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  1. Angiotensin Receptor Blockers Increase Risk of Myocardial Infarction
    ... up to determine the stroke risk for an ARB versus ATENOLOL , The trial will conclude by stating that the ARB cut ... trial for other reasons etc.. Oh' and by the way, If ATENOLOL was shown to cut the heart failure and MI risk by...

  2. Question on new CCB
    ... I was just prescribed Norvasc to go along with the Atenolol I've been taking for over a year now since BP's still ... in the 150/85 range. I currently take the Atenolol before bed. Is Norvasc better to take in the AM or ... PM along with the Atenolol ? Also, has anyone ever had the weird side effect...
    ... problem sleeping, I switched the time I was taking the Atenolol from AM to PM about 6 months ago due to the lethargy...
    ... is back in the 120 range so looks like the combo of atenolol and norvasc is doing the job. Slight edema though...
    ... is back in the 120 range so looks like the combo of atenolol and norvasc is doing the job I am so glad to hear...
    ... BP's higher in the afternoon??? So I guess the Atenolol works in the PM and the Norvasc in the AM. Reported...
    ... Thanks for the update. :) While both Atenolol and Norvasc act over a 24 hour period and are normally ... taken once daily, Atenolol 's peak plasma levels are reached 2-4 hours after oral...

  3. Magnesium Supplemenation Question
    ... experience similar "attacks" until taking bp meds (hct and atenolol , for instance). You might want to check with a...

  4. Beta Blocker Side Effects
    ... something else. Hi, I was taking beta blockers ( Atenolol ) until recently. I had a very bad experience with...
    ... called ...lisinopril reduced from 40mgs to 20 mgs and atenolol from 100mgs to 50mgs ..and up to now bp remains good...

  5. blood pressure question
    ... Coronary artery disease i do take medicines one is atenolol for blood pressure today my blood pressure reading ... concerned he said if its up in 6 months we can increase my atenolol . could i of just been nervous? or could the 1st nurse...

  6. which do you think is better for high blood pressure? Atenolol or Propranolol
    ... Hi, I was on Atenolol for about 5 months, and in that time I suffered greatly ... am at least aware of. Some people seem to tolerate Atenolol well, but for those who don't it can be unbearable ... . I noticed also the Atenolol wasn't able to hold my BP down as consistently as ... Micardis does. My values were all over the place with the Atenolol . This is just my experience, you might be OK with...
    ... I was just prescribed Atenolol , so I am curious at what mgs. you were given and why...
    ... ll answer in case it was. I was taking 50 mg of Atenolol . They just didn't agree with me at all and like I...
    ... use Altace for bp control and still take 150 mg of atenolol because of my heart. My doc says that betas are often...
    ... Marantz. P.S., I had bad anxiety and depression on Atenolol (a beta blocker also)....

  7. help with weaning off Atenolol
    ... scooby...you never really said how much youve reduced atenolol and how often you take it ?....the only thing i can...
    ... Hi, I was taking 25mg of Atenolol until just recently. I asked to to taken off Atenolol ... couldn't handle the side effects. I went from the Atenolol one day, to Micardis the next day, under GP's supervision...
    ... have had extensive experience "weaning" off off of atenolol (I went cold turkey, and that's a no no). There ... very, very helpful posts by people who have been on atenolol for years and were not given adequate instructions ... Some "old" posts contain some very helpful info on atenolol , weaning, and withdrawal problems---you might check...

  8. New on lisinopril
    ... during the night ....i also take the lisinopril .. atenolol ..simvastatin..minutes before i go to bed .....my...
    ... probs ....i still think my problems relate back to atenolol Beth and lisinopril ...i was never like this till...

  9. Eratic BP values.
    ... this drug, it appears you can't do that, unlike the Atenolol . So, I was taking the full 40mg instead if the 20mg...
    ... well around the clock with the Micardis, unlike the Atenolol which use to 'wear off' in the evening. and boy, did...

  10. Bisoprolol side effects?
    ... Hi Steve and welcome to the boards. I've taking Atenolol (a beta blocker) since last November until just recently...
    ... blockers prescribed such as METOPROLOL (TOPROL) and ATENOLOL . Keep in mind that the dose is always a factor. With ... first line therapy anymore, and the most popular are ATENOLOL , BISOPROLOL and CARVEDILOL (which is mainly indicated...
    ... I have a huge family history of hypertension and atenolol almost killed my nan so you can imagine why i was...

  11. bystolic and diovan
    ... comparison to other beta blockers such as TOPROL, ATENOLOL etc. BYSTOLIC has a more neutral effect on heart rate...

