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Improving Survival Following a Heart Attack
A heart attack (also known as a myocardial infarction) is a life-threatening event in which the supply of blood and oxygen to part of the heart is blocked for a long enough time that a portion of the heart muscle dies.
 
When people are given Tenormin after a heart attack, the risk of dying decreases by about 15 percent. It is not known how this or other beta blockers improve survival following a heart attack.
 

Off-Label Uses for Tenormin

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend Tenormin for treating something other than the conditions discussed in this article. This is called an "off-label" use. Some off-label Tenormin uses include:
 

Tenormin Uses in Children

Tenormin has not been approved for use in children, although it may be used off-label to treat several conditions seen in children. For example, the medication may be used in children with Marfan syndrome to slow down the progression of aortic dilation (widening of the aorta).
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