Description

Atenolol is a beta-blocker which is beta1-selective, (i.e. acts preferentially on beta1-adrenergic receptors in the heart). Atenolol is without intrinsic sympathomimetic and membrane-stabilising activities and as with other beta-blockers, has negative inotropic effects.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Atenolol
C Cardiovascular system → C07 Beta blocking agents → C07A Beta blocking agents → C07AB Beta blocking agents, selective

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