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  1. Please Help Med Advice
    ... 60mg procardia Xl 20mg benicar 40mg lisinopri 25mg atenolol 25mg hydrochlorothiazide 0.1mg clonidine and I...
    ... 60mg procardia Xl 20mg benicar 40mg lisinopri 25mg atenolol 25mg hydrochlorothiazide 0.1mg clonidineWow, you...
    ... horrible... From most likely to least likely I'd rate: ATENOLOL CLONIDINE PROCARDIA LISINOPRIL BENICAR THIAZIDE...
    ... instead of procardia didn't work as well then he added atenolol , then just kept adding I'm 6'4 198lb, ive had my BP ... Morning) 30mg Procardia xl 25mg hctz (Bedtime) 25mg Atenolol 40mg Lisinopril 0.1mg clonidine...

  2. Lenin - Need Your Knowledge
    ... control and nervousness...but then I was taking it with atenolol at the time, so who knows. I MIGHT give diltiazem...

  3. Angiotensin receptor blockers and myocardial infarction
    ... Cozaar'a results were very positive. (Compared to Atenolol , Capoten (In ELITE-1) and versus placebo Cozaar proved...

  4. CCB's and Insulin
    ... anxiety these days cause I'm presently weaning off atenolol . MAN. I have never delt with anything like this. I...

  5. Atenolol and GERD
    ... Harry - that's great that Atenolol causes you no problems. You're one of the lucky ones...
    ... new it was just dx today and I was put on 12.5 of ATENOLOL , WAS WONDERING IF YOU GUYS COULD give me some info...
    ... the point of severe esophageal erosion...she was on atenolol for over 20 years! I never put them together alas ... might be more helpful for those tizzies than the atenolol (a small dose) but some people report that beta blockers ... relaxed. Me, I get insomnia from them. In some people atenolol shows a FAST BP drop, in others, so-so. Most people...

  6. Help with High Blood Pressure
    ... guess something about hypertension the doctor gave me atenolol and I have not heard to many good side effects. about...

  7. Do BP meds target systoic or diastolic?
    ... advocate!!. I have reduced my norvacs to 25 mg/day and atenolol to 12.5 mg/day. I feel 100% better with a lower beta...

  8. High blood pressure and fast pulse
    ... put me on YET ANOTHER blood pressure pill - 50 mg of Atenolol . :) I just really do not understand why I am...

  9. Switch From Atenolol To Cardizem
    ... different drug class, called ARB, so no problem. Atenolol is a Beta-Blocker and should be stopped gradually ... think that you can take it while gradually taking off Atenolol , anyway I'm not a doctor :) so maybe in the case of ... different but I'm sure that you have to gradually take off Atenolol . I hope that someone else help you more than I ... sure that it's save to take Cardizem while taking off Atenolol or not. Good Luck, Michael...
    ... think she made a huge mistake by having me stop the atenolol that quick.. talk about a horrible feeling, i will...
    ... t remember but there is people here that took off Atenolol in 3 months :). I'm trying to take my Med off in 1...
    ... also ask her if it's save to grudually take off Atenolol while you are on Cardizem. please tell me what she...
    ... I am trying to get off atenolol while taking a form of diltiazem which is the generic ... light headed a lot. I might add I have been on atenolol for 19 years. Don't know if that's a factor or not...

  10. Persistent anxiety attack
    ... an anxiety problem but she says no. I used to take atenolol @ 50mg and I think that was the root of my anxiety...

  11. Amazing how some docs differ on BP med recommendations
    ... very logical. He also claimed that my 47 BPM from the Atenolol is GOOD, said it won't hurt me a bit. But I did tell...
    ... Stump, TENORMIN is just atenolol . I think he may have been referring to TENORETIC which...
    ... happens when that young heart gets old? I was put on atenolol at 42 now 20 years later it is making my life miserable...

  12. Dud BP drugs...taken from another thread.
    ... fun to share your DUD drugs!! Mine are: Lotrel Atenolol Cardizem Avapro Avalide - Made me crazy!!! DUDS...
    ... Corgard (nadolol) with it's 3 day half life, it can make atenolol seem like a PEP pill once the levels of nadolol accumulate...

  13. Does Atenolol Cause Leg Problems??
    ... sensation of "leaden legs" is that some people on Atenolol develop edema (mild or worse) of the lower legs which...
    ... I have taken atenolol for a lot of years. It has always made my legs feel...

