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  1. Atrial fibulation
    ... 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...
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  2. Switching from one med to another. . .time to be effective
    ... 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...
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  3. which med is better to be on... Alpha/Beta blockers or calcium channel blocker?
    ... Well, they do such different things---I am on atenolol , a beta blocker, because I can tend to have a rapid...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar Lisinopril Norvasc Prilosec

  4. From amlopidine. . .to lisinopril. . . .now Benicar
    ... and this has made it worse--- I have also taken atenolol for 5 and a half years for my heart rate---and it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar Lisinopril Norvasc

  5. Nausea with lisinopril. . .
    ... controlled enough. So I am doing the 10 mg and also the atenolol which I have been on for 5 years---I switched from...
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  6. Has anyone kept their blood pressure in check without meds?
    ... free at the moment. I was initially placed on 50mg Atenolol (yuk) then 20mg of Micardis (much less side-effects...

  7. Atenolol
    ... 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...
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  8. Is my hypertension "real"?
    ... 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...

  9. High Blood Pressure
    ... 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...

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

  11. Another drug question----who else has stopped Norvasc and why
    ... 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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril Norvasc Prilosec

  12. Lisinopril side effects?
    ... 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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril Norvasc Prilosec Codeine Percocet

  13. Side effects of Metoprolol keep changing ?
    ... 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...
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  14. extreme fatigue on beta blocker
    ... Hi, In my case I was on a beta blocker called Atenolol and one of the many side effects was extreme tiredness...

  15. Red and Hot ears as well as face
    ... medication are you on. I used to have that problem from Atenolol ....

  16. Antihypertensives and glucose metabolism abnormalities
    ... 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...
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  17. BP increase due to BP Med increase??
    ... true about some meds causing BP to rise. I was on Atenolol , the most evil of meds for me, and because I have...

  18. Blood Pressure Higher when stressed
    ... Check out it's side effects. I recently got off Atenolol , still getting it's nasty side effects out of my system...
    ... Check out it's side effects. I recently got off Atenolol , still getting it's nasty side effects out of my system...
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  19. Sleep problems with propranolol
    ... Beta Blockers can cause sleep disturbances. I am on Atenolol and experience vivid dreams and poor sleep quality...

  20. Toprol Xl (brand) And Motoprolol Xl (generic) Are Not Equivalent
    ... FDA standards. I checked the price of generic ATENOLOL on my Pharmacy mail order site, The cost for 90 pills ... the generic was $4.17 and the cost for the brand for ATENOLOL (TENORMIN) 90 pills was $127.60. If my copay is 25...
    ... Some pills are as low as $3.00 for 90 pills (ex. ATENOLOL ) The pharmacies are paying bargain basement prices...
    ... selling this pill at bargain basement prices (ex. Atenolol 90 days for $4.21). Their standards have to be excellent...
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  21. Stopping carvedilol for today, stress test tomorrow
    ... while the longer lasting drugs such as metoprolol and atenolol may require longer periods of withdrawal of therapy...
    ... while the longer lasting drugs such as metoprolol and atenolol may require longer periods of withdrawal of therapy ... wonder if Coreg is needed to taper down as well as atenolol and metoprolol. I've been on atenolol before and can...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metoprolol Propranolol Toprol Coreg

  22. Just Stopped by to say "Hi!"
    ... glad I could be of some help (I'm assuming with the atenolol side effects that we both experienced). IMHO, it...

