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Revised: 11/2011

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
Tenormin Tablets 25
 Active ingredient:
Atenolol
 Dosage form:
white tablets (φapprox. 6.6mm, thickness approx. 3.1mm)
 Print on wrapping:
surface/25mg, backside/ZNC214 テノーミン 25

Effects of this medicine

Used to treat angina, tachycardiac arrhythmia and essential hypertension (mild to moderate symptoms).
It lowers the blood pressure with beta-blocking activity and slows down heart rate to prevent heart attacks, and control tachycardiac arrhythmia.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you ever experienced any allergic reaction (itch, rash etc.) to any medicine.
    If you are a patient with diabetic ketoacidosis, metabolic acidosis, bradycardia, atrioventricular block, sinoatrial block, sick sinus syndrome, cardiogenic shock, right heart failure caused by pulmonary hypertension, congestive heart failure, hypotension, peripheral circulatory disorder, untreated phaeochromocytoma.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • General dosage regimen: For adults, Take 2 tablets (50mg of the active ingredient) at a time, once a day. It should be adjusted according to disease, age and symptoms of the patient. DO NOT exceed the daily maximum dosage, 4 tablets (100mg of the active ingredient), at a time. Strictly follow the dosing instructions given by your doctor.
  • If you are ordered to use this medicine on regular schedule and you missed a dose, take dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. DO NOT take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.
  • If you have taken or believe you may have taken excessive Tenormin 25, check with your doctor/pharmacist immediately
  • Do not stop taking the medicine without the instructions of your doctor.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • This drug may cause dizziness/wobbly walking. Do not drive a car, operate dangerous machinery, or work at heights.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

Common side effects are reported as below. If any of them occurs, check with your doctor/pharmacist: bradycardia, dizziness, fatigue, rash, itch, vision disorder, blurred vision, decreased tears, etc.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • fatigue, respiratory distress, body swelling [heart failure, cardiothoracic ratio increased]
  • bradycardia, disturbed pulse, conscious disorder [infrequent pulse, atrioventricular block, sinoatrial block]
  • light-headedness, dizziness, syncope (fainting) [orthostatic hypotension with syncope]
  • shortness of breath, respiratory distress, wheezing [respiratory distress, bronchospasm, wheezing]
  • bleeding from nose/gum, bruising, subcutaneous bleeding [thrombocytopenia, purpura]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of reach of children. Store away from heat, humidity and light.
  • Discard remaining medicine; do not store them.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.