Hypertension. Selective β-adrenoceptor blockers in combination with diuretics.
Composition and form of release
Tenoric is available for oral administration in film-coated tablets.
The active ingredients are atenolol and chlorthalidone.
Tablets are available in 50 and 100 mg sizes for more convenient use at various dosages.
The drug belongs to the category of drugs for the treatment of functional disorders of the cardiovascular system.
In particular, it belongs to the group of drug regulation of blood pressure.
Tenoric is well absorbed from the esophagus and has an effect 2-4 hours after ingestion. And thanks to the biological actions of the active ingredients, the medicine “works” for at least a day. It is excreted in the urine.
Before you start taking the drug, you should check the body for heart failure. If she is diagnosed, you can take the drug only after she is completely cured.
The drug should not be stopped abruptly, especially in case of ischemic heart disease.
Tenoric is produced to lower blood pressure.
The following diseases of the heart and cardiovascular system are sinus bradycardia, heart block, cardiogenic shock, heart failure.
It is forbidden to take Tenoric together with verapamil, the break between taking medications should be done in several days.
Caution should be prescribed for bronchial asthma and respiratory diseases, dysfunctions in the gastrointestinal tract, low levels of potassium in the body, kidney dysfunction.
In especially sensitive people, it can provoke glucose intolerance.
Do not prescribe Tenoric two days before surgery – it is difficult to receive anesthesia. The drug is poorly combined with anesthetics consisting of ether, cyclopropane and trichlorethylene.
Allow an abrupt termination of Tenoric intake due to the occurrence of certain disorders in the functioning of the general system of the body.
Application during pregnancy and lactation
Reception of Tenoric is possible only if absolutely necessary during these periods.
Method of administration and dosage
One tablet a day of Tenoric is usually effective and does not require an increase in dose, since the dosage has a minor effect on the reduction of pressure. If necessary, it can be combined with another antihypertensive agent.
50 mg tablets can be taken in old age, one piece per day. To increase the effectiveness of the drug, diuretics can be taken.
For persons under 18 years of age, taking Tenoric is not recommended due to the lack of adequate research results.
There have been no cases of severe overdose. In extreme cases, when the drug is prescribed to people with contraindications or conditional contraindications, symptoms of bradycardia, congestive heart failure, hypotension, bronchospasm and hypoglycemia may occur.
If the above symptoms occur, the patient will need medical supervision.
First aid is gastric lavage followed by intravenous atropine, possibly isoprenaline or orciprenaline. It is necessary to maintain the balance of fluids and electrolytes in the body.
Side effects when taking Tenoric do not occur or occur extremely rarely and are mild.
Discomfort in the upper limbs (cold), muscle fatigue, insomnia are possible.
With a tendency to allergies, some patients may experience rashes on the skin, dryness in the mucous membranes. Such reactions are temporary and disappear after stopping the course of treatment.
The indications for stopping the intake of Tenoric are such reactions on an ongoing basis with a pronounced effect.
Some dizziness and nausea, thrombocytopenia and leukopenia are possible.
Storage conditions and periods
The drug should be stored in the refrigerator. Tenoric is dispensed by prescription.