What is Tenoric (Atenolol/Chlorthalidone) used for?
Tenoric (Atenolol/Chlorthalidone) is prescribed for the treatment of high blood pressure (Hypertension). This condition may be caused by many factors including obesity, stress, chemical deficiencies, or inherited diseases. The active ingredients contained in this medication are Beta-blockers which lower strain on the heart by reducing blood pressure and heart rate. This is effective for patients with highly elevated levels which could cause heart attack or other related problems.
How should I use Tenoric (Atenolol/Chlorthalidone)?
Tenoric (Atenolol/Chlorthalidone) should be taken orally with or without food, and washed down with a full glass of water. The dosage and frequency of medication will be prescribed by your doctor based on your severity of symptoms and condition. If you miss a dosage, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dosage, skip the last and continue as scheduled as overdosing can be very dangerous. If you have any questions about the process, be sure to contact your physician.
What are the side effects of Tenoric (Atenolol/Chlorthalidone)?
Some patients using Tenoric (Atenolol/Chlorthalidone) have reported side effects. If you encounter any side effects that are troubling, persistent, or intense, inform your doctor as soon as possible in case these indicate more serious problems or require medical attention.
Common side effects include the following:
More serious side effects may include:
If you encounter any serious side effects immediately tell your physician as they require immediate medical attention. Also disclose any persistent, intense, or worrying common side effects to allow adjustment of dosage or treatment.
Before taking Tenoric (Atenolol/Chlorthalidone), tell your doctor about any existing heart conditions you have. Also disclose if you have any liver disease, kidney disease, asthma, diabetes, gout, or other conditions that may affect medication or treatment.
This medication may cause dizziness or faintness. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery after usage until you are sure of its effects on you. It is also important to limit your alcohol intake.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Tenoric (Atenolol/Chlorthalidone). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallow.