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Tenoretic Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is atenolol and chlorthalidone (Tenoretic)?
- What are the possible side effects of atenolol and chlorthalidone (Tenoretic)?
- What is the most important information I should know about atenolol and chlorthalidone (Tenoretic)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking atenolol and chlorthalidone (Tenoretic)?
- How should I take atenolol and chlorthalidone (Tenoretic)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Tenoretic)?
- What happens if I overdose (Tenoretic)?
- What should I avoid while taking atenolol and chlorthalidone (Tenoretic)?
- What other drugs will affect atenolol and chlorthalidone (Tenoretic)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Tenoretic)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Tenoretic)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include extreme tiredness, trouble breathing, wheezing, slow heart rate, chest pain, swelling, feeling light-headed, or fainting.
What should I avoid while taking atenolol and chlorthalidone (Tenoretic)?
Avoid becoming overheated or dehydrated during exercise and in hot weather. Follow your doctor's instructions about the type and amount of liquids you should drink. In some cases, drinking too much liquid can be as unsafe as not drinking enough.
What other drugs will affect atenolol and chlorthalidone (Tenoretic)?
Tell your doctor about all other medications you are using, especially:
- other blood pressure medications, especially clonidine (Catapres), (Norvasc, Caduet, Exforge, Lotrel, Tekamlo, Tribenzor, Twynsta), diltiazem (Cartia, Cardizem), felodipine (Plendil), nicardipine (Cardene), nifedipine (Procardia, Adalat), nimodipine (Nimotop), nisoldipine (Sular), reserpine (Serpasil), or verapamil (Calan, Covera, Isoptin, Verelan);
- digoxin (digitalis, Lanoxin, Lanoxicaps);
- dobutamine (Dobutrex);
- indomethacin (Indocin);
- isoproterenol (Isuprel Mistometer);
- lithium (Eskalith, Lithobid);
- a diabetes medication such as insulin, glyburide (Diabeta, Micronase, Glynase), glipizide (Glucotrol), chlorpropamide (Diabinese), or metformin (Glucophage);
- heart rhythm medication such as amiodarone (Cordarone, Pacerone) or disopyramide (Norpace);
- a diuretic (water pill) such as chlorothiazide (Diuril), hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ, HydroDiuril, Hyzaar, Lopressor, Vasoretic, Zestoretic), chlorthalidone (Hygroton, Thalitone), indapamide (Lozol), metolazone (Mykrox, Zaroxolyn), and others; or
- steroid medications (prednisone and others).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with atenolol and chlorthalidone. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about atenolol and chlorthalidone.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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