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Aten 75mg Tablet

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
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Medical Description

Aten 75mg Tab belongs to the class of beta blockers, which are used for the treatment of cardiovascular disorders. The generic name of Aten 75mg Tab is atenolol.

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ContainsAtenolol(75.0 Mg)
ClassificationANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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Uses of Aten 75 MG

  • Treatment of hypertension
  • Treatment of cardiac arrhythmias
  • Treatment of angina pectoris (severe chest pain)
  • Early treatment of myocardial infarction (heart attack)

Contraindications of Aten 75 MG

  • Patients with neuropsychiatric disorders
  • Patients with severe liver disease
  • Patients with asthma
  • Patient with known allergic reactions to this medicine or other beta blockers
  • Patients with untreated adrenal tumour
  • Patients with metabolic acidosis (a condition where there are elevated levels of acid in the bloodstream)

Side effects of Aten 75 MG

  • The common side effects of Aten 75mg Tab are drowsiness and dizziness, fatigue, diarrhoea, nausea, cold hands and feet, neuropsychological disturbances like unusual dreams, loss of full control over b...
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  • Serious side effects of Aten 75mg Tab include worsening of diabetes, heart failure and excessive slowing of heart rate. Few cases of sexual dysfunction have also been reported

Precautions and Warnings of Aten 75 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Aten 75mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine should not be taken during pregnancy unless its benefits outweigh the risks when they are thoroughly examined by a doctor. It is known to cause growth retardations, malformations and foetal deaths.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Aten 75mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
The medicine is unsafe for breastfeeding mothers. However, if the benefits outweigh the risks as thoroughly examined by a doctor it may be used while breastfeeding. The infant should be observed for any symptoms.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Aten 75mg Tab?
A:
Yes, you can drive after consumption of this medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Aten 75mg Tab?
A:
Alcohol intake can cause the blood pressure to drop too low. Therefore, the alcohol intake should be limited or avoided during the treatment with this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
The physician should be informed of presence of kidneys- or liver-related disorders, thyrotoxicosis, poor blood circulation and asthma or similar respiratory issues prior to the treatment with this me...
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Mode of Action of Aten 75 MG

How Does It Work?

This medicine acts by lowering the heart rate and blood pressure, thereby decreasing the strain on the heart.

Directions for Use of Aten 75 MG

The medicine should be swallowed (not chewed or crushed) with water and taken exactly as instructed by the healthcare practitioner. The medicine should be taken with meals or right after meals.

Interactions of Aten 75 MG

Interactions with other medicines

Digoxin and calcium channel blockers such as verapamil, diltiazem and nifedipine can further decrease the heart rate when combined with this medicine. This medicine taken along with prazosin and cloni...
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Interactions with food items

There are no reported interactions of this medicine with food.

Other general Interactions

Patients with diabetes are requested to exercise extreme caution with this medicine as it can cause low levels of blood sugar. People with asthma or other breathing disorders, poor blood circulation, ...
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Storage and disposal of Aten 75 MG

The medicine should be placed in a cool and dry place away from heat, moisture and reach of the children as instructed in the label. It should be not be used after the expiry date and be discarded via...
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Dosage of Aten 75 MG

Overdose

An overdose of Aten 75mg Tab may lead to fatal consequences, the immediate symptoms of which are lethargy, breathing problems, wheezing, missing or excessive slowing of heartbeats, swelling of the han...
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Missed a Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you recall it. In case if it is time for the upcoming dose, the missed dose should be skipped and the regular dosing schedule should be followed. Do not take extra medi...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What are the special precautions to be taken in case of patients with diabetes using Aten 75mg Tab?

A: Aten 75mg Tab can worsen diabetes. The physician should be informed about your diabetes prior to treatment. This medicine can cause low blood sugar levels and also alter the response of the body to low blood sugar levels. The cautionary symptoms of low blood sugar such as increased heart rate, sweating, headache and hunger pangs may not be experienced while on the treatment with this medicine.

Q: Can I stop taking Aten 75mg Tab on my own?

A: The dose of this medicine should not be stopped or changed abruptly. It may result into irregular heartbeat, chest pain or heart attack. The physician should be consulted to reduce the Aten 75mg Tab dosage gradually, before finally stopping it.

Q: What are the things to be discussed with the physician prior to treatment with atenolol?

A: The physician should be informed about the entire medical and surgical history including all medications, natural and herbal supplements. He/she should also be informed on the past or present disease conditions such as of kidneys-, liver- or heart-related disorders, thyroid disorders, diabetes mellitus, etc. Women should inform about the pregnancy or if they are planning pregnancy and the contraceptive measures.

Q: What are the ideal storage conditions for Aten 75mg Tab?

A: The medicine should be placed in room temperature away from excessive heat, sunlight and the reach of children and pets. Do not use this medicine after the expiry date or when it is not needed. Do not share medicine with anyone with the similar symptoms as yours without a proper prescription.

Q: What precautions should I follow during treatment with atenolol?

A: If you experience any symptoms of dizziness, syncope, vision problems, sexual dysfunction, slowing of heart rate, etc. after its administration, then immediately report to the physician so that he/she can adjust your dose depending on your blood pressure, heart rate, level of the medications in your serum and other such important factors.
Product Details
Brand
ATEN
Expires on or After
20/08/2022
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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