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TENOREN

Generic name: Atenolol
Manufacturer: ACI Ltd.

Tenoren® is the preparation of Atenolol. It is a synthetic, β1 -selective (cardioselective) adrenoreceptor blocking agent without membrane stabilizing or intrinsic sympathomimetic activity.

Indications
Tenoren® is indicated for the following conditions –

  • Hypertension
  • Angina Pectoris
  • Cardiac Arrhythmia
  • Acute Myocardial Infarction

Side-effects
In general, Atenolol is well tolerated although in a small undesired events have been reported, such as hallucinations, headache, impotence, purpura, thrombocytopenia, visual disturbance, sick sinus syndrome, dry mouth, reversible mental depression, dry eyes.

Precautions
Patients already on a β1 blocker must be evaluated carefully before Atenolol is administered. Initial and subsequent Atenolol dosages can be adjusted downward depending on clinical observations including pulse and blood pressure. Atenolol may aggravate peripheral arterial circulatory disorders.

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