ATEKIND 50MG TABLET
Mankind Pharma Ltd
ATEKIND 50MG TABLET belongs to a group of heart disease-related medicines known as beta-blockers. It helps in the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension), irregular heartbeats (arrhythmias), chest pain with painful tightness in the chest (angina pectoris) and protects the heart in the early treatment after a heart attack (myocardial infarction). High blood pressure increases the workload of the heart, and if it continues for a long time, the heart and blood vessels (arteries) may not function properly. It can damage the arteries of the brain, heart, and kidneys, resulting in a stroke, heart failure, or kidney failure. However, lowering blood pressure may reduce the risk of stroke and heart attacks.
ATEKIND 50MG TABLET primarily helps in relaxing our blood vessels by blocking the action of certain natural substances in your body. Altogether, ATEKIND 50MG TABLET helps in lowering your raised blood pressure and in reducing the risk of having a stroke, a heart attack, other heart problems, or kidney problems in the future.
You can take ATEKIND 50MG TABLET with food or before/after a meal. Your doctor will advise you how often you take your tablets based on your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience headache, cold hands/feet, diarrhoea, feeling sick (nausea), feeling tired, aching and tired muscles, depressed mood, and dizziness. Most of these side effects of ATEKIND 50MG TABLET do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.
Try not to stop taking this medicine of your own as it may raise your blood pressure and increase the chance of having a heart attack. Inform your doctor if you are suffering from any kidney or liver or heart disease or are diabetic. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please tell your doctor so that the dosage of ATEKIND 50MG TABLET can be prescribed accordingly. It should not be given to children less than 12 years of age. Tell your doctor that you are using ATEKIND 50MG TABLET before undergoing any planned surgery. Your doctor might advise you to stop using ATEKIND 50MG TABLET due to the increased risk of low blood pressure (hypotension) with anaesthesia.
Do not use ATEKIND 50MG TABLET if you have a cardiogenic shock (sudden stopping of blood flow to the heart). Please tell your doctor if you are taking any other medicines or are allergic to this medicine. You should not take ATEKIND 50MG TABLET or consult a doctor if you have asthma, wheezing or any other breathing problems, allergic reactions (like insect stings), chest pain (prinzmetal's angina), poor blood circulation, first stage heart block, diabetes, fast heart beating, thyrotoxicosis (overactive thyroid gland), kidney failure. ATEKIND 50MG TABLET may mask some of the symptoms of low blood sugar (hypoglycaemia), and overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism), so regular monitoring of blood sugar level and thyroid profile is required.
High blood pressure (hypertension), irregular heartbeat (arrhythmias), Heart-related chest pain (angina), Prevention of heart attack or stroke
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Like all medicines ATEKIND 50MG TABLET also has some side effects, though it is not mandatory for everyone to experience them. Some common side effects experienced include headache, cold hands/feet, diarrhoea, feeling sick (nausea), feeling tired, aching and tired muscles, depressed mood, and dizziness. Most of the side effects of ATEKIND 50MG TABLET do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent or if you experience any other side-effect continuously while taking ATEKIND 50MG TABLET, reach out to your doctor.
Don't stop taking $ name without talking to your doctor first. Stopping ATEKIND 50MG TABLET gradually may cause changes in your heart rhythm and blood pressure, cause chest pain, or a heart attack. Your doctor will lower your dose gradually over a period of time to help prevent these symptoms. You should not use ATEKIND 50MG TABLET if you have a very slow heartbeat, asthma, serious heart condition (sick sinus syndrome), or any heart blockage. It should not be given to children less than 12 years of age. Before taking ATEKIND 50MG TABLET you should tell the doctor if you have any muscle disorder (myasthenia gravis, rhabdomyolysis), breathing problem (COPD, bronchitis, emphysema), low blood sugar level (hypoglycaemia), low blood pressure (hypotension), depression, previous heart failure, liver/kidney disease, thyroid hormone disorder, adrenal gland cancer, or problems with circulation (Raynaud’s syndrome).
Avoid alcohol consumption while taking ATEKIND 50MG TABLET as it may cause dizzy or lightheaded.
ATEKIND 50MG TABLET should not be taken until prescribed. ATEKIND 50MG TABLET is a Category D pregnancy drug. Pregnant mothers should exercise caution during pregnancy before taking ATEKIND 50MG TABLET as it has been shown to cross the placental barrier and linked with intrauterine growth restriction.
Caution should be exercised, it is advisable to consult a doctor before using it. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Risk of neonatal hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) and bradycardia (slow heartbeat or rate).
Drive with caution, ATEKIND 50MG TABLET may cause dizziness or fatigue, it affects driving ability.
ATEKIND 50MG TABLET to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of Liver diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
ATEKIND 50MG TABLET is not recommended for kidney failure patients or who are at a severe level of kidney damage. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
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Expires on or after - September 2021
ATEKIND 50MG TABLET is prescribed for long term or chronic condition. It is advised to continue your medicine even after your blood pressure is under control. Stopping the intake of ATEKIND 50MG TABLET can increase the chance of having a heart attack, stroke and raised blood pressure. If you have any discomfort, please consult your doctor immediately.
Yes, ATEKIND 50MG TABLET can be taken at night or any other time. It is better to take it at a fixed time.
When you are taking a beta-blocker, your health care provider may recommend that you limit your consumption of bananas and other high potassium foods including papaya, tomato, avocado and kale.
Usually, ATEKIND 50MG TABLET is prescribed for a long term treatment ranging from weeks to months for treating heart-related conditions and disorders. However, taking it on your own for years without a doctor's consent can be fatal. Hence, only take it as long as your doctor has prescribed it to you.
ATEKIND 50MG TABLET may cause dizziness if you are lying down or sitting gets up slowly to avoid it. If you feel extremely dizzy, please consult your doctor and do as advised.
Patients with hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid), lung disease (asthma) and diabetes should consult a doctor before taking ATEKIND 50MG TABLET. The doctor may suggest an appropriate diagnostic test before prescribing ATEKIND 50MG TABLET to you.
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