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  1. High blood pressure spikes awake when sleeping 21st February 2010
    ... considered hyperthyroidism. I was already taking Atenolol (beta blocker) for many years for intermittent palpitations...
    ... anyone have any ideas that can help me? I increased my Atenolol at night and that has helped the adrenaline- like...
    ... levels checked lately? Just a thought. I also take atenolol , 25mg in the morning and 25mg before bedtime. ...
    ... Hope your doctor appointment went well today. The atenolol does help with my blood pressure and heart rate most...
    ... or night), most likely because I have increased my Atenolol and the surges are much less. Obviously not decreased...

  2. Blood Pressure and Anxiety 17th February 2010
    ... are a lot better. For example, I was first on Atenolol (25mg) once a day (old time beta blocker) and I could...

  3. Reducing heart rate with beta blockers in hypertension is it harmful or Atenolol? 17th February 2010
    ... men. The article appears to be an all out attack on Atenolol (mainly). As we know, not all beta blockers are created ... amlodipine and perindopril were more effective then Atenolol and a diuretic on some end points. If any medication ... also combined with a diuretic, the results versus Atenolol would have been worse. Once again, I beleive much ... of the attack on Atenolol is industry funded. It seems Atenolol is the most ... are being prescribed everyday. I would rather take Atenolol if I had a choice among some newer untested drug....
    ... than others, and long term effectiveness is great. Atenolol has been prescribed for years to control high blood ... article is making patients and MD's think twice about Atenolol . According to the latest beta blocker research...
    ... blocker in his many years of clinical experience, and Atenolol is a good substitute. I think the basis is proven ... Metoprolol, and we are left puzzled and worried. Yet, both Atenolol and Metoprolol have withstood the test of time, prescribed...
    ... that the drug they are using simply does not work. Atenolol is a perfect example . When used forhypertension it...
    ... Atenolol in particular does not appear to be an effective drug ... when used to treat hypertension. A study " Atenolol in hypertension: is it a wise choice. published in ... the Lancet 2004 found that Atenolol was no better than placebo at preventing MI; Deaths ... when compared other anti hypertensive medications the atenolol group had higher rates of death'; cardiovascular mortality...
    ... Failure or not. The problem with Carvedilol, or Atenolol , or any other heart medication is that Beta Blockers...
    ... [QUOTE=bigvince1;4192673] Atenolol in particular does not appear to be an effective drug ... when used to treat hypertension. A study " Atenolol in hypertension: is it a wise choice. published in ... the Lancet 2004 found that Atenolol was no better than placebo at preventing MI; Deaths ... when compared other anti hypertensive medications the atenolol group had higher rates of death'; cardiovascular mortality ... and stroke. I'm not trying to be an advocate for Atenolol , but which drug really is effective for preventing ... Cardiovascular issues? The articles use Atenolol to bash all beta-blockers, and it's really not fair ... apply to all ARB'S??? Who knows.... Is it safer than Atenolol ??...
    ... mind me asking, what motivated you to post about Atenolol ? Are you thinking of switching to a different Beta ... Blocker? Atenolol and Carvedilol are a lot cheaper than Bystolic, since...
    ... effects are exactly the same reason why doctors question Atenolol . The benefits of Bysolic versus Atenolol is the improvement...
    ... ACE28;4193407]I'm not trying to be an advocate for Atenolol , but which drug really is effective for preventing ... Cardiovascular issues? The articles use Atenolol to bash all beta-blockers, and it's really not fair ... apply to all ARB'S??? Who knows.... Is it safer than Atenolol ?? The fact is when used to treat hypertension ... atenolol has never been shown to reduce mortality ; heart attacks ... Medical Center, Hypertension Division" JACC 2008 " Atenolol is dead ; long live beta -blockade JACC 2009" which ... beta blockers '..it is high time to stop prescribing atenolol " While it may not be fair to use atenolol to bash ... Why doesn't it work if you look at the cafe study atenolol does not reduce central blood pressure , antenolol ... lowers HDL ect .ect .ect. Since the data shows that atenolol is the least effective hypertensive drug and the most ... interesting study LIFE which shows an arb superior to atenolol , The risk benefit of this drug does not appear to...
    ... calcium blockers as opposed to beta blockers (mainly Atenolol ), ACE inhibitors or diuretics, those randomized to ... Captopril) was compared to a beta blocker (mainly Atenolol /Metoprolol) and examined for a variety of vascular ... popular classes of drugs are failing when compared to Atenolol (supposedly the worst beta blocker), What does that ... Worse yet, doctors are eager to switch us all from Atenolol . Unfortunately, Many HBP drugs when researched in ... trials are failing miserably when compared to Atenolol or examined closely....