  14. Is this possible???
    ... switched her meds. Today, for the first time she took Atenolol (sp?) and Ter...HCTZ something or other (a diuretic...
    ... high readings, even on diovan and a diuretic. Now on Atenolol 25 mg once a day and my average readings are 120/72...

  15. Norvasc & Atenolol Leg Pain
    ... Norvasc for a month or two... and then do the same for atenolol to see if your leg pain goes away. You may need a...
    ... pain in the hip or knee. I just went off of Norvasc & atenolol to benicar hct. How long would it be before the effects...

  16. Clonidine ? - mgreylorn
    ... but her dr won't help her wean, instead he added atenolol . She did not want to take a beta blocker....

  17. Question about Toprol
    ... are a class of hypertension meds, some examples are atenolol , metoprolol (Toprol), propranolol and there are others...

  18. Low Blood Pressure???? Symptoms????
    ... have high blood pressure that is being treated with Atenolol , and Atacand HCT. I took Atenolol by itself for years ... pressure. My doctor added Atacand HCT 16 mg to the Atenolol 50mg a couple weeks ago, and I'm seeming to have pretty...
    ... possible side effect. Nausea is more common with Atenolol , a beta blocker. It may also lead to headache. ...
    ... recall being under 140/88 for years with just the atenolol . How about pulse rates??? Any idea what is considered ... those? Mine get down to the low 50's because of the atenolol . Is that dangerous???...

  19. I take 3 Blood Pressure Meds
    ... sledding! Do you think she would be happy trying atenolol or do you fear a repeat of whatever trouble she had ... with Toprol? I'm thinking atenolol and thiazide or the loop diuretic she's taking now...

  20. Quit Again
    ... shelf I could use. Verapamil, Cozzar, Ferosemide and Atenolol . I have tried different combiations of these and always...
    ... would give me the same headaches. I would think the atenolol would DECREASE the incidence of headaches. Cozaar...

  21. Kidney damage from high BP?
    ... on the Clonidine (and I'm almost done weaning off Atenolol ) it seems to average around 130/83 which I am happy...
    ... the heart contracts. Examples include metoprolol, atenolol , labetalol and propranolol. Common side effects are...

  22. Avapro
    ... experienced this and does it get better? I was on Atenolol and then on Enalapril in the past. The Enalapril ... Both make me tired. Still, both are better than the Atenolol . I think I posted something similar to this before...
    ... Before then, it was in the high 50s to low 60s. The Atenolol kept it in check (actually, it brought it too low...
    ... in the beginning of the year when my doc put my on Atenolol . When I started the Enalapril, my pulse started to...

  23. Why do BP meds cause insomnia?
    ... decent night's sleep I know SOME people can sleep with atenolol but for me it's worse than 10 cups of coffee at midnight...
    ... I take Atenolol early in the morning (like 6am)....it doesn't keep...
    ... cause it? My insominia started when I was only taking Atenolol and the dose was bumped up to 100mg. When I first ... started on BP meds I took .25mg Atenolol and I didn't have sleep problems....
    ... showed that six betablockers, our two, propanolol and atenolol amongst them, caused loss of sleep, particularly during ... as he's started remembering dreams since being on atenolol and never did before. Study said it was something...

  24. A question for men on Atenolol
    ... to find that info. My doctor just switched me from Atenolol . ve gone awaySo far, It's been okay. Sex with my wife...
    ... though NOTHING is as bad as the beta-blockers like atenolol ....

  25. Clonidine reducing my BP DRAMATICALLY!
    ... toddler! I should mention that I have been taking Atenolol (50 mg) during all the BP med experimention process ... upon standing. I am also going to wean myself off the Atenolol and HOPE that the Clonidine, alone, can sustain my...

  26. Are all calcium channel blockers created equal?
    ... everybody - so I was taking 80mg Norvasc with 50mg Atenolol - took the Norvasc for about two weeks, have been ... on Atenolol longer) and I decided Norvasc wasn't for me...it caused...

