Aten 50 Tablet


Manufacturer: Zydus Cadila Salt Compositions: Atenolol (50mg)
Quantity: 14 tablets in 1 strip
Storage: Store below 30°C


Information About Aten 50 Tablet

Aten 50 Tablet belongs to a class of medications known as beta-blockers. It is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), angina (chest discomfort caused by a heart condition), and irregular heart beats (arrhythmia). It also aids in the prevention of future heart attacks and strokes.

Aten 50 Tablets can be used alone or in combination with other drugs. The dose and frequency of administration are determined by the reason you are taking it and the severity of your ailment. It can be taken on an empty stomach or with a meal, but it is best taken consistently at the same time each day. It may take many weeks for you to fully benefit from this medication, and you may need to take it for the rest of your life. However, even if you feel OK, you should keep taking it. Most people with high blood pressure do not feel poorly, and stopping your medication may worsen your condition.

The most common side effects of this medication include weariness, slowed heart rate, dizziness, diarrhea, and nausea. These are usually moderate and brief. Some people may experience shortness of breath or low blood pressure as a result of it. To limit the possibility of adverse effects, your doctor will likely begin with a low dose and gradually raise it. If the adverse effects annoy you or do not go away, consult your doctor.

Inform your doctor if you have any liver problems before taking it. It may also be inappropriate for those with a sluggish heart rate, severe circulation difficulties, severe heart failure, or low blood pressure. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using this product. You must consult with your doctor to determine whether this medication is appropriate for you. To ensure that this medication is working effectively, you should have your blood pressure monitored on a regular basis. Drinking alcohol may exacerbate certain negative effects.

Aten 50 Tablet Uses

  • Treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Treatment of Angina (heart-related chest pain)
  • Treatment of Arrhythmia
  • Prevention of Heart attack

Aten 50 Tablet Benefits

In Treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Aten 50 Tablet works by preventing certain substances from affecting your heart and blood vessels. It lowers your heart rate and allows your heart to beat more gently. This decreases your blood pressure and lowers your chances of having a stroke, heart attack, other heart problems, or kidney problems in the future. This medication must be taken on a regular basis in order to be effective, therefore continue to take it even if you feel OK. Do not quit without first consulting your doctor.

In Treatment of Angina (heart-related chest pain)

Aten 50 Tablet relaxes blood vessels, allowing blood to circulate more freely throughout your body and ensuring that your heart receives an adequate supply of oxygen. This reduces your chances of experiencing angina-related chest pain. By reducing the frequency of angina attacks, this medication can help you exercise more and go about your regular life more easily. To be effective, you must take it on a regular basis for the duration indicated.

In Treatment of Arrhythmia

Aten 50 Tablet is used to treat irregular heartbeats (especially atrial fibrillation). It aids in the normalization of an aberrant cardiac rhythm, either by preventing it from happening in the first place or by lowering the heart rate during an episode.

In Prevention of Heart attack

Aten 50 Tablet lowers blood pressure and makes it easier for your heart to circulate blood throughout your body. This lowers your risks of having a heart attack. It can also lower the risk of death if administered soon after a heart attack. This medication must be taken on a regular basis in order to be effective, therefore continue to take it even if you feel OK. Do not quit without first consulting your doctor.

Aten 50 Tablet Side Effects

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Aten

  • Fatigue
  • Slow heart rate
  • Cold extremities
  • Gastrointestinal disturbance

How to Use Aten 50 Tablet

Take this medication at the dose and for the duration prescribed by your doctor. Take it all at once. It should not be chewed, crushed, or broken. Aten 50 Tablets can be taken with or without food, although it is best to take it at the same time every day.


Q1. What if I miss a dose of Aten 50 Tablet?

If you forget to take an Aten 50 Tablet, take it as soon as you recall. If your next dose is approaching, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose. Do not double the dose to compensate for the missed one, as this may increase the likelihood of unwanted effects.

Q2. Can an Aten 50 Tablet make you dizzy? How can I avoid it?

Yes, dizziness is a side effect of the Aten 50 Tablet. If this happens to you, sit or lie down until the symptoms subside. However, this is very transitory and normally disappears as the treatment progresses. It is advisable to avoid alcohol while on therapy because it can exacerbate dizziness.

Q3. How effective is the Aten 50 Tablet?

Aten 50 Tablet is effective when taken in the dose and for the duration prescribed by your doctor. Even if you notice an improvement in your condition, do not stop taking it. If you discontinue Aten 50 Tablet too soon, your symptoms may return or worsen.

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