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  1. advice please
    ... I take atenolol (50mg), along with Micardis Plus (80 mg). I was taking...

  2. ZERO Drug Trial (again)
    ... BP medication. I have ranged from 25mg to 75mg of atenolol . Each time I lowered it, my BP actually went lower...

  3. Question about lisinopril
    ... for about a month and then my doctor switched me to atenolol . My latest blood test now shows my TSH level is low...
    ... will test for T3 and T4. I'm on a beta blocker now( atenolol ) but I thought lisinopril was an ACE inhibitor. I ... before going on the lisinopril and then changed to atenolol because I got the cough. My first blood test since...
    ... for about a month and then my doctor switched me to atenolol . My latest blood test now shows my TSH level is low ... after the lisinopril (the ACE inhibitor) or after the atenolol (the beta blocker.) :) Your second post seems to...
    ... to having the dreaded cough. My doctor gave me the atenolol and gave me another blood test that same day and that...

  4. Anyone with adverse reaction(s) to Atacand (ARB) ?
    ... bp medicine to replace the atacand. I take 25 mg atenolol which i think is the best although, unfortunately...

  5. BP medication and running
    ... lisinopril but couldn't stand the coughing. Now I'm on atenolol . Does anyone have any recommendations on what medications ... effect on athletic ability. I just started on the atenolol so I'm not sure of the effect yet, but what I've read...
    ... worst...you'll probably fiind running really tough on atenolol . Depending on how much BP control you need, the...

  6. My Blood Pressure Readings!!!!
    ... BP readings I have had done since I took myself of Atenolol about 7 weeks ago. Remember, I have had NO drugs ... thing that puzzles me is that when I was started on Atenolol I weighed LESS than I do now (about 9 kilos or so...
    ... amaxing! I am not sure what they were while I was on atenolol . I was just told it was good by the doctor (not high ... any more). Prior to being on atenolol my BP readings were: 133/88 to 136/89 I took...
    ... the acupunture and the herbs. I have been off the Atenolol for about two weeks now and my readings are in the ... better. I will try anything to keep away from the Atenolol ! Good luck to you and I am glad you are feeling better...
    ... the acupunture and the herbs. I have been off the Atenolol for about two weeks now and my readings are in the ... better. I will try anything to keep away from the Atenolol ! Good luck to you and I am glad you are feeling better ... from you again! I am really happy to hear you off Atenolol . I bet you are feeling loads better (like me). It ... and it is so nice to be listened to. When I was on Atenolol I had really bad depression (never had depression...

  7. just mois again
    ... Hey there guys :) Since my last post titled ' Atenolol should be banned' I am doing loads better. I have ... any more antihypertensive medications due to the way Atenolol made me feel. I told him I was going to lose weight ... what my typical BP reading was prior to being put on Atenolol (he never told me this before btw) and he told me...
    ... forego drugs is a good one. Life is better without atenolol isn't it?...
    ... forego drugs is a good one. Life is better without atenolol isn't it? Hi there Lenin :) Cheers for your ... comments. Yeah, life is sweet since being off Atenolol . I really do feel like my old self now and I have ... are the readings I had when the doctor prescribed me Atenolol . I don't know what my blood pressure is at the moment ... t understand why he had the urgency to get me onto Atenolol when they weren't too bad. The thing that bugs me...
    ... March time and that was just before I took myself of Atenolol so it will be interesting to see what it is!!! ...

  8. What is normal
    ... very high, so today, he added Micardis Plus to the atenolol . My problem is salt, and I must stop using it. For...

  9. Anyone have experience with Verapamil sr
    ... with Verapamil- 40mg lisinopril 25mg hctz and 12.5mg atenolol after 4 days blood pressure is about 140/90. the nifedipine ... or dizziness like room is spinning. Trying to kick Atenolol I'm down to 12.5mg from the 50mg i was on the past...
    ... Do you think that maybe the toprol xl or atenolol is the cause of your misery. When my mom took both...

  10. amlodipine versus nifedipine?
    ... Im sick to death of all these BP meds! I was on atenolol for over 20 years with no side effects ever but for ... amlodipine. Anyone?? please give me advice. I do believe atenolol has a calming influence and now im off it i just feel...

  11. Beta Blockers & Weight Loss
    ... blocker? Did you place it with another med? I take Atenolol , and I haven't gained weight from it - only from eating...

  12. low blood pressure noticed after surgery
    ... then got as high as 94/52 i do take heart medicines atenolol pravachol k-dur and niaspain also a few weeks ago...

