Indications for: TENEX
Initially 1mg/day at bedtime. May increase to 2mg/day at bedtime; usual max 3mg/day.
Severe coronary insufficiency. Recent MI. Cerebrovascular disease. Chronic renal or hepatic failure. Avoid abrupt cessation. Elderly. Labor & delivery: not recommended for treating hypertension due to pregnancy toxemia. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.
Central alpha-2 agonist.
Additive sedation with alcohol, other CNS depressants. Caution with microsomal enzyme inducing drugs (eg, barbiturates, phenytoin) in renal impairment.
Dry mouth, somnolence, dizziness, headache, impotence, asthenia, constipation, fatigue.
Tabs 1mg—100, 500; 2mg—100