Substitutes for Carten Tablet
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
- Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if you feel dizzy or tired while taking atenolol.
- Do not take double the dose to compensate for a forgotten dose. If you forget to take a dose of atenolol tablet, take it as soon as you remember, unless it is time for your next dose.
- Consult your doctor if you experience slow pulse ,dizziness , confusion , depression and fever.
- Do not stop taking atenolol abruptly. Cessation should be done gradually over 7-14 days along with patient monitoring.
- This drug may cause increased sensitivity to cold.
- Monitor blood glucose level carefully. This drug may alter the blood glucose levels.
- Avoid sudden position changes to prevent hypotension.
- Do consult your doctor before taking atenolol, if you are pregnant or planning to have a baby, or are breast-feeding.
- Avoid or limit consumption of alcohol and smoking when taking atenolol.
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 safe to use during lactation.+more
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not 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....
There is limited information available on the use of Carten+more
50mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor....
Carten 50mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver dis+more
ease. No dose adjustment of Carten 50mg Tablet is recommended....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Gli 2mg Tablet, Vozuca 0.2mg Tablet, Mignar 25mg Tablet, Glychek 40mg 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.