  13. What's the best alternative to Atenolol
    ... diagnosed with sinus bradycardia caused by my 50mg atenolol which my kidneys were not excreting properly so there ... so i was sent to hospital. I am now decreasing my atenolol slowly 25 mg. Im feeling awful most of the time but...
    ... pulse rate is "normal", but I find that on 50 mg. of Atenolol , I'm always tired. I'm going to ask the doctor if...
    ... Hello. When I noticed the word " Atenolol ", I had to respond! I have been on this med for about ... doctor, and was told these symptoms were not from the Atenolol , and to keep taking it. I am at my wits end and feeling ... anything else is wrong with me. It is in my head that the Atenolol is the culprit, and just wondering what anyone here...
    ... jd - how many mg. of atenolol do you take? I don't have head pressure or stiff neck...
    ... Hi Arlmond18, I have been on 25 mg. of the Atenolol for about 5 months. I know the Atenolol didn't cause ... anyplace or do anything. I started to wean myself off the Atenolol , and I know my doctor is going to be very upset with...
    ... tired also, who knows? I also take Micardis with the atenolol . I wish I didn't have to take either of them! Arlene...
    ... with my head and neck! After thinking it might be the Atenolol , I finally found out I do have a disc that is "out ... But, I really have to wonder what in the heck the Atenolol does to a person's body. I never had neck pain, or ... Might sound silly, but I just have to wonder did the Atenolol bring this on? Who knows with all the side effects ... feeling better, and let me know if you went off the Atenolol and if your trying anything else. Good luck to you...
    ... The Baby My Bp Was Still Up And My Doctore Prescibed Atenolol . I Missed A Few Doses And For The Past 4 Days I Have ... Tell Me If My Symptoms Sound Like Thats Probably The Atenolol ....
    ... blockers is whether they are "cardioselective", or not. Atenolol is cardioselective (doesn't affect the lungs and/or ... and 2 of the most commonly prescribed beta blockers, atenolol , metotropol, and Toprol XL, which is a timed released ... arteries, I have read. I abruptly stopped taking atenolol in May of 2003. I restarted the med in 10 days due ... warned me about stopping a BB abruptly. I was taking atenolol for high BP and tachycardia. I lost about 20 pounds...
    ... are getting back to good health. When I went off the Atenolol , I did it very slowly and I didn't have any problems...

  14. low blood pressure
    ... low blood pressure funny thing is my doc has me on atenolol for high blood pressure and a-fib been on it for 7...

  15. How bad are withdrawals from Inderal?
    ... instant hit kind. I felt almost nothing when quitting ( atenolol withdrawal made me jittery and slightly tachycardic...

  16. Atenolol should be banned!
    ... I have been on Atenolol for over a year, 25 mg. just once a day. Several...
    ... I personally think I should never have been put on atenolol . As I said above, I think it is because I am of child ... about my depression to begin with she said it wasn't atenolol and said she could prescribe me ANTI DEPRESSANTS!...
    ... i am on atenolol 50 mg a day for the last 7 years i do feel tired at...
    ... I'm also take 50 mg of atenolol for a few years now. I just was reading on the heart ... possible side effects. I haven't gained any weight from atenolol - only from eating chocolate. I will ask my doctor...
    ... I was taking a mild diuretic along with 50 mg. of atenolol , and a blood test showed that my potassium was slightly...
    ... After reading some of the posts concerning Atenolol , I feel that perhaps I am not nuts, as I was beginning ... Like "Very Unhappy" and "Autumn 1", I also think Atenolol is a terrible drug. I felt good untill I began this ... but he says NO! I began to wean myself off of the Atenolol yesterday, taking 1/2 of the .25mg pill, and will ... listening, and hope everyone writes more concerning the Atenolol . It is good to hear other people's experiences, and...
    ... us and let us know how you are doing after being Atenolol -free for awhile. Curious to see if your neck and backaches ... away. It is listed as a possible side effect of the atenolol , but so small that doctors usually brush it aside...
    ... leg and ended up in the ER. I've been on 50mg of Atenolol for over 10 years, and my wife has been on it for...
    ... health. I will post as to how my tapering off of the Atenolol is going, and if the side effects have lessened or...
    ... I didn't realize how many people take Atenolol ! I've been taking it for a few years - 50 mg. once ... mg), which I started last month. I was taking the atenolol with a diuretic, but my potassium level was slightly...
    ... After reading some of the posts concerning Atenolol , I feel that perhaps I am not nuts, as I was beginning ... Like "Very Unhappy" and "Autumn 1", I also think Atenolol is a terrible drug. I felt good untill I began this ... but he says NO! I began to wean myself off of the Atenolol yesterday, taking 1/2 of the .25mg pill, and will ... listening, and hope everyone writes more concerning the Atenolol . It is good to hear other people's experiences, and ... there I started this post. I have now been off Atenolol for almost a month and I feel like my life is mine ... happier now :D I wish you all the best, remember ATENOLOL DOES cause severe side effects. Doctors are not HOLISTIC...
    ... curious to know. I definately want to lower my dose of atenolol to 25 mg. I'll discuss it with my doctor next week...
    ... glad you are feeling better since you stopped the Atenolol . It just makes me so very angry when I think of the ... feeling well, and actually told me to keep taking the Atenolol . I am still in the process of weaning off, taking ... feeling better and better now that your off that stupid Atenolol . I have decided not to take any bp medications once ... I get off the Atenolol . I'll take my chances! Thanks and keep in touch....
    ... Hi -- I seem to be one of the few people who likes atenolol ! I developed hbp in my mid-40s (family history), ... on the whole, it's worth it to not be so anxious. Atenolol alone doesn't control my bp enough; I also take 4 ... . I was able to leverage the calming effect of atenolol to re-train myself in how I react to stress -- it...
    ... "Want To Manage", Just read your post concerning atenolol , and it is good to hear that it has worked well for ... any meds that we have to take. I have been off the atenolol for about two weeks now, but, unfortunately, I am ... pain despite the arthritus. I keep wondering if the Atenolol brought all this about by somehow intensifying the ... to you and I hope you continue to do well with the Atenolol . Judy...

