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Atenolol 100MG Tablet 20s

Zafa Pharmaceutical Laboratories (Pvt) Ltd
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Original price Rs.83.65
Current price Rs.79.47
Atenolol belongs to a group of medicines called beta blockers. It's used to treat high blood pressure and irregular heartbeats (arrhythmia). It can also be used to prevent chest pain caused by angina. If you have high blood pressure, taking atenolol helps prevent future heart disease, heart attacks and strokes.

This medication is used in the management of hypertension (high blood pressure), cardiac dysrhythmias (problem with the rate or rhythm of your heartbeat caused by changes in your heart's normal sequence of electrical impulses). Treatment of myocardial infarction (heart attack).

Some patients might experience bradycardia (slow heart rate), dry eyes, rash, fatigue or altered blood sugar levels. If you experience any of these conditions please consult your doctor.

Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine if you have any of these conditions; 2nd or 3rd degree AV block without pacemaker (heart disorder) or severe bradycardia (low heart rate)

Avoid this medication if:

  • You are allergic to this medicine or its contents.

Consult your doctor if:

  • You are pregnant, planning to have a child, or breastfeeding.
  • You have a medical history of liver disease, breathing disorders (asthma, bronchitis etc.), blood circulation diseases, Myasthenia gravis, thyroid disorders, or an irregular heart rhythm.
  • Your symptoms are getting worse, instead of getting better. 

Be careful about:

  • Taking the medicine timely, in the way that your physician has prescribed. Keep in mind that it may take 10-14 days before effects can be seen.
  • Maintaining blood sugar if you are diabetic, while taking this drug.
  • Check blood sugar levels if you are diabetic, and on medication to treat diabetes. Taking this drug may make some of the signs of low blood sugar less prominent.
  • Alcohol consumption should be avoided
  • Performing any tasks that require alertness, such as driving, because this drug may cause dizziness. Only perform these tasks if you are confident in your abilities.

Hypertension and Angina