Tenormin (Atenolol) for Heart Disease | MyHeartDiseaseTeam

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Tenormin is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat hypertension, angina, and acute myocardial infarction. Tenormin is also known by its drug name, Atenolol.

Tenormin is a beta blocker. Beta blockers are believed to work by relaxing blood vessels and slowing heartrate.

How do I take it?
Tenormin is generally taken once a day.

Tenormin comes in tablet form.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Tenormin lists common side effects including dizziness, fatigue, anxiety, depression, nervousness, insomnia, shortness of breath, and sexual dysfunction.

Rare but serious side effects listed for Tenormin include heart failure.

For answers to frequently asked questions about exposure to beta blockers during pregnancy and breastfeeding, visit the experts at MothertoBaby.org.

For more details about this treatment, visit:
Tenormin – RxList

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