  17. Beta Blockers
    ... Hiya there Well I was prescribed Atenolol before anything else. I t hink it is because I am ... a family. See my post. I personally would ban Atenolol if I could :) . Ruined my life so it did. Christine...

  18. Natural Way
    ... know how it all goes. I am not taking medication. Atenolol ruined me. I am going to lose the weight, exercise...

  19. A thought for the whitecoat problem
    ... nhbrick - I also take 50 mg of atenolol . I was taking a diuretic (very mild) along with it ... bit low, so the doctor substituted micardis with the atenolol . He also lent me a BP monitor and told me to record ... - all through the night as well. Do you only take atenolol or another med with it?? I was doing much better when...
    ... Thanks for your responses. I just take the 50mg of atenolol . Been on it since january where previously I was only...

  20. High blood pressure medications
    ... I have been taking 50 mg. of Atenolol for high blood pressure, twice a day for about two...

  21. Lotensin & Micardis feedback - anyone?
    ... I take 50 mg of atenolol with 80 mg of micardis plus. I don't have any weight ... from the meds. I do however, feel tired (from the atenolol ). My BP is not picture perfect for sure. It fluctuates...
    ... Sonia - I take Micardis Plus (80 mg) along with atenolol and norvasc. Now that you mentioned it, sometimes...

  22. Want to hear positives on Toprol XL
    ... I am on hydrochlorothiazide for blood pressure and Atenolol to reduce my fast heart rate to normal...
    ... palpitations at night, for instance, just 1/4 of a 25Mg./ Atenolol knocked them right out, usually for several days....
    ... it looks as though Toprol is the CLOSEST thing to Atenolol (both selective) except the Toprol is an extended...

  23. Taking ACE and Beta Blocker(please read)
    ... Benzaphril(sp?) for about 3 months now.. And 50 mg of Atenolol for a few years. The Lotensin worked wonders when...
    ... Benzaphril(sp?) for about 3 months now.. And 50 mg of Atenolol for a few years. The Lotensin worked wonders when...

  24. Alright Healthboards. Please help. I'm getting tired of all of these problems.
    ... like you are a good candidate for a Beta Blocker. Try Atenolol ...mainly because it is so cheap and wildly used. ...
    ... Avapro and verapamil and start on a smallish dose of atenolol , propranolol or nadolol. Don't let anyone talk you...
    ... Avapro and verapamil and start on a smallish dose of atenolol , propranolol or nadolol. Don't let anyone talk you...
    ... minutes. After a shower it was 139BPM. I went on 50mg Atenolol and my heart rate dropped to 45 to 55 BPM. I reduced ... Atenolol to 25mg and now my heart rate is 58 to 65 bpm....

  25. High systolic
    ... normal 76 to 80. Pulse 70 to 80. Am taking 10 mg of Atenolol daily. This keeps my heart rate down a bit because...
    ... normal 76 to 80. Pulse 70 to 80. Am taking 10 mg of Atenolol daily. This keeps my heart rate down a bit because ... causing the headaches. Was it this way BEFORE the Atenolol ? This could also be due to the very low dose of Atenolol ... IF your BP was ALWAYS like this even BEFORE the Atenolol then there could be another problem. Sometimes a CCB...
    ... Low dose of Atenolol because heart rate would even be lower on more dosage...
    ... Low dose of Atenolol because heart rate would even be lower on more dosage ... Stumper Twokatss You are welcome. I have used Atenolol actully quite a bit and when I lower the dosage, sometimes...

