Aten D Tablet
Aten D Tablet Description
Aten D tablet is an anti-hypertensive medicine used for the treatment of high blood pressure when a single medicine is not able to control the blood pressure sufficiently. It is a combination of aten
olol and indapamide as its active ingredients. It may also be used to reduce the risk of other complications of heart and blood vessels. Aten D works by the combined action of its two components. High blood pressure is a critical health condition and it is very important to take your blood pressure-lowering medicines on time along with proper diet, exercise and certain lifestyle modifications. Consult your doctor for more information on this as this varies among individuals. You may be asked to monitor your blood pressure and electrolyte levels frequently while taking this medicine.
|You Save||₹16.29 (15% on MRP)|
|Contains||Indapamide(2.5 Mg) + Atenolol(50.0 Mg)|
|Uses||High blood pressure|
|Side effects||Slow heart rate, constipation, stomach upset, cold hands and feet, fatigue|
Uses of Aten D Tablet
Contraindications of Aten D Tablet
- If you are allergic to atenolol and indapamide or any other ingredient of Aten D tablet.
- If you have any pre-existing health condition such as heart-related complications, asthma, liver or kidney dysfunction etc.
- If you have low blood pressure, recently experienced a cardiogenic shock.
- If you have too much acid in your body or have a tumour called pheochromocytoma.
- If you have low levels of potassium in your body.
- As it is a combination of different components, any condition which is contraindicated with any of these when taken alone should be considered contraindicated for this combination.
Side effects of Aten D Tablet
- Slow heart rate
- Stomach upset
- Cold hands and feet
- Allergic reactions
Precautions and Warnings of Aten D Tablet
Other General Warnings
- You have diabetes as it may cause low blood sugar levels and also change the body’s response to low blood sugar, you may not experience warning signs of low blood sugar such as an increase in heart rate, sweating, hunger pangs and headache....
- You have a type of chest pain (Prinz metal’s angina).
- You have poor blood circulation.
- You experience rapid heartbeats or impaired vision.
- You have any other pre-existing medical condition such as kidney or liver disorders, breathing problems or asthma, overactive thyroid gland etc.
- Do not start, alter or stop this medicine on your own.
Mode of Action of Aten D Tablet
How Does It Work?
- Aten D tablet works by the combined action of atenolol and indapamide. Atenolol is a beta-blocker it works by slowing the heart rate and relaxing the blood vessels and thereby reduces the blood pressure....
- Indapamide is a diuretic medicine also known as a water pill. It works by acting on the kidneys. It removes the excess water and salt from the body by increasing urinary output. This reduces cardiac output and blood pressure....
Directions for Use of Aten D Tablet
- Take Aten D tablet as a whole with water as per your doctor's prescription.
- Try to take this medicine at the same time every day for effective blood pressure control.
- Do not consume more than what is prescribed by your doctor.
Interactions of Aten D Tablet
Interactions with other medicines
- Certain medicines can interfere with the action of Aten D tablet or the tablet itself can affect the action of other medicines if taken at the same time.
- Always inform your doctor about all the medicine you are currently consuming, that includes all prescribed or non-prescribed herbal medicines, dietary supplements as well as other treatment if you are taking for any disorder....
- In particular, if you are taking any pain killers, other anti-hypertensive medicines, anti-tuberculosis medicines like rifampicin, anti-allergic medicine, anaesthetic like Lidocaine, medicines for mood and sleeping disorders, antidiabetic medicine like Insulin, immunosuppressants etc....
- As Aten D tablet contains different components, any interaction seen with them when taken alone may happen with this combination.
Storage and disposal of Aten D Tablet
- Store it below 50°C. Protect it from light and moisture.
- Keep it out of the reach and sight of children and pets.
Dosage of Aten D Tablet
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: For how long do I need to take Aten D tablet?
Q: What precautions should I follow to control my high blood pressure?
- Consult a doctor and follow his prescription.
- Restrict salt intake in your diet.
- Follow a low carb, low-fat diet.
- Do regular exercise for 30- 40 minutes every day.
- Maintain a healthy weight.
Q: What are the side effects of Aten D tablet?
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