    ... differently to his/her drug or combination of drugs, IMHO. Atenolol may work fine for one patient but cause the next patient...
    ... Lancet which was not a direct comparison of CCBs to atenolol but to the atenolol diuretic combination even so there ... where more stokes in the atenolol arm. I would note this is not a direct comparison ... are some better comparison trails in the LIFE trail atenolol was compared to Losartan. Losartan the clear winner ... . I do not believe there is a study where atenolol out performs the comparison drug ....
    ... Atenolol has the biggest market share of any hypertensive drug ... the reason why numerous trials compare their drug to Atenolol . Keep in mind, that many drug trials have done very ... poorly when compared to Atenolol , In these cases, the poor trial results were never ... published for release. Only the negative Atenolol trials are being given extra attention and shedding ... a negative light on Atenolol .This is similar to the Vitamin E controversy, Many...
    ... too smart to take that chance. This is the reason Atenolol has become the comparative drug, and even so, many ... drugs have failed versus Atenolol , (Trials not published) All other beta blockers have...
    ... The header notes that atenolol is not very useful in hypertension The trail you cite ... not be published. The fact is that the data shows atenolol to be a very ineffective drug when used in hypertensive...
    ... the least effective class of drug . They note that atenolol is primarily responsible for the fact that beta blockers...
    ... the least effective class of drug . They note that atenolol is primarily responsible for the fact that beta blockers...
    ... first line drugs. However many in the study received Atenolol as second line therapy. The study did indeed find ... effective. In this trail because the backup drug was atenolol ACE inhibitors where at a disadvantage . The bottom ... mbinations are often RX'd. Beta blockers largely because of atenolol are the only group that are viewed as inferior. In...
    ... losartan which was proven in the life study superior to atenolol ....
    ... because this study looked at studies using primarily atenolol the real question is is it the heart rate that's causing ... the bad effect or the atenolol . Previous studies had concluded that beta blockers ... other drugs again because most of the studies used atenolol . Now the experts in this field are looking at why ... atenolol performs so poorly newer beta blockers have different ... characteristics. The results from atenolol may not be representetive of newer beta blockers. ... Interestingly atenolol reduces central pressure less than other hypertensive ... study J Hypertens. 2008 Feb;26 "A comparison of atenolol and nebivolol in isolated systolic hypertension." ... the higher rate of events in subjects randomized to atenolol in recent trials ... .....CONCLUSIONS: Nebivolol ... and atenolol have similar effects on brachial blood pressure and ... nebivolol reduces aortic pulse pressure more than atenolol ," I think you would be hard pressed to find a ... hypertension expert that would recommend atenolol for hypertension the debate in that community has ... Here a recent editorials. " John R. Cockcroft. Atenolol Is Dead: Long Live Beta-Blockade .... JACC Vol. 53 ... evidence to date suggests that a beta-blocker other than atenolol should be chosen when beta-blockade is required. ... al. review, but it is high time to stop prescribing atenolol ..........
    ... of these threads have been about, Is it harmful or Atenolol ? It appears the Atenolol controversies are shedding...
    ... any other family of drug when used in hypertension atenolol has been shown to be little better than placebo. When ... in hypertension. All have less adverse effects than atenolol . Beta blockers have been linked with increased diabetes ... question is why push this class of drug for hypertension. Atenolol has in many studies been shown inferior; it is also...
    ... Atenolol and beta blockers have been shown to be inferior to ... difference in MIs between the groups one treated with atenolol the other treated with losartan . The only differences ... significantly more stroke sin the atenolol group and significantly more diabetes in the atenolol...
    ... this includes Toprol, Bisoprolol and Carvedilol. Atenolol pricing is as low as $4.00....
    ... be superior drugs and relatively side effect free. Atenolol the most widely used beta blocker unfortunately appears...
    ... most studies on beta blockers have been done with atenolol , that there isnt enough evidence on other betas blockers...
    ... in heart attack risk. Odds are probably better with Atenolol , despite the 3% percent chance of increased glucose ... other. With the exception of Metoprolol/Toprol XL, Atenolol , Propranol and Ace Inhibitor's such as Aceon/Perindopril...

