Aten 100mg Tablet
Aten 100mg Tablet

Aten 100mg Tablet

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
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Medical Description

Aten 100mg Tab is a medicine that is classified under beta blocker medication, and is used for the remediation of heart-related ailments. The generic name of Aten 100mg Tab is atenolol.

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ContainsAtenolol(100.0 Mg)
ClassificationANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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Uses of Aten 100 MG

  • High blood pressure
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Chest pain
  • Protects an individual from a heart attack

Contraindications of Aten 100 MG

  • Serious liver problems
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Psychiatric disorders
  • Allergic reactions to this medicine or its constituents
  • Tumour of the adrenal gland

Side effects of Aten 100 MG

  • Giddiness
  • Loose stools
  • Vomiting
  • Cold fingers
  • Tiredness
  • Neurological problems
  • In some cases, sexual dysfunction

Precautions and Warnings of Aten 100 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Aten 100mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
Many birth defects such growth retardation and malformation were noticed in babies born to the pregnant women, who were on its prescription. It is better to avoid this tablet if you are planning to conceive or if you are already pregnant. Consult your doctor for alternate medication.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Aten 100mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
This tablet is excreted in breast milk and can affect your child, causing harmful birth defects. So, it is not suitable to be used by breastfeeding mothers.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Aten 100mg Tab?
A:
This tablet does not usually affect your ability to perform activities that require concentration like driving. However, if you feel drowsy after its administration, stop driving or stop using any heavy machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Aten 100mg Tab?
A:
Alcohol can further lower your blood pressure while you are on the prescription of this medicine, leading to serious complications. Therefore, alcohol must be avoided while you are administering this medicine.

Other General Warnings

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Consult your doctor and report all your surgical and medical history. This medicine can also affect your sugar levels. Report if you have existing conditions like chest pain, thyroid problems and diso...
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Mode of Action of Aten 100 MG

How Does It Work?

It works by minimising the rate at which the heart pumps blood, thereby reducing blood pressure and extra load on the heart muscles.

Directions for Use of Aten 100 MG

The dosage of Aten 100mg Tab should be taken in exact amount and duration as prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Aten 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

It interacts with other blood pressure-reducing medications of the same category and other medicines that affect the heart muscles along with calcium channel blockers and anti-hypertensive medication....
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Interactions with food items

There are no reported interaction of this medicine with food. This tablet can be taken with food or on an empty stomach.

Other general Interactions

Individuals having severe liver problems, asthma, neurological disorders and tumour of the adrenal gland should not take this medication.

Storage and disposal of Aten 100 MG

This tablet should be kept in a dry place away from moisture, light and children. Do not use it beyond the date of expiry. Do not dispose of the medication via wastewater. Ask your pharmacist or docto...
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Dosage of Aten 100 MG

Overdose

If you happen to take the tablets in excess, report to your doctor immediately. The overdose of Aten 100mg Tab can cause side effects like reduced heart rate, low blood pressure, chest discomfort, swe...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed the dose, take it whenever you realise it. Do not take more than the dose to make for the missed tablet. If it is time for the impending dose, the missed dose can be skipped and the regu...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How is this tablet effective than other heart medicines?

A: This tablet exclusively works on the heart and does not cause any side effects by acting on the other parts of the body like other medicines prescribed for heart disorders.

Q: Will this medicine affect my contraception?

A: This medicine will not affect the working of your contraception medicines. A proper consultation with your doctor is necessary if you are on the hormonal type of contraceptives.

Q: Should I stop playing sports while taking this tablet?

A: This medication may not affect you while you are playing sports as physical activity helps in the working of this medicine for lowering the blood pressure. However, avoid using this tablet in competitive sports as it can cause too much strain to your heart.

Q: What if I stop this tablet?

A: Do not stop or alter the dose of this medicine abruptly without telling your doctor. You may have to take this tablet for a week or two. Proper monitoring and follow-up with your doctor is necessary so that the side effects are eliminated.

Q: Should I discontinue this tablet before any surgery?

A: Inform your doctor if you are going to or have undergone any surgeries. You may be advised to stop taking this medicine the day before your surgery to avoid the abnormal lowering of blood pressure. Do not stop or alter the dose of this medicine on your own.
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Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 02:05 PM (IST)
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