: a beta blocker C14H22N2O3 used in the treatment of hypertension
Recent Examples on the Web That’s also probably due to the atenolol. —Tony Dajer, Discover Magazine, 27 Aug. 2019 The goal for atenolol as a blood pressure medicine is not the resting heart rate, but the resting blood pressure. —Dr. Keith Roach, oregonlive, 15 Aug. 2022 Toxicology testing found amiodarone, a drug used to treat abnormal heart rhythms, and atenolol, used to treat hypertension, in his system, the report states. —Dennis Romero, NBC News, 20 July 2022 However, atenolol and other beta blockers are seldom used as the first medicine to treat blood pressure, except in cases where beta blockers also are useful for something else. —Dr. Keith Roach, oregonlive, 15 Aug. 2022 In this category, a plan might cover atenolol and propranolol, but not metoprolol. —Diane Omdahl, Forbes, 14 Sep. 2021 The beta blocker atenolol may cause erectile dysfunction or impair the ability to exercise, for example. —NBC News, 13 Nov. 2020 See More
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