  12. worried about stopping
    ... hello everyone ,have been on atenolol for nine years and lisinopril ?spelling) for 4-5 years ... 48 and my bp low as well ,doctor said to reduce my atenolol by one 50mgs a day (take 100mgs a day) no weaning...
    ... Hi Sally, I too was recently taking Atenolol (50mg), and like you was asked to just abruptly reduce...
    ... marantz for your reply ,i really did not fancy stopping atenolol just like that so ill do half tonight and tomorrow ... hopefully that will do it . ive never felt good taking atenolol and when i think back thats when i started to have ... with anxiety (due to all the symptoms which i know is atenolol ) anyway thanks and ill let you know how i go . ...
    ... problem. As regards anxiety, I am convinced the Atenolol made matters worse. I am a bit anxious by nature, ... on Micardis, and I feel somewhat better. IMHO, Atenolol is unsuitable for treating hypertension. Keep in...
    ... When I read your first post my thought was that atenolol was causing the anxiety...but you beat me to it! ... think it would be wise to taper off of your 50 mg of atenolol . I stopped my low dose cold turkey but believe I ... are some old posts here with detailed taper info on atenolol . Marantz and I are not the only ones who think ... atenolol should not be prescribed for hypertension. Seems...
    ... doctor for years that i never feel right after taking atenolol but if your upright and walking then your ok as far...
    ... will i experience high bp readings with reducing the atenolol and how long do you think it takes to settle down...
    ... question about an increase in BP after weaning of Atenolol . It's my understanding that there can be a temporary ... rebound hypertension'. Ironically, I recently read that Atenolol actually increases the top number of BP values. ... know for certain. Personally, I can't wait for the Atenolol to leave my own system. Maybe the guys here can comment...
    ... goes, I'm pretty sure that's what I experienced on atenolol when I went cold turkey...2-3 weeks after I disco...
    ... mood changes. flowergirl Hi FG, When taking Atenolol , I had very bad what I can only describe as 'waves...
    ... your fears are justified. When I first started taking Atenolol , I thought a bus hit me!, such was the impact. I'm...
    ... so far my experience is good. I went staright of Atenolol and onto Micardis the following day, so I'm weaning...
    ... posts and the more I think about my short time on Atenolol (since last November), the more I'm convinced that ... be as bad as what you experiencing right now with Atenolol . Tell your doctor you want to come off beta blockers ... having done it much sooner. How long are you taking Atenolol ? Marantz. :)...
    ... thing regarding the palpitations, since switching from Atenolol to Micardis, my heart pounding and anxiety have lessened...
    ... very, very angry. I am glad you are off of the atenolol ! Bethsheba...
    ... be as bad as what you experiencing right now with Atenolol . Tell your doctor you want to come off beta blockers...
    ... QUOTE=bethsheba;3489876] I am glad you are off of the atenolol Thanks Beth, hope all is well with you. Ya, feeling...
    ... better. I immediately felt better when stopping the atenolol cold turkey but it did take several weeks to get out...
    ... very, very angry. I am glad you are off of the atenolol ! Bethsheba Wow, I am on Atenolol and have been...
    ... of the blue suicidal tendencies that made me quit atenolol ---something told me it was the medication. Atenolol ... opinion, is a very dangerous drug...they all are, but atenolol in particular. And atenolol user, just for your ... info, recommended initial dosage for atenolol is 50mg and if if an optimal effect isn't achieved...
    ... of the blue suicidal tendencies that made me quit atenolol ---something told me it was the medication....... ... Atenolol , in my opinion, is a very dangerous drug... ... I remember Beth, when first taking Atenolol , I used to get what I can only describe as 'waves ... And yes Beth, I think the limit is 100mg a day of Atenolol . I know I read that somewhere during my research....
    ... marantz ...according to my gp the maximum dose of atenolol is 100mgs in 24 hours ...you were talking about a ... wave of depression with the atenolol ...i felt my mood change within 1-2 hours of taking ... the doctor and pharmacist both said to stop 50mgs of atenolol and split the other 50mgs into 25mgs twice a day ...
    ... gastric problems and sinus problems are related tot he atenolol ? I had horrible respiratory problems with it but...
    ... palpitations since i got up this morning i took 25mgs of atenolol earlier today and ill take the other 25 before i go...
    ... Here's the thing with me: after only four days off Atenolol and on my new medication, my anxiety has lessened ... ones. I wonder can I attribute to our good friend, Atenolol . I've also have an itchy cough for over a month. Kinda...
    ... ones. I wonder can I attribute to our good friend, Atenolol . I've also have an itchy cough for over a month. Kinda ... respiratory distress several weeks after discontinuing atenolol . I have never experienced distress of this nature ... but think that I may have some allergies and that atenolol only magnified my problems. Bethsheba...
    ... i spoke to said i should not have just stopped the atenolol (just like that ) but told her the other doctor said ... DID NOT even log in my records that i had stopped atenolol ...hows that for N.H.S ..also atenolol only has a ... did you guys feel any anxiety while withdrawing from atenolol ?.....maybe its me getting out of control again ....
    ... did you guys feel any anxiety while withdrawing from atenolol ? Hi, I'm on day 4 of withdrawing from Atenol...
    ... DID NOT even log in my records that i had stopped atenolol ... That's negligence, would be worthy of a lawsuit ... . ..also atenolol only has a 12 hour life so am taking the other 50mgs ... did you guys feel any anxiety while withdrawing from atenolol I don't remember any but that's not to say it...
    ... did you guys feel any anxiety while withdrawing from atenolol ?.....maybe its me getting out of control again ...
    ... settled down ..it always does a few hours after taking atenolol ....just found out recently that they use atenolol ... be really bad cause im still taking 50mgs a day of atenolol ?... Beth ...i read my post and Ive not explained ... myself ..the pharmacist said that atenolol has a life of 12 hours and im sure she said lisinopril...
    ... Ive not explained myself ..the pharmacist said that atenolol has a life of 12 hours and im sure she said lisinopril...
    ... lost 10 pounds the first week after I stopped the atenolol ....it was simply because I could MOVE again. . ... t help but think the sinus thing is related to the atenolol also, but I don't know....take care, and good luck...
    ... i take all my meds at bed time except for 25mgs of atenolol which i take between 2-4 pm ..its the only way i can...
    ... im feeling a lot better since halving my dose of atenolol ....my bp settled back to normal better readings and ... nearly a week (maybe menopause ?) ..i still think that atenolol has been the cause of most of my anxiety over the ... read the advice slip that comes with the meds for atenolol last week one of the side effects (ANXEITY).........
    ... ..i still think that atenolol has been the cause of most of my anxiety over the ... t feel any side effects. In contrast to my time on Atenolol , it is the complete opposite. Just goes to show the...
    ... been well over a month now maybe six weeks since my atenolol was reduced from 100mgs a day to 50mgs a day ...the ... ..i often wonder was my b/p a bit high because of atenolol or because atenolol gave me more anxiety than normal...

