Atenolol. 50 mg. 30 tablets
Atenolol. 50 mg. 30 tablets
WHAT atenolol ?
Atenolol is a medicinal product group etc. beta- blockers. He holds an antihypertensive ( blood pressure lowering ) and anti-anginal effect ( lowers the heart muscle of oxygen, heart rate slowed down ) .
WHAT IT IS USED atenolol ?
To treat hypertension ( high blood pressure), angina during exercise or unstable angina , acute myocardial infarction in patients with stable blood pressure and pulse.
WHEN NOT TO USE atenolol ?
You should not use atenolol in the following cases ;
• Hypersensitivity to atenolol or excipients ;
• Heart failure with hemodynamic decompensation (weakness of the heart muscle ) ;
• Cardiac arrest II- nd and III- grade (impaired conduction between the atria and chambers of the heart ) ;
• Sinus bradycardia ( slow heart rate below 50 beats / min . )
• Hypotension ( low blood pressure) ;
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• Severe disturbances in the peripheral blood supply;
• Syndrome Sick sinus ( disorder conduct of the sinus node to the atrium of the heart) ;
• Cardiogenic shock;
• Treatment-naïve hormone - producing adrenal tumor ( pheochromocytoma ) ;
• bronchial asthma , chronic obstructive pulmonary disease;
• Metabolic acidosis ( increased acidity of the blood)
Before starting treatment with atenolol SOPHARMA
Tell your doctor if you have any of the following diseases:
• asthma or allergic diseases ;
• angina of Prinzmetal;
• chronic heart failure are treated with digoxin and / or diuretics offense peripheral blood supply;
• have diabetes or cases of a sharp drop in blood sugar ( hypoglycemia ) as atenolol can mask symptoms of hypoglycaemia and hamper the exact dosage of antidiabetic agents ;
• thyrotoxicosis ( overactive thyroid gland ) as atenolol may mask some signs of this disease ( rapid heart rate ) ;
• psoriasis (a skin disease) ;
• kidney disease ;
• upcoming surgery (including dental )
Pregnancy and lactation
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Before taking any medicine during pregnancy , be sure to consult your doctor.
The administration of atenolol during pregnancy , especially during the I and II trimester , it is associated with an increased risk of harm to the fetus. Atenolol is used during pregnancy only when benefit to the mother outweighs the potential risk to the fetus.
Atenolol Sopharma passes into breast milk and therefore in need of
treatment of the mother, breastfeeding should be discontinued.
Effects on ability to drive and use machines
Use caution when driving or operating machinery due
Atenolol induced reduction in blood pressure and dizziness
as a result thereof .
Information about excipients
In the composition of the tablet is corn starch , which may be inappropriate for people with intolerance to gluten ( gluten enteropathy ) . Atenolol contains lactose as an excipient and may not be suitable for people with impaired absorption of sugars.
What medications may interact with atenolol ?
Please inform your doctor about ALL drugs you are taking or have recently taken , whether prescribed by a doctor or bought them without a prescription.
This is important because atenolol can change the activity of certain drugs or reverse some drugs to change its effects. Adverse interactions may occur with concomitant use of atenolol and a number of drugs. Do not take these medications without consulting a doctor during treatment with atenolol : antiarrhythmics , digoxin (to treat heart failure ), calcium antagonists ( verapamil, diltiazem, nifedtshn , nimodshtn ) insulin and oral antidiabetic products must (eg glibenclamide ) ; analgesics and anti-inflammatory drugs ( indomethacin, ibuprofen ), drugs for treatment of asthma such as salbutamol, isoprenaline and the like . ; reserpine , clonidine, alpha -methyldopa .
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Dose and duration of treatment is determined by your doctor . It is important to take your medicine as your doctor prescribes. You should not change the dose or discontinue treatment without first consulting your doctor even if you feel well . Try to take the medicine at the same time each day. Follow the instructions of your doctor. Treatment with Atenolol Sopharma usually starts with low doses that are gradually increased in weekly intervals . The tablets are taken once a day with water. Adults - starting dose is 50 mg once daily. If necessary, your doctor may increase the dose to 100 mg daily.
Do not stop treatment without consulting a doctor !
Discontinuation of treatment with atenolol Sopharma must always gradually for 7-14 days. If you feel that the effect of the drug is too strong or too weak, talk to your doctor . If you take more tablets than you should
If you take a dose higher than prescribed , you may experience fatigue , slow heart rate , dizziness . Consult immediately your doctor in such cases.
If you omit the next dose of Atenolol Sopharma
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible . If almost time for your next dose , take it as usual. Do not take a double dose to make up for the forgotten . Continue to take your medicine as prescribed.
Like all medicines, Atenolol can have side effects. They did not necessarily occur in all patients , so you may not receive any response.
The side effects of Atenolol Sopharma are mostly transient. They can not be avoided in gradually increasing doses. Tell your doctor if you experience the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting , weakness, dizziness , headache ( may be associated with lower blood pressure) , difficulty breathing , insomnia, sleep disturbances , nightmares, cold extremities, decrease blood sugar in diabetic patients , worsening of psoriasis, skin reactions.
If you experience side effects, including those not mentioned in this leaflet , tell your doctor.
Dry and protected from light , at temperatures below 25 ° C. Keep your tablets in the original container .
Keep your tablets in a safe place where children can not see them and reach .
It should not be used after the expiry date stated on the packaging.
50 mg film-coated tablets
WHAT atenolol ?
Each tablet contains drug atenolol 50 mg. Excipients: sodium starch glycolate, lactose monohydrate, gelatin, corn starch, talc, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, silicon dioxide, anhydrous, Opadry II white.
PHARMACEUTICAL FORM AND CONTENTS
Film-coated tablets of 50 mg, 30 tablets per pack (3 blisters in a box).