Antimigraine action: Atenolol is useful in migraine due to its beta blockade action. Through beta blockade action it inhibits vasodilation and relieves migraine.
15.Changes in kidney function tests
16.Changes in liver function tests.
2.Second or third degree heart block
4.The drug should be gradually withdraw with caution
Analgesics: NSAIDs antagonise hypotensive effect.
Antibacterials (Rifampicin): Reduce plasma concentration of atenolol.
Antidiabetics: Enhanced hypoglycemic effect.
Antihypertensives: Enhanced hypotensive effect, with clonidine there is increased severity of rebound hypertension.
Calcium channel Blockers: increased risk of bradycardia and AV block with diltiazem, severe hypotension and heart failure with verapamil, nifedipine
Cardiac glycosides: Increased AV block and bradycardia.
Cholinergics: Effects antagonised by atenolol.
Corticosteroids: Antagonism of hypotensive effect.
Ergotamine: Increased peripheral vasoconstriction
Sympathomimetics: Severe hypertension with adrenaline and noradrenaline.
Lab. Tests: Interferes with Glucose or insulin tolerence tests.
Children: 1 to 1.3 mg/kg/day once daily or as two divided doses
Angina: Starts with 50mg single dose orally, and then gradually increases to 100mg/day based on patient`s response at one week intervals
Maximum dose: 200mg/day
Myocardial infarction: 5mg I.V. over 5minuts twice daily at 10minuts intervals. Then after 10minuts starts oral therapy with 50mg dose. Then 50mg at 12th hour. And increases to 100mg/day once daily or in two divided doses up to 9days
Migraine prophylaxis: 50 - 150mg / day in divided doses
Home Delivery for Atenolol in Your City
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However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for atenolol and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for atenolol may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.
Please be aware that you should take atenolol only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for atenolol before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for atenolol with the pharmacy.
Atenolol is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for atenolol might be better known than atenolol itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have atenolol in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for atenolol.