Atenolol 50/100 Stada

Atenolol 50/100 Stada

atenolol

Manufacturer:

Stada

Distributor:

HK Medical Supplies
/
Health Express
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Atenolol
Indications/Uses
HTN, CHD, tachyarrhythmias, hyperkinetic heart syndrome.
Dosage/Direction for Use
HTN Initially 50 mg in the morning, may be increased to 100 mg after 1 wk. CAD 50 or 100 mg once daily. Tachyarrhythmias 50 mg once daily or bd, or 100 mg once daily. Hyperkinetic heart syndrome 25 or 50 mg once daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. NYHA class III or IV heart failure; shock; 2nd- or 3rd-degree AV block; SA block; sick sinus syndrome; bradycardia (<50 bpm); hypotension; advanced stages of peripheral occlusive disease; chronic obstructive airways disease; metabolic acidosis.
Special Precautions
Patients w/ renal dysfunction. May mask signs of hypoglycemia. Discontinue therapy by slow downward titration in patients w/ CAD. Atenolol therapy in patients w/ pheochromocytoma must be accompanied by concurrent α-receptor blockade. Possible reduction of lacrimation. May impair ability to engage in activities requiring mental alertness. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Fatigue, dizziness, drowsiness, mild headache, sweating, cold extremities.
Drug Interactions
Additive effect on the sinus & AV nodes w/ Ca-antagonists of the verapamil or diltiazem type. Exaggerated BP increases w/ norepinephrine or MAOIs; abrupt w/drawal of concomitant clonidine. Exaggerated BP reductions w/ diuretics, phenothiazines, narcotics, or other antihypertensives, hypotensive agents. Additive cardiodepressant effects w/ narcotics or anti-arrhythmic drugs. Enhanced negative chronotropic & negative dromotropic effects w/ reserpine, clonidine, α-methyldopa, guanfacine, &/or cardiac glycosides. Enhanced neuromuscular blockade of tubocurarine. Induced hypoglycemia & masked symptoms w/ insulin or oral antidiabetics.
MIMS Class
Beta-Blockers
ATC Classification
C07AB03 - atenolol ; Belongs to the class of selective beta-blocking agents. Used in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Atenolol 100 Stada tab 100 mg
Packing/Price
100's
Form
Atenolol 50 Stada tab 50 mg
Packing/Price
100's
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