Indications for: TENEX


Adult Dosage:

Initially 1mg/day at bedtime. May increase to 2mg/day at bedtime; usual max 3mg/day.

Children Dosage:

Not recommended.

TENEX Warnings/Precautions:

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.

TENEX Classification:

Central alpha-2 agonist.

TENEX Interactions:

Additive sedation with alcohol, other CNS depressants. Caution with microsomal enzyme inducing drugs (eg, barbiturates, phenytoin) in renal impairment.

Adverse Reactions:

Dry mouth, somnolence, dizziness, headache, impotence, asthenia, constipation, fatigue.

How Supplied:

Tabs 1mg—100, 500; 2mg—100