«Atenolol" refers to the group of beta-blockers, available in tablets, the main active substance is atenolol has hypotensive action.As auxiliary substances used in the composition gelatin, magnesium carbonate, sodium lauryl sulfate, magnesium stearate, talc, corn starch.Available in tablets 25 mg, 50 mg and 100 mg blisters 10 pcs.One package may be 20 or 30 tablets (2 or 3 blisters).
take "Atenolol" recommended in the presence of hypertension, for hypertensive crisis, neurocirculatory dystonia of hypertensive type.The positive results of the reception "Atenolol" gives as prevention and during the treatment of coronary heart disease, various types of angina pectoris, myocardial infarction, including those with stable hemodynamic acute phase and in se not recommended "Atenolol" during lactation, since the drug is excreted in breast milk
Dosing and Administration
When angina, noted in the instructions for use of the drug, it is necessary to start with the lowest dose- 50 mg (1 tablet of 25 mg 2 times a day).Then the dose can be gradually increased, but it should be remembered that the maximum daily dose should not exceed 200 mg.The maintenance dose is 25 mg per day, in this case the recommended single dose of the drug.Depending on the indication for each patient the doctor prescribes the dosage of the drug individually. «Atenolol" need to drink before a meal without chewing, drinking plenty of water.
«Atenolol," according to the summary, is well tolerated, but during his reception of patients may experience depression, memory impairment, confusion, hallucinations, tremors, blurred vision, heart failure, hypotension, chest pain, arrhythmia, nausea, vomiting, abnormal liver function, sensation of dryness in the mouth, stool problems, shortness of breath, allergic reactions.
Reception "Atenolol" should be stopped gradually reducing the dosage.Very throwing his drinking is not: it may be a withdrawal.
with caution and only under medical supervision should apply the drug to patients with diabetes and suffering from broncho-pulmonary diseases.