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  1. Has ANYONE ever gotten off a beta-blocker??
    ... My doc put me on atenolol awhile back (25mg)for 140/90 BP, but I noticed much...
    ... My doc put me on atenolol awhile back (25mg)for 140/90 BP, but I noticed much...
    ... I have been on atenolol 25mg for about 10 weeks now. I posted here asking...
    ... you have a fast pulse before? I have been taking Atenolol for yrs. Am cerrently taking 75mg, With no problem...
    ... with Cassie, my doctor recently reduced my dosage on atenolol from 50mgs to 25mgs, you do have to be weaned as rebound...
    ... hypertension. I had a rapid pulse untill I started on Atenolol and have never considered getting off, it's like a...
    ... off Corgard (nadolol), Inderal (propranolol), and atenolol . The worst rebound on stopping was the atenolol and...
    ... how other people on the web had problems coming off atenolol , but he doesnt believe it. He thinks since its now ... been 6 days, that the atenolol should be out of my system, and any tachycardia is ... just the way my body is( even tho BEFORE atenolol I never had a problem with a fast pulse. My only problem...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol Corgard Inderal Nadolol Propranolol Diltiazem

  2. Thanks...Got Rx for Benicar
    ... have been at it for awhile, and until the Avapro & Atenolol , never seemed to beable to hold it down very long...
    ... Diovan you won't with Benicar. Are you still taking the Atenolol ? We'll all be praying for this to be the one! Let...
    ... trip that has been. The doctor had me stop the atenolol now. I guess she wants to see what Benicar alone...
    ... remain a bit high at the beginning, especially now that Atenolol is out of the picture. Give the Benicar a chance to...
    ... may need to take the new stuff in the a.m. and the Atenolol at night. Somehow it will work itself out,just do ... everyone responds quickly. My combo of Avapro and Atenolol didn't kick in till after 2 months, then I cut the ... Atenolol down to 25 so I had a few higher readings for 2 days...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avapro Diovan Benicar

  3. Thicken Heart
    ... all over the place sometimes. Right now I am taking Atenolol ( beta blocker ) and Benicar HCT ( ARB ) So far -...
    ... all over the place sometimes. Right now I am taking Atenolol ( beta blocker ) and Benicar HCT ( ARB ) So far -...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar

  4. For Zuzu, JJ and others :)
    ... :D I take my Avapro after breakfast, and my Atenolol at bedtime, that is how the dr. told me to take it...
    ... error. I will consider asking my MD about taking atenolol at a different time..that may be a helpful factor...
    ... had me take that before bed, and when they added the Atenolol had me take that with it. When I took myself off the ... Altace, I just took the Atenolol before bed, then when he added the Avapro, he said ... take it in the a.m. and the Atenolol at night. BP is weird, so I guess all this trial...
    ... just recently put on Benicar HCT to go along with my Atenolol . My cardiologist told me that all of the older ARBS ... AM and by bedtime my BP was up like yours. I take Atenolol at bedtime so that brought it down some by morn. I...
    ... Diovan 180 in AM and was started last Wednesday on Atenolol 25 ( I've been taking both at 8AM) and it brings my ... My readings yesterday were 7Am 188/110..took atenolol and diovan at 8AM readings at 9 were 124/ 90, readings...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avapro Altace Benicar Diovan

  5. Started atenolol; pulse 60
    ... to follow some of the threads. When they put me on Atenolol , 25 mgs. I was also on Altace. For some reason the ... side effects, that is why they decided on adding the Atenolol . After a few days my rate went down most of the time...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Avapro

  6. Medication & Exhaustion
    ... if it will go away. I know when I first started the Atenolol , I was very tired, but after 2 weeks it subsided, ... can use something else. I believe the Tropol is like Atenolol , a Beta Blocker, so it slows down the heart rate which...
    ... Rainmom, Toprol is a similar beta-blocker to atenolol . There are lots of comments about it down the page ... Adding the Norvasc may pep him up a bit but I found the atenolol -Norvasc combination truly unbearable. Jumpy, impotent...
    ... notice erectile dysfunction after just one dose of atenolol . Thankfully I was only on it for a few weeks and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norvasc Toprol

  7. Pharmacist suggests adding atenolol to diovan
    ... Atenolol alone didn't do it for me either. I took 100mgs and ... different times over the last 18 yrs) I personally like Atenolol , It slows my usually too fast pulse and stops the...
    ... will call my internist and see if she will write for atenolol . Anyone else on this combination? It's...
    ... effects. My dr. at that time, decided to add 25 mg. of Atenolol and after a couple of weeks on it I weened off the ... Altace. Unfortuneatly the Atenolol didn't do the trick by itself, even though the new ... I also take 150 mgs. of Avapro and only 25 mgs. of Atenolol . I'm not nuts about the Avapro, but know alot of folks ... who combine Atenolol with other BP meds., my hubby included. Between the ... Avapro and Atenolol , it seems to keep the BP in check quite nicely for...
    ... confidence too! My internist just called in the atenolol and I have taken the first dose, along with the diovan...
    ... same side effects, ya have to wonder. It took the Atenolol a few days to kick in on me, but it sure quieted down ... backaches and leg pain, as I didn't have them on just the Atenolol , but did have them on Altace and now they are back...
    ... it is really up..180/100 ..I am eager to have this atenolol kick in. ( I am feeling anxious now because our dear ... sure. You said it took a couple of days for the atenolol to kick in. I have noticed some dizzyness which I...
    ... was on the Altace when they finally put me on the Atenolol , but the Altace seemed to keep giving me problems ... :) I know it is the pills, as when I was just on Atenolol , although it took a few weeks, all these lil pains...
    ... name and breed. It will take 2 or 3 days for the Atenolol to do it's work and I know from experence when you...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Avapro Diovan