  4. Beta blockers and memory loss? 7th February 2010
    ... side! My mother, who is 93, was recently placed on Atenolol , and I'm seeing some radical changes in her mental...
    ... no one knows for sure. Some beta blockers such as Atenolol (not lipophilic) are not supposed to have this effect ... . If Atenolol causes sleep problems, then your memory can also be...
    ... 160+/110+ with Diltiazem; it is now 120/80 with the Atenolol . She also has some heart and other issues now finally ... when she was in the hosptial before switching her to Atenolol . Thanks all for the helpful responses....

  5. Propranolol Causing Increase In Anxiety 3rd February 2010
    ... Some also feel an anti-anxety effect with Nadolol or Atenolol . The beta blockers which cross the brain such as Propranol...
    ... The brand drug Tenormin, (known by generic name Atenolol ) costs well over $125.00, if you don't have insurance...

  6. Need reassurance 13th January 2010
    ... BP measurement-white coat syndrome). I started on Atenolol 50mg/then 25mg once a day for around 9 months; then...

  7. putting on weight 12th January 2010
    ... I have taken Atenolol for years ,and it has given me no problem.However...
    ... of pressure. Beta blockers especially (including Atenolol ) relax the heart's output... the end result being ... you have calories to spare! Bottom line: Atenolol often blunts your body's response to exercise by keeping...

  8. Stopping ACE inhibitor Ramipril ? 6th January 2010
    ... inhibitor by my Cardio, This also included a brand of Atenolol Cardio selective beta blocker as well. Both of these ... following heart attack, I have slowly removed the Atenolol today was my first day without "Feel loads better ... as the Cardio had advised half does one day of the Atenolol and nothing the next which I had ignored knowing this...

  9. Anyone have experience with Bystolic? 8th December 2009
    ... for about 6-8 months now for PSVT. I had been on Atenolol but after a couple years it really wasn't working...

  10. Metoprolol Tartrate vs Toprol XL 30th November 2009
    ... a day. You can also ask about switching to Atenolol , this is also 1 daily and available in a generic form...
    ... not better than, Toprol XL. I will look into the Atenolol - I am unfamiliar with that, but I will do some research...

  11. Problems from Bystolic 13th November 2009
    ... syptoms. Many have switched back to Metoprolol or Atenolol after several months of trying Bystolic....
    ... all better, and that was my situation getting off Atenolol . So, assuming you've read the other posts, I will...
    ... Older and proven beta blockers) such as Metoprolol and Atenolol . Millions of people are currently prescribed these...

  12. Systolic always high 4th November 2009
    ... I am currently taking 40 mg lisinopril and 50 mg atenolol and have been for years. Thanks for any help, ...
    ... not asked me to do anything except to increase my atenolol and take anxiety drugs, which I refused to do. I...

  13. Baby Aspirin and Atenolol ? 3rd November 2009
    ... My husband takes Atenolol , 50mgs. along with 2 other BP meds. and Diabetes meds...

  14. Beataxolol to lisinopril> 28th October 2009
    ... Hopefully they weaned you off the BB. They had me on Atenolol for a year, but my pulse rate was getting too low...