  27. questions for those using or had used ACEIs
    ... altace, Full dose in the am. At night I take 25mgs of atenolol and 1/2 of .1 mg of clonidine. Sorry, can't comment...
    ... experienced on Norvasc. Currently, I'm only on 50mg Atenolol , but I know eventually I will need something more...
    ... experienced on Norvasc. Currently, I'm only on 50mg Atenolol , but I know eventually I will need something more ... my BP down. Is your doctor going to have you take atenolol and clonidine at the same time? In my opinion, that...
    ... I am slowly weaning myself off the Atenolol . The Clonidine, so far, is working great, brought...
    ... the same time. It makes it harder to get off the Atenolol . Good thing you are weaning off it. Clonidine...

  28. New to BP Meds
    ... something more than what he was taking ( lasix 20 mgs & atenolol 75 mgs ) Any opinions? Cass...
    ... husband just got his first script for BP meds. But atenolol IS a BP med...I presume it was prescribed after his...
    ... husband just got his first script for BP meds. But atenolol IS a BP med...I presume it was prescribed after his ... Thanks Zuzu, Yes you are correct. He has been on atenolol every sice his attack. Sometimes I forget it's a BP...

  29. Info on weaning off of a beta blocker
    ... beta blocker. Up until two weeks ago I was on 50MG of Atenolol which was causing my hair to fall out. I tried switching ... could no longer take the rapid heart rate (I took the atenolol for high blood pressure, not tachycardia) so my Dr...
    ... wean yourself off this doctor! ;) Knowing that atenolol may have been the cause of your hair loss, to put...
    ... Dr made a bad call by telling me to just stop the atenolol . I actually am going to start weaning myself this...
    ... I was not on both meds at the same time. I was on atenolol and then he told me to stop taking that and switch...
    ... kind of side effects did you experience weaning off Atenolol ? I was thinking about doing that and want to know...
    ... Hi, coming off of the atenolol was pretty horrible. I had a rapid heartrate, even ... and I feel so much better. I know some people love atenolol but now that I am no longer taking it I feel like ... stomach issues. I never knew how bad I felt while taking atenolol until I stopped taking it. It feels wonderful to exercise ... something that near impossible for me while on the atenolol . My advice is reduce dosage slowly and you should...

  30. Odd question..
    ... of the past two weeks I tried so hard to get off of Atenolol (50mg) and what a horrible exp. it was. The reason...

  31. Help are these symptoms normal.
    ... is my third day on the pill. I also take 100mg of atenolol for my BP. My doctor decided that i need the diuretic...

  32. How dangerous are SPIKES?
    ... time by mistake! They look just like the Beta blocker Atenolol . I was wondering why I felt so calm all day. I felt...

  33. 4th day off of a beta blocker
    ... I was on 50mg of Atenolol and my Dr. didn't wean me off of it. Just had me stop...
    ... I was on 50mg of Atenolol and my Dr. didn't wean me off of it. Just had me stop ... from the increased rate and rebound affect. I took Atenolol and am now off of it. I am not sure about Micardis...
    ... If you need some relief, why not take a LITTLE atenolol ...maybe 25 mg every other day. Do this for a week ... that! No, Micardis will NOT alleviate the shock of atenolol withdrawal one bit....
    ... every other day for a few days and VOILA, I'm off of atenolol . I was scared silly ...... but it can be done. Very...

  34. Anyone experience strange sunburn - ACE users?
    ... same reaction when I went to the pool and I am on Atenolol 25mgs I had itching of my wrists and ankles. I am...

  35. Causes of Increased Heart Rate
    ... So, I've been off of atenolol for a few weeks. Thought I was doing well until this ... this previously happened I went straight to blaming atenolol . Now I can't do that. I went to dr today - he took...
    ... what it used to be. I think it is still probably the atenolol . It sometimes takes months to completely recover from ... Did you ask the doctor if it could still be the atenolol ? It probably wouldn't have done any good to ask though...
    ... the drugs etc - but, somehow I remember, way before Atenolol , that the reason I started taking it was for a blood ... out of the blue. So I'm not really thinking that the atenolol may have caused my recent spiking. I've read about...
    ... the drugs etc - but, somehow I remember, way before Atenolol , that the reason I started taking it was for a blood ... out of the blue. So I'm not really thinking that the atenolol may have caused my recent spiking. I've read about ... Benicar, HCTZ ( ARB + diuretic ) @ 2pm 25 mgs of atenolol @ 7am & 7pm .1mg of clonidine @ 10pm This resulted ... each other :) So, now on 10mgs of altace, 12.5 of atenolol , and 25mgs of HCTZ I feel much better and BP is within...
    ... of your replies. Yes, That's why I was started on atenolol . It was steadily in the 90s and I have been up to ... 143. With the atenolol it's in the mid 60s. Mine works like yours. Pulse...
    ... gave me samples of Coreg. I don't want to go back to atenolol and I took a small dose last week and my problems...
    ... manifest. You might also still be responding to the atenolol induced catecholemine sensitivity. You aren't taking...

