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Betacard 50 MG Tablet 14

Betacard 50 MG Tablet 14

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    • Rs. 33.00

    Uses :

    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.

    Mode of drug action


    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.

    What are the common side effects?

    The common side effects of atenolol include dizziness, feeling tired, and depressed mood.

    Warning

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

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Patients with a history of allergic reactions to any of Betacard ingredients should not take this drug.

    • Patients with serious conditions such as heart failure, conduction block or very slow heartbeat should not use Betacard medicine.

    • People with certain heart conditions and liver disease should take Betacard with caution.

    • Do not suddenly stop taking Betacard medicine as it can worsen the condition.

    • This drug is not recommended for use in children below 6 years of age due to the increased risk of Betacard side effects.

    • Pregnant, breastfeeding women, and women planning for pregnancy must inform a doctor before using Betacard drug.

    • Read the label to know Betacard uses and 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.

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