Obeta 100 MG Tablet

Manufactured byIntas Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
ContainsAtenolol
Description

Obeta 100 MG Tablet is used for lowering high blood pressure and relieving chest pain caused due to the reduced blood flow to the heart. It is also used for treating other complications associated with heart and blood vessels. Patients are advised to follow a strict exercise and diet regimen along with this medicine to get the best possible effect.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Obeta 100 MG Tablet

  • Blurred vision
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Sweating
  • Cold hands or feet
  • Anxiety
  • Chest pain
  • Dizziness
  • Decrease in frequency of urination
  • Increased thirst
  • Loss of appetite
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Diarrhea

Uses of Obeta 100 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Hypertension
  • Angina Pectoris
  • Myocardial Infarction
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1 hour of administration of the dose.
  • Duration of effect
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 12 to 24 hours.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of side effects such as a headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to atenolol or any other medicines belonging to the class of Beta-Blockers.

Cardiogenic shock

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of Cardiogenic shock.

Heart block greater than first degree

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a heart block greater than first degree.

Sinus Bradycardia

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with Sinus bradycardia since it may worsen the patient's condition.

Uncompensated cardiac failure

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with Uncompensated cardiac failure.

Severe pulmonary edema

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe pulmonary edema.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.
General warnings

Cardiac Failure

This medicine can cause heart failure and reduced blood flow in patients having a heart disease. Close monitoring of heart function is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Major surgery

This medicine should be used with caution in patients who are scheduled to undergo a major surgery. An anesthetic agent with little negative inotropic activity should be selected to minimize the effect on the heart.

Lung Diseases

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with lung diseases who do not respond to other antihypertensive medications. Start with the lowest possible dose and increase the dose based on the clinical condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases.

Hyperlipidemia

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with hyperlipidemia since it may alter the serum lipid profiles. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered under your doctor's supervision.

Sports

Athletes are advised not to indulge in certain sports while using this medicine. Archery, racing, shooting and other high-risk sports should be avoided. Sportspersons should refer to the list of medicines published by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) which are not to be taken while participating in specific sports events.

Hyperthyroidism

This medicine should be administered with caution in patients with increased thyroid levels. Abrupt withdrawal of this medicine may lead to a life-threatening condition called thyroid-storm. Frequent monitoring of thyroid hormone levels is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Missed Dose

Oral forms: If a dose of this medicine is missed, take the dose as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one. Injection: Since this medicine is administered in the hospital or clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of missing a dose is very low.

Overdose

Oral forms: Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose. Injection: Since this medicine is administered in the hospital or clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of side effects such as a headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
Interaction with Medicine

Alprazolam

Diltiazem

Theophylline

Diclofenac

Disease interactions

Asthma

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a history of asthma due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Bradyarrhythmia/ AV Block

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with Sinus Bradyarrhythmia or a heart block greater than the first degree due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Glaucoma

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with glaucoma because it may lower the intraocular pressure and worsen the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Diabetes

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of diabetes since it may mask symptoms of hypoglycemia such as tremors, tachycardia, and blood pressure changes. Regular monitoring of blood glucose levels is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Pheochromocytoma

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with pheochromocytoma due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered under your doctor's supervision.
Food interactions
The desired effect of this medicine will not be achieved if taken together with multivitamin with minerals. You may need a dose adjustment or need to undergo special tests if these medicines are used together.
Avoid consumption of large amounts of orange juice with this medicine since it may decrease the effectiveness of the medicine.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Oral forms: Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor. Injection: This medicine should be administered only by a qualified healthcare professional in the clinical or hospital setting. Carefully follow all the instructions given by your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by relaxing the blood vessels and slowing the heart rate. This allows the blood to flow smoothly and decreases the blood pressure.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Cardioselective beta blockers

Schedule

Schedule H

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