  15. Hyponatrremia from HCTZ 9th September 2009
    ... I have been on HCTZ in conjunction with atenolol and lisinopril for about 10 years to control my blood ... readings between 99/60 to 80/50. I am still on the atenolol . Has anyone had a similar experience? It's about ... bp reading is 96/60. I'm due for another 25 mg of atenolol in an hour but am concerned about taking it; in fact...

  16. Quiting Metropolol 18th August 2009
    ... Three years ago I was on Atenolol , 25mgs. My Dr. upped it to 50 which made me have a ... comfortable. Hubby's Dr. had him up to 100mgs. of Atenolol along with another BP med. and it was brutal. He talked...

  17. does the Betaxolol cause sexual problems? 16th August 2009
    ... trying to stay away from daily Inderal because I took Atenolol and Timolol at different periods for several years...

  18. Dividing the dose-not working 9th August 2009
    ... Hi, I've been on Atenolol for a few years now taking 50mg dose at night before ... forum member might have had a similar experience with Atenolol dosage swap and can shed some light? Thanks...
    ... [QUOTE=Northwest1;4054355]Hi, I've been on Atenolol for a few years now taking 50mg dose at night before...

  19. atenolol 2nd July 2009
    ... [QUOTE=kathy01472;4027267]She is now on 25mg of atenolol , it was previously 50mg. How long before she can get ... blood pressure and/or pulse rate if she got off of atenolol ? Why do you feel that she would be better off...

  20. Just Diagnosed 25th June 2009
    ... and was prescribed enalapril 2.5mg once a day and atenolol 25mg. once a day. I was also told I have GAD generalized ... it around 3:00pm then around dinner time I take the atenolol , around 8:00-9:00 pm. I have a headache most of the ... I continue taking them? I am now rethinking taking atenolol because of what i've read here. I just want to feel...

  21. Should I Find A New Doctor? 23rd June 2009
    ... and for most of those years I have been taking 150mg Atenolol a day. Without getting into too much detail, it ... working. The third try he had me come completely off the Atenolol (he had previously upped my dose to 200mg/day) and ... elsewhere and I am getting pretty certain that coming off Atenolol like that was causing my side effects and bp spike...
    ... Hi, Welcome to the boards, so "coming off Atenolol " just like that??? he should have make you gradually ... reduce your dose of Atenolol and come off it in say 3 month, so you wouldn't feel ... don't think that would work, you have already tried Atenolol . I think you need to try the other drug classes like...
    ... firstly i cannot believe your were taking 200mgs of atenolol per day i dont know where your from but here in the ... U.K 100mgs of atenolol is the maximum dose per day .. well over a year ... ago i asked to be reduce from 100mgs of atenolol a day to 50 mgs a day as my heart rate was dropping...
    ... Wow, your Dr. had you go cold turkey with 200mgs. of Atenolol ? First of all, that is a very high dose, and I don ... new Dr. switched me to Avapro and I weaned off the Atenolol over a 3 week period. For one week I took 25, then ... week took 12.5 3 times a week then stopped. I hated Atenolol , it messed up my EKG and was sent to a cardio Dr....
    ... blocker as well. Still say that was a huge dose of Atenolol . I was only on 50mgs. of Atenolol and it affected ... on Altace, an ace drug, coughed my brains out, then Atenolol , and now Avapro, which is an ARB. Avapro is ok, but...
    ... than they do! As for your concern about going from Atenolol to Bystolic, JJ had it right re beta blocker to beta...
    ... bystolic. I gave it a week, then went back to the atenolol . I was also thinking it was a bad idea to go from ... such a large dose of atenolol to a small dose of bystolic....
    ... when she found out his cardio man had reduced the Atenolol for him, as he kept having problems swallowing. She ... dad had the exact same problem with a higher dose of Atenolol . The cardio guy put him on a little higher dose of ... Cozaar and lowered the Atenolol ..MUCH BETTER! As far as going from a high dose ... of Atenolol to what seems a lower dose of the new stuff, the new ... the less dose is just as effective as the 200mgs. of Atenolol . You definately need some adjustment with your meds...

