Esatenolol Overdose

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Overdose of Esatenolol in details

infoWhen a dose is taken in higher dose than the recommended doses, it is called Overdose. Overdose always needs a clinical supervision. Any medicine or drug when consumed in Overdose produces untoward side effects on one or various organs in the body. A medicine is excreted in the kidney or metabolized in the liver most of the times. This process goes without any hurdles when taken in normal dose, but when taken in an overdose, the body is not able to metabolize it or send it out properly which causes the effects of anoverdose.

Symptoms: bradycardia, AV block II-III degree, heart failure, respiratory failure, hypotension, bronchospasm, hypoglycemia.

Treatment: gastric lavage and the appointment of adsorbing medications; Symptomatic treatment: atropine, isoprenaline, orciprenaline, cardiac glycosides or glucagon, diuretics, pressor agents (dopamine, dobutamine or norepinephrine), selective beta-adrenoceptor agonists, IV glucose solution, installation of an artificial pacemaker. Perhaps dialysis.

Esatenolol warnings

infoWarnings are a mix of Precautions. Contraindications and interactions and serious harmful effects associated with the medicine intake. A diabetic or Hypertensive patient need to be warned about few drug interactions. A known hypersensitivity patient needs to be careful about the reactions or anaphylactic shock. A pregnant woman or a breastfeeding woman should be warned of certain medications. A Hepatitis [liver disease] patient or a cardiac patient should avoid few drugs.

With caution use this medication in hepatic failure.

Esatenolol should be used with caution in diabetes, COPD (including asthma, emphysema), metabolic acidosis, hypoglycemia, allergic reactions, a history of chronic heart failure (compensated), obliterating peripheral arterial disease (intermittent claudication, Raynaud's syndrome), pheochromocytoma, liver failure, chronic renal insufficiency, myasthenia gravis, hyperthyroidism, depression (including in history), psoriasis, pregnancy, elderly patients, in pediatrics (the efficacy and safety are not defined).

While taking atenolol it can decrease tear fluid production, which is important for patients who use contact lenses.

Cancellation of this drug after prolonged treatment should be carried out gradually under medical supervision.

Upon the termination of the combined use of atenolol and clonidine, clonidine treatment continued for several days after discontinuation of atenolol, otherwise you may experience severe arterial hypertension.

When the need for inhaled anesthesia in patients receiving Esatenolol, a few days before anesthesia to stop taking atenolol or find a medication for anesthesia with minimal negative inotropic effects.

Patients whose work requires high concentration, the question of outpatient use of atenolol should be addressed only after an assessment of individual response.



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