Atenolol (Generic) has tenormin as an active component. This drug is a beta-blocker and helps to improve blood circulation through veins and arteries. It is used in treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension) and long-term treatment of chest pain (angina pectoris). The drug is also helpful in lowering the risk of death after heart attacks, as it lowers blood pressure.
Generic Atenolol is available in the form of 25/50/100 mg tablets for oral administration. The dose is usually from 50 mg to 100 mg a day. For older people, the recommended starting dose is 25 mg. Therapy withdrawal should be achieved gradually.
Generic Atenolol is also available in the market as Tenormin.
The manufacturer of Atenolol® is Mutual Pharmaceuticals.