ATENOLOL 100mg (actavis) x 28
What is Atenolol used for?
Atenolol is used in the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension) and chest pain (Angina). Atenolol also helps to prevent heart attack or heart damage after a heart attack. Atenolol can be purchased online at Drugstore Nigeria, an online pharmacy store in Lagos.
Each tablet contains Atenolol 100mg as the active ingredient.
Non-medicinal ingredients include; Colloidal silicon dioxide, Magnesium stearate, Microcrystalline cellulose, Pregelatinized maize starch, Sodium lauryl sulfate, and Sodium starch glycolate.
How does Atenolol work?
Atenolol is a beta-blocker and It works by affecting the response of certain parts of the body, like the heart to nerve impulses. As a result, the heart beats slower and it decreases the blood pressure.
What are the benefits of taking Atenolol?
• Atenolol is taken with or without other medications to treat high blood pressure (hypertension).
• Lowering high blood pressure helps to prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems.
• Atenolol is also used to treat chest pain and to improve survival after a heart attack.
Take Atenolol 100mg once daily or as prescribed by your doctor or pharmacist.
How long after taking Atenolol does it work?
The usual starting dosage of Atenolol is 25-50 mg/day. It takes one to two weeks for the full hypotensive effect of Atenolol to be seen.
What Foods and Beverages should not be taken with Atenolol?
Foods and beverages that might interact with beta-blockers such as; certain fruit juices which include; grapefruit, apple, and orange juice, have been shown to lower the absorption of the beta-blockers like atenolol.
Is Atenolol safe to use in Children?
Atenolol is usually given once or twice a day, at the same times each day in Children.
Should Atenolol be taken with Food?
Atenolol can be given with food or on an empty stomach. Treatment with Atenolol is usually started at a low dose and slowly increased over several weeks until the maximum effect is obtained.
Is Atenolol safe to use in Pregnancy and Lactation?
Consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking Atenolol during pregnancy or while lactating.
Atenolol’s price is listed in Drugstore.ng, Nigeria’s online largest pharmacy store.