Aten AM 5 mg/50 mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:54 am

Aten AM 5 mg/50 mg Tablet

Uses of Aten AM 5 mg/50 mg Tablet

Aten AM 5 mg/50 mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Hypertension and Chronic Stable Angina

Side effects of Aten AM 5 mg/50 mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Aten AM 5 mg/50 mg Tablet are – Dizziness, Fatigue, Headache, Lethargy, Light-Headedness, Paresthesia, Dry Mouth, Pharyngitis, Abdominal Cramps, Abdominal Pain, Constipation, Diarrhea, Esophagitis, Indigestion, Nausea


These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Aten AM 5 mg/50 mg Tablet

Do not use Aten AM 5 mg/50 mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Amlodipine, Atenolol

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Aten AM 5 mg/50 mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Aten AM 5 mg/50 mg Tablet works

Aten AM 5 mg/50 mg Tablet contains – Amlodipine, Atenolol

Amlodipine works by relaxing blood vessels so blood can flow more easily.

Atenolol inhibits stimulation of beta1-receptor sites, located mainly in the heart, decreasing cardiac excitability, cardiac output, and myocardial oxygen demand. Atenolol also acts to decrease release of renin from the kidneys, aiding in reducing blood pressure.

Dosage of Aten AM 5 mg/50 mg Tablet

The dosage of Aten AM 5 mg/50 mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Aten AM 5 mg/50 mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Aten AM 5 mg/50 mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

Information will be added soon.

Breastfeeding

Information will be added soon.

Driving

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Kidney

Information will be added soon.

Liver

Information will be added soon.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Altas-At 5mg/50mg Tablet  ( Anvik Biotech )

31.50  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Amtek-At 5mg/50mg Tablet  ( Greentek Heathcare )

78.00  15 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Amodep AT Tablet  ( FDC Ltd. )

27.15  14 tablets / strip Tablets Strip

Amlopin AT 5 mg/50 mg Tablet  ( USV Ltd. )

64.50  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Interaction

Drug :- beta blockers: Possibly excessive hypotension.

fentanyl: Increased risk of severe hypotension and increased fluid volume requirements during surgery.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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