  36. Is your BP lower after exercising?
    ... everyday I might not need meds! Problem is, the #@$! Atenolol makes me too tired and unmotivated to run everyday...
    ... everyday I might not need meds! Problem is, the #@$! Atenolol makes me too tired and unmotivated to run everyday ... on bp meds even longer! I recently switched from Atenolol to Lisinopril and now to Cozaar. I know what you ... mean about the Atenolol and exercise! Talk to your doctor about switching ... from a Beta Blocker ( Atenolol ) to an ACE Inhibitor (Lisinopril) or ARB (Cozaar) ... . I can tell the difference now that I'm off the Atenolol ! Now, in my case when I was switched from Atenolol ... paranoid!!! But I am enjoying not being on the Atenolol ! If you are into fitness, talk to your doctor about...

  37. Yet another Atenolol question!
    ... least talk to a pharmacist before just stopping the atenolol . In the past I have had doctors tell me to just stop ... t learn this lesson untill I was already hooked on atenolol . Stopping a beta blocker "cold turkey" can cause ... unmedicated BP was and what kind of control you got with atenolol . Most of us who take a beta blocker also take other ... wean on the beta while starting a new med but if the atenolol has your BP under control (say 120/80) or lower and...

  38. Cozaar Cough??
    ... I was recently switched (not weaned) from Atenolol to Lisinopril where I developed "the cough". After...
    ... you could use in the interim. Don't go back on the atenolol unless you want another wean...and of course, going...

  39. Meds?
    ... not like...and took myself off. I was then put on Atenolol 50mg...and did not like that either. I am now experiment ... ing...Lisinopril 10mg and Atenolol 25mg...seems to be OK...my blood pressure is averaging...

  40. What don't you like about Atenolol?
    ... The reasons why I could not take atenolol : 1) it caused GI Track problems, making my stomach...
    ... The reasons why I could not take atenolol : 1) it caused GI Track problems, making my stomach ... thoughts of dying, for the first several years I took atenolol . That one finally went away though....
    ... I've just started taking Atenolol again after a break from it. Last time it lowered...
    ... Goodness, so many things I dislike about Atenolol ...like the loss of half of my hair, high anxiety,...

  41. Atenolol Question
    ... pain occurs? Can you desribe it? Is it worse with the atenolol or better (angina pain will FAR more likely without...
    ... LOW heartrate even on exertion after only 12.5 mg. atenolol ....

  42. Unusual behavior
    ... months, I ceased taking this pill. Then it was onto Atenolol - which I am now completely off of too. It feels...

  43. Alcohol Opinions Please?
    ... BP & pulse rate 110 out of the blue. He put me on Atenolol & Plendil and told me it was my genes. Well trying ... I stopped the Plendil and I want to wean off the atenolol as I have way too many bad effects from it. I would...
    ... raise blood pressure. Try gradually weaning off the Atenolol and see what happens. Take your own blood pressure...
    ... strenuous which is a real struggle right now with the atenolol but I'm getting a minimum of an hr a day thanks to ... it was the wine :) I can't wait to get off the Atenolol .... that stuff is poison....

  44. BP and Heart Rate
    ... heart rate? I was recently switched from 100mg of Atenolol to 50mg Cozaar. I can feel my heart rate at times ... trying to run. I hope I don't have to go back to the Atenolol ....
    ... Did you just stop taking the atenolol ? If you did that is the cause of your high heart rate ... for awhile. Other questions - how long were you on atenolol and what kind of BP control are you getting now? ...
    ... For a number of years, I was taking 100mg Atenolol , 2mg of Terazosin, and 50mg Triamterene. Two months ... ago, I was switched from 100mg Atenolol , to 20mg of Lisinopril. Still taking the same doses ... the 20mg of Lisinopril (which was substitued for the Atenolol ). But I'm still taking the 2mg of Terazosin, and...
    ... Two months ago, I was switched from 100mg Atenolol , to 20mg of Lisinopril. Still taking the same doses ... lasted 1 month (due to the coughing). So did you stop atenolol "cold turkey"? Or wean down ? Its been two weeks ... the 20mg of Lisinopril (which was substitued for the Atenolol ). But I'm still taking the 2mg of Terazosin, and ... should be reported to the doctor. I suspect that the atenolol was keeping down the heartrate and either stopping ... the atenolol or possibly taking the Terazosin without the atenolol...
    ... I agree. That very high dose of atenolol and long time on it has caused you to habitually produce...
    ... So did you stop atenolol "cold turkey"? Or wean down ? ... When did ... tachycardia start? I had been taking 100mg of Atenolol , the next and subsequent days (following Dr. visit...

