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Tenormin 50 Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Tenormin Tablet

Tenormin 50 Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure, chest pain (angina) and arrhythmias.

Tenormin Tablet side effects

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

How to use Tenormin 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. Tenormin 50 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Tenormin Tablet works

Tenormin 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.

Tenormin Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
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
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tenormin 50 Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Tenormin 50 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Tenormin 50 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Tenormin 50 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tenormin 50 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended and can help in better dose adjustment.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Tenormin 50 Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Tenormin 50 Tablet
₹1.88/Tablet
Aten 50 Tablet
Zydus Cadila
₹1.88/Tablet
same price
Tenolol 50 Tablet
Ipca Laboratories Ltd
₹1.88/Tablet
same price
Betacard 50 Tablet
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹1.88/Tablet
same price
₹0.68/Tablet
save 64%
Tenomac 50 Tablet
Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹1.88/Tablet
same price

Expert Advice

  • Tenormin 50 Tablet lowers your blood pressure and makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body.
  • Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent stroke and heart attack.
  • It may also be used to reduce the number and severity of angina attacks (chest pain caused by heart disease).
  • 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 Tenormin 50 Tablet suddenly as it can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly, thereby increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Interaction with Drugs

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Tenormin

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High blood pressure and diabetes
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
just telling high BP and sugar wil not help in giving u medicinetell the details since when u have diabetes and hypertensionwhat medicine u taking for bothand also do following blood testHba1c, Blood sugar ( fasting & PP), Urine routine, CBC, ESR, Lipid profile, Thyroid profile, Serum creatinine, BUN, eGFR, AST & ALT
How to maintain high blood pressure?What type of restrictions in High blood pressure?
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Avoid fried food and extra salts and regular exercise
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16th Floor, Godrej BKC, Plot – C, “G” Block, Bandra-Kurla Complex, Bandra (East), Mumbai – 400 051, India
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