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How does tenormin (atenolol) work ?

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Blocks adrenalin: Tenormin (atenolol) is a beta blocker. It blocks receptors that allow for a higher pulse rate and blocks the response to the body's own adrenalin. You get a slower pulse and less tremor. It is obviously more complicated than this, but this is the basics.

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Last updated Apr 27, 2017

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