Generic Tenormin 100mg (brand names include: Hipres / Tenormin / Atendol / Altol / Atelol /
Antipressan / Atenix / Ateno / Betacard / Blokium / Catenol / Corotenol /
Notenol / Oraday) belongs to a group of medicines known as
Generic Tenormin 100mg is indicated for:
treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension);
prevention of angina (chest pain);
treatment of irregular heart beats (cardiac dysrhythmias);
reduction of risk of heart complication following heart attack (myocardial infarction).
Atenolol is not addictive.
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. Take Generic Tenormin 100mg exactly as directed.
Generic Tenormin 100mg may be taken on an empty stomach or with food. The dosage may
differ depending on your condition and whether you are taking any other
medicines. Your doctor will tell you exactly how much you should take.
The elderly may require a lower dose of Generic Tenormin 100mg.
To properly control your condition, Generic Tenormin 100mg must be taken every day.
Continue taking Atenolol 100mg for as long as your doctor prescribes. Do not
stop taking Generic Tenormin 100mg or lower the dose without first checking with your
doctor. It usually takes 1 to 2 weeks before the full effect of Generic Tenormin 100mg
If you forget a dose, take it as soon as you remember, and then go back
to taking your tablets at the same time you would normally. If it is
more than six hours since your last dose, skip the dose you missed and
take your next dose when you would normally. Do not take a double dose
to make up for the dose you missed.
Store your Generic Tenormin 100mg at room temperature. Avoid exposure to heat, light and moisture.
Before taking Generic Tenormin 100mg, tell your doctor if:
you are allergic to any medicines;
you have asthma; low blood pressure; diabetes; or have certain other heart problems;
you are pregnant or intend to become pregnant, or you are breast-feeding.