- a synthetic beta blocker, C14H22N2O3, used in the management of hypertension, angina pectoris, and cardiac arrhythmias and, topically, in the treatment of glaucoma.
Origin of atenolol
laboratory coinage of unexplained orig.
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The first was atenolol, a drug most commonly prescribed to treat high blood pressure.Presidents Can Have Migraines
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- A beta-blocking agent used primarily in the treatment of angina pectoris and hypertension.
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