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Aten D Tablet 10

Aten D Tablet 10

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    Uses :

    Atenolol Atenolol is used in the treatment of chest pain (i.e. angina) and high blood pressure. This drug is also known to reduce the risk of death in patients who had a heart attack. Indapamide Indapamide is a diuretic used in the treatment of high blood pressure and heart failure.

    Mode of drug action


    Atenolol Atenolol belongs to the class of drugs called beta-blockers. It blocks the actions of certain chemicals such as adrenaline or epinephrine on the heart and blood vessels. Consequently, the heart rate and the blood pressure come under control. Indapamide Indapamide belongs to a class of drugs called thiazide-like diuretics. Indapamide acts by increasing the urine production from kidney thereby decreasing the blood pressure.

    What are the common side effects?

    Atenolol The common side effects of atenolol include dizziness, feeling tired and depressed mood. Indapamide Indapamide side effects include nausea, vomiting, paresthesia, a rash of purple spots on the skin, constipation, dry mouth, fatigue, headache, decreased potassium level in blood, rash, and vertigo.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Unsafe Breast feeding: Unsafe Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Patients allergic to Aten D or its ingredients, atenolol should avoid the use of Aten D.

    • Consult the doctor before taking Aten D.

    • Avoid Aten D medicine in patients who are breastfeeding or pregnant as it may be unsafe for the fetus.

    • The use of Aten D may cause dizziness or tiredness, so do not drive or operate machinery. Get up slowly after sitting or lying down to avoid dizziness.

    • Avoid the use of alcohol as it may also increase the side effects of Aten D.

    • Take Aten D with or without food but try taking it at a fixed time.

    • Patients taking Aten D who are over the age of 65 may have a greater risk of the side effects.

    What else should I know?

    1. Should I inform my surgeon about taking atenolol? Yes. You need to inform your surgeon that you are undergoing therapy with atenolol. You may have to stop taking the drug for some days before the surgery.

    2. Can I drive after taking atenolol? Atenolol can impair a person’s ability to think and react. Therefore, it is not advisable to drive for some time after taking this drug.

    3. What if I drink alcohol while using atenolol? Taking alcohol and atenolol together can increase the risk of side effects such as drowsiness and dizziness.

    4. Can I maintain a normal blood pressure with atenolol alone? Atenolol is only a part of treatment for blood pressure. You may need some other drugs, along with a proper exercise, diet, and weight control.

    5. Can I stop taking atenolol if I do not have the symptoms of high blood pressure? You must continue using this medicine even if you feel that you have no symptoms. This is because very often, high blood pressure does not produce symptoms. Indapamide

    1. Is it safe to take ibuprofen with indapamide? Ibuprofen may reduce the blood pressure lowering effect of indapamide. Consult your doctor before using other drugs.

    2. Is indapamide a potassium-sparing diuretic? No. Indapamide is not potassium sparing. It lowers the potassium levels in the body.

    3. I am allergic to sulfa drugs, is it safe to take indapamide? No. Indapamide is a sulfa drug, contains sulfa (sulphonamide) so should not be taken by patients allergic to sulfa/sulphonamide.

    4. I noticed an increased in weight gain while am on indapamide medication, is it the side effect of the drug? No. Indapamide may cause weight loss but not weight gain. Consult your doctor immediately if notice such side effects.

    5. Is it safe to take alcohol when am on indapamide medication? No. Alcohol may cause additive lowering of blood pressure when taken with indapamide.

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