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Aten D Tablet

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Indapamide(2.5 Mg) + Atenolol(50.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE

Medical 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 ateno...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Aten D Tablet

For the treatment of high blood pressure
contraindications

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.
sideEffects

Side effects of Aten D Tablet

  • Slow heart rate
  • Constipation
  • Stomach upset
  • Cold hands and feet
  • Fatigue
  • Sweating
  • Allergic reactions
  • Rashes
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Aten D Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Aten D tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the use of this medicine in pregnancy. Hence, it is recommended not to use the same unless prescribed by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Aten D tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
The component of this medicine may pass into the breastmilk and can harm the newborn baby. Therefore, a breastfeeding mother should take this medicine only under the doctor's recommendation.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Aten D tablet?
A:
This medicine does not affect your ability to drive or to use machinery, however, if you experience side effects like dizziness, you should avoid driving or using machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Aten D tablet?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol along with this medicine. However, it is advised to avoid alcohol during the treatment as it can lower blood pressure.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • 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 ra...
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  • 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.
modeOfAction

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 pressu...
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  • 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 o...
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directionsForUse

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

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...
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  • 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 moo...
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  • As Aten D tablet contains different components, any interaction seen with them when taken alone may happen with this combination.
storageAndDisposal

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

Dosage of Aten D Tablet

Overdose

If you have taken too much of this medicine and experience any unusual symptom then contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of medicine take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a doub...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: For how long do I need to take Aten D tablet?

A: Do not stop taking this medicine until and unless your doctor advises you. If you stop taking this medicine, it can lead to a sudden increase in your blood pressure, which can be very dangerous. The doctor will gradually decrease the dose as per the need.

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?

A: Medicines along with the desired effect, sometimes give side effects also, however not everyone gets them. The most common side effects of this medicine are tiredness, constipation, stomach pain, nausea, cold sensation in hands and feet, slow heartbeat etc.

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ContainsIndapamide(2.5 Mg),Atenolol(50.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsSlow heart rate, constipation, stomach upset, cold hands and feet, fatigue
Last Updated on: 29 Jul 2021 | 07:04 AM (IST)
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