  8. Atenolol/Lisinopril Side Effects?
    ... Obviously I have some health risks. The doc put me on 50mg atenolol and 20 mg lisinopril. I had not, until recently, suffered ... My mother-in-law is a doc and suggested I cut the atenolol dosage in half, which I did today. Was that a mistake ... Crazy, I know. So do you think it was ok to cut the atenolol as long as I monitor my bp and continue the diet and...
    ... Hi Tony, I have taken Atenolol for years (18 yrs to be exact). I also have anxiety ... about meds. How much atenolol do you take? I have cut my 50mg dose in half(with ... or my pulse got down to the low 40's. In my opinion Atenolol is a good BP med ( others will disagree) But that...
    ... are some terrible ones described on this board) with atenolol . Its just recently that my heart rate and bp really ... and Kathy, my mother-in-law, suggested cutting the atenolol in half. I started that yesterday and figure it will...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril

  9. Toprol XL and Verapamil?
    ... These two drugs both lower heartrate. I was on Atenolol (a Bata Blocker simular to Toprol) and Verapamil ...
    ... hypertension or tachycardia? I would love to get off atenolol but am afraid of the consequences. BYE :) Cassiebel...
    ... hypertension or tachycardia? I would love to get off atenolol but am afraid of the consequences. BYE :) Cassiebel...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol Verapamil Lisinopril

  10. Atenolol woes...anyone else?
    ... are easier to live with than the beta blockers like atenolol . For a start ask your doctor for a diuretic (usually...
    ... My cardiologist has taken me off atenolol and put me on metoprolol, which he says is a much ... interested in knowing my physician says the 50mg of atenolol my primary care MD had me on was not enough. Check...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metoprolol Toprol

  11. need support
    ... thought it might be Lotrel...went off...was given atenolol until I could see my reg doc. The flushing came back ... three days into atenolol . Doc says "it's not the lotrel" gives me 5/20. Again...
    ... thought it might be Lotrel...went off...was given atenolol until I could see my reg doc. The flushing came back ... three days into atenolol . Doc says "it's not the lotrel" gives me 5/20. Again...
    ... difficult to live with on a regular basis. I take Atenolol (beta Blocker) on a regular basis. Never had a problem ... just quit taking Clonidine last week. Still taking Atenolol . What kind of a problem does quiting Clonidine before...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ambien Cialis Clonidine Lotrel Toprol Tylenol Diltiazem Norvasc Verapamil

  12. Zuzu... Atenolol
    ... twenty, count'em ladies and germs, 20 years now). Atenolol , as you know from my older post, exacerbated it big ... Told my doc that the diarrhea I was experiencing w/ Atenolol was much much worse than my "normal". He was really ... reluctant to take me off the Atenolol . Said that the worsening IBS was just a coincidence ... stomach problems...that you never had them before the Atenolol , and could you please try a trial with an ARB. ...
    ... to cover there a** then they should worry about how Atenolol & Lotrel cause me to feel & set an appt. quicker than ... meds". Good meds. for some maybe, but at 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel, it is an awful lot for someone who...
    ... m confused. Has your doc now told you to cut the Atenolol in half? Does that mean you are now on 50mg?...
    ... it just seems logical to me? *shrug About the Atenolol , I can totally relate to your feelings about the drug ... really effects me but, towards the end of my stay on Atenolol things were getting out of hand and definitely not ... playing tricks. Strange thing is that for some people Atenolol is a wonder drug with no side effects, which allows...
    ... on the top # & 5 points on the bottom one. I am on Atenolol & Lotrel. Lotrel is like 2 drugs in 1, so I will give...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Diovan Lotrel Cialis

  13. My Test...
    ... On Lotrel & Atenolol .... B/P was 113/70 3 days ago Out of Lotrel... ... . Just on Atenolol 111/70. The only other thing that I take is 2 mgs ... April that said that she wanted to just leave me on Atenolol & take me off of Lotrel. She also wanted to wean me...
    ... t even start until 110 & diabetes is 126 & higher. Atenolol also raises glucose. I now sit here struggling ... I know is that some days I feel fine & others the Atenolol effects my stomach. The only thing that she wants ... it myself for 16 months. It was 111/74 on the lousy atenolol & 113/65 yesterday after a long day at work. I already ... they were junk. Well the way I feel some days on Atenolol is like junk. Xanax never makes me feel anything but...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel Paxil Xanax Altace Cialis Toprol