  45. Plendil question
    ... not sure if that makes a difference. I'm on 25mg of atenolol which I take at night so is that why I don't have...
    ... your BP and you should be fine. Now, getting off atenolol is much more complicated. Pal...

  46. Atenolol Question
    ... Since i have been on Atenolol my usually very mild allergies have become pretty ... allergic to everything lately. I truly believe its the atenolol , for me... I saw an immunologist who told me I...
    ... I had that on triamaterene with hctz and atenolol but it was no where near as bad as the one with lisinopril...
    ... alergies and couldnt do the skin test because of the atenolol . I am going to try the sun again with more sunblock...

  47. Father-in-law's BP medications
    ... mirtazapine 30mg tab diltizaem Er 240mg/24 cap atenolol 50mg multivitamin namenda 10 mg clonazepam 0.5mg...
    ... mirtazapine 30mg tab diltizaem Er 240mg/24 cap atenolol 50mg multivitamin namenda 10 mg clonazepam 0.5mg ... hospital. I know nothing about blood pressure problems. Atenolol and Diltiazem? I am suprised that a doctor would prescribe...
    ... it seems it would be difficult to take him off the atenolol at this point....
    ... You are absolutely correct. Stopping the atenolol at his age and with his heart condition could be very...

  48. Still Spiking!
    ... So, I blamed the atenolol for spiking, but I have been off of it for maybe ... at 111 according to my monitor. I took 12.5 mg of atenolol and I quieted down. My question - is spiking a common...

  49. What is Atenolol's life span
    ... Hi I am new here and like many of you I am in the Atenolol trap, I was having personal problems that was very...
    ... means for normal kidneys is that in a day, HALF the atenolol is gone after 2 days 3/4 is gone, after 3 days 7/8 ... ELIMINATION. Unfortunately for weaners, I think that atenolol trains the adrenals to pump more epinephrine (aka...

  50. Drug Question
    ... problems and GI trackproblems which I believe were from Atenolol . I have been off of atenolol for about two weeks....
    ... problems (mostly heartburn) a short while after starting atenolol . I was eventually dianosed with a hiatial hernia and ... complained of different types of GI problems while taking atenolol I'm now wondering if maybe that was my cause too. ... problems with OTC products for awhile. If it is the atenolol things should eventually return to normal. As I have...

  51. Are all beta blockers considered equal
    ... could cause the same effects. After weaning from Atenolol I find that I have decent b/p but rapid heart beats...

  52. Enalapril
    ... for about 3 weeks now. It's much better than the Atenolol and I haven't had any problems with a cough, but I...
    ... with the fatigue. It's not day to day fatigue like Atenolol , but when I'm working out or exercising in any way ... gone back up to the 80s and 90s since I stopped the Atenolol ....
    ... probably haven't even gotten all the effects of the Atenolol out of your system yet....
    ... with the fatigue. It's not day to day fatigue like Atenolol , but when I'm working out or exercising in any way ... gone back up to the 80s and 90s since I stopped the Atenolol . I too have the Enalapril fatigue problem. Ok during...

  53. Medication Question
    ... I haven't taken medication ( atenolol ) for the past few days and I am wondering how long...

  54. Taking Atenolol For Hbp During Pregnancy
    ... From drugs.com, Atenolol is in the FDA pregnancy category D. This means that ... atenolol is known to have harmful effects on a developing baby ... weight and other effects have occurred. Do not take atenolol without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant...

  55. Atenolol for Episodic HBP
    ... Hi - I am weaning off of atenolol and not doing too bad. But I'm wondering can atenolol...
    ... Hi - I am weaning off of atenolol and not doing too bad. But I'm wondering can atenolol...