  13. Question about ARB's vs ACE's
    ... respiratory problems with at least hct and the beta block atenolol , I don't recall respiratory problems (nor did I note...

  14. Switched from Atenolol to Micardis.
    ... like the fact that your new doctor does not prescribe Atenolol just for hypertension. This says a lot about her....
    ... like the fact that your new doctor does not prescribe Atenolol just for hypertension. This says a lot about her....
    ... blood pressure figures. Anyway, at least I'm off the Atenolol . ;) Marantz....

  15. Values up a bit..
    ... feel much calmer than lately :). I'm still on 25 mg Atenolol (reduced from 50mg), but if this increase continues...
    ... and related to your cold. I'm still on 25 mg Atenolol (reduced from 50mg), but if this increase continues...
    ... hope all is well with you. I am on a reduced dose of Atenolol now for just under a month. I'm seeing a different...

  16. Atenolol users Help please
    ... nconsistencies. It has been over a year since I've taken atenolol but from what I could learn, the imprinting varies ... a generic version for the brand name (tenormin for atenolol ) but I am only guessing. The important thing is that...
    ... unverified" source on the internet says that the S 421 Atenolol pill is 50 mg, produced by German company, Stada....
    ... particular time. I am going to take a picture of the atenolol bottle this time before I take it back....

  17. How low is too low...
    ... Diltiazem twice a day, 25mg of Benicar, and 20mg of Atenolol a day. I have been working out 5+ days a week on ... but I was able to control it with a couple of extra Atenolol s. I see my Internist the end of this month, but do...

  18. Help..
    ... my doctor prescribed while I am weaning off of the atenolol . My doctor keeps saying that since I am only on 25mg ... of atenolol I should not have to wean off, but I am not comfortable ... with that so I am cutting the atenolol in half at this point. The pharmacist says that I...
    ... your dose of lisinopril? If you reduce your dose of atenolol to 12.5mg you might not need a full dose of lisinopril...

  19. Coreg
    ... starting me on Coreg. I was given a prescription for Atenolol but I don't want to go back on that stuff again cause...

  20. Reduction in BP meds, CCB withdrawal
    ... better mental health. From my personal experience, atenolol , a beta blocker, was by far the worst when it came...

  21. rapid pulse on occasion after going off of atenolol
    ... how and when you disco'd the other meds. I dropped atenolol overnight but exerienced symptoms for at least a month...

  22. Always Research The Medications Prescribed
    ... Can we say that other beta blockers NADOLOL, ATENOLOL etc... will prove to be the same in research trials...

  23. Medication reduction.
    ... everyone. Since posting last, my dosage of 50 mg Atenolol has been reduced for a month by half, thanks to simply ... moment my lowest values in the morning on 25 mg of Atenolol is 99/52. I haven't gone over the 140/90 'normal'...
    ... fantastic, absolutely fantastic!!! Keep in mind that atenolol is a beta blocker and when you go off a beta blocker...
    ... doctor once for a consultation. He put her on 100mg Atenolol . Eight months later, she is on 25mg Atenolol, able...

