Healthcare providers prescribe Tenormin® (atenolol) for a number of uses. For example, Tenormin tablets are often prescribed for:
- High blood pressure control
- Relief of chest pain caused by angina
- Treatment following a heart attack to improve survival.
It is approved for use in adults only, but it is sometimes used "off-label" in children as well. Some of the most commonly reported side effects of Tenormin include tiredness, depression, and dizziness. This beta blocker comes in tablet form and is available in three different strengths.
(For information on how and when to take these tablets, as well as what to if you take too much or miss a dose, click Tenormin.)