Therapeutic Indications

Atenolol is indicated for:

Hypertension

Irrespective of gender only Adults (18 years old or older)

Atenolol is indicated in the treatment of management of hypertension.

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 50-100 mg once daily

Angina pectoris

Irrespective of gender only Adults (18 years old or older)

Atenolol is indicated in the treatment of management of angina pectoris.

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 100 mg given orally once daily

Treatment 2: Oral - 50 mg given twice daily

Myocardial infarction

Irrespective of gender only Adults (18 years old or older)

Atenolol is indicated for the management of myocardial infarction for early intervention in the acute phase.

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 50-100 mg once daily

Treatment 2: Intravenous - 5-10 mg once daily

Cardiac arrhythmias

Irrespective of gender only Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 50-100 mg once daily

Treatment 2: Intravenous - 2.5-10mg

Treatment 3: Intravenous - 0,15mg/kg

Contraindications

Active ingredient Atenolol is contraindicated in the following cases:

Second, third-degree heart block

No gender/age discrimination

Uncontrolled heart failure

No gender/age discrimination

Untreated phaeochromocytoma

No gender/age discrimination

Sick sinus syndrome

No gender/age discrimination

Hypotension

No gender/age discrimination

Bradycardia (<45 bpm)

No gender/age discrimination

Metabolic acidosis

No gender/age discrimination

Cardiogenic shock

No gender/age discrimination