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Atenex 50mg Tablet
Atenex 50mg Tablet

Atenex 50mg Tablet

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
14 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 27.90
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Atenolol(50.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Anti-hypertensive

Medical Description

The composition of Atenex 50mg Tab contains atenolol which is included in the class of antihypertensives.

Uses of Atenex 50mg Tab

  • Increase in blood pressure
  • Irregular heart rhythms
  • Chest pain
  • Early treatment after a heart attack

Contraindications of Atenex 50mg Tab

  • Severe disease of the liver
  • Breathing difficulty
  • Disorder of the nerves or brain
  • Reaction or allergic episodes
  • High levels of acidity in the blood

Side effects of Atenex 50mg Tab

  • Giddiness
  • Tiredness
  • Loose stools
  • Vomiting
  • Cold extremities
  • Sleeping

Precautions and Warnings of Atenex 50mg Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Atenex 50mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine has a poor safety profile as it can cause severe damage to the foetus. Talk to your doctor and confirm if you really need to take this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Atenex 50mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
This tablet is known to enter breast milk. Hence only take it if the benefits outweigh the risk by confirming with your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Atenex 50mg Tab?
A:
It does not have an effect on the driving ability. If you feel any symptoms, then stop driving and take medical help.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the tablet?
A:
This medicine can cause a severe reduction in blood pressure along with alcohol. Therefore, alcohol should be avoided while taking this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have increased sugar levels, breathing problems, reduced blood circulation, increased heartbeats, or liver or kidney disease.

Mode of Action of Atenex 50mg Tab

How Does It Work?

It helps in the reduction of heart rate, blood pressure, and lessens the workload on the heart.

Directions for Use of Atenex 50mg Tab

Take Atenex 50mg Tab dosage at the time prescribed by your doctor everyday. Do not intentionally miss the dose of the tablet. Take it with meals or after completing your food.

Interactions of Atenex 50mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

Do not take along with any medicine that has a direct effect on the heart as they can reduce the heart rate. When taken with other antihypertensives, blood pressure can get further decreased.

Interactions with food items

No problems have been reported with any foodstuffs.

Other general Interactions

Do not use this medicine for any other medical problems.

Storage and disposal of Atenex 50mg Tab

Store this medicine in the original carton. Do not place it in moisture-prone areas. Make sure that there are no temperature fluctuations where you store this tablet.

Dosage of Atenex 50mg Tab

Overdose

An overdose occurs while consuming more than the instructed dose. Symptoms similar to side effects of Atenex 50mg Tab usually manifest like tiredness, breathing difficulty, heartbeat abnormality, profuse sweating, vision problems, numbness, orientation problem and shakiness.
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a tablet, then take it immediately. If the next day arises, skip the missed tablet and continue with the usual dose.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: When should I stop this medicine?

A: If you have any allergic reactions on your skin, swelling all over the face and lump formation, then immediately seek medical treatment. If you suspect any abnormality in heartbeats, drowsy feeling or swelling in the ankles, then there must be a heart problem or block in the heart.

Q: Is this tablet useful when taken for a longer duration?

A: This medicine is helpful if you continue it for an extended period depending on your condition. Make sure with your doctor that you do not have any alarming sign and symptoms that can affect the working of the tablet.

Q: Should I skip playing sports?

A: There is no strict rule to avoid playing a sport while on this medicine apart from competitive ones. Ensure that you do not heavily exert while playing and avoid it during competitive sports.

Q: When does this medicine start to work?

A: This tablet shows its effect after three hours and takes two weeks to get the maximum results in regulating your blood pressure.

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Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 02:18 PM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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