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Atenex

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Atenex

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Atenex Information

Atenex Benefits & Uses

Atenex is used to treat the following -

Atenex Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Atenex

Atenolol

Atenex Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Atenex 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

Atenex Related Warnings

Is the use of Atenex safe for pregnant women?

Atenex shows severe effect on pregnant women. For this reason, take it after medical advice only. Taking it with your desire can be harmful.

Severe

Is the use of Atenex safe during breastfeeding?

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

Severe

What is the effect of Atenex on the Kidneys?

Atenex is rarely harmful for [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Atenex on the Liver?

Side effects of Atenex on [Organ] are unknown because research on this has not been conducted yet.

Unknown

What is the effect of Atenex on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Atenex on [Organ] have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Atenex with Other Drugs

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

Atenex Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Atenex 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 Atenex

Is this Atenex habit forming or addictive?

No, Atenex is not habit forming.

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

No, you should do not do anything that requires the brain to be active and alert after taking Atenex.

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Is it safe?

Yes, but it is important to consult a doctor before taking Atenex.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Atenex is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

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Atenex Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Atenex

Atenex 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 Atenex

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

Severe

Atenex से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 3 months पहले

Does Atenex cause joint pain?

Dr. Keshu Lal Damor MBBS, General Physician

Rarely, Atenex 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.

सवाल 8 months पहले

Does Atenex cause diabetes?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS, General Physician

No, Atenex does not cause diabetes. It has not been reported by the patients who are taking this drug. 

सवाल 12 months पहले

Can I discontinue Atenex on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB, General Surgery

No, Atenex should not be discontinued without doctors advice even when you start feeling well because suddenly discontinuing of this drug can cause chest pain, irregular heartbeat, and heart attack. Hence you are advised to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

How does Atenex work?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS, Other

Atenex contains atenolol which is presumed to work through multiple mechanisms. It reduces blood pressure and slows down the fast heartbeat by blocking the influx of calcium ions and binding to certain receptors (beta-adrenoceptors) in the smooth muscles of heart which prevent the effects of adrenaline and noradrenaline that also contributes in decreasing myocardial (heart) oxygen demand. 

सवाल 7 months पहले

Does Atenex cause constipation?

Dr. Madhur Anand MBBS, MS, General Surgery

Yes, Atenex might cause constipation in a few cases only. The exact cause of constipation is unknown. If you are experiencing constipation after taking this drug then try to take laxative such as Isabgol and eat less spicy highly fibrous food.

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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Tenormin® (atenolol)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 149
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 197-198