Manufacturer: UK Generics manufactures Atenolol -UK Product - Generic Tenormin.
The uses of Atenolol -UK Product - Generic Tenormin include:
This medication is a beta-blocker used to treat chest pain (angina) and high blood pressure. It is also used after an acute heart attack to improve survival. High blood pressure reduction helps prevent strokes, heart attacks and kidney problems.
This drug works by blocking the action of certain natural chemicals in your body such as epinephrine on the heart and blood vessels. This results in a lowering of the heart rate, blood pressure, and strain on the heart.
OTHER USES: This section contains uses of this drug that are not listed in the approved professional labeling for the drug but that may be prescribed by your health care professional. Use this drug for a condition that is listed in this section only if it has been so prescribed by your health care professional.
This medication may also be used for irregular heartbeats, heart failure, migraine headache prevention, tremors and other conditions as determined by your doctor.
How to use Atenolol Oral
Take this medication by mouth, usually once daily; or as directed by your doctor. Use this medication regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, use it at the same time each day.
This drug is not effective if you use it only when chest pain or a migraine headache occurs. It is very important to take this medication regularly as prescribed to help prevent these conditions.
The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy. It may take one or two weeks before the full benefit of this drug takes effect. It is important to continue taking this medication even if you feel well. Most people with high blood pressure do not feel sick.
Do not suddenly stop taking this medication without consulting your doctor. Your condition may become worse when the drug is suddenly stopped. Refer to the Warning section.
Atenolol Oral is used to treat the following:
High Blood Pressure, Heart Attack, Angina
Atenolol Oral may also be used to treat:
Additional Medications for Treating Pheochromocytoma, Overactive Thyroid causing Life-Threatening Symptoms, Essential Tremor, Migraine Prevention, Acute Syndrome of the Heart, Mitral Valve Prolapse Syndrome, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Prevention of Congenital Long QT Syndrome associated Ventricular Arrhythmia, Rapid Ventricular Heartbeat, Prevention of Recurrent Atrial Fibrillation, Ventricular Rate Control in Atrial Fibrillation, Supraventricular Cardiac Arrhythmia, Chronic Heart Failure, Diastolic Heart Failure