Qualitative & Quantitative Composition

Each uncoated tablet contains Atenolol I.P. 50 mg

Dosage Form

Oral Tablets

Therapeutic indications

Anti hypertensive and anti anginal

Dosage and administration

As directed by physician


Should not use if allergic to atenolol or any of the other ingredients in the product. Atenolol is contraindicated in sinus bradycardia, sinus node dysfunction, heart block >1st degree, compensated cardiac failure, cardiogenic shock, bronchospastic diseases, peripheral vascular diseases. Also contraindicated during pregnancy .

Warnings and Precautions

While generally safe for use, but in case of compensated heart failure. Variant angina, acute MI, DM; peripheral vascular disorders; hepatic and renal dysfunction; elderly patients, children. and during lactation precaution is needed.

Drug interactions

Decreased effect with aluminum and calcium salts, barbiturates, cholestyramine, NSAIDs, ampicillin,rifampicin.

Pregnancy & lactation

Category D.

Undesirable effects/side effects

Like many medicines, Atenolol may occasionally cause some unwanted effects. These are normally mild. Atenolol Tablets may occasionally produce drowsiness, dizziness, light-headedness, and blurred vision. There may be coldness of the hands and feet, tired muscles, or rarely, slowed heartbeats or sleep disturbances. Atenolol can cause dry mouth, nausea and vomiting, diarrhoea, constipation and abdominal cramps. Skin rashes and/or dry eyes have also been reported with Atenolol.


According to toxixity studies, the most important signs to be expected following acute overdose of atenolol are lethargy, sinus pause, bradycardia, hypotension, bronchospasm and/or hypoglycaemia.

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