Atenolol

DOSAGE FORMS

Capsule, Oral Suspension, Transdermal gel

GENERAL

Atenolol is a beta-blocker used for high blood pressure and several forms of erratic heart beat problems. It slows the heart rate down by blocking what is called the beta receptor of epinephrine, therefore allowing the heart to catch up and develop more r

PROPER USAGE

The liquid formula should be kept in the refrigerator. The transdermal gel should be applied as directed. If a dose is missed it should be given as soon as possible, but 2 doses should not be given at once.

SIDE EFFECTS

Lethargy (tired),Diarrhea

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