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Tenormin tablets 25 mg for hypertension and heart diseases
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General information on Japanese Tenormin tablets 25 mg for hypertension and heart diseases
Package details: 100 tablets
Manufacturer: AstraZeneca K. K., Japan
Active ingredient: atenolol (chemical formula C14H22N2O3)
Medical effect: Tenormin tablets are effective for the treatment of following diseases and conditions:
- long QT syndrome,
- acute myocardial infarction,
- supraventricular tachycardia,
- ventricular tachycardia.
Contraindications and precautions: do not use in patients with diabetic ketoacidosis, metabolic acidosis, bradycardia, atrioventricular block, sinoatrial block, sick sinus syndrome, cardiogenic shock, right heart failure caused by pulmonary hypertension, congestive heart failure, hypotension, peripheral circulatory disorder or untreated pheochromocytoma. Do not use in pregnant or breastfeeding women. As the medicine may cause dizziness, avoid driving a car or operating dangerous machines. If an allergic reaction occurs, stop using the medication and consult with your doctor. If you’re taking any other medication, please consult with your doctor before use.
Dosage and administration of Japanese Tenormin tablets 25 mg for hypertension and heart diseases
Take 2 tablets 1 time a day. The dosage may be adjusted by the consulting doctor due to age and symptoms. But the maximum dosage of 4 tablets a day should not be exceeded.
How effective are Tenormin tablets 25 mg from Japan for hypertension and heart diseases?
Tenormin tablets’ active ingredient is atenolol. It works by blocking β1-adrenergic receptors in the heart, thus lowering blood pressure and slowing down heart rate. Subsequently, Tenormin tablets help to prevent anginal attacks and to control tachyarrhythmia.
Who should use Tenormin tablets 25 mg from Japan?
Tenormin tablets are effective against hypertension, angina, long QT syndrome, acute myocardial infarction, supraventricular tachycardia and ventricular tachycardia. Atenolol is eliminated unchanged in the urine. There is very little hepatic metabolism so Tenormin tablets appear to be safe for patients with liver dysfunction (A. Y. Schure, J. A. DiNardo. Cardiac Physiology and Pharmacology. A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children (Sixth Edition). 2019, Pp. 424-457). Also, atenolol does not cross the blood-brain barrier. However, Tenormin tablets cannot be used in patients with diabetic ketoacidosis, and the blood sugar level should be controlled while taking this medication.