  26. Got Switched to Apo-Hydro (duyretic)
    ... I was taking 50mg of Atenolol but then my Doctor switched me to Apo Hydro 25Mg ... effect with the apo hydro, where as it was on the atenolol . Any info would be appreciated. Thanks!!...
    ... a good thing. I always drank alot of water on the Atenolol anyways, and the diuretic doesn't make me drink anymore...

  27. Supplements seem to have stopped working. Dr. wants me to use Coreg.
    ... months. Toporal Xl caused extreme fatigue as did Atenolol . Cardizem caused swelling and fatigue . I have gained...
    ... Lisinopril, Diovan hct, Diovan, Toporal XL, Cardizem, Atenolol , and some more that at this time I can't recall. ... of swelling in my feet and hands and body aches. Atenolol wiped me out. Right now I am still not giving up...

  28. Beta Blocker Discontinuation
    ... little unstable for a week. I have been on 25mgs of Atenolol twice a day for about 7 years. A few years back my ... been found. I have been having side effects from the Atenolol for some time now and really want to taper off the ... like is some feed back from people who have taken Atenolol , and have successfully tapered off of it. I have been...

  29. Supplements have brought my bp down
    ... I have been on lisinopril, diovan, diovan hct, atenolol , cardizem, and some more which right now I can't think...
    ... I have been on lisinopril, diovan, diovan hct, atenolol , cardizem, and some more which right now I can't think...

  30. cozaar side effect question
    ... soon as I cross 90. I have been given cozaar and atenolol regiment to control it while changing my life style...

  31. switching to beta blocker. any input??
    ... to some point. BUT then again, it may not for you. Atenolol , which is the newer version does not cross this barrier ... . I have tried Atenolol and like Lenin says, is noy really good nor bad (in...
    ... Hi Omalll, I've been taking a beta blocker ( atenolol ) for about 3 years now. I find it's great for relieving...

  32. What is a "good" pulse rate? 60, 70, 80???
    ... problems as well. Mine has always been around 60 BPM. n Atenolol can drop to 48, even 45. Then I can feel lousy....

  33. Can the body become tolerant of Atenolol and Lisiniprol?
    ... to your question 'can the body become tolerant to atenolol '.........yes i believe it can. I have been on it ... under control and we are trying to get me off the atenolol but my body does not like that decision!...

  34. Could it be the Atenolol
    ... If you didn;t get them BEFORE youn started the atenolol , maybe what you need is trial WITHOUT the drug to ... then probably the doctor is right about raising the atenolol to 50 mg...beta blockers are the usual treatment for...
    ... palps BEFORE the drug... Actualy , if anything, Atenolol ought to be helping GET RID of palps as opposed to...
    ... the same thing but when I told her I didnt like the Atenolol she said to drop down to half of a tablet at night...
    ... the same thing but when I told her I didnt like the Atenolol she said to drop down to half of a tablet at night...

  35. This Verapamil sure hits all the right buttons
    ... horsed around with for about a year now. Cozaar, Lasix, Atenolol and Verapamil. Sometime ago I tried Verapamil and ... SLOWLY move back up to 60 which I liked ALOT. The Atenolol always took it to 48, sometimes 45 and if I was doing...

  36. Stopping Atenolol question
    ... currently take 1/2 a tablet of the 25 mcg dosage of Atenolol (low dose I know). I have been taking atenolol for ... disorder and hate those sensations. Has anyone stopped Atenolol or does anyone have ideas on what I can expect? If ... will pass out. Thanks for your help! I stopped atenolol last Sept after taking it for 20yrs. Over the years ... and even depression and anxiety all resulted from atenolol . I had the same experences as you. I went on for...
    ... terrible drug and told my dr. how I felt. I hate atenolol and wish you all the luck in the world getting off...
    ... I have used Atenolol as well. IF you want to go off of it it is good ... Verapamil, but that is me. I have been on and off Atenolol a few times and yes, it seems to be just a bit ruffer...
    ... less and less everyday. I have noticed since starting atenolol I have spider veins on my legs and stuff. I never...
    ... site to discuss blood pressure. I've been taking Atenolol for about 4-5 years now. I went from low dosage 25gr...
    ... I am also 26 years old, was on 25mg of Atenolol , was fatigued so my Doc switched me over to a diuretic...
    ... I am currently trying to wean myself off Atenolol . I have been taking it for about 5 months and have ... desperate at this point to feel half normal again. I agree Atenolol is a terrible drug and I have also read so many reports...
    ... The more I read about atenolol side effects, the more scared I'm getting. I've been ... until I see my doctor next week. I was taking the atenolol with a diuretic, but my potassium level was a little ... dragged" down, and now I'm thinking it must be the atenolol . I wonder how my BP would be without all these drugs...
    ... Atenolol is a beta blocker like toprol xl. I wouldn't stop...
    ... and told her that I had been weaning myself off the atenolol , and she didn't seem to concerned that I did this...

