Atenolol Coupon - Atenolol 50mg tablet

Generic Tenormin

ATENOLOL is a beta-blocker. Beta-blockers reduce the workload on the heart and help it to beat more regularly. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure and to prevent chest pain. It is also used to protect the heart during a heart attack and to prevent an additional heart attack from occurring. Compare beta blockers.
Atenolol Coupon - Atenolol 50mg tablet

Atenolol Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular check ups. Check your blood pressure and pulse rate regularly. Ask your health care professional what your blood pressure and pulse rate should be, and when you should contact him or her.

You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. Do not stand or sit up quickly. Alcohol may interfere with the effect of this medicine. Avoid alcoholic drinks.

This medicine can affect blood sugar levels. If you have diabetes, check with your doctor or health care professional before you change your diet or the dose of your diabetic medicine.

Do not treat yourself for coughs, colds, or pain while you are taking this medicine without asking your doctor or health care professional for advice. Some ingredients may increase your blood pressure.


Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Blurred vision

cold hands or feet


difficult or labored breathing

dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly

shortness of breath


tightness in chest

unusual tiredness or weakness


Less common


chest pain or discomfort


cold sweats


dizziness or lightheadedness


fast heartbeat

leg pain

noisy breathing

slow or irregular heartbeat

sudden shortness of breath or troubled breathing


Bloody urine

decreased frequency or amount of urine

increased blood pressure

increased thirst

loss of appetite

lower back or side pain


swelling of face, fingers, or lower legs


weight gain

Incidence not determined

Black, tarry stools

bleeding gums

blood in urine or stools

blurred or loss of vision

bone or joint pain

disturbed color perception

double vision

feeling that others are watching you or controlling your behavior

feeling that others can hear your thoughts

feeling, seeing, or hearing things that are not there


halos around lights

night blindness

overbright appearance of lights

paleness or cold feeling in fingertips and toes

pinpoint red or purple spots on skin

severe mood or mental changes

skin irritation or rash, including rash that looks like psoriasis

skin rash, hives, or itching

sore throat

swollen or painful glands

tingling or pain in fingers or toes when exposed to cold

tunnel vision

unusual behavior

unusual bleeding or bruising

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose



cool, pale skin


dilated neck veins

extreme fatigue


increased hunger

irregular breathing





slurred speech

unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common


feeling sad or empty


lack of appetite

loss of interest or pleasure

trouble concentrating

trouble sleeping

Less common


dream activity

feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings

sensation of spinning


Incidence not determined

Decreased interest in sexual intercourse

dry mouth

inability to have or keep an erection

loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance

loss of hair, temporary

pain of penis on erection

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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