  56. Pulse Rates
    ... I've been trying to wean off of atenolol - got down to 12.5 mg, but my pulse rate has gone...
    ... An increase in pulse rate can be expected during an Atenolol wean and in general, "normal" (resting) pulse can...

  57. can a calcium channel blocker (diltiazem) actually increase pressure?
    ... My doctor switched me from atenolol to a calcium channel blocker. It has been almost ... just keep rising. I only needed a tiny dose of the atenolol to keep it under control, so I am surprised that even ... asked my pharmacist if I could take a tiny dose of atenolol with it and she said I could...so I take the atenolol...
    ... Yep, it's entirely possible. If atenolol keeps it under control, you most likely need somthing ... Do you have a high heart rate and you don't like atenolol ? You may need a cardizem/ACE or ARB combo then. ...
    ... LA because he thought my old blood pressure meds ( atenolol and lisinopril) were causing some of my symptoms that...

  58. how long does it take for diltiazem to work - help!
    ... tiny dose of lisinopril (1.25 mg) and a tiny dose of atenolol (6.25 mg) for over a year now. My doctor stopped ... of diltiazem. When I was on the lisinopril and atenolol , my blood pressure was always wonderful...like 110 ... It seems like this pill has no effect on me. The atenolol and lisinopril lowered my blood pressure a lot with...
    ... taking a small dose of something else with it, perhaps atenolol . Does anyone know if you can take atenolol with diltiazem...
    ... Generally they don't like to give cardizem and atenolol together. According to a drug interaction website ... says the cardizem can increase the effects of the atenolol . Keep bugging your doctor. You pay him for his...
    ... to just try taking both because I still have some atenolol from when he prescribed it before. But I decided...

  59. ACE Inhibitor vs Beta Blocker
    ... I had been taking Atenolol for a number of years before I asked the Dr. about ... because of what I've read about a Beta Blocker like Atenolol and its effects on excersise. The heart rate is lowered ... he recommended switching one of my medications from Atenolol to Lisinopril. I have noticed the increased heart...
    ... Okay, I was on: 100mg of Atenolol (Tenormin) 75mg of Triamterene (Maxide) 2mg ... Terazosin (Hytrin) The only change is instead of the Atenolol , I'm now taking 20mg of Lisinopril....
    ... Okay, I was on: 100mg of Atenolol (Tenormin) 75mg of Triamterene (Maxide) 2mg ... Terazosin (Hytrin) The only change is instead of the Atenolol , I'm now taking 20mg of Lisinopril. jv, From what...
    ... run up to par. jv, If you decide to stay on the atenolol maybe you could ask your doc to let you try 25mgs...
    ... I was ready to go back to my old Beta Blocker ( Atenolol ) but he suggested I try an ARB (Cozaar - 50mg). He...

  60. Can This Be Possible?
    ... While I'm trying hard to get off of atenolol I find another reason why this should be done NOW...
    ... swell and cut off your air. Are you SURE it's the atenolol ? More often implicated in angioedema are the ACE inhibitors...

  61. Propronolol vs Atenolol
    ... dreams, panic) and for causing THESE symptoms I think atenolol is a dilly. I like the non-selective (propranolol ... , nadolol) much more than atenolol , but maybe if I had asthma or heart failure with trouble...
    ... trouble with it (IF I don't take any after 5 PM.) Atenolol , on the other hand, which I've really only taken for ... though are a SEVERE side effect and if due to the atenolol usually means stop immediately....
    ... beta-blockers, Inderal! Metoprolol is more like atenolol in that they are both "selective" Beta-1 blockers...
    ... the pulse rate and heart contractions similar to the Atenolol ? Or is it less severe? I know that the Atenolol can...
    ... for mg. basis I don't know if it's less or more than atenolol . It's hard to compare the two. I know it has FAR...
    ... for mg. basis I don't know if it's less or more than atenolol . It's hard to compare the two. I know it has FAR...

  62. Has anyone QUIT Diovan?
    ... have any side effects from it but I was also taking atenolol and my pulse got too low so I had to switch. They ... didn't even try to stop the atenolol just the diltiazem. I have had nothing but problems...
    ... Cardizem. Start taking it while you wean off the atenolol . That's what I did - I went back to Tiazac (variant...
    ... Cardizem. Start taking it while you wean off the atenolol . That's what I did - I went back to Tiazac (variant ... medication untill my BP this AM was 88/56. He has me on atenolol 50mgs, altace 10mgs, Benicar HCT 40/25 and 1 mg of...
    ... problems, I really don't think being on both Cardizem and Atenolol for a short period of time like a few weeks to a few...

