HIPRES 25MG TABLET

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Composition

Atenolol(25 mg)

SALT INFORMATION

Atenolol(25 mg)

Uses

Atenolol is used to control high blood pressure (hypertension), prevent chest pain (angina), treat uneven heart beats (arrhythmias) and in the early treatment following a heart attack (myocardial infarction).

How it works

Atenolol belongs to class of medications called beta blockers. It acts by blocking receptors (beta-1 adrenergic receptor) in the heart and peripheral blood vessels resulting in slowing of heart rate and relaxing of blood vessels thereby lowering blood pressure. Atenolol reduces oxygen requirement at any level of activity making it useful for long-term management of heart attacks caused by restricted blood flow to the heart. 

Common side effects

Cough or shortness of breath, Drowsiness, Swelling of hands and feet, Cns depression, Fainting, Dizziness or lightheadedness, Rapid weight gain, Diarrhea and nausea, Excessive tiredness

SUBSTITUTES

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  • ATEN-25 TABLET
    (14 Tablet in Strip)
    ZYDUS CADILA
    Rs. 2.15/Tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 30.10
    pay 18% more per Tablet
  • TENORMIN 25MG TABLET
    (14 Tablet in Strip)
    Abbott India Ltd
    Rs. 2/Tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 28
    pay 10% more per Tablet
  • TENOLOL-25 TABLET
    (14 Tablet in Strip)
    Ipca Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 1.99/Tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 27.90
    pay 9% more per Tablet
  • BETACARD 25MG TABLET
    (14 Tablet in Strip)
    Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 2.71/Tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 38
    pay 49% more per Tablet
  • ATENEX 25MG TABLET
    (14 Tablet in Strip)
    ZYDUS CADILA
    Rs. 2.36/Tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 33.04
    pay 30% more per Tablet

Expert advice

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions

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.