  24. Dr's Appointment (endo)
    ... don't remember for sure, but I "think" the med was atenolol , and that med I do have some experience with, ughhh...

  25. DASH Results, Week 1....
    ... benicar/hct was dropped and I was prescribed 25 mg of atenolol . I stopped taking the atenolol, a beta blocker, ...

  26. Do I Need to Wean Off of Altenolol???
    ... pharmacist to see what s/he recommends for getting off atenolol and going on lisinopriol. Otherwise, you can check ... addresses this issue in Randygirl's post #10. Atenolol stays in your system for several weeks after discoing...
    ... Just to add my 2 cents worth...I would wean off the atenolol also. I am on both the medicines you mentioned. Lisinopril ... 25mg and Atenolol 25mg. My doctor 1st put me on Lisinopril for consistently ... I still had a " rapid " heartbeat so he added the Atenolol . I have been on this dosages for 1 year and I am doing...

  27. I'm going to DASH...anyone want to join me?
    ... just remember what it was like for me when I was on atenolol ...it was physically difficult to lift my feet and...
    ... Remember those life threatening side effects I had with atenolol ? I called the doctor and he called in the "new" prescripti ... on and it was a new med AND my regular dose of atenolol ! Even if the pumonologist DID know what meds' she...

  28. Switching from Norvasc to Tenormin
    ... Just for your info, Tenormin is the brand name for atenolol , and there is info on these boards about our experiences ... attack! I would be very careful....after being on atenolol about 4 weeks, I ended up in the er because I fell...

  29. Vision Changes and BP Meds
    ... changing my vision until I had a nasty fall (due to atenolol ) that crushed my newest prescription, forcing me to ... could cause vision changes....hydrochlorothiazide and atenolol . This morning, I was reading the 2008 version of...
    ... could cause vision changes....hydrochlorothiazide and atenolol . This morning, I was reading the 2008 version of the...

  30. what can happen if i stop taking lisinopril
    ... there anything left after that? I started out on Atenolol back in '04 but it just made my heart beat so slow...
    ... or unfortunately,:)) there are. I started out on Atenolol back in '04 but it just made my heart beat so slow...

  31. Hey, anyone taking Micardis?
    ... with, which probably will be none. Was formerly on Atenolol . Six months of pure hell for me. While some do well...
    ... with, which probably will be none. Was formerly on Atenolol . Six months of pure hell for me. While some do well ... not too late to post a response. I too was taking Atenolol , and like you said, it was awful. I'm now taking Micardis...
    ... with it. I also take 5 mg. of Norvasc and 50 mg. of Atenolol . I;m going to see my doctor and ask him to take me ... off Atenolol . The symptoms you described - not sleeping well, lack...

  32. why is my blood pressure going up at night
    ... you can just stop taking a med! I stopped taking atenolol , cold turkey, because it was making me suicidal.. ... fact, I believe what I experienced when I disco'd atenolol , was rebound hypertension and if I had waited perhaps ... which was what I was thinking when I was taking the atenolol ), and that the sleep disruptions I experienced on...

  33. Beta Blocker Withdrawl
    ... is that "everyone is different". My Dr. took me off Atenolol (50mg) with 25mg diuretic cold turkey 9/18/07, my ... heartbeat. I have researched rebound hypertension from Atenolol and have not found an overwhelming amount of information ... exist. All I know for sure is that when I went on Atenolol I was only mildly hypertensive and had become that ... increase in B/P over a twenty year period, when I stopped Atenolol after 18 months usage my B/P increased more than it...
    ... [QUOTE=jr2212;3418694]...My Dr. took me off Atenolol (50mg) with 25mg diuretic cold turkey 9/18/07, my ... heartbeat. I have researched rebound hypertension from Atenolol and have not found an overwhelming amount of information ... exist. All I know for sure is that when I went on Atenolol I was only mildly hypertensive and had become that ... increase in B/P over a twenty year period, when I stopped Atenolol after 18 months usage my B/P increased more than it ... even on ACEs or ARBs. JR, I took myself off atenolol , cold turkey, in January 07, and experienced what...
    ... much in my research of rebound hypertension caused by Atenolol but I did find many articals and papers refering to...

  34. New Med Update
    ... experienced "apathy" when I was on a small dose of atenolol , and that "apathy" only got worse. For that reason...

  35. Spike in BP for no reason, is this common?
    ... when this started I went to the dr and he gave me atenolol . I couldn't take it. However, last week when I had...
    ... could potentially have a rebound effect as can the atenolol . The better way to take the beta blocker is twice...
    ... pressure reading 182/113 for a while, I took 12.5 mg of Atenolol because I started to get worried, and later on I took...
    ... Hi - I decided instead of the atenolol to try propranolol since atenolol didn't agree with...

  36. was diagnosed with HBP; suffering from anxiety attack
    ... with anxiety attacks. Even with my BP meds (50 mg Atenolol ), things haven't improved much. My systolic was 136...

