Atenolol Tablets

Atenolol Tablets

Atenolol Tablets BP 50 mg- Atenolol Tablets BP 50 mg consist of the main ingredient Atenolol which is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart. It works by slowing down the heart rate and makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood around the body. Atenolol is taken along with other medicine by patients suffering from high blood pressure. Atenolol Tablets are not suitable for everyone, therefore, it is important to inform your doctor.

Atenolol Tablets are widely used to prevent chest pain and heart attacks. Taking less salt in their diet and having stressful life are the main reasons people are getting affected. Therefore, with the help of Atenolol Tablets, they are able to get aid. However, mild side effects are usually experienced by the patient so it does not cause any serious harm. Using it for a long time is not safe for the heart and arteries.

Uses of Atenolol Tablets

This medicine is used for chest pain and is prescribed for the treatment of the following conditions. It must be taken regularly to be more effective-

  • Migraines
  • Irregular heartbeats
  • Hyperthyroidism

Possible Side Effects

This tablet does not necessarily have side effects however some below-mentioned symptoms are expected to cause as the medicine adjusts to the body-

  • Slow heart rate
  • Cold extremities
  • Fatigue
  • Gastrointestinal disturbance

Directions For Use

  • It can be easily taken with or without food or as directed by the doctor
  • It is usually 1 to 2 times daily, depending on the medical condition.
  • Do not chew, crush, or break the tablet.

Safety Precautions

  • Inform the doctor if you are experiencing any allergic reaction to this medicine.
  • This drug may reduce blood flow to your hands and feet, causing them to feel cold.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How is this tablet's dosage taken? 

It is taken once or twice a day for better effectiveness.

Is Atenolol taken in the morning?

Atenolol may make you feel dizzy, so it is better to take your first dose at bedtime

What if the dose is missed?

Do not panic if the dose is missed, take it as soon as possible but do not double dose and follow the advice of your doctor.