  23. side Effects of atenolol wear off over a long period of time?
    ... almost walked in front of a car while taking 50mg of Atenolol . I'd give it another two to three weeks for the drug...
    ... d have managed. Initially, I was put on 50mg of Atenolol daily. I suffered with it for a few months before...
    ... Matt, I'm right there with you. I have been off Atenolol , after taking it for about one year, for going on...
    ... Hey Matt - 50 MG of Atenolol twice a day - Wow! That's a very substantial dose ... Doctor but as one who has done a lot of reasearch into Atenolol I would initially question a lot about the drug therapy ... there are things strictly based on readings about Atenolol I encountered in my reasearch of the drug that raise ... questions in my mind. They are: 1. Atenolol is generally not indicated (recomended) for the initial ... blood pressure. 2. Physicians who are familiar with Atenolol generally withdraw patients from Atenolol on a gradual ... rather than pulling patients off suddenly. 3. 100 MG of Atenolol is the highest recomended dosage of Atenolol (that ... removed> As far as the "after effects" of taking Atenolol , they may be different for everyone, in fact there ... studies that indicate that withdrawl symptoms from Atenolol don't exist but from my experience with Atenolol I ... everyone. When I found out (after a year being on Atenolol ) that it was not the recomended initial treatment...
    ... Matt, 100 mg of atenolol a day is the maximum dose recommended....did your ... some of the older posts about people weaning off of atenolol . Some of the "older" posters had docs that were more...

  24. Still having a rapid heartbeat
    ... pressure reading during the evening. Meds, like Atenolol , try to block the body hormones that cause a rapid ... palps, skipped beats, etc. So...... by getting off of Atenolol , a Beta Blocker, you've removed some of the protection...
    ... Hi, Personally, I'd give it a bit longer. I took Atenolol initially for HBP but the palpitations are now almost...
    ... marantz said id give it a bit longer i was on 100 mgs of atenolol a day for a lot of years was reduced by half a few ... culprit of fast/rapid heart beats ....my prob was atenolol was causing my heart rate to fall into the 40s and...
    ... Morgan, I am in my sixth week getting off Atenolol and some mornings I still get the head squeeze and ... system. I was switched to DiltiazemCD when taken off Atenolol , but still had the rapid heart beats and other things ... this "lovely" Atenolol withdrawal causes. As an aside, I am also on ... symptoms, if your doctor recommended it when you got off Atenolol , you might want to try it....
    ... problem, today is the first day since being off the Atenolol that I haven't had the rapid heartbeat, (almost 3 ... homework! Bad girl!! I told her I wanted to get the Atenolol completely out of my system, I was surprised when...
    ... similar experience... I started weaning myself off Atenolol in August. I see now that I really should never have...
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  25. Advice on coming off doxazosin/cardura
    ... im wary of doing this as i was told to do this with atenolol and almost ended up in hospital. Has anyone come...

  26. going to the dr's tomorrow morning, getting off atenolol because of life issues
    ... almost all your side effects while I too was taking Atenolol . Like you, I suffered greatly while taking this drug ... the curse and that fits the bill when it comes to Atenolol - with some patients at least. I, like you, was irritable ... improvement for me. Read my other posts regarding Atenolol . You'll be OK :) Marantz....
    ... Me too. I got so sick taking Atenolol , and I am a very healthy person normally. My doctor ... other discussion sites elsewhere, I knew it was the Atenolol . In addition, it was constricting my blood vessels ... can't tolerate beta blockers. I just stopped the Atenolol and went on the DiltiazemCD. Many caution that you ... should ween off Atenolol , but I was so sick, I couldn't eat, so cold turkey ... withdrawal were very bad, but worth it to get off Atenolol . Just tell your doctor you cannot take beta blockers ... nothing is worth the mental and physical discomfort Atenolol causes. And you asked if you could get off med ... the answer to that would be why did they put you on Atenolol originally and can you alter your lifestyle in some...
    ... people who could not tolerate beta blockers, especially Atenolol . I was on it too. Had everything you had. My (former...
    ... Hello again Matt, Glad to hear your off the Atenolol . I got a sharp pain one morning after abruptly withdrawing...
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  27. Beta Blockers vs Ace Inhibators
    ... last vist to Dr. it was very high 155/95 went on Atenolol , this time worse side effects, insomnia, hair loss ... by the way, the Dr wanted me to start on 100 mgs of Atenolol and I told her no 50mg is what I was taking of Metoprolol...
    ... help to bp. Right now I am in the process of getting Atenolol out of my system and is that a PAIN!!! Anyhow....
    ... always around 129/83? Or is it just lower due to the Atenolol still being in your system? Just a question? I...
    ... nite, so hense the premen, It was probably the damn Atenolol !!! I tried Effexor for 1 day and I went loony, never...
    ... last vist to Dr. it was very high 155/95 went on Atenolol , this time worse side effects, insomnia, hair loss ... by the way, the Dr wanted me to start on 100 mgs of Atenolol and I told her no 50mg is what I was taking of Metoprolol ... reaction!!!:D:) Hi Morgan, Metoprolol and Atenolol are outdated beta blocker drugs for hypertension....
    ... Hi all, thanks for the info, I've been off the Atenolol now for 5 days and feel wonderful! I went and picked ... Dr's appt in a couple weeks, maybe I'll pop half a Atenolol just to make sure it's down when I go, maybe not,...
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  28. when is the best time to take a beta blocker
    ... Hi, When I was taking Atenolol (a beta blocker), I was instructed by my GP to take...