  37. Beta Blocker Question
    ... Vanessa, I was on 1/2 of the initial dose of atenolol (25 mg vs 50 mg), which is a beta blocker, and experienced...
    ... Hi, when I was taking Atenolol , I had weird side effects. Not everyone has the same ... blocker out that doesn't cause the side effects that Atenolol and Toprol do. If anyone has heard of this, would...
    ... discuss it with him (or her). My doc pulled me off atenolol 50mg cold turkey - and believe me it was (or is) a...
    ... blocker out that doesn't cause the side effects that Atenolol and Toprol do. If anyone has heard of this, would...

  38. Accuracy of store brand BP monitors
    ... readings this morning at 7 am was 128/82 on 50 mg of Atenolol taken 24 hrs earlier (I hadn't taken todays dose yet...

  39. What Medication Next?
    ... contained a small amount of hct...a beta blocker, atenolol , also caused more breathing problems. Do read the...
    ... cold I had this fall) since discoing the hct and the atenolol (12 or more months ago)....and no, I haven't used...
    ... had horrible breathing problems on my beta blocker ( atenolol ), but I think they went away within the month...I...
    ... strongly agree!!!! I discontinued my beta blocker, atenolol , abruptly due to suicidal tendencies and falls...I...

  40. Clonodine
    ... me to take this medicine along with diovan 320 mg., atenolol 100 mg, hydrochlorthyozide 25 mg and a bayer 81 mg...

  41. Types of blood pressure medication?
    ... Hi again friends, Well, I've had it with Atenolol and have decided to ask my GP to change medication ... . Apart from beta blockers (or at least Atenolol ), could anyone recommend a new course for me? Today...
    ... visit (in the afternoon), were 140/86 on 50 mg of Atenolol . Not all that good. Thanks again, Marantz :)...
    ... make an appointment after I finish off the remaining Atenolol . When I mentioned the side effects of Atenolol to...

  42. Switched from Diltiazem 240mg SR to 10mg of Norvasc, BP is 130/78
    ... using a beta blocker that is water soluble, such as Atenolol . By the way, when compared to other beta1 selective ... blockers, (Metoprolol, Atenolol and Betaxolol) Bisoprolol has been shown to have the...

  43. New blood pressure medication
    ... what else you find out. I am complaining about the Atenolol I am on because it is causing ringing in my ears,...

  44. 27 with High Blood Pressure...
    ... to the dr yesterday, and she did want to put me on atenolol again. I took this before and it made me soooooo...
    ... letting us know what's going on. Do some reading on the atenolol ...it can have some serious side effects...and find...

  45. Ringing In Ears and Blood Pressure Meds
    ... there that are considered "ototoxic" and wondering if Atenolol is under this classification. I also have very bad...
    ... went to my GP and I still have it despite being on Atenolol for HBP. I read recently read on-line that Tinitus...
    ... went to my GP and I still have it despite being on Atenolol for HBP. I read recently read on-line that Tinitus ... Marantz. Marantz, just fyi, a side effect of atenolol is tinnitus so if you had tinnitus before going on...
    ... there that are considered "ototoxic" and wondering if Atenolol is under this classification. I also have very bad ... Thanks, Judy Judy, one of the side effects of atenolol is tinnitus so if you're taking it, it may be causing ... don't remember muscle or bone pain when I was on the atenolol , but everything slowed down for me---typing, walking...
    ... the FDA, and did not do any research so far on the Atenolol causing the tinnitus, but, thanks, Bethsheba, for ... ringing in ears, I am now convinced it must be the Atenolol . I haven't noticed any slowing down per say, but ... cramps and soreness in the calfs of my legs. The Atenolol is actually working as to lowering my B/P, but I don...
    ... bethsheba;3358158]Marantz, just fyi, a side effect of atenolol is tinnitus so if you had tinnitus before going on ... No problem Beth. Thanks for the information about Atenolol and Tinitus as well. It would explain why it hasn ... trouble, especially at night. At least we know now that Atenolol is not helping matters. P.S., just back from visiting...
    ... in the ears. I would like to just stop taking the Atenolol now since I know all this, but I know I can''t do...
    ... the FDA, and did not do any research so far on the Atenolol causing the tinnitus, but, thanks, Bethsheba, for ... know that is probably what is causing it.... The Atenolol is actually working as to lowering my B/P, but I don ... less report them to the FDA. I was only on the atenolol about 4 weeks when I stopped taking it cold turkey ... learned that abrupt withdrawal of a beta blocker ( atenolol ) can cause rebound hypertension and I believe this ... I had no known/unknown heart problems. After atenolol , I went on Norvasc, which is the 5th drug I tried ... medication (I dropped 10 pounds the first week off of atenolol just because I could MOVE again). I still have...
    ... in three years only to discover (after that final atenolol fall on my face that landed me in the er) that I could...
    ... sure had a terrible experience when you were on the Atenolol . Sorry to hear you had all that trouble. Hummm, does...
    ... I am beginning to think I just want to get off the Atenolol , and take nothing at all for awhile, and see what...
    ... s what I'm reading on-line. Beth, I too was on Atenolol for a month and was pulled off them by my GP to see...
    ... was on hydrochlorothiazde, lisinopril, benicar/hct, atenolol , and amlodipine (norvasc)...but only one med at a...
    ... more what she has to say. ...Beth, I too was on Atenolol for a month and was pulled off them by my GP to see ... the literature)...and because my bp after discoing atenolol and before going on norvasc was higher than my bp...
    ... had in my chest following my abrupt withdrawal from Atenolol was actually angina.:) I'm not sure what the system...
    ... had in my chest following my abrupt withdrawal from Atenolol was actually angina.:) I'm not a doctor so I don...
    ... to putting people on b/p meds. I have to admit the Atenolol did bring mine down some, but I don't think I really ... still can't lose any weight. So, yep, I bet it is the Atenolol . What a terrible drug! I want off of it. Marantz...

