Medicine Overview of Olate Tablet
Nausea, Headache, Fatigue, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Cold extremities.
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. Olate 25mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Olate 25mg Tablet is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart. It works by slowing down the heart rate and makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood around the body.
In Depth Information on Olate Tablet
- Olate helps reduce blood pressure and lower heart rate.
- Do not miss doses. In case you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible up to 8 hrs before next dose. Don’t double the dose.
Stopping Olate suddenly can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly, which increases the risk of heart attack and stroke.
- You may feel dizzy during the initial few days. You may also have fatigue and headaches. Notify your doctor if these symptoms persist for long.
Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you're diabetic. If you take insulin or other anti-diabetic medications, you may have to check your blood sugar level more closely.
- Know how to check pulse daily and blood pressure (BP) twice a week, and teach your family as well.
- Notify your doctor if slow pulse, troubled breathing, wheezing, cold hands and feet, dizziness, light-headedness, confusion, depression.
Olate Tablet related warnings
Atenolol and alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Olate 25mg 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.
Olate 25mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Olate 25mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Olate 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Olate 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended and can help in better dose adjustment.
There is limited information available on the use of Olate 25mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Olate Tablet
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. Olate 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. Olate 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. Olate selectively blocks receptors called beta-1 adrenergic receptor in the heart and is therefore called a cardio selective drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Olate with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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