  14. Atenolol... What Is The Deal?
    ... prevented me from going anywhere. I first was put on a atenolol then month later, a diurectic, which I noticed it ... 98, and took me off the diurectic, and halved the atenolol . Im under guidelines watched by my husband to report...
    ... Can atenolol as well as most beta blockers cause this stomach upset...
    ... maintaining an erection). THESE ARE THE SIDES OF ATENOLOL (FROM WED MD) I HAVE BEEN TAKING IT FOR ALMOST 20...
    ... I despise atenolol (impotence and insomnia). My experience shows that...
    ... Guess you are right about women. I've been on atenolol for 18 years with no problem. started on 100 now 50...
    ... I'm a 41 year old male and I've been on 50mg atenolol for over 10 years. BP and heart rate are excellent ... Guess you are right about women. I've been on atenolol for 18 years with no problem. started on 100 now 50...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel Norvasc

  15. ARBs
    ... THANKS IN ADVANCE CASSIEBEL :) P.S I ALSO TAKE ATENOLOL 50mg...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan

  16. Avapro Side Effect
    ... till I finally told her ENOUGH ALREADY. She put me on Atenolol , 25 mgs. and I felt alot better, but this guy said ... have my dr. put me on another BP pill, as he felt the Atenolol was causing alot of the problems, so that is when ... switched to Avapro, put I still take 25 mgs. of the Atenolol till I can ween off. When I go to see my dr. I want...
    ... make the dr. recommend something else. They had me on Atenolol , and within 3 weeks the pain went away and I could ... I normally did. He wasn't satisfied with the BP on Atenolol so shoved me on Avapro, and within 4 weeks I noticed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Avapro Potassium

  17. HBP meds(Beta Blocker) and High Cholesterol
    ... I just went off atenolol after being on if for almost 1 year, and was placed...
    ... Laura, Yes, it's possible the Atenolol caused your cholesterol increase. Beta blockers and...
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  18. New Here.. Many Questions
    ... really like." I have been fine ever since. Now, Atenolol , and it's related cousin Toprol had some profound...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Paxil Toprol Viagra

  19. Question about "No-Salt" (potassium chloride)?
    ... Midamor, Moduretic); And yes, beta-blockers such as atenolol (Tenormin) and propranolol (Inderal); including acebutolol...
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  20. Worried About New Med Combo
    ... Been Prescribed An Ace Inhibitor To Go Along With Atenolol And Micardis. My Question Is - Isn't It Odd To Prescribe...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Demerol

  21. White coat: unanswered questions
    ... 37 M, and have primary hypertension. I am on 25 mg atenolol . I have a mercury bp instrument at home, and my readings...

  22. has anyone ever heard of lowering severe hypertension naturally?
    ... this although he says no. I have been taking Norvasc, atenolol and lotensin hct for two years now. I hate taking...
    ... high doses of them too...10mg of Norvasc, 2 50 mg atenolol ..and 20/25 lotensin HCT. I noticed that most people...
    ... under a doctor's supervision, especially with the atenolol . Im 41 now, and it reared its head again with elevated ... months ago. One of the reasons my doctor has me on atenolol , because during my attacks, I have a very fast heart...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotensin Norvasc Klonopin

  23. Propranolol questions
    ... else for anxiety and slight high blood pressure, try atenolol , which only blocks sympathetic nervous response in...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Inderal Klonopin Propranolol Xanax

  24. Zuzu, 3 questions
    ... increase in dosage? Just because I haven't reacted to atenolol , does that mean I likely won't get any benefit from...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis

  25. Stubborn BP
    ... related to heart problems?) MEDICINES: Started atenolol (50mg) in Oct. and HCLT, 25 mg. NO change. By Jan...
    ... equivalent to propranolol [Inderal], 320 mg/day, or atenolol [Tenormin], 100 mg/day) or Clonidine HCl (Catapres...
    ... increase in dosage? Just because I haven't reacted to atenolol , does that mean I likely won't get any benefit from...
    ... agents for control of pressure: hydrochlorothiazide 25, atenolol 100, quinapril 40, clonidine 0.3, and as of a few...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Metoprolol Norvasc Toprol Benicar Capoten Clonidine Cozaar Diovan Furosemide Inderal Lasix Lotensin Propranolol Zaroxolyn catapres hydrochlorothiazide tenormin Cialis quinapril

  26. Blood Tests
    ... glucose, beats me. I know that Lotrel and I think atenolol can increase creatinine, serum bilirubin and uric...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel

  27. advice? 23 y/o HBP
    ... thyroid test++++, but they still have me on 100 MGS of Atenolol (it is just as bad as Toprol!!!!) & 5/20 of Lotrel ... drink at all & if it continues than he will switch the atenolol to something else. What about the Lotrel??? What about...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel Toprol

  28. Benicar 20mg/Hct
    ... see what he says, as I did not have it on just the Atenolol . Altough I am so drug sensative, I'm sure there must...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avapro

  29. Need help
    ... me so tired I could barely stand. I normally take Atenolol 100 mg a day, but took Labetalol, only about 1/4 a ... was having a heart attack. They gave me the dose of Atenolol and I was fine after that. Well, since then, I noticed...
    ... board. One, I know you are never to abruptly stop the Atenolol , you can rebound effects like extremely fast heart...
    ... Had you taken an amount equivalent to the 100 mg atenolol (probably the 400 mg dose of labetolol) you'd have ... of labetolol resulted in effective withdrawal from atenolol . Coming off 100 mg will play HAVOC with an adrenaline ... were going to die. Don't let yourself run out of atenolol , especially not at 100 mg/day. If you go off, you ... drug combination possible, it would have to be ativan- atenolol addiction. My mother got strung out on the combo for...
    ... replies :). I spoke to my dr about taking me off the atenolol and she recently told me to cut back to 1/2 pill a ... can handle taking that much of it. But as far as the Atenolol , I won't be taking it for much longer. Wish me luck...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ativan benadryl Norvasc Valium

  30. Do any blood pressure medications also work as an antidepressant ?
    ... disinterest, and they are more receptor specific. (Ex: atenolol and metoprolol, carvedilol, and labetalol). The worst...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine Metoprolol Timolol Toprol catapres

  31. just started atenolol today....
    ... I suggest taking the Atenolol just before bed. That seems to reduce the side effects...