  22. Beta Blockers & Hair Loss 12th June 2009
    ... definitely talk to your doctor about this. My bet is on the atenolol , since it's much more unusual to have hair loss with...

  23. Has anyone successfully gotten off beta blockers? 3rd June 2009
    ... of months, but I vowed NOT to resort to taking the Atenolol . Have they given you any reason for the UTIs, or is...
    ... of months, but I vowed NOT to resort to taking the Atenolol . Have they given you any reason for the UTIs, or is...

  24. Problems getting off Toprol XL 2nd June 2009
    ... pills currently available. The brand drug Tenormin ( Atenolol ) costs about $150.00 for 90 days. Some generic brands...
    ... blockers, they don't believe beta blockers (primarily Atenolol ) to be the first choice for hypertension. Toprol and...

  25. does bystolic increase your bun level/creatinine 22nd May 2009
    ... probably best to try another beta blocker like Toprol or Atenolol . Keep in mind that the older beta blockers like Toprol...

  26. very high bp- uncontrolled? 14th May 2009
    ... I have been on the highest doses of vasotec and atenolol and a diuretic and was switched to diovan160/25 with ... 100 mg atenolol . None of theses makes one difference. My bp is sometimes...

  27. Yet another new medicine for BP.*HELP* 13th May 2009
    ... causes fatigue. Usually doctors prescribe Toprol or Atenolol (beta blockers) first. Lately there have been recalls ... for Metoprolol and Toprol generics and Atenolol is getting negative press. Maybe your doctor feels...

  28. High Blood pressure, and chest pains.... 6th May 2009
    ... Atenolol is a horrible medication in regards to side effects...

  29. atenolol 6th May 2009
    ... I can't comment on the other medications, but with Atenolol , you will need to taper off. Ask your GP for advice...

  30. Atenolol, Losartan and Catapres 4th May 2009
    ... With regards to my blood pressure, despite taking atenolol 100 and lifezar 50 (losartan) for the past two years...

  31. Help Please! 10th April 2009
    ... from personal experience, for me, a beta blocker ( atenolol ) caused me the fastest onset, most intense depression...

  32. I'm starting to come to a terrible conclusion... 23rd March 2009
    ... gain. The older beta blockers such as Propranol and Atenolol supposedly have a greater tendency for weight gain...

  33. High pulse rate 22nd March 2009
    ... I take a beta blocker, Atenolol and it's lowered my bp and pulse nicely without any...

  34. How old were you when you started taking blood pressure meds? 21st March 2009
    ... was 58 when I started taking bp meds. I'm 59 now. Atenolol has lowered my bp and pulse rate nicely. High blood...

  35. anxiety/high blood pressure 9th March 2009
    ... I was put on Atenolol a year ago for hypertension and anxiety. Atenolol...
    ... I take Atenolol and Lexapro....

  36. fluctuating blood pressure with medication 7th March 2009
    ... two days. I was put on Niftas (10mg nifadepine/25mg atenolol ) and 10mg Enapril (my pulse rate is 50-60 so GP did...

  37. verapamil sa and depression? 5th March 2009
    ... taking the ones that affect you the worst. I take Atenolol and I think it made me somewhat depressed too, but...

  38. why is my BP not going down? On diovan and atenolol 4th March 2009
    ... meds you're on you'd be getting better results. The atenolol is probably what's keeping your pulse down. I've...

  39. side effects of Atenolol exist after stopping the medication 27th February 2009
    ... experience side effects and withdrawal symptoms from Atenolol for over 6 months after stopping. Click on my name...

  40. Can someone help me understand side effects of Lisinopril & Hydrochlorothiazide? 24th February 2009
    ... The reason is that beta blockers like metoprolol and atenolol have a calming and anti-anxiety effect. You could...