  37. Palpations
    ... beautiful". He wants me to take ativan :) or go back on atenolol :) As some of you may recall I have had BAD experences...
    ... take it "as needed" rather than becoming a slave to Atenolol . For me the difference was the dose of Ativan I took...
    ... about spikes in BP and racing heart. I too was on Atenolol but was able to wean off without a problem. My pressure...
    ... about spikes in BP and racing heart. I too was on Atenolol but was able to wean off without a problem. My pressure...
    ... about spikes in BP and racing heart. I too was on Atenolol but was able to wean off without a problem. My pressure...

  38. Need to Switch My Meds, someone help
    ... you MIGHT be able to do is try a Beta blocker like Atenolol . So cheap, so very cheap. Even without insurance it...
    ... also had some leg and ankle swelling with it. Atenolol is cheap, but beta blockers is not the first choice...

  39. I've recently switched to cozzar - what to expect?
    ... one of the lesser offensive ones I tried outside of Atenolol . But that is me. Cozaar probably gave me about the...

  40. Acohol and Atenonol
    ... experienced any problems -- I've been taking 50 mg atenolol for over two years now....

  41. When is BP Meds no longer req'd
    ... have taken various meds and finally settled on 50mg Atenolol and 2mg Candesartan. Anyway my readings average 130...
    ... you can get off drugs. I'd start with rolling the atenolol back to 25 mg./day and keep close watch for 60 days ... good, you can choose whether to go lower with the atenolol or to cut the candesartan to 1 mg. Only self-experimenta...

  42. Swelling from Norvasc???
    ... a low dose of norvasc about a month ago. I was on atenolol for my hbp, but when I was diagnosed with Raynaud...
    ... take accupril, with the norvasc. I was originally on atenolol but was taken off that because it was causing problems...

  43. Vision and CCBs are related?
    ... :D:D! In truth though, I took the Norvasc with atenolol ...it MIGHT have been from the latter although propranolol...

  44. "Extra Heart Beats"
    ... currently taking 10mg of Norvasc daily. I've tried Atenolol , Enalapril, hydrocholorthiazide, an ARB (I can't remember ... strange heart beats with all of those drugs, except Atenolol . Before I started taking these drugs, I was having ... pulse was consistently in the 60s. Other than my Atenolol days, my pulse is now in the high 70s and usually...

  45. From Sular to Procardia to Atneolol, what can I expect?
    ... Thursday and my meds were changed from procardia to atenolol 25 mg once per day. My husband takes this at a much ... the more side effects I developed. I'm afraid the atenolol will do the same. My blood pressure is slightly lower ... with the atenolol as well as my pulse rate. My pulse is down from 85 ... and tired of being sick and tired. So far the atenolol has releived a lot of the symptoms I had experienced...
    ... they say, "practice makes perfect." :D With the atenolol , the swelling and breathing problems should abate...
    ... after the nurse practictioner saw me, to take the atenolol in the evening around 6 in order to combat the fatigue...

  46. Pulse Rate
    ... Having been off of Atenolol for months now with averaging pretty decent pressure ... the high side, pulse rates such as this. While on Atenolol I was in the low 70's however just couldn't deal with...

  47. Headaches
    ... alot of other complaints about them as well. BUT Atenolol , which is the one I use is sooooo cheap ! It's a Beta...

  48. Panic/Anxiety Disorder with HBP HELP?!
    ... treadmill. If you DO opt for medication, probably low dose atenolol is the best of bad choices. If you can lose 10...
    ... treadmill. If you DO opt for medication, probably low dose atenolol is the best of bad choices. Hi: Just found this...

  49. Are all beta blockers the same?
    ... Having bad problems with Atenolol I am wondering if a different beta blocker would cause ... problems, i.e.: Propranolol, Coreg, etc? I tolerated Atenolol for a while, having to wean because of lousy side ... wean because of side effects different than that of Atenolol , i.e. depreession. That's why I am wondering if this...