  32. New to the board
    ... metaprolol is a SELECTIVE beta-1 blocker). It and atenolol are precicesly the worst beta blockers to be used...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Corgard Inderal Nadolol Propranolol Timolol Toprol

  33. Zip or Anyone Else With An Answer
    ... Altenolol... Your symptoms are likely caused by atenolol . Get off it, it STINKS for most people and usually...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol

  34. Question to Diovan Users
    ... CONTROLLED TO EXACTLY THE SAME LEVEL AS A BETA BLOCKER ( atenolol tested.) This was a HUGE study and I wrote it up...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cozaar Diovan

  35. Newbie with Hypertension
    ... ECG, all came back fine. The doc started my on Atenolol 25mg, which i took for 2 months, my readings were ... then averaging 141/82. I have now been on 50mg Atenolol for 3 months, the readings have not changed from when ... in and out, all he said was to continue on with the Atenolol !!! I don't really understand, surely if there is...
    ... boards :) I agree with you that after doubling the Atenolol , you shouldn't be settling for borderline readings ... optimal BP control even with the adjusted dosage of Atenolol . If secondary causes are ruled out and if indeed ... you have joined "the club" of 70 million(!) then Atenolol just may not be the drug for you. There are many other...
    ... from this board, (thanks again Zip and Zuzu), that atenolol works by lowering your heart rate, your increase in...
    ... is obviously too much for the poor guy! On the atenolol : by all means take the MINIMUM dose that gets you...

  36. Is the Atenolol causing all this???
    ... Cheesey, Your symptoms are likely caused by atenolol . Get off it, it STINKS for most people and usually...
    ... I have been taking Atenolol for over ten years. Whenever I have tried to end ... have severe anxiety attacks. When I first started Atenolol the side effects were minimal and tolerable, but as ... I have aged the side effects have worsened. IMO, Atenolol , (Tenormin), is a drug that causes dependence and...
    ... all the responses:) Well, I've now been off of Atenolol for nearly two days and this morning I felt quite ... erections. I never had a problem with that while taking Atenolol but I have read that this can be a side affect for...
    ... Thank's for the replies!. Well, I've been taking Atenolol off and on for about a year and I've also had these ... mysteriously and then go away. Well, I just got off the Atenolol and while I was taking it (and even now that I have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Cozaar Diovan hydrochlorothiazide tenormin

  37. Toprol to Atenolol? Please Respond
    ... anxiety this morning & feel spacey today as well. The Atenolol is working, because my b/p was 114/63 yesterday, but...
    ... me off of the Lotrel in 1 month & just leave me on Atenolol . My 2nd day off of Toprol 100 MG & on Atenolol ... feel nervous & jittery. What gives???? I know that Atenolol is another beta blocker, but I also know that you...
    ... way you felt on Toprol or the way you're feeling on Atenolol . If you want to stop the Atenolol and go back onto...
    ... are non-selective and cause more diverse effects.) Atenolol is usually considered the better drug because it has ... are different- I like propranolol MUCH better than atenolol (although both cause me insomnia)- and if the Toprol...
    ... drugs can have different affects on us, but Toprol and Atenolol are often substituted for one another. I switched ... from Toprol to Atenolol with no weaning at my own request because of cost ... had extreme problems with adrenalin when quitting Atenolol , but have heard other people here report increased ... anxiety problems while on Atenolol or Toprol. The only anxiety problem I have is while ... except in price. The first time I tried to kick Atenolol , I tried cold turkey without weaning, and the anxiety ... These problems were the result of taking just 25 mg of Atenolol once a day....
    ... QUOTE=Buying Time]Axe The first time I tried to kick Atenolol , I tried cold turkey without weaning, and the anxiety ... These problems were the result of taking just 25 mg of Atenolol once a day. Wow, you sound soooooo much like ME ... on Atenolol (and getting off of it too) that it's not even funny...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan Lotrel Toprol Nadolol Propranolol Timolol

  38. side effects
    ... hello everyone my hubby had atenolol 50mg added to the 100mg cozaar he already takes, about...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cozaar

  39. Toprol withdrawal?
    ... Drop Gems, I took Atenolol , which is somewhat a generic for Toprol, for two years ... family. When my doctor doubled my dose of 25 mg of Atenolol once a day to twice a day, I immediately ran into ... I felt like I was moving underwater. I decided Atenolol was not for me, and took the long trek of weaning...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol

  40. Finally Found A Doc....
    ... agreed that Toprol has that effect. She put me on Atenolol . She is keeping me on Lotrel for 1 month & wants me ... off of that as well. I would only be on Atenolol . She also prescribed Paxil to wean off of the xanax...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Lotrel Paxil Toprol Xanax

  41. Atenolol and Tachycardia
    ... blurred and I felt like I couldn't breathe. I ran out of Atenolol 2 days before that and wasn't able to get it refilled...