  46. Is my condition normal?
    ... the other time I got 140/93. The doctor prescribed Atenolol 25MG daily to me. Question: Am I hypertension ... I start the medication? Is there a dependency on Atenolol once it's started? Thanks!...
    ... your other questions. I am currently taking 50mg of Atenolol daily for my BP. I am taking it now for three months...
    ... prescribing a blood pressure medication, especially atenolol ! Although atenolol may not be addicitive, it has...

  47. Severe Skin Bruising and BP Medications
    ... reply. After I posted, I did do some research on the Atenolol that I am taking, and found just one site that listed...
    ... recognize rebound hypertension when I abruptly stopped atenolol , and discounted the lifestyle options. Needless to...
    ... was taking Ativan for my B/P.....and I meant to say Atenolol ! But, Bathsheba, I know what you mean about doctors ... complained about under the rug. He kept telling me Atenolol is one of the oldest meds out there, which may be...

  48. Altace is not working
    ... stayed on the Altace until August 17 when I started Atenolol . Atenolol seemed to do a good job with my bp and...
    ... He said that I had no kidney problem. While on Atenolol , I could also eat whatever I wanted. I think it must...

  49. How is one diagnosed?
    ... some of these meds to become effective (1-2 weeks for atenolol and as much as 4-6 weeks for other meds), and if all ... sounds like your pressures dropped the day after taking atenolol and I doubt very much that the drug had anything to...

  50. New with a question
    ... meds at all... How did you go about stop taking atenolol and labetelol? Were you weaned off gradually? If...

  51. HBP and anxiety.
    ... happening. I am currently on 50mg of the dreaded Atenolol daily. I note however that anxiety is a side-effect...
    ... and tell them what you've told us. I've been on atenolol and experienced severe motor skill problems and suicidal...
    ... readings today at my doctors office is 140/86 on 50mg Atenolol and that was at 3.30pm today. Doctor said he'd keep...

  52. Young man with Hypertension. (It's not just for the middle aged anymore) lol j/k
    ... no "real" cause for it. They started me off on Atenolol , and I was taking that for a while, when I had "I ... couple days. The cardiologist at the hospital said Atenolol wasn't really a good idea because my heart rate was ... fine and Atenolol lowers the heart rate. So they put me on Norvasc...
    ... find no "real" cause for it. They started me off on Atenolol , and I was taking that for a while, when I had "I ... couple days. The cardiologist at the hospital said Atenolol wasn't really a good idea because my heart rate was ... fine and Atenolol lowers the heart rate. So they put me on Norvasc...
    ... no "real" cause for it. They started me off on Atenolol , and I was taking that for a while, when I had "I ... couple days. The cardiologist at the hospital said Atenolol wasn't really a good idea because my heart rate was ... fine and Atenolol lowers the heart rate. So they put me on Norvasc...

  53. Problems with Atenolol?
    ... Millie, I took Zebeta, which is a Beta-Blocker like Atenolol , for 3.5 years and I really hated it. It causes many...

  54. Why the middle of the night?
    ... workouts combining cardio and strength. This with 50mg Atenolol and 20mg Accupril Often when I wake up at night...

  55. someone please answer.
    ... 25 mg of toprol xl for 6 yrs. i was switched to atenolol did not like it so got switched back. i went to...

  56. Switched from ziac to atenolol
    ... Atenolol can be awful for some people, depression and lack...
    ... Midi knows what it's about! Get off the atenolol as soon as possible but again do it SLOWLY under the ... experienced serious falls and suicidal tendencies on atenolol , stopped the med immediately (without medical advice...
    ... most are harmless), you probably can discontinue the Atenolol . Your chronic pain and anxiety related problems ... chronic pain will impair the antihypertensive effects of Atenolol . Some drugs, such as Clonidine can reverse them completely ... pressure decrease. You should have. A normal dose of Atenolol for hypertension is 50-100mg a day. I hope you...

