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You should not take Tenormin if you:
- Are allergic to Tenormin, atenolol, or any inactive component used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of inactive ingredients.
- Have a slow heartbeat (bradycardia).
- Have certain types of irregular heart rhythms (specifically second- or third-degree heart block).
- Have serious heart failure.
There are a number of situations in which Tenormin should not be taken, as well as several precautions and warnings people should be aware of when taking Tenormin. However, it is possible that not all of the precautions and warnings were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the safety concerns that may apply to you.