  42. Tachycardia and Weaning off Beta Blockers
    ... Janet, I weaned off Atenolol (25mg once a day for over two years), and have been...

  43. Question Taking Two BP Meds at Once
    ... the medicine. It is Hydrochlorot 12.5 mg with 50mg Atenolol that I have been taking. I guess its just a matter...

  44. fuzzy head
    ... 50mg cozaar twice per day. He has already tried 25mg atenolol great for a week then the side effects hit him, struggled...
    ... of something that happened to me during my month of atenolol 50mg. All of a sudden I needed reading glasses for ... matter of time BUT IN A MONTH!!! I disconntinued the atenolol and within a week, discontinued the GLASSES! Anyway...
    ... to dr`s today bp still to high so he has added 50mg atenolol and told him its not a good idea to reduce the cozaar ... feeling. The dr said the reason hubby felt so ill on atenolol 25mg was because it was such a small dose and so the ... a go and perservere for a while. Hasn`t taken the atenolol yet. thanks to anyone that can give any info. emma...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cozaar

  45. A Typical Day On Meds.
    ... S. here- Comparison studies with the beta blocker atenolol have suggested that ARBs are superior in protection...

  46. Need help, very scared
    ... 180/100. Well flash to the present, Im now on 25mg Atenolol and 37.5/25 mg tariamterene/maxzide. Whats werid is ... that about two weeks ago the Atenolol was controling my bp just fine. Then all of a sudden...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Maxzide

  47. Not sure
    ... I've been on Atenolol for about 2 weeks now, plus I had to go back to this ... being a bit high like it is? I started on 50 mg of the Atenolol on March 4th then it was raised to 100 mg last Tuesday...
    ... get the bloat blown off. Be patient and the 50mg. atenolol and 25mg. thiazide will probably turn out to be close ... to correct. You'll likely find the 100 mg atenolol fraught with too many miserable side effects....like...
    ... Oh, the Joy of Atenolol , huh?! I used to be on 50 mg, and couldnt even handle...
    Medications also discussed in this post: hydrochlorothiazide

  48. low heart rate on metoprolol
    ... I'm taking Atenolol and it does the same thing. Most beta-blockers will...

  49. Need advice on tapering off toprol
    ... your BP and heart rate daily. I found going off atenolol to take about 2 weeks and off propranolol, about 3...
    ... I took 25 mg atenolol , which is basically the same thing as Toprol, once...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Propranolol Toprol

  50. High Blood Pressure while walking
    ... except for sinus tachycardia which I take a low dose of atenolol for. Anyone else experience this? Any input on what...
    ... your heart normally beat on the low dosage of the atenolol ? Have you measured it while exercising?...
    ... exercise." That is interesting. I wander if the atenolol is causing me to feel that way. Do other types of ... heart checks out good. My heart rate normally with atenolol averages 80 while resting and was 106 the other night ... after walking a short distance. Before I started atenolol , it went to 160 resting which was monitored on the...

  51. How high is to high?
    ... is not abnormal to see such high numbers. Im taking atenolol and my doctor told me to take it only when I have...
    ... fibrillaltion thing going on. Why not try to cut the atenolol in half and see what happens with the lowered dose ... happy middle somewhere between the 105BPM with no atenolol and the 50BPM WITH! If you can find some small...

  52. Need question answered
    ... never seen Micardis mentioned. I was on tenormin ( atenolol ) for many years and had no problems with it. I might ... when out and about. My dr. thought I had been on atenolol so long that a change was needed. Therefore, I've...
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  53. 25yr old with tachycardia out of the blue!
    ... is? I have very very similar symptoms and just on atenolol which is working, but still a band-aid for the real...

  54. Anyone Have Side Effects On Atenolol?
    ... My experience with Atenolol was horrendous. Abject fatigue and depression. I...
    ... WONDERING WHAT SIDE EFFECTS IF ANY THAT U HAVE HAD ON ATENOLOL . THANKS FOR ANSWERING. :) I took 12.5mg of atenolol...

  55. Taking Atenolol And Can't Sleep
    ... That's why I ask if your doc investigated further. Atenolol is notorious for causing fatigue. However, don't fool...
    ... time. Is this feeling cold only since you've been on Atenolol or were you feeling cold along with the shakiness ... and dizziness before Atenolol ? Have you had a thorough thyroid evaluation? And ... I have to ask again, did your doctor prescribe the Atenolol just based on one anxiety-ridden shaky, dizzy visit...
    ... the bp was on the atenolol at my mother in laws. but did you have trouble sleeping ... on the atenolol ? ive also heard zoloft can take up to 6-8 weeks so...
    ... question:I sleep very badly anyway, so didn't notice that Atenolol made much of a difference for me in that area. ...
    ... hospital, then when I went to a clinic, they put me on Atenolol , 1/2 pill a day. My last BP reading was 147/89 last...
    ... I had your readings I would not even need a Dr!! Atenolol slows my heart beat down so bad I felt like a zombie...
    ... kekebird, Let me address the sleeplessness. Atenolol is ABLSOLUTELY the cause of this. I took 50 mg. for...
    ... Atenolol is a beta blocker, that means it blocks adrenalin ... only slightly. Alone, it is extremely unlikely that Atenolol is causing you to be unable to sleep as it is more ... likely to contribute to helping you sleep (I use Atenolol ). There could be some strange interaction between ... the Zoloft and Atenolol , and if the drug combo is making you less motivated ... whether your sleeping problems started with Zoloft, Atenolol , before either, or before some other change in your ... life. If you seriously find that it started with Atenolol , ask your doctor if you can go off the Atenolol. ...
    ... did you, back in Feb of '03: one thing about atenolol (and the thiazide I'm taking): it can have adverse...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zoloft Xanax

