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Atenolol

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Beta Blockers

Atenolol - What is it for

​Atenolol belongs to a group of medications known as beta-blockers.

Beta-blockers are usually used in the treatment of different conditions such as

  • High blood pressure
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Reduce chest pain/ discomfort (Angina)
  • Heart attack
  • Reduce symptoms such as tremors and fast heart rate in people with hyperthyroidism, a condition where the thyroid gland is overactive and produces too much of thyroid hormone.
  • Migraine, a type of headache

Atenolol - Additional Information

  • Updated on Wednesday, July 31, 2019
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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