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    Brand Name: TENORETIC

    Generic Name: Atenolol–Chlorthalidone

    Generic for Tenoretic* (Atenolol–Chlorthalidone) is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). This combination medication is composed of Atenolol–Chlorthalidone, a beta-blocker that lowers the heart rate, blood pressure, and strain on the heart, and Chlorthalidone, a thiazide diuretic (water pill) that helps to get rid of excess salt and water from the body. Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent heart attacks, strokes, and kidney problems. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. Read More>>

     
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What is Generic for Tenoretic* used for?

Generic for Tenoretic* (Atenolol–Chlorthalidone) is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). This combination medication is composed of Atenolol–Chlorthalidone, a beta-blocker that lowers the heart rate, blood pressure, and strain on the heart, and Chlorthalidone, a thiazide diuretic (water pill) that helps to get rid of excess salt and water from the body. Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent heart attacks, strokes, and kidney problems. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Tenoretic*?

The dosage of Generic for Tenoretic* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.

Generic for Tenoretic* can be taken with or without food.

What if you miss a dose of Generic for Tenoretic*?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Tenoretic* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

What if you overdose on Generic for Tenoretic*?

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Tenoretic*, seek medical attention immediately.

What other drugs could interact with Generic for Tenoretic*?

It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Tenoretic*.

Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Tenoretic*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Generic for Tenoretic* can interact with other blood pressure medications, diabetes medications, and steroid medications.

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the side effects of Generic for Tenoretic*?

Like other medicines, Generic for Tenoretic* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Tenoretic* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Tenoretic* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Tenoretic* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Generic for Tenoretic* can cause side effects such as dizziness, slow heartbeat, tiredness, nausea, headache, blurred vision, and diarrhea. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Tenoretic*.

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Tenoretic*?

Is it possible for me to take Generic for Tenoretic* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Tenoretic*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Tenoretic*?
How will Generic for Tenoretic* work in my body?
How should Generic for Tenoretic* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Tenoretic* drug interactions and side effects?

Note

The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Tenoretic* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.

 

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