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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Betacal 5/50.
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Betacal 5/50 is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it... View More
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Betacal 5/50 is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Betacal 5/50 may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. Betacal 5/50 may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea o... View More
Betacal 5/50 should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Betacal 5/50 may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Reg... View More
Betacal 5/50 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Betacal 5/50 may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Beta... View More
Betacal 5/50 is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). This is a combination of two medicines that controls blood pressure when a single medi... View More
Uses of Betacal 5/50
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Side effects of Betacal 5/50
- Ankle swelling
- Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
- Slow heart rate
- Edema (swelling)
- Cold extremities
How to use Betacal 5/50
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Betacal 5/50 is to be take... View More
How Betacal 5/50 works
Betacal 5/50 is a combination of two medicines: Amlodipine and Atenolol, which lowers blood pressure effectively. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocke... View More
- You have been prescribed Betacal 5/50 for the treatment of high blood pressure.
- Lowering blood pressure reduces chance of future heart attack & strokes.
- It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
- Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as it can cause sudden increase in your blood pressure.
- Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy.
Oral Chronic stable angina; Hypertension Adult: Per tablet contains atenolol 25 or 50 mg and amlodipine 5 mg: 1 tab once daily, may increase to 2 tabl... View More
Additive effect when used with catecholamine depleting drugs; monitor for hypotension and/or marked bradycardia. If used with clonidine, clonidine withd... View More
Excessive fall of BP may occur in elderly patients. Caution in patients with COPD, thyrotoxicosis, congestive failure, vasospastic angina, hepatic & ren... View More
Atenolol is a cardioselective beta blocker. Amlodipine is a dihydropyridine calcium-channel blocker that blocks the transmembrane influx of calcium ions... View More
Safety and efficacy have not been established in children.
Essential hypertension, Patients with angina pectoris & hypertension as co-existing diseases, Post MI patients; In patients with refractory angina pecto... View More
Renal impairment: Per tablet contains atenolol 25 mg and amlodipine (besylate) 5 mg: Initiate with 1 tablet daily.
Pregnancy Category Note
Headache, hypotension, dizziness, breathlessness, fatigue, muscle cramps, bradycardia, palpitations, flushing, oedema, dyspnoea, dyspepsia, cold extremi... View More
Hypotension, sinus bradycardia, 2nd & 3rd degrees of heart block, cardiogenic shock, overt congestive failure, poor LV function, hypersensitivity to eit... View More
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