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Tenofed 50 mg/20 mg Capsule

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Composition for Tenofed 50 mg/20 mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Tenofed 50 mg/20 mg Capsule

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Tenofed Capsule

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Uses of Tenofed Capsule

Tenofed 50 mg/20 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.
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Tenofed Capsule side effects

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Ankle swelling, Headache, Tiredness, Palpitations, Cold extremities, Sleepiness, Nausea, Edema (swelling), Slow heart rate, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Constipation.

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How to use Tenofed Capsule

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. Tenofed 50 mg/20 mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.
Take it either 1 hour before or 2 hours after food.

How Tenofed Capsule works

Tenofed 50 mg/20 mg Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Atenolol and nifedipine which lower blood pressure effectively. Atenolol is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart to slow down the heart rate while nifedipine is a calcium channel blocker which works by relaxing blood vessels. Together, they make the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.

In Depth Information on Tenofed Capsule

Expert advice for Tenofed Capsule

  • You have been prescribed Tenofed 50 mg/20 mg Capsule 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.
  • Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy.
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Tenofed Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Tenofed Capsule
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.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tenofed 50 mg/20 mg Capsule 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Tenofed 50 mg/20 mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Tenofed 50 mg/20 mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, faint, extremely tired or have visual disturbances. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Tenofed 50 mg/20 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tenofed 50 mg/20 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended and can help in better dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Tenofed 50 mg/20 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tenofed 50 mg/20 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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