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Active ingredients: atenolol
What it is used for
INDICATIONS AS AT 8 SEPTEMBER 1997: TENORMIN is indicated in the management of: (i) All grades of hypertension, including hypertension of renal origin. (ii) Frequent disabling angina without evidence of cardiac failure. (iii) Cardiac arrhythmias (acute treatment of supraventricular and ventricular arrhythmias including those associated with acute myocardial infarction). (ii) Myocardial infarction - Late intervention (beta-blocker class effect greater than 12 hours after onset of chest pain).
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
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- Protect from Light
- Protect from Moisture
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
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White, round biconvex, film-coated, tablets which are intagliated with 50 on one face and bisected on the reverse face.
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on December 1, 2022. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
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.
Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)
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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
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