  56. Switching Within A Class. Success?
    ... than placebo Again, I ask, HUH? So I next go to ATENOLOL , and there is no info whatsoever on BP lowering effects...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Diovan

  57. My #'s
    ... at-home BP monitor and started to wean myself off atenolol . The withdrawals were really bad, but I've now been...
    ... would stay at about 50's and 60's on just 25 mg. of atenolol , sometimes as low as 48. I felt tired all the time...
    ... would stay at about 50's and 60's on just 25 mg. of atenolol , sometimes as low as 48. I felt tired all the time...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Toprol Xanax

  58. White coat syndrome
    ... me on more bp med because of it. I am already on atenolol (low dose) for tachycardia. That doesn't help my...
    ... me on more bp med because of it. I am already on atenolol (low dose) for tachycardia. That doesn't help my...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine Diovan

  59. Antibiotics and Elevated BP
    ... into a frenzy here. I am on medication for my BP -- Atenolol 50 mg. AM/25 mg. PM as well as a diuretic. The doctor ... split the Atenolol dose because at almost exactly the 12 hour mark, my...

  60. atenolol and type 2 diabetes
    ... hypertension in Type 2 diabetes. Beta-Blockers (like Atenolol ) and calcium-channel blockers are more effective than ... adverse outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes. Atenolol is not usually thought of as a first-line agent for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Benicar Diovan

  61. Shall my mum stop taking beta blockers?
    ... headache, fatigue, depression, slow heart rate - Atenolol (tenormin again?) 50 mg plus a tranquillizer and vitamin ... urine test soon. Will the medication now taken i.e. Atenolol plus Lorazepam (the tranquiller) affect the test result...
    ... change medication so often, we've decided to give Atenolol one more chance. So two-week medication was given...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lorazepam Nifedipine tenormin