  50. 55 yr old ADD Male with adverse side effects of Dexedrine
    ... Amphetamines. My primary care physician put me on Atenolol ( 50 mg per day ). This worked great, some time was ... I have since consulted a Cardiologist to change my Atenolol . He is admittedly not very familiar with Amphetamines ... control to control my pulse and BP. I’m back on the Atenolol , feeling normal except for the ….. and still seeking...
    ... cause you to cough incessantly. As you found out, atenolol is one of the very worst pills for men who are HOPING...
    ... Amphetamines. My primary care physician put me on Atenolol ( 50 mg per day ). This worked great, some time was ... I have since consulted a Cardiologist to change my Atenolol . He is admittedly not very familiar with Amphetamines ... control to control my pulse and BP. I’m back on the Atenolol , feeling normal except for the ….. and still seeking ... medication for this situation? :) If you were on atenolol for 4 years and then just stopped I would guess that ... caused your HR and BP to soar, not the cartia. I was on atenolol for 17 years and it was lowering my HR too low so ... generic form of cartia) while gradually weaning off atenolol . It took me 5 months to go from 25mgs of atenolol ... of diltiazem (cartia) is not equivalent to 50mgs of atenolol . You would probably need at least 240mgs. I'm stilled...

  51. Overmedicated?
    ... for me, they have given me the least side affects ( Atenolol ). But now I am experimenting with a Diuretic (Lasix...
    ... is more than likely the Beta blocker. With to much Atenolol my heatrate would get down to 45 BPM. I felt as though...
    ... Atenolol has kept my bp under control but I have been living...
    ... Atenolol has kept my bp under control but I have been living ... Autumn, Yes, and it's hard to argue with the cost of Atenolol . Cash price for a month is $7.00 and on my insurance...
    ... But, right now , at least, it is a little Lasix or Atenolol or Cozaar....

  52. Two meds for high blood pressure
    ... I take 2 meds -- atenolol (beta blocker) and mavik (ACE inhibitor). Between...

  53. dietary advice etc for hbp
    ... Inhibitor were significantly better than the beta-blocker atenolol and a diuretic. Patients who were randomized...

  54. should i be concerned??????
    ... with high bp about 1 1/2 years ago. I was taking atenolol and lisinopril hctz20/25 for like 8 months. yesterday ... noticed my pulse was like in the 30's so i stopped the atenolol sticking with lisinopril but my bp readings are like...

  55. Help needed trying to quit toprol
    ... I finally got off atenolol (also a beta blocker) after taking it for 18 years...

  56. Atenolol and Acid Reflux...
    ... weakens the esophageal sphincter also. My mom was on atenolol FOREVER and had a continuing serious GERD problem...
    ... understand why GERD is not listed as a side effect for Atenolol . I never had a problem before I started, my weight...
    ... down the heart rate and help with palps . I got off atenolol in Oct and started diltiazem. Cass...

  57. Coffee
    ... meds that I mess with...Lasik, cozzar, Verapamil, Atenolol . I see good in all of them but the best I found with ... Verapamil and Cozzar, or Verapamil and a tiny bit of Atenolol , but still looking for that magic mixture. 60Mg. ... to "stick" awhile. Verapamil 40Mg. and 6.5 Mg. of Atenolol work really well to but the affect seems shorter....
    ... careful because he noticed that I was also taking Atenolol . He said that sometimes docs can mix the two but keep...

  58. Excuse me?????
    ... have experienced dizziness on both diovan and now on atenolol . I even had a bout of positional vertigo that I feel...

  59. ACE Cough?
    ... returned so im now on Candesartan 2mg as well as the 50mg atenolol . This new BP Med is giving me a strange feeling in...
    ... have many side effects. Swimming can be tough with atenolol , AND atenolol can readily give vivid dreams. But...

  60. cardizem SR 90mg twice daily
    ... the problem of the slow pluse and the weaning off atenolol . I'm just a little hesitant to up the Tiazac because...
    ... with and to wean off of. I am so happy to be free of atenolol . When I was on both Tiazac and atenolol my pulse was...

  61. sexual drive and atenolol
    ... My husband is 68 years old and on atenolol plus 15 other pills per day. He also has had his ... cancer. He has not had a problem in that area. So the atenolol may or may not be the problem....

  62. CCBs other than Norvasc please
    ... the only depression I had came from the beta blocker atenolol . Although side effects from diltiazem are not common...

  63. ToprolXL, Spironolactone, Catapres, Terazosin and EXTREME FATIGUE
    ... clonidine will sap all your energy. I was on 50mgs of atenolol and .1 clonidine. I was so tired and depressed I couldn ... weaned myself off the clonidine first and then the atenolol . Maybe you could try either verapamil or diltiazem...
    ... combo that is laying you. I'd expect that Toprol and atenolol would behave very simiarly in this regard. Like stopping...
    ... combo that is laying you. I'd expect that Toprol and atenolol would behave very simiarly in this regard. Like stopping...

