Medicine Overview of Atecard-AM Tablet
Side Effects of Atecard-AM are Sleepiness, Headache, Ankle swelling, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Slow heart rate, Palpitations, Nausea, Edema (swelling), Constipation, Tiredness, Cold extremities.
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. Atecard-AM Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Atecard-AM Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Amlodipine and atenolol which lower blood pressure effectively. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker which works by relaxing blood vessels while atenolol is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart to slow down the heart rate. Together, they make the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.
In Depth Information on Atecard-AM Tablet
Atecard-AM Tablet related warnings
Atenolol and alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Atecard-AM 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.
Atecard-AM Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Atecard-AM Tablet may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
Atecard-AM Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Atecard-AM Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended and can help in better dose adjustment.
Atecard-AM Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Atecard-AM Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Atecard-AM Tablet is started at a lower dose in patients with liver disease and further increased slowly with careful monitoring.
Questions Related to Atecard-AM
High blood pressure and diabetes
Dr. Pushkar Mani
just telling high BP and sugar wil not help in giving u medicinetell the details since when u have diabetes and hypertensionwhat medicine u taking for bothand also do following blood testHba1c, Blood sugar ( fasting & PP), Urine routine, CBC, ESR, Lipid profile, Thyroid profile, Serum creatinine, BUN, eGFR, AST & ALT
How to maintain high blood pressure?What type of restrictions in High blood pressure?
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Avoid fried food and extra salts and regular exercise
What precautions taken to control High blood pressure
Dr. Ravi Shankar M.
Walking, reduce stress, Reduce stress levels, and Tab Siledin 1-0-1 after food for one motnhs
What is the best cure for high blood pressureB P 160/90
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Hello, greetings from 1mg.com You need medications Kindly consult nearby physician for examination and proper managementTake salt restricted diet Avoid fatty foods Exercise daily, walk for 1 km
High blood pressure and high cholesterol.How can I control it
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
salt restricted diet, oily food to avoid, take abana tab 2 tab twice, arjunin cap 2 cap twicedaily do physical exercise
At times feel full of anger that results in high blood pressure
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Anger is a natural emotional response to feeling of being wronged and/ or not being able to protect oneself from being wronged. The anger response looses it's relevance when perception of being wronged may be exaggerated or misplaced. It may happen in depression, anxiety, mood disorders, substance use disorders, psychotic disorders or impulse control disorders etc. Anger management is aimed at identifying the triggers and the thought patterns behind this response. You can start by identifying what makes you angry and why and then start analysing your perceptions. You may see a psychotherapist/psychiatrist to guide you. Some anger issues are biological impulse control issues and one needs medicines to treat them. Treatment of primary psychiatric conditions like depression, anxiety and psychosis also mitigates anger.
Any proper medicine for high Blood pressure 150/90 without any side effect with minimum dose per day.
Dr. Anshul Varshney
Hello, Welcome to 1mg. I am Anshul Varshney for your help. The best one would be a Amlodipine. However, your kidney functions, pulse rate would be the factors in deciding the appropriate dosages and drug.
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Frequently asked questions about Atecard-AM Tablet
Q. What are some lifestyle changes to make while using Atecard-AM?
Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Atecard-AM. Stop smoking, as it lowers your risk of having heart attack and stroke. If you are overweight or obese: try to lose weight. You should maintain a healthy diet by including fruits and vegetable in your meals. Regular exercise can make your heart strong and reduce your risk of heart attack.
Q. Can I stop taking Atecard-AM if I feel well?
No, keep using Atecard-AM as advised by your doctor, even if you feel well. Stopping Atecard-AM suddenly may lead to serious complications such as heart attack and stroke.
Q. Any special instruction regarding storage and disposal of this medicine?
Keep this medicine in the container or pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it at as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose off the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
Q. What are the contraindications to the use of Atecard-AM?
Atecard-AM is contraindicated in patients who are allergic to amlodipine, atenolol or any of its ingredient. It should be avoided in patients with history of asthma or lung disease. Also, inform your doctor about the patients medical history and medicines he is taking.
Q. Can the use of Atecard-AM cause headache?
Yes, the use of Atecard-AM is can cause headaches at the beginning of the treatment. Headaches usually go away after the first week of the treatment. Contact your doctor if the headaches are frequent and don't go away.
Q. Can I feel dizzy after taking Atecard-AM?
Yes, the use of Atecard-AM can make you feel dizzy. This may occur when you suddenly get up from lying or sitting position. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
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