  62. Atenolol-side effects
    ... Hi....I was just curious...I know atenolol has alot of side effects, but Have any of you ever ... releive the itch, and I am wondering if it could be the Atenolol ....I have 95 percent of all the side effects listed...
    ... I had to get off atenolol because it had cut my sleep down to 3 hours a night...
    ... what Zip told you) is that my physician, when I took Atenolol , told me "the way we are told to treat hypertensive...
    ... I had to get off atenolol because it had cut my sleep down to 3 hours a night...
    ... The Doctor is considering taking me off of atenolol because of weight gain, and unknown causes of this ... rash I have---how can I safely get off of 50mg of atenolol if he does? Should I start taking a half a pill a ... side effects to doing that. Anybody here ever stop atenolol before? Thanks Cathy...
    ... .whatcha Think? Of Course He Flat Out Denies That Atenolol Can Cause Weight Gain...but I Am Living Proof! As ... May Be Allergic To Some Part Of An Ingredient In The Atenolol ...he Said If I Still Have Trouble With My Pulse That...
    ... Cathy, You hinted at the way I weened off atenolol . I used propranolol for a couple weeks. Basically ... have the "addictive" potential of the longer lasting atenolol . But your 1/2 pill a week and 1/4 pill a week will ... instead of later, you won't have to bother with the atenolol weaning at all. I agree, there should be a diuretic...
    ... Cathy, You hinted at the way I weened off atenolol . I used propranolol for a couple weeks. Basically ... have the "addictive" potential of the longer lasting atenolol . But your 1/2 pill a week and 1/4 pill a week will ... instead of later, you won't have to bother with the atenolol weaning at all. I agree, there should be a diuretic...
    ... Hi everyone. I'm taking Atenolol now and I hate it. I can barely stay awake and at...
    ... I'm new to this posting. I've been on Norvasc and Atenolol since last August. While I haven't had swelling I...
    ... Cathy, The package insert in Atenolol specifically states to discontinue use if a rash occurs ... re allergic to it. Careful, though, I took 25mg of Atenolol once a day for over two years and had to wean off...
    ... David, You are unable to loose weight on Atenolol because it interferes with your body's ability to ... tolerant. These are the main reasons athletes won't take Atenolol ....
    ... friends with mine! LOL! I gained alot of weight on atenolol too! Of course the doctor's answer was: "It's a good ... I dont think they know ALL of the side effects of atenolol . They will just tell you it causes tiredness and dizziness...
    ... Let me add the DOOFIEST atenolol side-effect imaginable. I took 50 mg./day for December ... Well, it CAN'T. Within a week of stopping the atenolol , the Dollar Store reading glasses went back into the...
    ... Hi....I was just curious...I know atenolol has alot of side effects, but Have any of you ever ... releive the itch, and I am wondering if it could be the Atenolol ....I have 95 percent of all the side effects listed...
    ... I've been on atenolol now for a little over a month now and I still get...
    ... vision just acting up again?. I've been off and on Atenolol for awhile and I can certainly relate to all the side...
    ... I've been on atenolol now for a little over a month now and I still get ... Yes.. That is just one of the MANY Side Effects of Atenolol . Tell your doctor you cant handle it, and hopefully...
    ... could wean off when hooked again. The killer with atenolol removal is either tachycardia so bad it results in...
    ... Yes.. That is just one of the MANY Side Effects of Atenolol . Tell your doctor you cant handle it, and hopefully...
    ... I have been on atenolol 50 mg. for about 9 months. I convinced my Dr. to ... tired all the time. My dr. has me weaning off the atenolol by cutting the pill in half and taking 1/2 pill for...
    ... of you are experiencing. My only complaints with atenolol is the tiredness. I can fall asleep at the drop...
    ... medicine shouldnt give you "heart failure" like the atenolol does...(Swelling of the ankles, legs, or feet) but...
    ... of you are experiencing. My only complaints with atenolol is the tiredness. I can fall asleep at the drop ... your doctor..as that is one of the cautions of taking atenolol , that tells you to tell your doctor immediately..while ... happens, you can prove it to him by going into the atenolol site and printing it out...[url]http://www.drugs.com ... / atenolol .html[/url] This is what it says: • If you experience ... of the following serious side effects, stop taking atenolol and call your doctor immediately or seek emergency...
    ... Norvasc, once a day, but I do have to wean off the Atenolol for about 2 weeks. So I hope this helps....
    ... give me high blood pressure all over again! I took Atenolol for nearly two years before I discovered the reason...
    ... I see Atenolol is causing more heartache :) . Seriously this drug...
    ... I'm on Norvasc "and" Atenolol....I've cut my Atenolol down to half, but don't seem to be able to get off...
    ... My husband has been taking Atenolol for about 5 years and has also developed severe eczema ... ve never considered that it could be caused by the Atenolol and will certainly talk to his doctor about this....
    ... I am also concerned about Atenolol and possible side effects. My concern is the drug...
    ... to the begginning all the posts on side effects of atenolol . scary. they just increased my husbands dose to 50 ... fingers and palms-we never even thought to relate it to atenolol . the dermatologist said it was a reaction to medication ... having the weakness-I wonder if the higher dose of atenolol is doing this. also they tried ace inhibitors-forget...
    ... time, I should have be able to work myself off of the Atenolol . My pressure "is" more erratic with the lower does...
    ... m horrified about all the bad things written about Atenolol . I've been on it for about 6 months (25 mg). My...
    ... experiment with. But..there "are" alternatives to Atenolol . I'm having a terrible time getting off of it. You ... and had never had a weight problem. She started on Atenolol and put on twenty five pounds in about six months ... . Again, we never thought of the Atenolol causing the problem, we thought she was just getting ... hard and has taken the weight off and she is still on Atenolol , but has to watch very carefully what she eats. My ... worse than others. I think many doctors prescribe Atenolol because it is cheap....and, maybe some people get ... going to has had the same problem with her hair and Atenolol that I am having. I asked her if she was going to...
    ... Wow. I'm glad I read all these side effects about Atenolol . I was just prescribed this med and wanted to research...
    ... Before you wrote about the hair loss, I wasn't aware Atenolol could cause it. Since then, I read that it's considered...
    ... Before you wrote about the hair loss, I wasn't aware Atenolol could cause it. Since then, I read that it's considered...
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  63. Going off toprol xl
    ... them that close....a razor helps.) When I went off atenolol , I had one scary day with a heartrate over 100 (and...
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  64. Switching from Atenelol to Toprol?? help??
    ... that you've gotten accustomed to the effects of the atenolol and want to continue...perhaps at 50 mg (a very common ... My own mother was on the Ativan (similar to Xanax)- atenolol route and it MANGLED her sleep pattern causing 3AM...
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  65. Norvasc???
    ... Norvasc, and Mini Press now but did take Minoxidil and Atenolol too before the adrenal was removed. She will have...
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  66. Combining Altace and atenolol
    ... Altace, or exhaustion, impotence and insomnia from the atenolol (huge dose BTW). I'm AMAZED the atenolol 150 mg...
    ... Does anyone have experience combining Altace and Atenolol ? I have had hbp for 20+ years. The left side of ... my heart is enlarged, too. 150 mg of Atenolol regulated my heartbeat but didn't do enough for my ... from beta blockers, regardless of whether it was Atenolol or Toprol. After I made changes to my lifestyle,...
    ... already had a leaky valve from childhood. The extra Atenolol (100 in the morning and 50 at night) mainly keeps ... it seems to be working. My only side effect to the Atenolol is sporadic ED....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Toprol

  67. drug regime,not helping
    ... you've noticed the more mixing, the more problems.. Atenolol 12.5 is just too small a dose. I'd recommend something ... like atenolol 50 mg plus some hydrochlorothiazide if you tend to ... good at pill-splitting.) If you are a man however the atenolol will cause erection problem. Women do better with...
    ... you've noticed the more mixing, the more problems.. Atenolol 12.5 is just too small a dose. I'd recommend something ... like atenolol 50 mg plus some hydrochlorothiazide if you tend to ... good at pill-splitting.) If you are a man however the atenolol will cause erection problem. Women do better with...
    ... heart rate is VERY common, almost universal, with atenolol and usually a desirable side effect for those with...
    ... heart rate is VERY common, almost universal, with atenolol and usually a desirable side effect for those with...
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  68. NyQuil cough meds and HBP - ok to take?
    ... but usually stays closer to 130/80 or less. I take Atenolol once per day (25mg). I also like to take NyQuil to...