  29. New to the forum, have hypertension and questions...
    ... Is this what you meant? I was put initially on Atenolol , then switched to Micardis. While on Micardis I got...

  30. Diovan HCT & Breathing Problems
    ... just had a very bad experience with beta blockers ( Atenolol ) and think much more caution should be used in their...
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  31. This Could Be A Very Stupid Question (?)
    ... I was taking Atenolol and I am currently in the process of getting it out...

  32. Which pill is better to take
    ... yourself and see how you get on. I give out about Atenolol a lot, but I know some people find it great as a hypertensi...

  33. Leg Swelling and tingling when taking Amlodipine
    ... over time and be sure they don't start going up. On Atenolol , at first my bp readings were good, but over time ... reaction to it and my bp escalated. I'm getting off Atenolol now and my bp is coming down. Just keep an eye out...
    ... What are you taking now, if anything, to replace the Atenolol ? I'm sure that my doctor would be willing to let...
    ... person with HBP wants. Since my bad experience with Atenolol , I have lost about 10 pounds (1 month) with 20 more...
    ... beta blockers mentioned such as PROPANOL, METOPROLOL, ATENOLOL etc. are older 1'st and 2'nd generation beta blockers...
    ... new-onset diabetes, while the beta blockers, such as Atenolol , and thiazide diuretics, help cause it. One must look...
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  34. Taking meds at bedtime.
    ... early evening so I split one of my bp meds in half ( atenolol ), and that seems to keep my bp more even. If you...

  35. Another Atenolol Negative
    ... I come here and read all about the side effects of Atenolol . Hi, I too had a nasty experience with Atenolol ... If you read my other posts you'll see what effect Atenolol had on me. Good luck....
    ... Atenolol was a huge problem for me. Besides being extremely ... effects also, but I don't think they're as severe as atenolol . While on it my life was ruined....
    ... don't know. But I can say with certainty is that the Atenolol had a direct physical effect on my body's adrenaline...
    ... ms58....just came on to say be careful when reducing ATENOLOL or any beta-blocker if you read other posts by myself...
    ... beta2 to beta1 or beta1 with ISA is recommended. The Atenolol you take is a beta1 (cardioselective) beta blocker...
    ... walking an hour a day (I could hardly walk while on Atenolol ). I have started eating fish twice a week (salmon...
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  36. Forgot to take hypertension medicines
    ... I am taking Atenolol 100mg, Lifezar 50 (losartan), and aspirin 75 for nearly...
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  37. Back again and off medication.
    ... youve not been on lol... remember i had to half my atenolol !! well im getting readings much the same as yourself...
    ... QUOTE=sally47;3625887] remember i had to half my atenolol !! well im getting readings much the same as yourself ... said that's fine. So, nothing to worry about there. Atenolol will slow your heart rate down as you probably know...

