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A beta-blocker drug, C14H22N2O3, used primarily in the treatment of angina pectoris and hypertension.
[a(ntihyper)ten(sive) + (propran)olol.]
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a type of beta-blocker that is taken by mouth and is used to treat angina and high blood pressure
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|Noun||1.||atenolol - 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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