atenolol and chlorthalidone, Tenoretic

GENERIC NAME: atenolol and chlorthalidone

BRAND NAME: Tenoretic

DRUG CLASS AND MECHANISM: Tenoretic is a combination of atenolol (Tenormin) and chlorthalidone (Hygroton) used for the treatment of high blood pressure. For more information please see atenolol and chlorthalidone .

GENERIC AVAILABLE: yes

PRESCRIPTION: yes

PREPARATIONS: Tablets: atenolol 50mg and chlorthalidone 25mg; atenolol 100mg and chlorthalidone 25mg.

STORAGE: Tablets should be stored at room temperature, 15-30°C (59-86°F).

PRESCRIBED FOR: Tenoretic is used to treat high blood pressure.

DOSING: The optimal dose of Tenoretic varies among individuals. It usually is given once or twice daily.

DRUG INTERACTIONS: please see atenolol and chlorthalidone .

PREGNANCY: please see atenolol and chlorthalidone .

NURSING MOTHERS: please see atenolol and chlorthalidone .

SIDE EFFECTS: please see atenolol and chlorthalidone .

Reference: FDA Prescribing Information


Last Editorial Review: 6/6/1999 7:48:00 PM




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