Aloten 50mg Tablet

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Abaris Healthcare

Composition for Aloten 50mg Tablet

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
14.28
₹1.43/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Aloten Tablet

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Uses of Aloten Tablet

Aloten 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina), arrhythmias, Heart attack and hypertension.
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Side effects of Aloten Tablet

Common

Nausea, Headache, Fatigue, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Cold extremities.

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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 heart rate and relaxing blood vessels to improve blood flow to the organ.

In Depth Information on Aloten Tablet

Expert advice for Aloten Tablet

  • It should preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • It can take 1-2 weeks for Aloten to start working.
  • Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you're diabetic. If you take insulin or other anti-diabetic medications, you may need to monitor your blood sugar level more closely.
  • Stopping Aloten suddenly can cause blood pressure to go up suddenly, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • You shouldn’t use Aloten if you have a slow heartbeat or certain types of irregular heartbeats or severe liver damage.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Aloten 50mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Atenolol and alcohol may have additive effects in lowering y
our blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Aloten 50mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

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.
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Lactation
Aloten 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Aloten 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Aloten
50mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
SAFE
Aloten 50mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver dis
ease. No dose adjustment of Aloten 50mg Tablet is recommended.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Gli 2mg Tablet, Vozuca 0.2mg Tablet, Mignar 25mg Tablet, Glychek 40mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

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.
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