  63. Beta Blockers - Feeling Sorry For Myself
    ... I am so miserable on Atenolol to say the least. Got down from 50 mg to 25 w/no problem ... one is hard to come by. All in all my pressure on Atenolol has been great. Except for occasional spikes. If...
    ... I am so miserable on Atenolol to say the least. Got down from 50 mg to 25 w/no problem ... one is hard to come by. All in all my pressure on Atenolol has been great. Except for occasional spikes. If ... Verapamil it lowered my heartrate thought not as low as Atenolol and I liked it until I got a splitting headache up...
    ... I am so miserable on Atenolol to say the least. Got down from 50 mg to 25 w/no problem ... one is hard to come by. All in all my pressure on Atenolol has been great. Except for occasional spikes. If...
    ... think propranolol is a MUCH kinder beta-blocker than atenolol (tenormin.) Don't overlook hydrochlorothiazide...

  64. Side Effects
    ... possible that side effects (in this case those of Atenolol ) can pop up sporadically rather than remain constant...
    ... possible that side effects (in this case those of Atenolol ) can pop up sporadically rather than remain constant...

  65. Tenormin Discontinuation
    ... based shortness of breath) I had to start adding the atenolol back to get my BP down from the high 190s / 90s. I...
    ... Curious to know if while anyone was tapering off Atenolol if a symptom of sweating occurred. I have started...
    ... Cassiebell, there are several drugs that can be taken with atenolol . I think all the major bp drug classes can. It isn ... 't a good idea to take atenolol with clonidine, but I think that is the only one. ... you talked with your doctor about wanting to get off atenolol and being switched to another med? Besides, you would...
    ... thought I was really crazy. He says "it can't be the atenolol ." And that's that! But we all know better! He did...
    ... thought I was really crazy. He says "it can't be the atenolol ." And that's that! But we all know better! He did ... tried to tell them I think it's a side effect of the atenolol but they tell me the same thing as you. I called my...
    ... doctor you need to get on something else and wean off Atenolol ASAP. Don't let him dismiss you as crazy. If he...
    ... I'm tapering off of Atenolol right now. I was at 100mg a week and a half ago and...
    ... I was on Atenolol for two months. 50mg for the first month. 100mg ... doc that I wanted to try a different med because the Atenolol was making me too tired. He switched me to 10...
    ... I feel lucky that weaning off the Atenolol hasn't been too traumatic (knock on wood). Good...

  66. Medication Question
    ... Although Atenolol does the job for me in lowering my pressure, it's...
    ... lolasmom, Oh my goodness you sound like me. I to am on atenolol and HATE it. It makes me winded all the time and tired ... or rash. Which is better than this I have been on Atenolol six months and am only aking 25 but hate it I can...

  67. Atenolol raise blood glucose levels
    ... Humm, that is interesting. I never new atenolol did that. I take 25 mgs of it per day. What dose...
    ... have no affect as the only one I eliminated was the Atenolol ....
    ... that raise glucose levels. Please note that Tenormin ( Atenolol ) is one of them. This is non-commercial. [url]http...

  68. Is It Time To give Up?
    ... count. I am now on: Benicar 40/25mg, altace 5mg, atenolol 25mg, and 1/2 of .1 mg of clonidine with a BP range ... the job. Back Oct. 2003. I was on Diltiazem 240 and atenolol 25. I started having pretty bad palpations so my GP ... sent me to cardiologist #1. He increased my atenolol to 50. My pulse went down to 44 and I started feeling...
    ... especially when I went up to 240 mg from 180 mg. Both atenolol and diltiazem decrease pulse, so it isn't surprising ... to 44, especially when you went up to 50 mg on the atenolol . You might first try cutting back on the diltiazem ... to keep the diltiazem at 180 mg and cut back on the atenolol to 25 mg. I got really depressed when my blood...
    ... frustrating. Hang in there. :) Are you aware that Atenolol can raise blood glucose? For that matter I am going...
    ... would love to but they won't let me take it with the atenolol and they won't let me stop the atenolol till my BP...