  64. atenolol? Help
    ... following, or better yet use ONLY one of the following... atenolol 50 (cheapest.) lisinopril forget the Benicar if ... of 20% of the population's problem. Beta-blocers ( atenolol ,) ACE inhibitors (lisinopril), and ARB's (Benicar ... treat the salt sensitive, if it doesn't work then atenolol or lisinopril will get the other. I think its wise ... with frequent insomnia, I'll bet it's the nighttime atenolol ....
    ... finally have a normal BP. I was on: beta blocker ( atenolol ) 50mgs ARB (benicar) 40mgs ACEI (altace) 10mgs ... and I feel great. I think your problem is the atenolol and clonidine. They are nasty by themselves but together...
    ... Ya Cassiebel I think your right about it being the atenolol and clonidine, maybe I should start taking Procardia ... again with my lisinopril and hctz and wean off the Atenolol and Clonidine. or try another CCB, which one work...
    ... Ya Cassiebel I think your right about it being the atenolol and clonidine, maybe I should start taking Procardia ... again with my lisinopril and hctz and wean off the Atenolol and Clonidine. or try another CCB, which one work...
    ... clonidine because I was only taking .1mg and I was also on atenolol at the time. The hard part came when I started trying ... to drop the atenolol . I still keep clonidine around "just in case". Makes...

  65. Meds are not helping lower BP
    ... all depends on the person. As active as you are the Atenolol and such will not work. I workout hard 5-6 days a...

  66. What do you think of LASIX?
    ... Felt good too, but I did find myself adding a little Atenolol (quarter pill) during the day as I felt a slight jump...
    ... sound correct? I had to weigh the Lasix with taking Atenolol , Verapamil or Cozaar. Cozaar actually looks to have...
    ... average of 113/71 ALL day today on just 1/4 of 25Mg. Atenolol and 10 Mg. Lasix YESTERDAY morning ! That Atenolol...
    ... Well. I am off of the Cozaar again and back to Atenolol . A couple days ago I thought the Atenolol was acting ... questions for you....Is there a med that is similar to Atenolol in the Beta family that is a Extended release version ... ? What would be the closest to Atenolol as a "selective" blocker? The reason I am asking is...
    ... main reason to choose a Beta-1 selective blocker like atenolol is to avoid asthmatic symptoms...other main "selective...
    ... main reason to choose a Beta-1 selective blocker like atenolol is to avoid asthmatic symptoms...other main "selective ... scale of 1-10 with 10 being the best I can still give Atenolol a 7. But that is not to say that I haven't felt good ... Tenormin actually better than other brands or makers of Atenolol ? Also, what is the half life of Atenolol? The...
    ... I did find a site that explains the half life of Atenolol as being 6-7 hours. But it also said that a full dose ... scary. Glad you were alright. One thing about Atenolol . I know that ALOT of people have trouble with it at...

  67. Trandolapril...Mavik
    ... about 15 lbs over my optimum weight. I take 50 mg of atenolol (a beta blocker) and 4 mg of Mavik (ACE inhibitor ... many anti-drug postings on this site. Many are anti- atenolol (beta blocker). In my experience, atenolol has been...

  68. When would it be time accept you have high BP and need medication?
    ... mentioned this in my first post, but I've already tried Atenolol , which to be frank, scared me off trying meds again...
    ... definitely making my numbers worse. My doctor put me on Atenolol , which did not agree with me at all, in fact I felt ... gives me the least side effects. The expereince on Atenolol really has scared me off. I don't want to repeat any...
    ... now) around menopause, I jumped on it. I take 50 mg atenolol (beta blocker) and 4 mg mavik (ACE inhibitor) every ... from these postings that a lot of people don't like atenolol . For me, however, it's the backbone of my treatment ... , because my main bp trigger was anxiety, and atenolol neutralizes that. I'd love to hear other people...
    ... now) around menopause, I jumped on it. I take 50 mg atenolol (beta blocker) and 4 mg mavik (ACE inhibitor) every ... from these postings that a lot of people don't like atenolol . For me, however, it's the backbone of my treatment ... , because my main bp trigger was anxiety, and atenolol neutralizes that. I'd love to hear other people ... s opinions. everyone has different experiences on Atenolol it seems. Like you I had a lot of anxiety when I went...
    ... temporary aid. There are plenty of alternatives to atenolol (I think that was my first medication). Go talk to...

  69. Side effects of Lisinopril and Atenolol
    ... call the doctor's office first. I've never taken Atenolol ....
    ... that's not too serious just annoying as can be. Atenolol and mood disorders are a common combo but at least...
    ... I took atenolol for a month and experienced anxiety. the doctor told...

  70. Has anyone ever taken Toprol,norvasc or Tarka??
    ... Atenolol can be taken instead of Troprol....
    ... Kuch, atenolol is still a beta blocker just like toprol xl. That...