  57. What are the risk of stopping HBP medicine? Is it true Im gonna die?
    ... my potassium in my body. [SIZE="3"]I been taking atenolol 100mg, lisinopryl 40 mg for 5 years and I am Ok untill...
    ... my potassium in my body. [SIZE="3"]I been taking atenolol 100mg, lisinopryl 40 mg for 5 years and I am Ok untill...
    ... good idea to cut all my medicine in half. half of atenolol 100 to 50 half of lisinopryl 40 to 20 half of norvasc...
    ... worse after taking the medication. I am ok with atenolol and lisinopryl before but after this heart doctor...

  58. don't know what to do anymore,
    ... different pain was to sudden)I took my self off the Atenolol and within 5 days, 95% of the all over leg hip foot...

  59. Atenolol With St. John's Wort
    ... newbie to the forums, but I understand that the drug atenolol slows down the heart rate, which in turn has a calming ... effect. Since being put on atenolol , my heart rate has slowed down quite a bit and this...

  60. New 3rd generation Beta-blocker (Nebivol) in the FDA approval pipeline
    ... approve in the U.S. Doctors appear to push mainly Atenolol and TOPROL with numerous side effects (including severe ... it is not well known.. He would only switch me to Atenolol from TOPROL.. (We go from the furnace to the fire...
    ... persons using this drug (much higher then with TOPROL or ATENOLOL ) Those are odds I wish to avoid..... P.S. Unfortunately...

  61. Newbie to Atenolol
    ... diagnosed as having HBP and have been put on 50mg of Atenolol once a day. I went to my GP originally complaining ... I brought back my results and was promptly put on Atenolol . The hole thing has me in disbelief. I've been asked ... feeling crap all along, both before and after the Atenolol . I just don't feel myself at all. P.S., my mother...
    ... reading in your post. That would be good to know. Atenolol is a powerful drug and 50 mgs is a fairly strong starting ... think. I don't want to scare you or anyone taking atenolol , but it is one of a couple of beta blockers that can ... years, I and my cardiologist have figured out that atenolol had induced Lupus in me. It probably started about ... good doctors. Even though I have only been off of atenolol for ~8 days, I now believe all of my incredible fatigue ... become hypersensitive to many medicines. So if you take atenolol do not worry about DIL. It is probably extremely rare ... . You cannot stop taking atenolol or any beta blocker abruptly, or it could be fatal...
    ... doctor who just put me straight on the 50mg dose of Atenolol after glancing over my readings. He didn't measure ... digitally tested for prostate, only blood tested. These Atenolol tablets feel very potent indeed. Thanks for your...
    ... I read these posts because I too take Atenolol . It seems to me that your blood pressure wasn't THAT ... hard to know. I went on Lisinopril 12mg with HTCZ and Atenolol 25 mg for rapid heartbeat back in February of this ... drs. office, taken 45 minutes apart ! I went on the Atenolol 2 weeks after being on the Lisinopril. My BP was down ... but I still had a faster than normal heart rate. The Atenolol and Lisinopril have grealtly reduced my BP and somehow...
    ... Thanks for that jr2212, I'm on Atenolol only a few weeks and the experience is mostly horrible ... my pills when I see him soon. I read elsewhere that Atenolol was like a sledgehammer being used to crack a nut ... . My mother is on Atenolol as well and she has no negative experiences. If you...
    ... Atenolol made me very fatigued. Some people do not experience ... that reaction. My nightmare with atenolol started when I lost enough weight to be perfect for ... my height. I thought I could just "stop" atenolol . I had never been warned about stopping any beta blocker ... ever stopping a BB cold turkey. I was given a dose of atenolol , and was not allowed to drive myself home..... ... there was any association between the abrupt ending of atenolol and these events, but I have told my story many times...
    ... family with HBP and I said my mum. Then he prescribed atenolol . No scans or anything. Like I mentioned earlier, when...
    ... want to post the way I'm feeling after 29 days on atenolol , as I off to my GP for a check-up tomorrow. Today...
    ... wise. He then asked did I want to come off my 50mg of atenolol for a while to see am I just over-anxious and fixated ... anxiety worse. To my suprise, I can come off the 50mg atenolol a day cold turkey. Anxiety can have a very negative...
    ... a little surprised your doctor is letting you stop Atenolol cold turkey. Perhaps he feels you don't need to go...
    ... little update on where I am at the moment. I'm off Atenolol now for 13 days (following doctors suggestion), after...
    ... hear from you! :) Now that you've stopped taking Atenolol , you should not feel so tired and listless. It might ... UTI, and has nothing to do with the side effects of Atenolol . When we become ill, our immune system goes into...
    ... Hi Atenolol is a good bp drug. I have been on it for 20 odd years...
    ... indeed a bit excessive being put straight on 50mg of Atenolol , especially from the get-go. I wouldn't mind but ... though throughout the 30 days. I've was taken off Atenolol after my 30 days were up. He just asked me if I'd...

