What are the side effects of atenolol chlorthalidone?

What are the side effects of atenolol chlorthalidone?

Side Effects

  • Dizziness, lightheadedness, tiredness, nausea, and diarrhea may occur.
  • To reduce the risk of dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • This product may reduce blood flow to your hands and feet, causing them to feel cold.

What is the generic name of tenoretic?

Tenoretic (atenolol and chlorthalidone) is a combination of a beta-blocker and a thiazide diuretic (water pill) used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure).

Do you gain weight on atenolol?

Yes. Weight gain can occur as a side effect of some beta blockers. The average weight gain is about 2.6 pounds (1.2 kilograms). Weight gain is more likely with older beta blockers, such as atenolol (Tenormin) and metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol-XL).

What to know about the side effects of tenoretic?

Use Tenoretic (atenolol and chlorthalidone) as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely. Keep taking Tenoretic (atenolol and chlorthalidone) as you have been told by your doctor or other health care provider, even if you feel well.

How often should I take tenoretic for blood pressure?

The initial dose is one Tenoretic 50 tablet once a day. If an optimal response is not achieved, the dosage should be increased to one Tenoretic 100 tablet once a day. Tenoretic may interact with other blood pressure medications, dobutamine, indomethacin, isoproterenol, lithium, diabetes medication, diuretics (water pills), or steroids.

Is it safe to take tenoretic 50 during pregnancy?

Taking Tenoretic 50 during the second or third trimester of pregnancy may cause low birth weight, slow heartbeats, or or low blood sugar in the newborn. It may not be safe to breastfeed while using this medicine. Ask your doctor about any risk.

What should I do if I feel dizzy after taking tenoretic?

Avoid driving and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert until you see how Tenoretic (atenolol and chlorthalidone) affects you. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. Be careful going up and down stairs.