Fixocard – Tablet (5mg + 25mg)/pcs
Generic Name: Amlodipine + Atenolol
Therapeutic class: Calcium Antagonist-Beta Blocker combination (Cardiovascular Preparations)
Manufacturer: Incepta Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Note: চিকিৎসকের পরামর্শ মোতাবেক ঔষধ সেবন করুন
This is indicated in-
- Patients with essential hypertension
- Patients with angina pectoris & hypertension as co-existing diseases
- ln post Ml patients
- ln patients with refractory angina pectoris where nitrate therapy has failed.
Dosage & Administration
Adult: This therapy is initiated with a single dose of this preparation depending upon the therapeutic response, titration of the dosage is recommended.
In elderly patients: It is advisable to initiate the therapy with ½ tablet of fixed dose combination of Amlodipine & Atenolol, i.e., 2.5 mg of Amlodipine & 25 mg Atenolol.
fatigue, headache, edema, nausea, drowsiness, anxiety and depression.
Pregnancy & Lactation
Precautions & Warnings
Bronchospasm: The combination should be used with caution in patients with airway obstruction.
Renal impairment: The combination can be used in patients with renal impairment. However, caution may be necessary if the creatinine clearance is less than 30 ml/min because of possible reduction in the excretion of unchanged Atenolol.
Hepatic impairment: Caution may be necessary in the use of the combination in patients with severe liver damage because of prolongation of the elimination half-life of Amlodipine.
Drug withdrawal: Since coronary heart disease may exist without being recognized, patients should be warned against stopping the drug suddenly. Any discontinuation should be gradual and under observation.
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