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About atenolol – what is atenolol?
What is Atenolol? 50 mg Atenolol is used for the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. This medication is also used to treat chest pain (angina) and to improve survival after a heart attack. Atenolol side effect and atenolol dosing depend on your medical health.
Atenolol belongs to a class of drugs known as beta-blockers. It works by blocking the action of certain natural chemicals in your body, such as epinephrine, on the heart and blood vessels. This effect lowers the heart rate, blood pressure, and strain on the heart.
How to use Atenolol
- Take this medication by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor.
- Usually 1 to 2 times daily.
- It is best to avoid drinking apple/orange juice within 4 hours of taking atenolol.
- Atenolol side effect and atenolol dosing depend on your medical health and response to treatment.
- Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it.
To help you remember, take it at the same time(s) each day. Keep taking this medication even if you feel well. Most people with high blood pressure do not feel sick.
If this product is used for chest pain, it must be taken regularly to be effective. Use other medications (such as nitroglycerin placed under the tongue) to relieve chest pain as directed by your doctor.
It may take 1 to 2 weeks before you get the full benefit of atenolol dosing. Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve or if any atenolol side effect is worsened (for example, if your blood pressure readings remain high or increase if your chest pain occurs more often).
Atenolol is used for hypertension and it may cause some symptoms that make you uncomfortable.
If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
To reduce the risk of dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
This drug may reduce blood flow to your hands and feet, causing them to feel cold. Smoking may worsen this effect. Dress warmly and avoid tobacco use.
Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the atenolol dosing benefit to you is greater than the risk of atenolol side effect. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.
Tell your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects, including new or worsening symptoms of heart failure such as
- shortness of breath
- swelling ankles/feet
- unusual tiredness
- unusual/sudden weight gain
- very slow heartbeat
- severe dizziness
- trouble breathing
- blue fingers/toes
- mood swings
A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away.
Warnings & Precautions
- Before taking 50 mg atenolol, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it.
- Before using 50 mg atenolol, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history.
- Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs alertness until you can do it safely.
- Limit alcoholic beverages.
- Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use.
- Check your blood sugar regularly as directed and share the results with your doctor. Tell your doctor right away if you have symptoms of high blood sugar
While atenolol is used for high blood pressure. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. 50 mg Atenolol may harm an unborn baby. If you become pregnant while using this medication, talk to your doctor right away about its risks and benefits.
This medication passes into breast milk and may have undesirable effects on a nursing infant. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
Store atenolol dosing at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets.
Nonetheless, Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Moreover, Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.
Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious atenolol side effect. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor’s approval.
Some products that may interact with this drug include: dolasetron, fingolimod.
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