What is Amlodipine / Atenolol?
The salt combination Amlodipine / Atenolol is used for the treatment of Hypertension, Severe Pain In Chest, Arrhythmias, Myocardial Infarction, Angina and other conditions.Detailed information related to Amlodipine / Atenolol's uses, side-effects, reviews, questions, interactions, and precautions is as follows:
Amlodipine / Atenolol Uses
Amlodipine / Atenolol is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
· Severe Pain In Chest
· Myocardial Infarction
Amlodipine / Atenolol Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Amlodipine / Atenolol improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
· Relaxing the muscle cells thus reducing blood pressure, force and rate of heartbeat.
· Blocking receptors resulting in slowing of heart rate and reducing oxygen demand.
Amlodipine / Atenolol - Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side effects that may occur in medicines that contain Amlodipine / Atenolol. This is not a comprehensive list. These side effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side effects, especially if they do not go away.
· Chest Discomfort
· Hypersensitivity Reactions
· Swelling Of Part
· Swelling Of Whole Body
Amlodipine / Atenolol - Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
· Avoid sudden position changes
· Cessation should be done gradually over 7-14 days along with patient monitoring
· Check your blood pressure
· Do not drive or operate heavy machinery
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