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Tenoretic Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Atenolol is in a class of medications known as beta blockers. It works by slowing the heart rate and relaxing the blood vessels. Tenoretic® is a combination of two drugs used to lower blood pressure. Atenolol is a beta-blocker and chlorthalidone is a diuretic. You can used it alone or in combination with other medications, that are used to treat high blood pressure.

Tenoretic Dosage

  • The usual starting dosage is 1 Tenoretic 50 tablet and you should be taken once a day.

Uses of Tenoretic

  • Atenolol is also used to prevent migraine headaches and to treat heart failure, and irregular heartbeat.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Tenoretic

Before taken Tenoretic medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor.  If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Tenoretic. Side effects may include:

  • Low potassium
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Excessive thirst
  • Slow heartbeat
  • Depression
  • Constipation
  • Blood disorders
  • Hair loss

Warnings and precautions before taking Tenoretic:

  • If you have a history of congestive heart failure or various other heart problems, then you should be used tenoretic with extra caution.
  • After taken this medicine, then you may feel dizzy, or drowsiness. So you should not participate in any activities that require alertness such as driving and operate machinery.
  • If you are having surgery such as dental surgery, then you should tell your doctor that you are taking atenolol.
  • If you are taking prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and herbal products, then you should tell your doctor.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Tenoretic with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Tenoretic with the following:

  • Blood pressure medicines containing reserpine
  • Other blood pressure drugs
  • Clonidine
  • Diltiazem
  • Epinephrine
  • Insulin
  • Lithium
  • Nasal decongestants
  • Verapamil

After taken Tenoretic if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Tenoretic overdose include:

  • Congestive heart failure
  • Low blood pressure
  • Slow heartbeat
  • Wheezing
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Weakness

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