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Atenolol Audio-Visual Drug Monograph – Demo

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Basic Demo of Atenolol Drug Monograph Prepared for Elsevier-Gold Standard.

This drug information monograph is brought to you by elsevier gold-standard atenolol oral tablet generic name atenolol brand name – norman what is this medicine atenolol is a beta blocker beta blockers reduce the workload on the heart and help it to beat more regularly this medicine is used to treat high blood pressure and to prevent chest pain it is also used to

Protect the heart during a heart attack and to prevent an additional heart attack from occurring this medicine may be used for other purposes ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions what should i tell my health care provider before i take this medicine they need to know if you have any of these conditions diabetes heart or vessel disease

Like slow heart rate worsening heart failure heart block 6 sinus syndrome or renal disease kidney disease lung or breathing disease like asthma or emphysema pheochromocytoma thyroid disease an unusual or allergic reaction to atenolol other beta-blockers medicines foods dyes or preservatives pregnant are trying to get pregnant breastfeeding how should i use this

Medicine take this medicine by mouth with a drink of water follow the directions on the prescription label this medicine may be taken with or without food take your medicine at regular intervals do not take more medicine than directed do not stop taking this medicine suddenly this could lead to serious heart related effects talk to your pediatrician regarding the

Use of this medicine and children special care may be needed over dosage if you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once note this medicine is only for you do not share this medicine with others what if i miss the dose if you miss a dose take it as soon as you can if it is almost time for your next

Dose take only that dose do not take double or extra doses what may interact with this medicine do not take this medicine with any of the following medications sotalol this medicine may also interact with the following medications kona dean digoxin diuretics dobutamine epinephrine isoproterenol medicine for blood pressure like m low to peen diltiazem verapamil

Nsaids medicines for pain and inflammation like ibuprofen or naproxen and reser pain this list may not describe all possible interactions give your healthcare provider a list of all the medicines herbs non prescription drugs or dietary supplements you use also tell them if you smoke drink alcohol or use illegal drugs some items may interact with your medicine what

Should i watch for while using this medicine visit your doctor or health care professional for regular check-ups check your blood pressure and pulse rate regularly ask your health care professional what your blood pressure and pulse rate should be and when you should contact him or her you may get drowsy or dizzy do not drive use machinery or do anything that needs

Mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you do not stand or sit up quickly alcohol may interfere with the effects of this medicine avoid alcoholic drinks this medicine can affect blood sugar levels if you have diabetes check with your doctor or healthcare professional before you change your diet or the dose of your diabetic medicine do not treat

Yourself for coughs colds or pain while you’re taking this medicine without asking your doctor or healthcare professional for advice some ingredients may increase your blood pressure what side effects me i notice from receiving this medicine side effects that you should report to your doctor or healthcare professional as soon as possible are allergic reactions

Like skin rash itching or hives swelling of the face lips or tongue breathing problems changes in vision chest pain cold tingling or numbness or feet depression fast irregular heartbeat feeling faint or lightheaded falls fever with sore throat rapid weight gain swollen ankles or legs side effects that usually do not require medical attention report to your doctor

Or healthcare professionals they continue or are bothersome are anxiety nervousness diarrhea dry skin change in sex drive or performance headache nightmares are trouble sleeping short-term memory loss stomach upset being unusually tired this list may not describe all possible side effects call your doctor for medical advice about side effects and you may report side

Effects to the food and drug administration at where should i keep my medicine keep out of the reach of children store at room temperature between 20 and 25 degrees centigrade and 68 and 77 degrees fahrenheit close tightly and protect from light throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date note this is a summary it may not cover all possible information

If you have questions about this medicine talk to your doctor pharmacist or healthcare provider remember keep this and all medicines out of the reach of children never share your medicines with others and use this medication only for the indication prescribed this drug monograph was produced and narrated by linda bernstein pharmd with content provided by elsevier gold standard

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Atenolol Audio-Visual Drug Monograph – Demo By Linda Bernstein PharmD