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Tenomac (50 mg) (Atenolol) Drug Price and Information

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Atenolol (Tenomac (50 mg)) blocks beta-1 receptors, which are present on the heart. This prevents the action of nerve chemicals adrenaline and noradrenaline on the heart. As a result, heart beats at a slower rate and with lesser force, and thus pumps out lesser blood into blood vessels. This action of Atenolol (Tenomac (50 mg)) reduces blood pressure in the hypertensive patients. Since the heart treated with Atenolol (Tenomac (50 mg)) beat slowly and with less force, it uses lesser energy thus relieving pain in angina and also reduces the risk of heart attack.

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Tenomac (50 mg) - Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Tenomac (50 mg) Tablet  


Generic : Atenolol
  17.5
50mg
14 Tablets
Price Updated on August 08, 2019

Substitute/Alternative Medication to Tenomac (50 mg)

When is Tenomac (50 mg) prescribed?

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Tenomac (50 mg)(Atenolol) : Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are there any long-term side effects associated with Tenomac (50 mg)?

A: Long-term use of Tenomac (50 mg) is generally safe . It works best when taken long term for heart conditions or migraine prevention (1 Trusted Source
Long-term efficacy of atenolol for atrioventricular reciprocating tachycardia in children less than 5 years old

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Q: Does Tenomac (50 mg) cause frequent urination?

A: No, Tenomac (50 mg) is a Beta blocker, not a diuretic (water pill). Diuretics can cause frequent urination. Tenomac (50 mg) should not cause you to urinate more frequently than usual (2 Trusted Source
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Q: Is it safe to exercise while taking Tenomac (50 mg)?

A: Yes, you can exercise because beta blockers slow the heart rate, preventing the typical increase in heart rate associated with exercise. But you will not be able to achieve your target heart rate, which is the number of heartbeats per minute that you typically aim for when exercising (3 Trusted Source
The Impact of beta blockade on the cardio-respiratory system and symptoms during exercise

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Q: In which conditions should Tenomac (50 mg) be used with caution?

A: Before taking Tenomac (50 mg), patients with hyperthyroidism, lung diseases like asthma, or diabetes mellitus should consult a physician (2 Trusted Source
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Q: Is it safe to take Tenomac (50 mg) during pregnancy and breastfeeding?

A: Pregnant women should use Tenomac (50 mg) with caution because it may affect fetal growth. Tenomac (50 mg) passes into breast milk and may make the baby sleepy (4 Trusted Source
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