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Taking tenoretic (atenolol and chlorthalidone). Any known dangers for the elderly?
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Dr. John Szawaluk
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Yes
The elderly are more prone to swings in blood pressure .
If the blood pressure drops too low a potential problem is passing out. Tenoretic (atenolol and chlorthalidone) also can cause a slow heart rate which potentially could be problematic in the elderly.

In brief: Yes
The elderly are more prone to swings in blood pressure .
If the blood pressure drops too low a potential problem is passing out. Tenoretic (atenolol and chlorthalidone) also can cause a slow heart rate which potentially could be problematic in the elderly.
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