atenolol :

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  • n  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.)

  • Diltiazem worked especially well for black men, captopril for younger white men, and atenolol for older white men.
  • The former Vice President has had hypertension (high blood pressure); he takes several medicines (Dyazide, hydralazine and, lately, atenolol) to control it.
  • I saw the cardio doctor recently, and he was like, 'Oh, you have to take your medication atenolol, to lower blood pressure.

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