptoms of overdose include dizziness, wheezing, lethargy, swellings in hands, legs etc. Take immediate medical help in such a case.
Missed a Dose
In case you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember. But if the time for next dose is near then skip the missed dose. Never double your dose. Consult your doctor for further advice.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Does the medicine have an effect on diabetic patients?
A: Yes, this tablet is known to increase the blood sugar levels.
Q: What are the precautions one has to take before a surgery while taking this medicine?
A: The patient must inform the doctor who may have to give anaesthesia during the surgery.
Q: How long does this medicine take to show its effect?
A: The tablet starts working about an hour after it is swallowed.
Q: Are there reports of habit-forming tendencies in people with neuropsychiatric conditions?
A: No such reports of addiction are available.
Q: What are the complications of quitting this medication on an individual's own accord?
A: Quitting the medicine without the consent of a doctor can result in the blood pressure shooting up, which can lead to a heart attack.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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