Tozaar AT 50 mg/50 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Tozaar AT 50 mg/50 mg Tablet

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Uses of Atenolol

Atenolol is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina), arrhythmias, heart attack and hypertension.
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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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Tozaar AT 50 mg/50 mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Tozaar AT 50 mg/50 mg Tablet works

Atenolol is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart. It works by slowing heart rate and relaxing blood vessels to improve blood flow to the organ.
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Uses of Losartan

Losartan is used in the treatment of hypertension and heart failure.
It may also lower the risk of stroke and heart attack.
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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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Tozaar AT 50 mg/50 mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Tozaar AT 50 mg/50 mg Tablet works

Losartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by relaxing blood vessels which lower the blood pressure and also reduces the workload of the heart.

In Depth Information on Tozaar AT 50 mg/50 mg Tablet

Expert advice for Atenolol

  • It should preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • It can take 1-2 weeks for Atenolol to start working.
  • Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you're diabetic. If you take insulin or other anti-diabetic medications, you may need to monitor your blood sugar level more closely.
  • Stopping Atenolol suddenly can cause blood pressure to go up suddenly, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • You shouldn’t use Atenolol if you have a slow heartbeat or certain types of irregular heartbeats or severe liver damage.

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 Tozaar AT 50 mg/50 mg Tablet
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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
Tozaar AT 50 mg/50 mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Tozaar AT 50 mg/50 mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during
lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Tozaar AT 50 mg/50 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy
, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Tozaar AT 50 mg/50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tozaar AT 50 mg/50 mg Tablet 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
Tozaar AT 50 mg/50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tozaar AT 50 mg/50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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

Frequently asked questions for Tozaar AT 50 mg/50 mg Tablet

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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