ATENOLOL 50MG TABLET – RITEMED
Administration : May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications : Sick sinus syndrome, severe bradycardia, 2nd or 3rd degree AV block, uncompensated cardiac failure, severe asthma or COPD, cardiogenic shock, untreated pheochromocytoma, metabolic acidosis, severe peripheral circulatory disease.
Special Precautions : Patients w/ inadequate cardiac function, well-compensated heart failure, bronchospastic disease, DM, hyperthyroidism. Patients undergoing major surgery involving general anaesth. May mask symptoms of hypoglycaemia and hyperthyroidism. Avoid abrupt withdrawal as it may exacerbate angina symptoms and/or precipitate MI and ventricular arrhythmias or may precipitate thyroid storm. Renal impairment. Pregnancy and lactation.