Aten

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Aten Information

Aten, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. Angina, High BP are some of its major therapeutic uses. Other than this, Aten has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The right dosage of Aten depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

The most common side effects of Aten are Blurred vision, Cold hands. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Aten as well, which are listed below. These side effects of Aten are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Aten is Severe for pregnant women and Severe for women who are breastfeeding. In addition, Aten's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Aten related warnings section.

Aten can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Aten in conditions like Diabetes, Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension), Asthma. Some other conditions that can be affected by Aten are listed in the contraindications section below.

Drug reaction of Aten with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Aten is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.

  1. Aten Benefits & Uses
  2. Aten Dosage & How to Take
  3. Aten Side Effects
  4. Aten Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Aten with Other Drugs
  6. Aten Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Aten
  8. Aten Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Aten Benefits & Uses

Aten is used to treat the following -

  1. Heart Attack
  2. Angina Primary
  3. High BP Primary
  4. Valvular Heart Disease

Aten Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Aten

Atenolol

Aten Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Aten is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Fatigue Mild
  4. Dizziness Mild
  5. Diarrhoea
  6. Drowsiness
  7. Wheezing Moderate
  8. Orthostatic Hypotension (Sudden Lowering of Blood Pressure on Standing)
  9. Blurred vision
  10. Cold hands

Aten Related Warnings

Is the use of Aten safe for pregnant women?

Aten should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.

Severe

Is the use of Aten safe during breastfeeding?

Aten may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Aten on the Kidneys?

Aten has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Aten on the Liver?

So far, no research has been carried out on the effects of Aten on the liver. So it is not known whether taking Aten will affect the liver or not.

Unknown

What is the effect of Aten on the Heart?

Aten has very mild side effects on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Aten with Other Drugs

Aten should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Aten Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Aten unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Diabetes
  2. Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension)
  3. Hyperthyroidism
  4. Asthma
  5. Kidney Disease
  6. Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)
  7. Glaucoma
  8. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  9. Tachycardia

Frequently asked Questions about Aten

Is this Aten habit forming or addictive?

Aten is not addictive in nature.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Aten. So it is best to avoid driving.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, Aten is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Aten is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

No

Aten Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Aten

Aten may take longer to act if you eat some foods while taking it. Follow your doctor's advice on this.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Aten

Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Aten as it can have severe side effects.

Severe

Aten FAQs

Question over 1 year ago

Can i take Aten and enalapril together?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Aten and enalapril can be taken together. No clinically significant drug interaction has been reported between them. However, if you feel any discomfort after taking this drug along with enalapril then do not hesitate to inform your doctor.

Question about 2 years ago

What is Aten?

Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS , General Physician

Aten is a brand name of atenolol and it is available in the form of a tablet. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of drug known as beta-blockers (beta1-selective (cardioselective) adrenoreceptor blocking agent). It is used for the management of hypertension (high blood pressure), chronic stable angina (chest pain) and acute myocardial infarction.

Question almost 2 years ago

Can Aten cause cough?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

Yes, sometimes Aten might cause cough reflex. It occurs due to bronchoconstrictive (narrowing of the airways) effect of this drug. It is a rare side effect of this drug. If you are experiencing excessive coughing after taking this drug then you are advised to consult with your doctor.

Question over 1 year ago

Can i take Aten and amlodipine together?

Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Aten and amlodipine can be taken together only on your doctor's advice. Aten give synergistic effect when taken along with amlodipine. However, if you feel any discomfort after taking this drug along with amlodipine then do not hesitate to inform your doctor.

Question about 1 year ago

Does Aten cause joint pain?

Dr. Keshu Lal Damor MBBS , General Physician, Other, Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Rarely, Aten causes joint pain. Its incident is not known. However, if you experience intense joint pain after taking this drug then you are advised to take some rest even after that it persists or becomes severe then discuss with your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

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