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How does Tenormin (atenolol) work ?

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
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In brief: Blocks adrenalin

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.

In brief: Blocks adrenalin

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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