Atenoretic Capsules- to lower high blood pressure

Composition

Each capsule contains:

  • Atenolol 50 mg.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg.
  • Amiloride Hydrochloride 2.5 mg.

Description

  • Atenolol is a cardioselective beta 1, adrenoreceptor blocking agent which reduces heart rate, cardiac output and blood pressure.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic.
  • Amiloride is a potassium sparing diuretic which although having a mild antihypertensive effect is used primarily for its potassium conserving effects.

Indications

Atenoretic is indicated in the management of moderate to severe hypertension not controlled by single antihypertensive agents like atenolol or a diuretic.

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Dosage and administration

Hypertension Initial dose is one capsule daily to be increased to two capsules daily if required.

Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to the components of the formulation, sinus bradycardia. second and higher degrees of heart block, cardiogenic shock,  hypotension and overt heart failure.

Warning and precaution

  • The drug should be used during pregnancy only if possible benefit justifies the potential risk to the foetus.
  • The drug should be used with caution in nursing mothers.
  • No dose reduction is required as long as creatinine clearance remains above 34 ml/min.
  • Atenoretic should be used with caution in patients with hepatic impairment.

Drug Interaction

  • Calcium antagonists: Generally calcium antagonists potential the effects of beta-blockers but adverse reactions may occur in some patients.
  • Diltiazem and verapamil can enhance the effects of atenolol.
  • The drugs should not be used concurrently in patients with pre-existing conduction abnormalities, arrhythmias. impaired left ventricular function and aortic stenosis.

Side effects

  • Coldness of extremities, muscular fatigue, and isolated cases, bradycardia may be seen.
  • Hyperglycemia and glycosuria may occur with Atenoretic therapy.
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Patient Information Leaflet

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Atenoretic -Patient_Information_Leaflet

 

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