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BETEN 12.5MG TABLET

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Composition FOR BETEN

Atenolol(12.5 mg)

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Beten 12.5mg tablet at a fixed time.
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.
UNSAFE
Beten 12.5mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Beten 12.5mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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    Atenolol(12.5 mg)

    Uses

    Beten 12.5mg tablet is used in the treatment of angina (chest pain), arrhythmias (abnormal heart beat), heart attack and increased blood pressure

    How it works

    Beten 12.5mg tablet blocks the action of certain chemical messengers on the heart and blood vessels. This can lower the blood pressure, abnormally fast heartbeat and reduces strain on the heart following a heart attack.

    Common side effects

    Nausea, Headache, Fatigue, Dizziness, Slow heart rate, Breathlessness, Diarrhoea, Palpitations, Abdominal pain, Constipation

    SUBSTITUTES FOR BETEN

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      Rs. 3.26/tablet
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      Rs. 45.65
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    • ZIBLOK 12.5 MG TABLET
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      FDC Ltd
      Rs. 0.40/tablet
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      Rs. 5.57
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    • MANOTEN 12.5 MG TABLET
      (14 tablets in strip)
      Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 0.96/tablet
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      Rs. 13.48
      pay 32% more per tablet

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    Expert advice FOR BETEN

    • Atenolol may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
    • The Atenolol may affect your blood sugar and cover up the symptoms of low blood sugar if you have diabetes.
    • Atenolol may reduce blood flow to your hands and feet, causing them to feel cold. Smoking may worsen this effect. Dress warmly and avoid the use of tobacco.
    • Consult your doctor whether to continue Atenolol before any scheduled surgery.
    • It is not the first-choice treatment for high blood pressure according to the latest guidelines, except if you have a heart failure or heart disease.
    • Adults over the age of 65 may be at greater risk for the side-effects.

    Frequently asked questions FOR BETEN

    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

    Q.

    Is atenolol safe?
    Yes. Atenolol 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

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    Q.

    Is atenolol a narcotic?
    No. Atenolol 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

    Q.

    Is atenolol cardioselective/ selective/ non-selective?
    Yes. Atenolol selectively blocks receptors called beta-1 adrenergic receptor in the heart and is therefore called a cardio selective drug.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)