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Summary of Product Characteristics last updated on the eMC: 01/08/2013 SPC | Atenolol 100 mg Tablets |
Table of Contents * 1. Name of the medicinal
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Pharmaceutical form | Tablet White, circular, flat faced beveled edge, uncoated tablets with inscription “AC” on one side and scoreline on the other side. | |

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4. Clinical particulars | | |

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4.1 Therapeutic indications | 1. The management of hypertension2. The management of angina pectoris3. The management of cardiac dysrhythmias4. The management of myocardial infarction: early intervention in the acute phase and long-term prophylaxis after recovery from myocardial infarction. | |

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4.2 Posology and method of administration | For oral use.Adults:Hypertension:Most patients respond to 100 mg daily given as a single dose. Some patients, however, will respond to 50 mg given as a single daily dose. The effect will be fully established after one to two weeks. A further reduction in blood pressure may be achieved by combining atenolol with other antihypertensive agents. For example, co-administration of atenolol with a diuretic provides a highly effective and convenient antihypertensive therapy.Angina:Most patients with angina pectoris will respond to 100 mg given orally once daily or 50 mg given twice daily. It is unlikely that additional benefit will be gained by increasing the dose.Dysrhythmias:Having controlled the dysrhythmias with intravenous atenolol a suitable maintenance dosage is 50 mg - 100 mg daily, given as a single

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