  69. Weird pulse changes -- no explanation
    ... Hi -- I'm on 75 mg. of Atenolol (50 mg. AM/25 mg. PM) and have been on this dose for ... always been disturbingly high to me -- even while on Atenolol , it averages around 90 bpm. My doctor chalked it ... to 60 bpm. The 60 bpm doesn't concern me -- I know Atenolol lowers pulse rates -- but why now, all of a sudden...
    ... amarra, Atenolol is doing exactly what atenolol does. Worry not about the change! Why the double...
    ... now about the changes! The doctor told me to take Atenolol 2X a day (50 mg AM/25 mg PM) because 75 mg. in the ... hours later, I was spiking again. I personally think Atenolol isn't the drug for me, but my doctor seems determined...
    ... seems aok then Amarra. I have been taking 50 mg. atenolol for the last 30 days. That's QUITE enough of a trial ... month, I'd NEVER had allowed myself to be talked into atenolol (WITH Norvasc AND thiazide)....who in blue blazes ... rdiologist for followup today and starting weening doses of atenolol tonight....risky to do cold turkey! NEVER again with...
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  70. Bp Med? Reduce Sex Drive
    ... me it was all the beta blockers the ended in -ol ( Atenolol , Toprol...). They not only produced ED, but killed...
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  71. 20 years old and high BP. - PART II -
    ... and dribbles out VERY slowly. Verapamil is more like atenolol in that it's tailored for 24 hour dosing! 3) Excercise ... going through it now....just off Norvasc and still on atenolol . I am marking EVERY calorie in January and have still...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norvasc Verapamil

  72. Atenolol
    ... Yep, Weight gain is almost universal with atenolol . I'm on 50 mg. the past month and am dieting (calorie...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Propranolol

  73. Beta-Blocker Musings
    ... Warning: BABBLE approaching :) I've been doing atenolol 50 mg this last month. It's given me some sleep disturbance...
    ... that is medically knowledgeable....??? My 25 mg of Atenolol seems to be waning. After 2 months of nice low BP ... a reading of 128/83 with heartrate of 58. Does Atenolol re-set in a particular body this way? It's fine....

  74. Question about mixing bp meds..
    ... started I was on 25 mgs of Lisinopril and 12.5 mgs of Atenolol for several months... That controlled my blood pressure ... many report from the Lisinopril and the Beta Blocker ( Atenolol ) lowered my heart rate lower than the doctors wanted...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis Diovan Lisinopril Norvasc

  75. Variable Blood Pressure
    ... diagnosed with HBP when I was 38, and started taking 25 mg Atenolol once a day. I'm still taking the same dose. I recently ... at home monitor when my doctor doubled my dose of atenolol . On the second day, after having finished a rather...
    ... diagnosed with HBP when I was 38, and started taking 25 mg Atenolol once a day. I'm still taking the same dose. I recently ... at home monitor when my doctor doubled my dose of atenolol . On the second day, after having finished a rather...
    ... studies. As for me, I'm down to taking 12.5 mg atenolol once a day with no change in blood pressure--it still...
    ... diagnosed with HBP when I was 38, and started taking 25 mg Atenolol once a day. I'm still taking the same dose. I recently ... at home monitor when my doctor doubled my dose of atenolol .OF COUSE, CONTROLLING TO A DIASTOLIC OF 48 WAS REASON ... do as you see fit- I'm not a doctor) is to cut the atenolol to 12.5....(requires deftness of hand) and do a months...
    ... to 12.5mg for about a week now. I'm one of those atenolol users who can't wean off the medication quickly. ... problems, I'll be happy to maintain on 12.5 mg of atenolol . I feel human again for the first time in two years...
    ... RATUALTIONS on being able to generate the 18.75 mg. dose of atenolol .....did you ever work as a diamond cutter ?:D:D ... occurs when the beta blocker wears off???? I've been on atenolol 50's for 3 weeks and haven't gotten more than 4 hours...
    ... start cutting your sodium your taste for it wanes. Atenolol makes me sleep really good, but for the first few ... but I never experienced them. If I drop my dose of atenolol too quickly, though, I'll have severe insomnia, so...
    ... I have now officially weaned off atenolol completely. My BP is averaging about 123/76 on no...
    ... stopped my propranolol 3 days ago (it's a good ween from atenolol ) and will NEVER be induced to go on beta blockade...
    ... stopped my propranolol 3 days ago (it's a good ween from atenolol ) and will NEVER be induced to go on beta blockade...
    ... Zip, I've never taken anything but toprol XL and atenolol , but from reading the information, it seems they ALL...
    ... weening off one of the longer lasting blockers like atenolol or nadolol (3 day half-life...OY) you can take propranolol...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Propranolol Verapamil Toprol Inderal Nadolol


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