  41. Are all ace inhibitors and beta blockers the same? 17th February 2009
    ... of being driven insane with it, she switched me to Atenolol , 25 mgs a day for the last 3 weeks. Since I started ... and I've read you're not supposed to stop taking the Atenolol (even though I have, I didnt take one last nite..I...
    ... are known for a nagging dry cough. The beta blocker ATENOLOL is an older and less effective beta blocker (as far ... as the latest research is showing). Atenolol also has a greater tendency to raise blood glucose...

  42. how to wean off atenolol 15th February 2009
    ... Upper right corner, "search this board", type in " atenolol withdrawal" for lots of info. Gradually is most...

  43. Atenolol & leg swelling 12th February 2009
    ... Decreased peripheral circulation is a noted side effect of Atenolol (and any beta blockers). Tho I didn't have swelling...

  44. Trying to come of bystolic and getting frustrated!! 4th February 2009
    ... with a beta blocker (bystolic is also a beta blocker) Atenolol , and the withdrawal saga. Beta blockers are not for ... a link to a search on this board about getting off Atenolol , and tho your question targets bystolic, the link...
    ... for "search this board". Click on it and type in " atenolol withdrawal" and a bunch of threads about this problem...

  45. Enalapril (vasotec) Nightmare 2nd February 2009
    ... horrible experience with hctz, benicar, lisinopril, atenolol , and amlodipine, my doctor wrote a prescription for...

  46. METOPROLOL/TOPROL being Recalled by ETHEX Pharmaceutical 2nd February 2009
    ... previous post I gave an example of the drug known as ATENOLOL , the brand name is TENORMIN. The brand drug TENORMIN...

  47. what is my sickness 31st January 2009
    ... meds are you on. I had a very similar reaction to atenolol , a beta blocker, that you are describing. It made...

  48. sex drive / erectile problems 23rd January 2009
    ... problems. Beta blockers such as TOPROL/METOPROLOL, ATENOLOL and the newest beta blocker called BYSTOLIC do not...

  49. Meds Lowered, Symptoms 17th January 2009
    ... having some of your effects on and off, after stopping Atenolol completely. And if you got the symptoms you describe...
    ... it out for a while and see how it goes. I was on Atenolol also, had problems with severe headaches with it ...
    ... after laid up with torn ankle ligament - decreased Atenolol from 100 mg to 75, then 75 to 50. This when HORRIBLE...

  50. How To Wean Off Propranolol 7th January 2009
    ... getting side effects similar to those I got when on Atenolol . It took me a while to figure out why I am having...

  51. Benicar HCTZ questions 12th December 2008
    ... rhythm or anything like that---- but I also take atenolol which is a beta blocker and so I don't have problems...

  52. BP, Meds and Blood Sugar 12th December 2008
    ... made me feel like I had the flu every day. I tried atenolol but did not like how it made me feel. Those are the...

  53. Sympathetic nerve inhibitors? 6th December 2008
    ... fluctuated wildly. I had bad side effects from Lisinopril, Atenolol , HCTZ and Norvasc. I went off all and my BP went down...

  54. Need Advice For Transitioning Off Beta Blocker 4th December 2008
    ... tolerance. Also, while on the 5mg of Bystolic as well as Atenolol prior to that, I worked out hard every day and managed...
    ... back on it, I never felt different going from 50mg of Atenolol to 25mg or when switching over to Bystolic-first 10mg...
    ... you mention most likely is due to the Bystolic and Atenolol prior to it. My normal level is below 99 and it was...
    ... thing. I went from nearly 2 years of taking 50mg of Atenolol to Bystolic and didn't notice anything at all except ... I don't know anything about them. I took both the Atenolol and Bystolic as a plan to control Labile Blood Pressure...
    ... pills. Patients were switched immediately to Coreg, Atenolol or any other beta blocker. The same with Kerlone ...
    ... blocker to see how it worked for me. I switched from Atenolol a year and a half later to Bystolic for the exact ... was pretty much confirmed as my BP went high even on Atenolol and it took Ativan to bring it back to normal—...