  69. Meds- AM or PM
    ... when to take b/p medication. I am on a low dosage of Atenolol , went from 50 mg to 25 mg and lately have been waking ... middle of the night with nausea wondering if it's Atenolol related. Figured I try it in the AM? Is this a good...
    ... changes, I take 32 mg Atacand, 4 mg Cardura and 25 mg Atenolol in the morning. I take 2.5 mg Norvasc at night....
    ... I would think reducing the atenolol would reduce nausea, not increase it. Try the dose...
    ... changes, I take 32 mg Atacand, 4 mg Cardura and 25 mg Atenolol in the morning. I take 2.5 mg Norvasc at night. ...

  70. Stopping Atenolol
    ... I tried stopping Atenolol cold turkey. I was taking 50 mg. Dr said it would...
    ... refill. I'm looking forward to getting off of Atenolol . 50mg was okay, but 100mg is kicking the crap out...
    ... monitoring my BP for a year before we decided to try the Atenolol , but the thought of being on a med for the rest of ... will work a little better. I think my doc put me on Atenolol since my BP was running high and my pulse had skyrocketed...
    ... Lillians Axe -read you were weaning off Atenolol . How are you doing? And how are you going about it...
    ... I finally got my Atenolol refill over lunch today. I only had 50mg on wednesday...
    ... don't want to make it worse. I'm only taking 25 mg. atenolol at night. It had slowed my heart rate a lot and improved...
    ... driving and theater from the balcony. Well, with atenolol I felt as if my eyes were aging a decade a day and ... same efffect that makes our legs muscles tired from atenolol (try climbing a LONG flight of stairs or RUNNING) ... to post this but forgot about it after I tossed the atenolol into the USELESS bin, but you jarred my memory....
    ... then, Man this is some scary stuff! I was only on the atenolol for 9 days!...
    ... my doctor's appointment. He is weaning me off the Atenolol and I'm going to start Enalapril (sp?). I'm looking...
    ... I don't understand why some doctors say to stop Atenolol cold turkey (like mine did) when most on the board...

  71. Norvasc and Depression
    ... amphetamines. No depression at all. I took it along with atenolol and didn't sleep for more than 4 hours a day the whole...
    ... amphetamines. No depression at all. I took it along with atenolol and didn't sleep for more than 4 hours a day the whole...

  72. Malt Vinegar for BP?
    ... Is the propanolol cheap? How does it compare to Atenolol in your opinion?...

  73. ARB's, Thiazides and Beta Blockers a safe combo?
    ... Diovan 160 with a diuretic, and now added to that, Atenolol 25 mg twice a day. This is due to high readings...
    ... rise. I think at this point I will take the 25 mg Atenolol twice a day only, start walking and keep track of...
    ... and that's why I have been trying to wean off the atenolol . I have run into problems there because I understand ... blocker and clonidine. When I get down to a low dose of atenolol I get rebound hypertension and anxiety so I tried ... neither do any of my docs. Last night I took 25mgs of atenolol and about 3/4 of the clonidine .1. Today my BP is...
    ... found out they were not good together? I have been on atenolol for 20 years. I just recently found out about the ... now. Previously (in 1993) I was taking 100mgs. of atenolol and .1 mg of clonidine every day for 5 years. I changed ... clonidine more than once a day while weaning off the atenolol . My doctors have given me permission to take up to...

  74. Atenolol
    ... Cher, Nobody here likes atenolol much but to give the devil his due, it WILL help with ... medium with a pill splitter. THe main reason I hated atenolol were the lack of pep (of which I have little ENOUGH...
    ... Everyone is different, I've been taking Atenolol since 2001 with no problems, starting on 25, and now ... I'm on 50. Atenolol was one of the first BP med's to come out back in...
    ... heart rate was already lower on only the 25 mg. of Atenolol that I took last night. I also noticed a little depression...

  75. 4 meds - what to do next
    ... Anyway, I'm now on 32 mg Atacand, 2.5 mg Norvasc, 25 mg atenolol , 4 mg Cardura, 300 mg CoQ-10... My BP is now running...
    ... Anyway, I'm now on 32 mg Atacand, 2.5 mg Norvasc, 25 mg atenolol , 4 mg Cardura, 300 mg CoQ-10... My BP is now running...
    ... It would be interesting if you could lose the atenolol , (not my favorite BP med and rife with side effects...


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