Atecard 25mg Tablet

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Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Atecard 25mg Tablet

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Alcohol
30.45
₹2.17/Tablet
14 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Atecard Tablet

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Uses of Atecard Tablet

Atecard 25mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina), arrhythmias, heart attack and hypertension.
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Side effects of Atecard Tablet

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

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How to use Atecard 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 Atecard 25mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Atecard Tablet works

Atecard 25mg 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 Atecard Tablet

Expert advice for Atecard Tablet

  • It should preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • It can take 1-2 weeks for Atecard 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 Atecard suddenly can cause blood pressure to go up suddenly, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • You shouldn’t use Atecard if you have a slow heartbeat or certain types of irregular heartbeats or severe liver damage.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Atecard 25mg 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
Atecard 25mg 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
CAUTION
Atecard 25mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Atecard 25mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Atecard 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Atecard 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended and can help in better dose adjustment.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Atecard
25mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Voglitab 0.3mg Tablet, Gli 2mg Tablet, Diaset 2mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Atecard 25mg 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. Atecard 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. Atecard 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. Atecard selectively blocks receptors called beta-1 adrenergic receptor in the heart and is therefore called a cardio selective drug.
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