Cardif Beta 50 mg/10 mg Tablet

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Composition for Cardif Beta 50 mg/10 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Cardif Beta 50 mg/10 mg Tablet

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Uses of Atenolol

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

Common

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

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How to use Atenolol

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.

How Cardif Beta 50 mg/10 mg Tablet works

Atenolol 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.
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Uses of Nitrendipine

Nitrendipine is used in the treatment of hypertension.
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Side effects of Nitrendipine

Common

Fatigue, Ankle swelling, Sleepiness, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Headache, Nausea, Dizziness, Palpitations, Abdominal pain, Edema.

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How to use Nitrendipine

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.

How Cardif Beta 50 mg/10 mg Tablet works

Nitrendipine is a calcium channel blocker. It blocks the action of calcium on the heart and blood vessels. This lowers the blood pressure, abnormally fast heartbeat and reduces strain on the heart following a heart attack.

In Depth Information on Cardif Beta 50 mg/10 mg Tablet

Expert advice for Atenolol

  • It should preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • It can take 1-2 weeks for Atenolol 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 Atenolol suddenly can cause blood pressure to go up suddenly, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • You shouldn’t use Atenolol if you have a slow heartbeat or certain types of irregular heartbeats or severe liver damage.

Expert advice for Nitrendipine

  • It is very common to have dizziness, lightheadedness, swelling ankles/feet, flushing, or a headache as a side effect.
  • To lower your risk of dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • Inform your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if it worsens (for example, your blood pressure readings remain high or increase, chest pain continues or worsens). 
  • Inform your doctor immediately if any of these serious side effects occur: fast/irregular/pounding heartbeat, fainting.
  • Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day. It is important to continue taking this medication even if you feel well.
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose.
Warnings
Special precautions for Cardif Beta 50 mg/10 mg 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
Cardif Beta 50 mg/10 mg 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
Cardif Beta 50 mg/10 mg Tablet is probably usafe to use duri
ng lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Cardif Beta 50 mg/10 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Cardif Beta 50 mg/10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cardif Beta 50 mg/10 mg 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 Cardif
Beta 50 mg/10 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Cardif Beta 50 mg/10 mg 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
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
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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Substitutes for Cardif Beta

No substitutes found for this medicine
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