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Tenolol 50 Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of Tenolol Tablet

Tenolol 50 Tablet is a medicine used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure), angina (heart-related chest pain), arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythm) and myocardial infarction (heart attack). It lowers the blood pressure and helps in preventing future heart attack and stroke.

Tenolol 50 Tablet should be taken regularly at a fixed time each day. This medicine should not be stopped abruptly. Lifestyle changes like low-fat diet, exercise, and not smoking may help this medicine work better. Dizziness may occur in some patients as a side effect, but it gets better with time.

Tenolol Tablet side effects

Common
  • Cold extremities
  • Fatigue
  • Slow heart rate
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Tenolol Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Tenolol 50 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Tenolol Tablet works

Tenolol 50 Tablet is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart. It works by slowing down the heart rate and makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood around the body.

Tenolol Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Tenolol 50 Tablet Atenolol and alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Tenolol 50 Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Tenolol 50 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Tenolol 50 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Tenolol 50 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tenolol 50 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended and can help in better dose adjustment.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Tenolol 50 Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • It may cause dizziness. If this happens to you, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • It can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you are diabetic. Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly.
  • Do not stop taking Tenolol 50 Tablet suddenly as it can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly, thereby increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • Side effects like headache, cold hands or feet, constipation or diarrhea can be experienced with its use. These are usually mild, short-lived and may not be with everyone. 
  • Any of the side effects other than mentioned above if occur, do consult the treating physician. 

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Tenolol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Miglicon
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vogmax, Elbose, Nuvog
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tamocas
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Tenolol

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I am having pain in left side of the chest also in left arm is it related to heart attack what can be done get relief ??
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
Please consult to your nearest doctor for blood pressure examination. then let me know.
I am suffering with heart attack. Now my blood pressure is 100/65. Give me best suggestions.
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
fDo exercise nad yoga regularly, avoid stress, always take healthy diet. Arjunarisht 20 ml twice act as a healthy suppliment
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