Medicine Overview of Beta Ointment
Side effects of Beta Ointment
Nausea, Headache, Fatigue, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Cold extremities.
How to use Beta Ointment
This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.
How Beta Ointment works
Beta ointment 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 Beta Ointment
Expert advice for Beta Ointment
- 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 Beta Ointment
No interaction found
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Beta Ointment 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.
Beta Ointment is probably usafe to use during lactation. Li+more
mited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
Beta Ointment may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or dec+more
rease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Beta Ointment should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Beta Ointment 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 Beta Oi+more
ntment in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
Frequently asked questions for Beta NA Ointment
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. Beta 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. Beta 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. Beta selectively blocks receptors called beta-1 adrenergic receptor in the heart and is therefore called a cardio selective drug.
Substitutes for Beta
No substitutes found for this medicine