  55. what to do for leg swelling taking amlodipine? 29th November 2008
    ... my doctor had samples in his office----plus I took atenolol which controls heartbeat or palpitations---and which ... I am finally on Benicar with HCTZ along with my atenolol ----and finally I am hoping to get rid of swelling...
    ... for swelling limbs. Doctors prescribe Amlodipine and Atenolol the most because they are the cheapest generics available ... . I'm surprised people can go to work in the day. Atenolol increases fatigue a little, though it is probably ... Amlodipine cannot boast these beneficial results. ATENOLOL , METOPROLOL, PROPRANOL and CARVEDILOL are also effective...
    ... for swelling limbs. Doctors prescribe Amlodipine and Atenolol the most because they are the cheapest generics available ... . I'm surprised people can go to work in the day. Atenolol increases fatigue a little, though it is probably ... Amlodipine cannot boast these beneficial results. ATENOLOL , METOPROLOL, PROPRANOL and CARVEDILOL are also effective...

  56. how long do side effects from atenolol last 28th November 2008
    ... Hi Netty, I am in the process of getting off Atenolol as well and often ask the same question. From what ... Raynaud's Syndrome, which is noted as a condition where Atenolol should never be used, in all the drug warning information...
    ... and taken over the past few years----for me anyway--- atenolol has probably has the LEAST side effects and they went ... heartbeat----my first doctor and then a cardiologist felt atenolol as a beta blocker was a good choice for me. The first ... sure the rhythm of my heart was okay and he agreed atenolol was a good choice. I continue to take it----although ... worried and a possible rapid heartbeat etc--- but the atenolol helps with that. You will read that atenolol is...
    ... may or may not happen. I have had good results with atenolol , but I do remember at first feeling a little stimulated...

  57. How long for HCTZ to work? 24th November 2008
    ... because of tachycardia which has been just fine and the atenolol is one drug out of a zillion which has not seemed...

  58. Another question---HCTZ and its diuretic effects 24th November 2008
    ... and still no side effects---- I also have been on atenolol for 5 and a half years which a cardiologist encouraged...

  59. Atrial fibulation 14th November 2008
    ... rate. you're lucky to be getting nebivolol instead of atenolol . That's because nebivolol is a "vasodilating" Beta ... Blocker - it's a much better type. In fact, atenolol can be dangerous. Will this medicine help me control...

  60. Switching from one med to another. . .time to be effective 9th November 2008
    ... effect of Benicar HCT I have also been on Norvasc, Atenolol , and many more. I do understand, and my understanding...
    ... Even though my bp was well controlled on that and atenolol (because I can tend to have a rapid hearbeat)----I...

  61. which med is better to be on... Alpha/Beta blockers or calcium channel blocker? 7th November 2008
    ... Well, they do such different things---I am on atenolol , a beta blocker, because I can tend to have a rapid...

  62. From amlopidine. . .to lisinopril. . . .now Benicar 6th November 2008
    ... and this has made it worse--- I have also taken atenolol for 5 and a half years for my heart rate---and it...
    ... it today after disasterously brying Lisinopril and atenolol . My problem with Lisinopril was the cough...I've ... almost" gone. thankfully all the side effects from the atenolol were gone in 2 1/2 weeks, now Im keeping my fingers...

  63. Nausea with lisinopril. . . 4th November 2008
    ... controlled enough. So I am doing the 10 mg and also the atenolol which I have been on for 5 years---I switched from...

  64. Has anyone kept their blood pressure in check without meds? 31st October 2008
    ... free at the moment. I was initially placed on 50mg Atenolol (yuk) then 20mg of Micardis (much less side-effects...

