Aten 50 mg tablet

Manufacturer: Zydus

Trade name: Aten

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Strength: 50 mg

Type: Tablet

Active ingredient: Atenolol

Category: Beta blocker

Pregnancy category: Atenolol belongs to FDA pregnancy category D. Atenolol can harm the unborn baby.

Uses: Aten is used to lower high blood pressure, angina (chest pain). It is also used to prevent heart attack.

How to use: Take Aten 50 mg tablet by mouth with or with out food. Take the medication as prescribed by your doctor. If you are taking for the treatment of chest pain, take it regularly at the same time for better results.

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Side Effects: Dizziness, fatigue, lightheadedness and nausea. Atenolol may cause impotency.

Dosage: The initial dose of 50 mg a day is given for hypertension and angina. If the desired response is not achieved the dose is increased to 100 mg a day.

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Date last updated: June 5th, 2015