- an oral beta blocker (trade name Tenormin) used in treating hypertension and angina
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Our Atenolol Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Atenolol Atenolol: A medication that blocks the action of a portion of the involuntary nervous system that stimulates the pace of the heartbeat. By blocking the action of these nerves, atenolol reduces the heart rate and is useful in treating abnormally rapid
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<chemical> 4-(2-hydroxy-3-((1-methylethyl)amino)propoxy)benzeneacetamide. A cardioselective beta-adrenergic blocker possessing properties and potency similar to propranolol, but without a negative inotropic effect. ... Pharmacological action: adrenergic beta-antagonists, anti-arrhythmia agents, antihypertensive agents, sympatholytics. ... Che
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an oral beta blocker (trade name Tenormin) used in treating hypertension and angina; has adverse side effects (depression and exacerbation of congestive heart failure etc.)
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(ә-ten´ә-lol) a cardioselective beta-adrenergic blocking agent used in the treatment of hypertension and chronic angina pectoris and the prevention and treatment of myocardial infarction and cardiac arrhythmias; administered orally or intravenously.
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A beta-adrenergic blocking compound that is commonly used to treat high blood pressure and chest pain due to impaired blood supply to the heart muscle. Maternal use of the medication during pregnancy will cause the fetus to have low blood pressure and an abnormally low heart rate.
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Atenolol is a selective β1 receptor antagonist, a drug belonging to the group of beta blockers (sometimes written β-blockers), a class of drugs used primarily in cardiovascular diseases. Introduced in 1976, atenolol was developed as a replacement for propranolol in the treatment of hypertension. It works by slowing down the heart and reducing it
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