  38. how many atenolol do i take
    ... hiya ..I also take atenolol and from what i know from my G.P 100 mgs a day is ... the maximum dose for atenolol ...:) sally...
    ... Hi, I was put on 50mg a day of Atenolol when first diagnosed a hypertensive. It was hell for...

  39. Meds, Meds and more Meds
    ... I have been taking atenolol (50 mg), Micardis Plus (80 mg) and Norvasc (5 mg)...
    ... disliking the way the meds make you feel -- especially the atenolol . Until about a month ago, I was taking 200 mg atenolol...
    ... one site mentioned that taking ccbs (norvasc) with atenolol may have an additive effect. I will ask the doctor ... Monday when I go. I was also wondering if anyone takes atenolol at bedtime? I asked the pharmacist about this and...
    ... everyone stuggling with HBP meds. One warning to those on Atenolol , although everyone is different, some people (such ... myself) can have extreme withdrawl effects coming off Atenolol . Be careful if you plan on stopping it, talk to your ... medical community does not all suscribe to the fact that Atenolol withdrawl can have severe side effects so some physicians...
    ... cardiologist that perscribed Norvasc, in addition to atenolol and Micardis Plus. As I previously mentioned, I don ... the fact that calcium channel blockers (norvasc) and atenolol don't seem to "go together". I think I'll call my ... pharmacy and ask them if it's "safe" to take norvasc and atenolol . They're pretty alert to the meds I take and should...
    ... cardiologist that perscribed Norvasc, in addition to atenolol and Micardis Plus. As I previously mentioned, I don ... the fact that calcium channel blockers (norvasc) and atenolol don't seem to "go together". I think I'll call my ... pharmacy and ask them if it's "safe" to take norvasc and atenolol . They're pretty alert to the meds I take and should...
    ... Monday. I told him what I read about taking norvasc and atenolol together, and he told me that it's not uncommon for...
    ... better when I speak to the cardiologist about the atenolol and norvasc. I was just reading the side effects of...
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  40. Increase BP for no reason?
    ... feel good.I am on two blood pressure medications. Atenolol and Hydrochlorothiazide. After a while,my blood pressure...
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  41. Persistent skin reactions?
    ... occasionaly itchies!) Currently, I'm taking 50 mg atenolol 2/day, 20 mg lisinopril in the morning, and 25 mg ... HCTZ in the AM. The atenolol and lisinopril are now half the dose I'd been taking...
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  42. Most popular high blood pressure med??
    ... is best for you. Lisinopril Hydrochlorothiazide Atenolol Metoprolol Tartrate Amlodipine Besylate Troprol...
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  43. From Hard--to-Manage HBP to Low BP
    ... since my late 40's. With three meds (Lisinopirl, Atenolol , and HCTZ), we were finally able to keep my bp within...

  44. 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...
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  45. 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...
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  46. Magnesium Supplemenation Question
    ... experience similar "attacks" until taking bp meds (hct and atenolol , for instance). You might want to check with a...
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  47. 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...
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  48. 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...

  49. 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)....
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  50. 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...

  51. 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...
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  52. 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...

  53. 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...
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  54. bystolic and diovan
    ... comparison to other beta blockers such as TOPROL, ATENOLOL etc. BYSTOLIC has a more neutral effect on heart rate...
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  55. 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...
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  56. 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...
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  57. 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....

  58. 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...
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  59. 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....
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  60. 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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar Diltiazem

  61. 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...
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  62. 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...
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  63. 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...

  64. 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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril

  65. Always Research The Medications Prescribed
    ... Can we say that other beta blockers NADOLOL, ATENOLOL etc... will prove to be the same in research trials...
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  66. 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...

  67. 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...

  68. DASH Results, Week 1....
    ... benicar/hct was dropped and I was prescribed 25 mg of atenolol . I stopped taking the atenolol, a beta blocker, ...
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  69. 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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril

  70. 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...
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  71. 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...
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  72. 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...
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  73. 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...
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  74. 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...
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  75. 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...
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