Atenopress 50mg Tablet
Atenopress 50 MG Tablet is primarily prescribed for the treatment of hypertension, alone or in combination with other agents; management of angina pectoris, postmyocardial infarction patients.
Atenopress 50 MG Tablet is known to be a beta blocker, that is, the drug slows down the effect of some chemical that occur naturally in the body. The drug lowers blood pressure as well as heart rate causing less strain on the muscle. It is generally prescribed to those patients suffering from hypertension (high blood pressure) and angina (chest pain).
The medicine should be taken as per the dosage on the prescription. Over dosage of the drug can lead to complications. Depending on the affects the drug has on a patient, the doctor may make variations to the dosage. Doctors generally advise that this drug should not be discontinued suddenly as it can further worsen the side effects of the drug.
Take exactly as directed. Do not increase, decrease, or adjust dosage without consulting prescriber. Take pulse daily, prior to medication and follow prescriber’s instruction about holding medication. Do not take with antacids.
Do not use alcohol or OTC medications (eg, cold remedies) without consulting prescriber. If diabetic, monitor serum sugars closely (may alter glucose tolerance or mask signs of hypoglycemia).
May cause fatigue, dizziness, or postural hypotension; use caution when changing position from lying or sitting to standing, when driving, or when climbing stairs until response to medication is known. May cause alteration in sexual performance (reversible).
Report unresolved swelling of extremities, difficulty breathing or new cough, unresolved fatigue, unusual weight gain, unresolved constipation, or unusual muscle weakness.
Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Cardiologist before using this medicine.
This drug is used to treat the following:
The side effects of this drug are mentioned below:
Are there any missed dose instructions?
If you miss a dose of this drug, take it as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
This drug blocks beta receptors sites in the heart, blood vessels, and lungs. It results in inhibition of epinephrine resulting in relaxed blood vessels, thus the pressure is lowered and blood flow to the heart is improved.