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What are the parameters for atenolol?

What are the parameters for atenolol?

How much you take depends on why you need atenolol.

  • For high blood pressure – the usual dose is 25mg to 50mg taken once a day.
  • For angina (chest pain) – the usual dose is 100mg taken once a day, or split into 2 50mg doses.
  • For irregular heartbeats (arrhythmia) – the usual dose is 50mg to 100mg taken once a day.

What is atenolol 25mg?

Atenolol is used with or without other medications to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. This medication is also used to treat chest pain (angina) and to improve survival after a heart attack.

What is the log P of atenolol?

Atenolol, 4-[2-hydroxy-3-[(1-methylethyl) amino] propoxy] benzene acetamide is a relatively polar hydrophilic compound with a log partition coefficient (octanol/ water) of 0.23. Lipid insoluble hydrophilic compounds such as atenolol, sotalol, nadolol are excreted only by the kidneys and have low brain penetration.

Does atenolol last 24 hours?

The elimination half-life of atenolol is approximately 6 to 7 hours. The beta-blocking effects manifest within an hour of ingesting a single oral dose and last for 24 hours, whereas, with an intravenous dose, effects are evident within 5 minutes but dissipate after 12 hours.

Is atenolol good for anxiety?

All beta-blockers used to treat anxiety are prescribed off-label. Propranolol and atenolol are two beta-blockers that are often prescribed to help with anxiety.

Can I eat oranges while taking atenolol?

Conclusions: Orange juice moderately interferes with the gastrointestinal absorption of atenolol. This food-drug interaction can be of clinical significance.

Can you drink caffeine with atenolol?

While on beta-blockers, you should also avoid eating or drinking products that have caffeine or taking over-the-counter cough and cold medicines, antihistamines, and antacids that contain aluminum. You should also avoid drinking alcohol, because it can decrease the effects of beta-blockers.