  65. Atenolol 25th October 2008
    ... Hi, I was taking Atenolol for a time and had a very bad experience on it (see ... while and found it more bearable. Don't stop taking Atenolol abruptly. There's lots of different medication on...
    ... Hi, I am so discouraged and frustrated. Atenolol is the seventh medicine I have tried so far. I've...
    ... anything and it's even hard to exercise. With the atenolol , I feel weighty and not myself at all and I've never...
    ... a thryoid problem and am trying to get used to the atenolol effects to lower my tachycardia. I find that with ... atenolol , if I start low and go slow, the side effects are...
    ... hear other people's stories. I'm taking 20 MG. of Atenolol which I think is the lowest. I've heard and read...

  66. Is my hypertension "real"? 23rd October 2008
    ... site sometimes, but I had such a bad experience with Atenolol (a beta blocker), with very similar adrenaline bursts...
    ... sensitive to adrenaline and stress------so I take atenolol because I was having a high pulse rate when first...
    ... emotional type----so I have taken a beta blocker, atenolol , very successfully for a long time. We are experimenting ... second drug to maintain the levels I need, but the atenolol solves the issue that I can tend to have a rapid heartbeat ... anxiety which I thought I had left behind. Well, the atenolol helps with that. My doctor told me he has a patient...

  67. High Blood Pressure 21st October 2008
    ... Thank you for the reply.....I was on atenolol 50 mgm , one per day four years ago while living in...
    ... different medication - unless you were happy with Atenolol or it is indicated due to other medical issues. In...

  68. Beta Blocker with least side effects, Please? 21st October 2008
    ... blocker due to tachycaria. In the past, I was on atenolol and seemed to tolerate it OK. However.... now, even...

  69. Another drug question----who else has stopped Norvasc and why 21st October 2008
    ... guess what-----that is what I took. I also an on atenolol which I totally understand-----when first diagnosed ... having trouble with rapid heartbeat and he prescribed atenolol and also sent me to a cardiologist-----checked my ... ekg, etc etc etc and said I can have tachycardia, so atenolol is a drug of choice for me------- and it is okay...
    ... take. And I don't remember at what point I first got atenolol . He did a bunch of blood work and said my kidney ... have a benign tachycardia which is not dangerous--- atenolol is perfect for that, keep up with the atenolol-- ... was always very well controlled with the Norvasc and atenolol ------ 118/76 things like that. But I finally got...
    ... Leeann, I was on atenolol for about 4 weeks , and abruptly stopped taking it ... no proof as I did not monitor when I was taking the atenolol . There is no proof that primary hypertension...

  70. Lisinopril side effects? 20th October 2008
    ... any case, I had been on Norvasc for 5 years plus atenolol and my bp was well-controlled--but nobody knew exactly...
    ... Thank God my doctor works with me. I am also on atenolol which I have taken for 5 years. At first, it gave...

  71. Side effects of Metoprolol keep changing ? 17th October 2008
    ... I was on Atenolol , another beta blocker, and had a very bad experience...
    ... name "TOPROL XL" by Astra Zeneca. I'm not sure about atenolol , but the brand drug Atenolol is called TENORMIN, and ... prescription for 90 days is well over $100. The generic Atenolol is about $3.00 at Walgreens. Is there a difference...
    ... blockers are all different in regard to side effects. ATENOLOL side effects are different than COREG or TOPROL side...

  72. extreme fatigue on beta blocker 16th October 2008
    ... Hi, In my case I was on a beta blocker called Atenolol and one of the many side effects was extreme tiredness...

  73. Red and Hot ears as well as face 14th October 2008
    ... medication are you on. I used to have that problem from Atenolol ....

  74. Antihypertensives and glucose metabolism abnormalities 4th October 2008
    ... shown dramatic benefits in the heart failure studies. ATENOLOL appears to be the most popular prescribed medication ... pills on the market seem to compare their new pill to ATENOLOL and always try to boast better results. I think they ... choose ATENOLOL over METOPROLOL because ATENOLOL can't boast the dramatic mortality benefits. A beta...

  75. BP increase due to BP Med increase?? 4th October 2008
    ... true about some meds causing BP to rise. I was on Atenolol , the most evil of meds for me, and because I have...

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