What is Atenolol?

Generic names: atenolol (a TEN oh lol)

Brand names: Tenormin

Atenolol is a kind of beta−blocker that induces the heart and the flow of blood throughout the body. Atenolol is used to treat angina and hypertension. Atenolol is also helpful to reduce the threat of death after a heart stroke.

Buy atenolol online

It is an available drug in all the online drugstores.

Some of the important data one should know about atenolol:

Atenolol should not be used when there are few serious heart issues namely “AV block”, slow heartbeats and heart failure. It should not be consumed without the advice of doctors and in case of consuming it regularly, it should not be stopped suddenly. Atenolol is not advisable if you are undergoing any sort of surgery. There are chances for side effects that may diminish thinking or few reactions. Atenolol should not be taken when you are indulged in the works which you’re your concentration and attention. Liquors consumption should be avoided while using atenolol.

Atenolol is the best-known medicine to treat hypertension, in addition to it a proper diet, a good exercise routine, and weight control measures should also be followed. Hypertension could be cured easily with the help of atenolol and it can be used even after being cured.

Precautions to be taken before consuming medicine:

Atenolol should not be consumed in case if you are allergic to it or if you have,

  • Serious heart issue named “AV” block(second or third degree)
  • Slow heartbeats
  • Heart failure.


To make sure atenolol is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have:

  • congestive heart failure
  • coronary artery disease (hardened arteries)
  • asthma, bronchitis, emphysema
  • diabetes
  • overactive thyroid
  • liver or kidney disease
  • pheochromocytoma (tumor of the adrenal gland)
  • peripheral vascular disease such as Raynaud’s syndrome; or
  • Allergies (or if you are undergoing allergy treatments or skin-testing).


Atenolol should not be consumed by pregnant women and should not be used by the women who feed their babies. It is not advised for those who are younger than 18.

Method to use atenolol:

 Use atenolol as per doctor’s prescription. It’s not advisable to increase or decrease the dosage as per your wish. A Doctor can make changes in the dosage for best output according to treatment. It cannot be consumed when you are indulged in surgeries regardless the major or minor. Since it is prescribed for hypertension this can be used lifelong even it is cured. Atenolol consumption cannot be stopped suddenly. The medicine should be stored at room temperature away from heat and light.

Atenolol side effects:

Call your doctor at once if you have:

  • new or worsening chest pain
  • slow or uneven heartbeats
  • a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out
  • shortness of breath (even with mild exertion), swelling, rapid weight gain; or
  • A cold feeling in your hands and feet.

Common atenolol side effects may include:

  • dizziness
  • feeling tired; or
  • Depressed mood.