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Noun1.Tenormin - an oral beta blocker (trade name Tenormin) used in treating hypertension and anginaTenormin - an oral beta blocker (trade name Tenormin) used in treating hypertension and angina; has adverse side effects (depression and exacerbation of congestive heart failure etc.)
beta blocker, beta-adrenergic blocker, beta-adrenergic blocking agent, beta-blocking agent - any of various drugs used in treating hypertension or arrhythmia; decreases force and rate of heart contractions by blocking beta-adrenergic receptors of the autonomic nervous system
Tenoretic - trade name for an antihypertensive drug consisting of a fixed combination of atenolol and a diuretic
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The drug combinations most associated with depression included the beta-blockers metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol) and atenolol (Tenormin), which are used to treat high blood pressure and other cardiovascular issues; the proton pump inhibitor omeprazole (Prilosec), used to treat gastroesophageal disease; the painkiller hydrocodone (Vicodin); and the anticonvulsant drug gabapentin (Neurontin), which is used to treat epilepsy and nerve pain.
Relatively low risk: Parkinson's disease medications such as levodopa/carbidopa (Parcopa, Sinemet) and amantadine; antihypertensive drugs such as Clonidine hydrochloride (Catapres); calcium channel blockers, such as diltiazem (including Cardizem and Dilacor), and verapamil (Calan); beta-blockers, such as atenolol (Tenormin), propanolol (Inderal) and timolol (Timoptic); the Alzheimer's disease drug donepezil (Aricept); hormone replacement drugs, such as estrogen (Enjuvia, Cenextin, etc.), medroxyprogesterone (Provera) and conjugated estrogens/medroxyprogesterone (Prempro); and benzodiazepines, such as diazepam (Valium), alprazolam (Xanax), lorazepam (Ativan) and estazolam (ProSom).
The other prescription drugs at the onset of treatment are beta blockers, whether propranolol (Inderal), atenolol (Tenormin), nadolol (Corgard), or metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol XL).
BETA BLOCKERS: These Nausea, stomach Lopressor and Toprol drugs interrupt, or cramps, depression, XL (metoprolol); block, specific sleep disturbance, Corgard (nadolol); command signals to sexual dysfunction, Tenormin (atenolol); cells in the walls dizziness and Sectral of blood vessels and blurred vision.
The researchers also found that taking oral beta blockers such as Tenormin and Lopressor was associated with a 71 percent increase in the risk of neovascular AMD, a more advanced and vision-threatening form of the disease.
* Beta-blockers, including propranolol (Inderal) and atenolol (Tenormin), reduce the effects of adrenaline by blocking cellular receptors for adrenaline.
Common beta-blockers include metroprolol ( Lopressor, Toprol XL), atenolol (Tenormin), carvedilol (Coreg), nadolol (Corgard) and propranolol (Inderal).
They include drugs for high blood pressure (e.g., Minipress, Cardura, Hytrin), diabetes (e.g., Avandia, Diabinese, Orinase) and heart conditions (e.g., Inderal, Lopressor, Toprol, Tenormin).
In particular, Zeneca has been very actively promoting its plain betablocker Tenormin as a competitive alternative to Astra's largest selling betablocker in those countries.