Medicine : Betanicardia

Name:Betanicardia
Type:Capsule
Manufacturer:J B Chemicals And Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic Use:Atenolol , Nifedipine
Composition:Atenolol(50mg) , Nifedipine(20mg)
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Generic ( Atenolol )



Typical use Of Atenolol :To Control High Blood Pressure, Prevent Chest Pain, Control Heart Rhythm Disorders And Prevention Of Severe Headache (migraine).
Mechanism of action of Atenolol :Atenolol Blocks Beta Receptors (beta Blockers) In The Heart And Peripheral Blood Vessels Resulting In Slowing Of Heart Rate And Relaxing Of Blood Vessels Thereby Lowering Blood Pressure. Atenolol Reduces Oxygen Requirement At Any Level Of Activity Making It Useful For Long-term Management Of Heart Attacks Caused By Restricted Cardiac Blood Flow.
Drug Interaction of Atenolol :NSAIDs Such As Ibuprofen, Naproxen And Calcium Channel Blockers (verapamil, Nifedipine And Diltiazem) Taken With Atenolol Can Severely Lower Blood Pressure And Reduce Heart Rate. Atenolol When Administered With Antiarrhythmic Drugs (disopyramide, Amiodarone), Digoxin Can Cause Severe Lowering Of Heart Rate. Use Of Other Hypotensive With Atenolol Can Cause Excess Lowering Of Blood Pressure. Both Digitalis Glycosides And Beta-blockers Slow Atrioventricular Conduction And Decrease Heart Rate. Concomitant Use Can Decrease The Heart Rate (bradycardia). Administration With Insulin Or Other Oral Anti-diabetics Can Impair Sugar Control. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Atenolol :Narrowing Of Airways, Wheezing, Slowing Of Heart Rate, Low Blood Pressure, Heart Failure, Heart Block, Cold Hands And Feet, Feeling Tired And Weak, Dizziness, Confusion, Drowsiness, Feeling Depressed, Urge To Vomit (nausea), Diarrhea, Constipation, And Inability To Maintain Erection (sexual Dysfunction).

INTERACTIONS OF ATENOLOL


How Atenolol will impact on Pregnancy ?

Experiences Of Drug Use And Evidence From Studies In Pregnant Women Have Shown Risk To Fetus. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Atenolol will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Possibly Unsafe: Evidence From Studies In Breastfeeding Women Show That There Is A Definite Risk Of Side Effects To The Breastfed Infants. However, Use Of The Drug In Breastfeeding Women Is Acceptable In Spite Of The Risk To The Infants, If The Drug Is Needed In A Life-threatening Situation Or For A Serious Disease For Which Safer Drugs Cannot Be Used Or Are Ineffective. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Atenolol

No Studies Found






Generic ( Nifedipine )



Typical use Of Nifedipine : Adjunct In GI-disorders, Myocardial Infarction, Stroke.
Mechanism of action of Nifedipine :Nifedipine Blocks The Slow Calcium Channels Thus Preventing The Flow Of Calcium Ions Into The Cell. It Produces Peripheral And Coronary Vasodilatation, Reduces Afterload, Peripheral Resistance And BP, Increases Coronary Blood Flow And Causes Reflex Tachycardia. It Has Little Or No Effect On Cardiac Conduction And Rarely Has Negative Inotropic Activity.
Drug Interaction of Nifedipine :Potentiates Antihypertensives. Increases The Effects Of Neuromuscular-blocking Agents And CYP1A2 Substrates (e.g. Theophylline, Aminophylline).
Side effects of Nifedipine :Allergy, Hypokalemia, Hyperglycemia, Blurred Vision, Hypoglycemia.

INTERACTIONS OF NIFEDIPINE


How Nifedipine will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Nifedipine will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Possibly Unsafe: Evidence From Studies In Breastfeeding Women Show That There Is A Definite Risk Of Side Effects To The Breastfed Infants. However, Use Of The Drug In Breastfeeding Women Is Acceptable In Spite Of The Risk To The Infants, If The Drug Is Needed In A Life-threatening Situation Or For A Serious Disease For Which Safer Drugs Cannot Be Used Or Are Ineffective. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Nifedipine

No Studies Found