  71. Edema And High Bp,,,is This Normal??
    ... take 50 mg. HCTZ daily for awhile INSTEAD of the atenolol . It will both lower your BP and reduce your edema ... lot in a month, then you can always go back on the atenolol . If it's mostly the edema that's a concern, then ... take 100 mg. twice a week while taking the atenolol . See if it drains off the water. You should see results...

  72. Benicar or Lisinopril
    ... taking 40mg Lisinopril with 30mg Procardia xl-25mg Atenolol and 25mg HCTZ and blood pressure still not under control...
    ... or the other. Right now I'm on the lisinopril with atenolol and 25 htcz and 30mg Procardia and its not controling...

  73. Would really like some input...
    ... crazy with any exertion--not easy to do on 150 mg of atenolol . Since that's not what they want my heart to do,...
    ... wants me to try increasing both the Altace and the atenolol to lower my pressure a bit more and further supress...
    ... effects. I don't have any from the Altace, but the atenolol has both good and bad....

  74. Off Atenolol
    ... first time in 20 years I have gone 24 hours without atenolol . It was a little shakey yesterday morning but as the...
    ... to accept the way I felt as normal and I believed atenolol was necessary for my heart to beat correctly. Axe...
    ... So glad to hear you were finally able to get off Atenolol , Cassie, and hope you'll be able to do fine without ... his life as practically a zombie. He had been on Atenolol , I believe since his triple bypass in 1993. All he...
    ... My husband is a heart patient and takes 50mgs of atenolol and says he can't tell any difference than before ... meds through out these years but every combo included atenolol . I wasn't even aware that stopping a beta blocker ... experences on beta blockers I started to realize that maybe atenolol was responsible for my physical decline. I had been...
    ... Cass, now you have stopped Atenolol but you are on other Meds so you don't feel any side...
    ... m still having a few withdrawal symptoms from the atenolol so I'm not absolutely sure. I took the diuretic before ... I started atenolol with no effects and I don't think the ACEI causes...
    ... ]So glad to hear you were finally able to get off Atenolol , Cassie, and hope you'll be able to do fine without ... his life as practically a zombie. He had been on Atenolol , I believe since his triple bypass in 1993. All he ... has noticed the change in me as I've come off the atenolol . The last few weeks I was only taking about 1/8 of...
    ... My mother was on atenolol almost the last 20 years of her life...she was depressed ... ever more and more arterial clogging. I am sure the atenolol did nothing to increase her life span, probably the ... her quality of life. She took the combination of atenolol and Ativan...which caused her to bolt awake every ... these two drugs is nightmarish and the scenario of atenolol causing anxiety and the the prescription of the Ativan ... to be quite common. The CURE for problems with atenolol is NO ATENOLOL....
    ... Cass Several days have passed since you stopped the Atenolol . Have you experienced any discontinuation symptoms ... sincerely hope you are successful getting off the Atenolol . Good luck! Comments appreciated. Thanks....
    ... Several days have passed since you stopped the Atenolol . Have you experienced any discontinuation symptoms ... dosage before you stopped? It's day 7 today with out atenolol and yes I do experence withdrawal symptoms. They usually ... sincerely hope you are successful getting off the Atenolol . Good luck! Comments appreciated. Thanks. I think...

  75. Specialist taken me off atenolol. Now on Carvedilol and Ramipril
    ... Anyone out there???!!! Been put back on atenolol as i swear the carvedilol was causing major rapid ... Ramipril either as i am very breathless. Have been on atenolol for a very long time so i know its not that. Any...
    ... Carvedilol (CoReg) and atenolol , are both basically beta-blockers so very similar ... in action but atenolol is a SELECTIVE beta-blocker (blocks only CERTAIN beta ... failure and thus they charge mega times more than atenolol . I saw a comparison between carvedilooll and bisoprodol...
    ... sporti, You mentioned that you have been on Atenolol for a long time and because of that you didn’t believe ... it was the Atenolol . I recommend searching for posts related to Atenolol ... rate increases. IMO your problems may be caused by Atenolol discontinuation....
    ... sporti, You mentioned that you have been on Atenolol for a long time and because of that you didn’t believe ... it was the Atenolol . I recommend searching for posts related to Atenolol ... rate increases. IMO your problems may be caused by Atenolol discontinuation. Just wanted to update you. It's ... (on another matter) and told him I had weaned off atenolol . He was very pleased. He told me he takes HBP medication...
    ... was going through was withdrawal symptoms from the atenolol . I had the shakes, rapid heartbeat, almost passing ... doctors two days ago having my BP taken 130/75 (back on atenolol and rampiril) i said i think i had withdrawal symptoms...
    ... deplete. I think the CCB I take helped me ditch the atenolol because it keeps my heart rate slower. One other ... thing about atenolol . I seem to get fewer symptoms when the weather is...


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