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Atenex Information

Atenex, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Angina, High BP. Atenex also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The optimal dosage of Atenex is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

The side effects typically associated with Atenex include Blurred vision, Cold hands. While these are the most often observed Atenex side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Such side effects of Atenex normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Atenex is Severe for pregnant women and Severe for women who are breastfeeding. It is important to know if Atenex has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Atenex related warnings section.

Atenex is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Diabetes, Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension), Asthma as it can result in adverse effects. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Atenex contraindications section.

Besides this, Atenex may also have severe interaction with some medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

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

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

Atenex Benefits & Uses

Atenex is used to treat the following -

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

Atenex Dosage & How to Take

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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 side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.


Is the use of Atenex safe during breastfeeding?

Taking Atenex may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Atenex should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.


What is the effect of Atenex on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Atenex on kidney have been reported.


What is the effect of Atenex on the Liver?

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


What is the effect of Atenex on the Heart?

Atenex may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.


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, there is no any evidence that Atenex is addictive.


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

No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Atenex can make you feel drowsy.


Is it safe?

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

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Atenex is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.


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.


Interaction between Alcohol and Atenex

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


Atenex FAQs

Question almost 2 years ago

Can Atenex cause cough?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

Yes, sometimes Atenex 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

Does Atenex cause hair loss?

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

Rarely, Atenex causes hair loss (alopecia). However, the exact cause behind hair loss is unknown but it is presumed that it occurs because of thinning of the hairs which weakens their strength. If you are experiencing excessive hair loss after taking this drug then do discuss it with your doctor.

Question about 2 years ago

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.

Question over 1 year ago

Can i take Atenex and enalapril together?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Atenex 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 over 1 year ago

Can I take Atenex for sleep?

Dr. Manoj Meena MBBS , General Physician

No, Atenex is not approved for the treatment of insomnia (sleeplessness). Hence you are advised not to take this drug by yourself to induce sleep.

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


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