Medicine Overview of Aloten Tablet
Side effects of Aloten Tablet
Nausea, Headache, Fatigue, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Cold extremities.
How to use Aloten Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Aloten 50mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Aloten Tablet works
Aloten 50mg tablet is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart. It works by slowing down the heart rate and makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood around the body.
In Depth Information on Aloten Tablet
Expert advice for Aloten Tablet
- May cause transient lethargy and depression. Notify your doctor if these symptoms persist for long.
- May increase wheezing and shortness of breath if you have a lung disease.
- May lower heart rate and cause dizziness and fainting.
- Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar. Be careful if you're diabetic.
- Should not be discontinued abruptly as it may increase the chances of a heart attack or other heart problems.
Special precautions for Aloten 50mg Tablet
Atenolol and alcohol may have additive effects in lowering y+more
our blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate....
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Aloten 50mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor....
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Aloten 50mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation+more
. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
Aloten 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o+more
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Aloten 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Aloten 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended and can help in better dose adjustment....
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended and can help in better dose adjustment.
There is limited information available on the use of Aloten+more
50mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Voglistar 0.3mg Tablet MD, K Glim 1mg Tablet, Dianorm 40mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Aloten 50mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Atenolol
Q. What is betacard used for?
Betacard is a trade name for active drug atenolol. Atenolol belongs to a class of drugs called beta blockers and is used for its effect on the heart and peripheral blood vessels to lower elevated blood pressure, prevent chest pain, treat uneven heart beats and in the early treatment following a heart attack
Yes. Aloten is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is atenolol a diuretic/ blood thinner/ ACE inhibitor/ nitrate?
No. Atenolol is blood pressure lowering medication (beta-blocker) and used to treat few other heart diseases. It has no known effect on increasing the urine output or fluidity of blood. It is not an ACE inhibitor or nitrate
No. Aloten is not a narcotic medicine. It belongs to a class of drugs called beta blockers and is used for its effect on the heart and peripheral blood vessels to lower elevated blood pressure, prevent chest pain, treat uneven heart beats and in the early treatment following a heart attack
Yes. Aloten selectively blocks receptors called beta-1 adrenergic receptor in the heart and is therefore called a cardio selective drug.
Substitutes for Aloten Tablet
Ziblok 50mg Tablet
Obeta 50mg Tablet
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Anol 50mg Tablet
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Atpark 50mg Tablet
Betacard 50mg Tablet
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