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Etotan-AT 50mg/50mg Tablet

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Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Etotan-AT 50mg/50mg Tablet is a medicine used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). It is a combination of two medicines that helps to control blood pressure when a single medication is not effective. It also helps to reduce chances of any future heart attack and stroke.

You can take Etotan-AT 50mg/50mg Tablet at any time of day, with or without food, but it is best to take it at the same time each day. Keep taking it for as long as advised by your doctor. Even if you feel well, do not stop this medicine on your own because high blood pressure often has no symptoms. If you stop taking it, your condition may get worse. Keeping active with regular exercise, reducing your weight and eating a healthy diet will also help control your blood pressure. Follow your doctor’s advice while taking this medicine.

The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, taste change, constipation, diarrhea, and headache. Consult your doctor If any of these bother you, or get worse, or do not go away. Dizziness might occur as lowering of blood pressure, which get improved with time. It may increase the level of potassium in the blood, hence avoid potassium rich food and supplements.

Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any liver or kidney problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor for advice before taking this medicine. You also need to tell your doctor what other medicines you are taking especially those used to treat high blood pressure or heart conditions. You should have your blood pressure, liver function and electrolytes level such as potassium checked regularly to make sure that this medicine is working properly.

Uses of Etotan-AT Tablet

Side effects of Etotan-AT Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Etotan-AT

  • Nausea
  • Taste change
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Cold extremities
  • Upset stomach
  • Increased potassium level in blood
  • Slow heart rate
  • Numbness of extremity
  • Decreased blood pressure

How to use Etotan-AT 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. Etotan-AT 50mg/50mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Etotan-AT Tablet works

Etotan-AT 50mg/50mg Tablet is a combination of two blood-pressure lowering medicines: Atenolol and Losartan. Atenolol is a beta blocker which works specifically on the heart to reduce heart rate and lower blood pressure. Losartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by blocking the hormone angiotensin thereby relaxing blood vessels. Together they allow the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Etotan-AT 50mg/50mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Etotan-AT 50mg/50mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Etotan-AT 50mg/50mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Etotan-AT 50mg/50mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Etotan-AT 50mg/50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Etotan-AT 50mg/50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended and can help in better dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Etotan-AT 50mg/50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Etotan-AT 50mg/50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Etotan-AT 50mg/50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Etotan-AT 50mg/50mg Tablet for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces chance of future heart attack & strokes.
  • It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as it can cause sudden increase in your blood pressure.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC

Patient Concerns

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Hi ,my age 35 my sex very weak .tell me which medicine in high sex
Dr. Pranay Gandhi
Sexology
hi PATIENT tablet suhagra 50mg 1 hr befr sex
Suffering from hypertension prescribed zyltan 50mg 6 years ago and it was good. But now the tablet is not available. hence I wnt to doctor again and he prescribed NEWTEL H 40. but if I take this tab causing headache and pain in neck and shoulder. Please suggest some alternative. Is there any way to get rid of hypertension permanently.
Dr. Tapas Kumbhkar
Internal Medicine
There is no permanent treatmentYou have to take medicineEat less salt in dietTab LOSAR 50MG TAB LOSAGARD 50MGEither of above medicine
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References

  1. Atenolol. Ruislip, Middlesex: Thame Laboratories; 2015. [Accessed 04 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Losartan potassium. Whitehouse Station, New Jersey: Merck & Co. Inc.; 2008. [Acccessed 04 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Atenolol Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Drugs.com. Losartan. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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