Prenolol

Prenolol

atenolol

Manufacturer:

Berlin Pharm

Distributor:

Berlin Pharm
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Atenolol
Indications/Uses
HTN, angina pectoris, acute MI.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Initially 50 mg daily, may be increased each wk in daily dose of 50 mg. Max: 100 mg once daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
2nd or 3rd degree heart block; cardiogenic shock. Sinus bradycardia, AV block greater than 1st degree, hypotension, untreated phaeochromocytoma, uncontrolled heart failure.
Special Precautions
Poor cardiac reserve, overt heart failure, bronchospastic disease, DM, hyperthyroidism, impaired renal function (CrCl <35 mL/min). Avoid abrupt discontinuation in ischemic heart disease. May aggravate peripheral arterial circulatory disorders. History of anaphylactic reaction. W/drawal of clonidine. Anesth. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Cold extremities, muscular fatigue, GI disturbance, bradycardia, heart failure, sleep disturbances, dizziness, mental depression, alopecia, thrombocytopenia, purpura, psoriasiform skin reactions, exacerbation of psoriasis, elevated serum conc of hepatic enzymes & bilirubin, dry eyes, leg pain.
Drug Interactions
Reserpine; hypotensive agents eg, Ca-channel blockers (eg, verapamil), hydralazine, methyldopa; clonidine, epinephrine, prostaglandin synthase inhibitors.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
C07AB03 - atenolol ; Belongs to the class of selective beta-blocking agents. Used in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Prenolol tab 100 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's;50 × 10's
Form
Prenolol tab 25 mg
Packing/Price
50 × 10's
Form
Prenolol tab 50 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's;50 × 10's
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