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INFORMATION ABOUT NIFEDIPINE 20 MG + ATENOLOL 50 MG

NIFEDIPINE 20 MG + ATENOLOL 50 MG uses

NIFEDIPINE 20 MG + ATENOLOL 50 MG is a combination of two drugs: Amlodipine (Calcium channel blocker) and Nifedipine (Calcium channel blocker). NIFEDIPINE 20 MG + ATENOLOL 50 MG is used to treat the symptoms of angina pectoris and hypertension.

Common side-effects

• Constipation
• Oedema
• Headache
• Diarrhoea
• Nausea

It is not necessary for all people to experience the above side-effects.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR NIFEDIPINE 20 MG + ATENOLOL 50 MG

• Take NIFEDIPINE 20 MG + ATENOLOL 50 MG irrespective of meals and at the same time daily for best results.
• NIFEDIPINE 20 MG + ATENOLOL 50 MG may affect laboratory urine tests. If you are taking urine test, please inform your doctor about NIFEDIPINE 20 MG + ATENOLOL 50 MG use.
• Take NIFEDIPINE 20 MG + ATENOLOL 50 MG with caution if you have diabetes, liver problems or if you are on kidney dialysis.
• Keep your doctor informed about all the medicines you are taking currently and have taken in the past, especially, over-the-counter medicines and herbal products, especially, other antihypertensive medicines.
• Please do not take NIFEDIPINE 20 MG + ATENOLOL 50 MG if you are allergic to atenolol or nifedipine or any other ingredients mentioned in the label. Seek medical help immediately if you experience any allergic reactions such as swelling of lips, throat, tongue or itching and rashes etc.
• Continue the medication until your doctor tells you to stop. Take NIFEDIPINE 20 MG + ATENOLOL 50 MG even if you feel better. This will help to keep your blood pressure in check.
• Avoid foods with high salt content. Drink plenty of water to keep yourself hydrated.
• If you are diagnosed with high blood pressure, do not skip regular check-ups. It is important to monitor for high blood pressure to ensure the medication works and the condition does not get worse.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q) How does NIFEDIPINE 20 MG + ATENOLOL 50 MG work? A) NIFEDIPINE 20 MG + ATENOLOL 50 MG is a combination of atenolol and nifedipine. Atenolol is a beta-blocker that works on the heart muscle and lowers resting heart rate, blood pressure and orthostatic hypotension (sudden low blood pressure on standing). This helps to decrease the blood pressure. Nifedipine is a calcium channel blocker that works by dilating the blood vessels.
Q) Can I take NIFEDIPINE 20 MG + ATENOLOL 50 MG with rifampicin? A) NIFEDIPINE 20 MG + ATENOLOL 50 MG can be taken with rifampicin only when the doctor prescribes it. Although rifampicin does not affect the working of NIFEDIPINE 20 MG + ATENOLOL 50 MG in a major way, rifampicin can reduce the levels of NIFEDIPINE 20 MG + ATENOLOL 50 MG. This may result in decreased efficiency.
Q) Can I take NIFEDIPINE 20 MG + ATENOLOL 50 MG if I have heart attack recently? A) No, you are recommended not to take NIFEDIPINE 20 MG + ATENOLOL 50 MG if you had a heart attack recently because it might worsen your condition. If you are a hypertensive patient who had a recent heart attack, please contact your doctor.
Q) Does NIFEDIPINE 20 MG + ATENOLOL 50 MG cause joint pain? A) NIFEDIPINE 20 MG + ATENOLOL 50 MG is a well-tolerated medicine. In most cases, NIFEDIPINE 20 MG + ATENOLOL 50 MG is used without experiencing any joint pains. But in some rare cases, NIFEDIPINE 20 MG + ATENOLOL 50 MG can cause joint pain. If you experience pain in joints that is not present before, please contact your doctor.
Q) How should I store NIFEDIPINE 20 MG + ATENOLOL 50 MG? A) NIFEDIPINE 20 MG + ATENOLOL 50 MG is stored at room temperature. Keep NIFEDIPINE 20 MG + ATENOLOL 50 MG in a dry place and away from direct sunlight. Try to store NIFEDIPINE 20 MG + ATENOLOL 50 MG away from children to prevent accidental intake/overdose by children. Check the expiry date from time to time and please do not store NIFEDIPINE 20 MG + ATENOLOL 50 MG after its expiry date.

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