Re: Does atenolol cause lung problems?
Sorry to hear about your diagnosis of pulmonary fibrosis. I certainly wish you the best of luck and recovery.
You could ask your doctor if he would consider prescribing a different class of medication (like a "calcium channel blocker" or "ace inhibitor", etc) to replace the "beta blocker" atenolol. A replacement medication might make the withdrawal from atenolol somewhat easier.
You would then be able to see if your pulmonary fibrosis gradually gets better after you stop taking the atenolol.
CHF, A-Fib, HBP, Diabetes, Asthma doing great
⇒ Avoid allergic & non-allergic irritants/triggers
⇒ Low calorie ovo-vegetarian diet
⇒ Power walk, weight lifts, pushups
⇒ Coreg 25mg bid