  62. Others input on Atenolol
    ... hi, i hated atenolol . it made me feel weird, kinda depressed. i had always ... and was put back on toprol . my boyfriend was on atenolol . he was switched to toprol to. it made him feel weak ... all the time. my aunt takes atenolol . she likes it. she has took it for years....
    ... I'm taking Atenolol for the last 23 days. I had a nightmare one night...

  63. Suffering! Is this Atenolol withdrawl or Avapro?
    ... pretty scary at the time. It's most likely the Atenolol , I was on Atenolol years ago to help with the anxiety...

  64. Asthma and HBP help
    ... The cardioselective (beta 1) beta blockers, such as Atenolol , Bisoprolol, Metoprolol and Acebutolol work mainly...

  65. Cuff anxiety
    ... started when my bp med was switched from toprol to atenolol . it made it low when i would check it at home but...
    ... started when my bp med was switched from toprol to atenolol . it made it low when i would check it at home but...

  66. Side effects of BP meds
    ... in my bones on the side I would lie on when taking Atenolol . I am currently med free and I am currently pain...
    ... calcium channel blocker) but I also take Micaris and Atenolol . Can move one leg up and down but any side movement...

  67. Cozaar Info
    ... thing if it does not help he can be switched . i was atenolol i hated it but it helps my boyfriend....

  68. Starting new meds any advice?
    ... NOW TOO. SINCE YEAR 2000 AND UP TO NOW I AM TAKING ATENOLOL -100MG AND LISINOPRYL 40 MG. MY BLOOD PRESSURE IS STILL ... BE OK. I STOP THE INDAPAMIDE AND WHEN I START MY ATENOLOL AGAIN AFTER THE LOW BLOOD PRESSURE I AM BACK TO NORMAL...

  69. Previous posts regarding withdrawing from Atenol?
    ... of interest to me because I abruptly stopped taking Atenolol (due to serious falls and drug-induced suicidal tendencies ... without medical supervision. My experience with atenolol scared me so much that I stayed med free for about...

  70. Took Indapamide/blood pressure go low/chest discomfort go to back/stiff neck/fatigue
    ... heart doctor is trying to control it. I am taking Atenolol 100 mg. lisinopryl 40 mg, prilosec and etc... Last ... as my legs is so tired. Yesterday, after taking the atenolol and indapamide, the chest discomfort start and it ... blood pressure? Everytime they added new pills to my atenolol and lisinopryl I have lowsy feeling all day so i stop...
    ... taken any of my other high blood pressure pills. atenolol and lisinopryl since the other day. i am now so afraid...

  71. High BP possibly from sodium? Very nervous, have questions!
    ... suddenly plus the sodium & stress. I would go back on atenolol & then slowly get off of it if you want to try another...
    ... dangerous to suddenly stop taking some meds (like Atenolol ), and because some meds can stay in the body for awhile...
    ... worked" before increasing the dosage. As far as the Atenolol goes, I know exactly what you mean...the side effects...

  72. Amlodipine
    ... taken (hydrochlorothiaze, lisinopril, benicar/hct, atenolol , and finally norvasc/amlodipine). It is known for...

  73. Fatigue and Confusion
    ... of hydrochlorothiazide, lisinopril, benicar/hct, atenolol , and noravsc. I experienced moderate to severe fatigue...

  74. problem with my medicine(atenolol)
    ... about my health right now. My doctor prescribed an Atenolol 50mg to take it as a daily medication before breakfast...
    ... I have also have problems with atenolol (50mg) due to my asthma so now I will be taking Linsoporil...
    ... Elbert, Sorry to hear ábout your problems with Atenolol . What you describe sounds to me like the type of ... present, whether diagnosed or not. The full effect of Atenolol should be seen in one to two weeks. Because of your ... action needs to be taken and the means. A reminder: Atenolol is one of those medications that should be discontinued...
    ... without. It can make a BIG difference. I was on atenolol for only about a month but I experienced major problems ... your pharmacist). Also, find out how to get OFF of atenolol if you need to stop taking it. Like Flowergirl said ... , atenolol is one of those medications you shouldn't just stop ... heart problems, and have been on 5 different bp meds. Atenolol was the only one that I experienced chest pain. So...
    ... problems reported about the drugs. On the subject of Atenolol , these are some of the things of interest listed: ... an oral administration of a single dose of 50mg of Atenolol , maximal at 2-4 hours, persists for at least 24 hours...
    ... flowergirl Thanks, Flowergirl, I wasn't on atenolol very long (only a month) and given the side effects...

  75. HCTZ and edema question
    ... suicidal thoughts and falls on my face I experienced with atenolol , I experienced the worst side effects on this med...


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