Repalol 50 mg/50 mg Tablet XL

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Medicine Overview of Repalol 50 mg/50 mg Tablet XL

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Uses of Atenolol

Atenolol is used in the treatment of hypertension, chest pain (Angina), heart failure and arrhythmias.
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Side effects of Atenolol

Common

Nausea, Headache, Fatigue, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Cold extremities.

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How to use Atenolol

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. Repalol 50 mg/50 mg Tablet XL is to be taken empty stomach.

How Repalol 50 mg/50 mg Tablet XL works

Atenolol 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.
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Uses of Losartan

Losartan is used in the treatment of hypertension and heart failure.
Decreasing high blood pressure lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.
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Side effects of Losartan

Common

Dizziness, Back pain, Sinus inflammation, Increased potassium level in blood.

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How to use Losartan

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. Repalol 50 mg/50 mg Tablet XL is to be taken empty stomach.

How Repalol 50 mg/50 mg Tablet XL works

Losartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by blocking the hormone angiotensin thereby relaxing blood vessels, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently.

In Depth Information on Repalol 50 mg/50 mg Tablet XL

Expert advice for Atenolol

  • Atenolol 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 Atenolol 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.

Expert advice for Losartan

  • Losartan can be taken with or without food but preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • It is best to take the first dose before bed to reduce symptomatic hypotension.
  • Losartan may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you have rapid swelling of the lips, tongue, and throat that may affect breathing.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for Repalol 50 mg/50 mg Tablet XL
Alcohol
CAUTION
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.

Taking Losartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Repalol 50 mg/50 mg Tablet XL 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Repalol 50 mg/50 mg Tablet XL is probably usafe to use durin
g lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Repalol 50 mg/50 mg Tablet XL may make you feel dizzy, sleep
y, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Repalol 50 mg/50 mg Tablet XL should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Repalol 50 mg/50 mg Tablet XL may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended and can help in better dose adjustment.
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Liver
CAUTION
Repalol 50 mg/50 mg Tablet XL should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Repalol 50 mg/50 mg Tablet XL may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Repalol 50 mg/50 mg Tablet XL is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Repalol 50 mg/50 mg Tablet XL

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
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.
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Frequently asked questions for Losartan

Q. Is Losartan a blood thinner?
No, Losartan is from a class of medications called angiotensin II receptor antagonists. It works by blocking the action of certain natural substances that tighten the blood vessels, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently
Q. Is Losartan safe?
Losartan is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is losartan the same as losartan potassium?
Yes. Losartan is available in the market as losartan potassium. So, the salt form of losartan contains potassium, however, check the bottle before use
Q. Is Losartan generic?
Yes, it is the generic drug
Q. Is losartan a water pill?
No, it belongs to a class of medications called angiotensin II receptor antagonists
Q. Is Losartan gluten free?
Yes. Losartan is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Q. Does losartan contain potassium?
Losartan is available in the market as losartan potassium. So, the salt form of losartan contains potassium, however, check the bottle before use
Q. Can I take losartan with Benadryl/atenolol/Xanax/Viagra/Nyquil/metoprolol?
Atenolol, metoprolol and Xanax may lower blood pressure when taken along with losartan. No clinically observed drug interaction is observed with Viagra, Nyquil, and alcohol. Please follow doctor’s advice regarding its use
Q. Does Losartan cause constipation/infrequent urination/ drowsiness/ headache/ itching/ cough/ lower heart rate?
Losartan causes headache, drowsiness. Constipation, infrequent urination, itching, cough and low heart rate are not reported. Patient should fallow doctor’s advice regarding the possible side effects.
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Substitutes for Repalol

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