Medicine Overview of Carten Tablet
Side effects of Carten Tablet
Nausea, Headache, Fatigue, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Cold extremities.
How to use Carten 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 Carten 50mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Carten Tablet works
Carten 50mg 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 Carten Tablet
Expert advice for Carten Tablet
- It should preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
- It can take 1-2 weeks for Carten 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 Carten suddenly can cause blood pressure to go up suddenly, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke.
- You shouldn’t use Carten if you have a slow heartbeat or certain types of irregular heartbeats or severe liver damage.
Special precautions for Carten 50mg Tablet
Atenolol and alcohol may have additive effects in lowering y+more
our blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate....
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Carten 50mg Tablet 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.
Carten 50mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation+more
. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
Carten 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o+more
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Carten 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Carten 50mg Tablet 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 Carten+more
50mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Voglitab 0.3mg Tablet, Gli 2mg Tablet, Diaset 2mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Carten 50mg 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. Carten 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. Carten 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. Carten selectively blocks receptors called beta-1 adrenergic receptor in the heart and is therefore called a cardio selective drug.
Substitutes for Carten Tablet
Ziblok 50mg Tablet
Obeta 50mg Tablet
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Anol 50mg Tablet
Lincoln Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Atpark 50mg Tablet
Betacard 50mg Tablet
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd