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Active ingredients: atenolol
What it is used for
Atenolol is indicated in the management of: 1. All grades of hypertension, including hypertension of renal origin. 2. Frequent disabling angina without evidence of cardiac failure. 3. Cardiac arrhythmias (maintenance treatment of supraventricular and ventricular arrhythmiaswhich have been controlled with intravenous atenol, including those associated with acute myocardial infarction). 4. Myocardial infarction: late intervention (beta-blocker class effect).
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Oral
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Protect from Moisture
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
White, film-coated, biconvex round tablet with a breakline on one side and plain on the other side.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient atenolol
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems