About Tenormin 25mg
Tenormin 25mg tablet is an antihypertensive drug. It is used for the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension) and a type of chest pain called angina. Each tablet of Tenormin 25mg contains the active ingredient Atenolol, which is known as a beta-blocker.
How effective is Tenormin 25mg?
Tenormin 25mg tablet is used to lower high blood pressure, which also reduces the risk of stroke, heart attack or kidney problems. Its use is also indicated in the treatment of abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmia), migraine and heart attack. Tenormin 25mg works by binding with certain receptors in the smooth and cardiac muscles, causing the heart to beat less rapidly and with less force. This causes a decrease in the blood pressure. It also causes the widening of blood vessels to improve blood flow.
What dose should I choose?
The usual recommended dose is 1-2 tablets (25-50 mg) taken orally once per day. Maximum of 100mg can be taken in a day.
This medicine is not intended for use in children.
If you skip a dose by any chance, take it as soon as you remember. Skip the already missed dose if it’s almost time for the next one. Do not double the dose.
What are the side-effects and other warnings when taking Tenormin 25mg?
Many individuals using Tenormin 25mg do not experience any side-effects. Some common and uncommon side-effects include:
- Cold hands and feet
- Shortness of breath
- Dry mouth (rare)
If you experience any side-effects that persist or worsen or any unusual symptoms, contact your doctor immediately.
Notify your doctor about any prescription/non-prescription drugs you may be taking.
If you are pregnant, might become pregnant, or think you may be pregnant or breast-feeding or planning to breast-feed, notify your doctor or a pharmacist before using this drug.