All other high blood pressure medications don’t work? Try Atenolol (Tenormin) and find out if it works for you.
What is Atenolol (Tenormin), and what does it do?
Atenolol (Tenormin) belongs to the beta-blocker class of medications. It improves blood flow and lowers blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels and slowing heart rate.
Atenolol (Tenormin) is used to treat high blood pressure and arrhythmia. It is also an effective treatment for chest pain (angina). Taking it after a heart attack can also reduce the risk of death. Despite the fact that Atenolol (Tenormin) can be used to lower blood pressure, it is rarely prescribed unless all other options have failed.
What dosages of Atenolol (Tenormin) are available?
The following are available dosages and forms of Atenolol (Tenormin):
- 25 mg
- 50 mg
- 100 mg
What side effects are common with taking Atenolol (Tenormin)?
The most common side effects of Atenolol (Tenormin) are:
- Cold toes or fingers
- Stomach pain
Some people experience more serious side effects from Atenolol (Tenormin), including:
- Shortness of breath with cough
- Swollen ankles and legs
- Irregular heartbeat
- Unusual bruises
If you are taking Atenolol (Tenormin), and you start to experience side effects, contact your doctor immediately.
Does Atenolol (Tenormin) interact with other medications?
Atenolol (Tenormin) has been known to interact poorly with other medications, supplements and herbs.
When taking Atenolol (Tenormin), you should avoid taking:
- Other high blood pressure medicines
- Medicines for arrhythmia
- Medicines for asthma
- Medicines for diabetes
- Medicines for sinus congestion
- Medicines for allergies
Who should NOT take Atenolol (Tenormin)?
Not all people can take Atenolol (Tenormin). Atenolol (Tenormin) may not be a good choice if you have:
- An allergy to Atenolol or similar medications
- Low blood pressure
- Raynaud’s phenomenon
- Metabolic acidosis
- Lung disease
What drugs are similar to Atenolol (Tenormin)?
Other drugs that are similar to Atenolol (Tenormin) include:
Does Atenolol have a generic form?
Atenolol is a generic drug that is prescribed to lower high blood pressure. Tenormin is its brand name form.
What is the price of Atenolol (Tenormin) without insurance?
The average retail price of Atenolol (Tenormin) without insurance is $10.40.
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How can I save money on Atenolol (Tenormin)?
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