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FREBLOCK AT TABLET

Manufacturer

CAP-CAPITAL PHARMA

Pack Of

10 TABLETS

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Product Details

About FREBLOCK AT TABLET

FREBLOCK AT TABLET belongs to a class of combination drug called 'anti-hypertensive'  primarily used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). Hypertension (high blood pressure) is a lifelong or chronic condition in which the blood pressure against the artery walls becomes too high. This can lead to damaged blood vessels leading to heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and other problems.

FREBLOCK AT TABLET contains Amlodipine (a calcium channel blocker) and Atenolol (a beta-blocker). Amlodipine acts by relaxing and widening the constricted the blood vessels. This ultimately reduces the heart's workload and makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body. Atenolol works by blocking stress hormones like adrenaline and epinephrine, thereby slowing down the increased heart rate. Thus, it collectively helps lower raised blood pressure, reducing the chances of heart attack or stroke in future. 

Take FREBLOCK AT TABLET as prescribed by your doctor. You are advised to take FREBLOCK AT TABLET for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you, depending upon your medical condition. The most common side effects of FREBLOCK AT TABLET are nausea, sleepiness, ankle swelling, headache, palpitations, low blood pressure, cold extremities, flushing (sense of warmth in the ears, face, neck, and trunk), slow heart rate, edema (swelling), constipation, tiredness. They do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor. 

Inform your doctor if you have had an allergic reaction to FREBLOCK AT TABLET, are pregnant or are planning to get pregnant, are breastfeeding, have liver disease, kidney disease, heart failure, a heart valve problem or history of a heart attack. You must closely monitor your blood pressure if you ever have had a stroke, heart attack or currently taking other blood pressure-lowering pills. It is advised to continue taking this drug and do not stop taking it suddenly without consulting your doctor. It is advisable to drink plenty of fluids while taking this medicine. However, kidney patients should avoid taking plenty of fluids. 

Uses of FREBLOCK AT TABLET

Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Directions for Use

Take the tablet of FREBLOCK AT TABLET with or without food or as directed by your physician. Swallow the whole tablet with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew, or break it.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of FREBLOCK AT TABLET

  • Nausea
  • Sleepiness
  • Ankle swelling
  • Headache 
  • Palpitations
  • Cold extremities
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck, and trunk)
  • Slow heart rate
  • Edema (swelling) 
  • Constipation
  • Tiredness

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Inform your doctor if you have had an allergic reaction to FREBLOCK AT TABLET, are pregnant or are planning to get pregnant, are breastfeeding, have liver disease, kidney disease, heart failure, a heart valve problem, or history of a heart attack. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use, including vitamins, minerals, herbal products and drugs prescribed by other doctors. You must closely monitor your blood pressure if you ever have had a stroke, heart attack or currently taking other blood pressure-lowering pills. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor. And also, keep your doctor informed if you are taking anti-diabetic medicines along with FREBLOCK AT TABLET. FREBLOCK AT TABLET contains Atenolol, a category D pregnancy drug, so it should not be taken if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding as it can harm the baby. Lifestyle changes are beneficial in achieving optimum outcomes with FREBLOCK AT TABLET and keeping blood pressure under check. Low salt diet, daily physical activity, losing weight in the case of people who are obese, etc., are the mainstay of treatment of hypertension.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    You are recommended not to consume alcohol and FREBLOCK AT TABLET to avoid unpleasant side effects like lowering blood pressure (hypotension).

  • Pregnancy

    Consult Your Doctor

    FREBLOCK AT TABLET contains atenolol, which is a pregnancy category D drug. It is known to harm the baby if taken during pregnancy. So it is better to avoid intake of FREBLOCK AT TABLET in the pregnant women in their second and third trimester.

  • Breast Feeding

    Consult Your Doctor

    FREBLOCK AT TABLET can pass through the breast milk and harm the baby, so it should not be taken while breastfeeding.

  • Driving

    Consult Your Doctor

    Drive with caution, FREBLOCK AT TABLET usually causes drowsiness and affects driving ability.

  • Liver

    FREBLOCK AT TABLET to be taken with caution, especially if you have had a history of liver disease. Your doctor will have to change the dosage depending on your medical condition and your reaction to treatment.

  • Kidney

    FREBLOCK AT TABLET to be taken with caution, especially if you have had a history of liver disease. Your doctor will have to change the dosage depending on your medical condition and your reaction to treatment.

Other Information (FRE0161)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - January 2022

Patients Concern

FAQs

FREBLOCK AT TABLET is a combination of anti-hypertensive medications. Amlodipine acts by relaxing and widening the constricted blood vessels. This reduces the heart's workload and makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body. Atenolol works by slowing down the heart rate of the heart. Thus, it collectively helps lower high blood pressure, reducing the chances of heart attack or stroke.

No, you are advised to inform your doctor and monitor your blood pressure for at least two weeks before stopping the medicine. Depending upon your current blood pressure readings, there is a possibility your doctor may lower your medicine dosage and not recommend discontinuing it. If you suddenly stop taking FREBLOCK AT TABLET, it may cause a jump in blood pressure, chest pain, or can even lead to a heart attack.

Yes, FREBLOCK AT TABLET is known to cause ankle swelling upon long term use. Please try to keep your feet up when sitting for long hours. If the problem persists still, consult your doctor and do as advised.

High blood pressure during pregnancy is called 'Pregnancy-induced hypertension' (PIH). It is harmful to both the baby and the mother. In the mother, very high blood pressure can cause seizures (fits), headache, swelling of feet, kidney damage, and a higher risk of bleeding during pregnancy and during delivery. This can also affect the baby by causes abnormal fetal heart rate, risk of stillbirth and a small baby. So, during the pregnancy, you should have regular blood pressure monitoring. Visit your Obstetrician if you have any concerns related to blood pressure during pregnancy.

It is also known as fluid retention or fluid overload. Due to oedema, the affected area starts swelling up. If it does not subside, please consult your doctor immediately.

Yes, FREBLOCK AT TABLET can cause dizziness in some cases, so it is advised to avoid driving or operating heavy machinery while taking FREBLOCK AT TABLET. In case you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is advised to rest for some time until you feel better.

Yes, FREBLOCK AT TABLET is contraindicated in people with known allergy to any of this medicine's components. It should be avoided in people with severe kidney or liver impairment and people with anuria (reduction or absence of urine). It should also be avoided for use in pregnant women who are in the second and third trimesters of their pregnancy.

The effect of this medicine can be observed within 2 to 4 hours.

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

FREBLOCK AT TABLET

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Capital Pharma, No 28, Lakshmipuram Main Road, Poombukar Nagar, Edayarpalayam, Coimbatore - 641038

FREBLOCK AT TABLET

FREBLOCK AT TABLET

MRP: 49.90

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10 Tablet in 1 Strip