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Tenormin

Form.

Tablets: 25 milligrams,
Tablets: 50 milligrams,
Tablets: 100 milligrams.

No Prescription

Tenormin is prescribed for patients with high blood pressure (hypertension).
Tenormin is prescribed to treat chest pain (angina pectoris) related to coronary artery disease.
Tenormin is prescribed in slowing and regulating certain types of abnormally rapid heart rates (tachycardias).
Tenormin include the prevention of migraine headaches and the treatment of certain types of tremors (familial or hereditary essential tremors).

Tenormin, a type of medication known as a beta blocker, is prescribed in the treatment of high blood pressure, angina pectoris (chest pain, usually caused by lack of oxygen in the heart muscle due to clogged arteries), and heart attack. When prescribed for high blood pressure it is effective alone or combined with other high blood pressure medications, particularly with a thiazide-type water pill (diuretic). Beta blockers decrease the force and rate of heart contractions.

Occasionally doctors prescribe Tenormin for treatment of alcohol withdrawal, prevention of migraine headache, and bouts of anxiety.

Side Effects.

Tenormin is generally well tolerated, and side effects are mild and transient.

Rare side effects include:
- Abdominal cramps;
- Cold extremities;
- Constipation;
- Depression;
- Diarrhea;
- Dreaming;
- Fatigue;
- Fever;
- Impotence;
- Insomnia;
- Lightheadedness;
- Low blood pressure;
- Memory loss;
- Nausea;
- Numbness;
- Shortness of breath or wheezing;
- Slow heart rate;
- Sore throat;
- Tingling;

Tenormin side effects that you should report to your health care professional or doctor as soon as possible:
- Slow Heartbeat;
- Nausea;
- Fatigue;
- Dizziness;

Dosage

ADULTS

Hypertension

The usual starting dose is 50 mg a day in 1 dose, alone or with a diuretic. Full effects should be seen in 1 to 2 weeks. Dosage may be increased to a maximum of 100 mg per day in one dose. Your doctor can and may use this medication with other high blood pressure medications.

Angina Pectoris

The usual starting dose is 50 mg in 1 dose a day. Full effects should be seen in 1 week. Dosage may be increased to a maximum of 100 mg per day. In some cases, a single dose of 200 mg per day may be given. Dosage will be individualized by your doctor.

Heart Attack

This medication may be prescribed in the acute treatment of heart attack. Your doctor will determine the proper dosage.

If you have kidney problems, the doctor will start you with the lowest effective dose, usually 25 mg once a day up to a maximum of 50 mg daily.

CHILDREN

The safety and effectiveness of Tenormin have not been established in children.

OLDER ADULTS

The doctor will determine the dosage for an older individual, according to his or her needs, especially in the case of reduced kidney function. The usual dosage range is 25 to 50 mg a day.
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