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  1. Atenelol Since 14
    ... doctor concerned? You need to ask questions. Atenolol is a beta blocker and they must be weaned off of....
    ... After seeing all of these people wean off of Atenolol and feel so much better, it makes me wonder why doctors...
    ... wondering if they may be due to something other than the Atenolol , even though Atenolol comes with it's own set of side...
    ... weaning. Please tell me what your weaning schedule was. Atenolol does very little or nothing for B/P & I am still on ... the weekend on a nice dinner and I don't need the Atenolol . I have had 2 EKGS, an xray of my heart and everything...
    ... am cutting a 25mg in half. However, I take generic atenolol , not Tenormin. I think it's OK because my husband...
    ... etc etc Stomach problems and fatigue are bad with Atenolol . It also doesn't do much for B/P if anything. I am ... him that he just gave me one and he said oh yeah. Atenolol is the worst imo....
    ... Have you thought of going to 100 mg (or 50 mg) atenolol and judging the effect on your blood pressure taken...
    ... I think that I can afford to wean off of Atenolol . My B/P was 108/64 again today. If I went off of Atenolol...
    ... They don't seem to have read the recent studies on Atenolol . There are alternatives. I know that my doctor doesn...
    ... months ago someone posted a study that showed that Atenolol did very little to reduce blood pressure and many ... in the 1st place. It basically made it sound like Atenolol had no major benefits at all.... even for people with ... don't have. I weaned down from 100 MGS to 50 MGS of Atenolol and my B/P is still 108/64. My pulse has increased...
    ... 12/02/04 thread started by Palamedes: Efficacy of Atenolol Questioned: [url]http://www.healthboards.com/boards ... And in March/05 by myself:Attention disgruntled Atenolol users!: [url]http://www.healthboards.com/boards...

  2. Bp Tips
    ... morning on BP meds. I would fall asleep. It could be Atenolol at 100 MGS & Lotrel at 5/20. I am weaning off of Atenolol ... going to wean off of the B/P meds. starting with the Atenolol . These are all pretty generic. Can't make bettter...

  3. Fatigue w/BP meds
    ... used to have a lot more energy. I am on 100 MGS of Atenolol (which I am starting to wean off of) & 5/20 of Lotrel...

  4. High Blood Pressure Meds - lack of stamina
    ... up on the drug. It was a really bad combo. I am on Atenolol 100 MGS & Lotrel 5/20 now. My B/P is 108-110 over ... 61-65 with a pulse of 53. I am weaning off of the Atenolol . No reason to be on a Beta-Blocker with no heart trouble...

  5. Altace + Anxiety
    ... Altace 5mg last week in addition to Benicar HCT 40/25, Atenolol 2.5. I was already taking. Before the Altace I was...

  6. When is a normal reading, really NORMAL
    ... 108-110 over 62-65. My weaning process off of the Atenolol has begun and I feel much much better....
    ... exercising. I should be fine. Lillians Axe , I was on Atenolol and my doc has taken me off and I have to tell you...
    ... had 2 glasses of wine in the past 3 weeks. My B/P on Atenolol 100 MGS & 5/20 Lotrel is 108/62 most of the time. ... off.... he wants to play cya, so I am weaning off of Atenolol on my own. I have no heart problems, so why am I on ... work RJ Worell Posted....Lillians Axe , I was on Atenolol and my doc has taken me off and I have to tell you ... terms of B/P. I took 1/2 of what I normally take in Atenolol & the side-effects are much less, I feel much more ... hunger is back. My B/P was 108/63 today. What did the Atenolol do???? Give me side-effects???? Niiiiiice. I have...

  7. bad home bp monitor?
    ... each time I visit the Doc. I'm currently taking 25 of Atenolol , I have a new Rx for 50 starting next week. ...

  8. tell me about Topril XL
    ... used as a last resort imo. I weaned in 1/2 off of Atenolol from 100 MGS to 50 MGS and I feel much much better ... times. My pulse has increased from 53 to 67-70 off of Atenolol , but I feel like a new person. On Toprol I felt horrible...
    ... Axe, good for you for finally starting to wean off Atenolol ! I figured you weren't going to do it. Glad you...
    ... should start a new thread about your weaning off of Atenolol . I know a lot of people would like to cheer you on ... First diagnosed, no meds 140/90 HR 105 12.5 mg Atenolol 96/64 HR 66 5 mg Atenolol ...
    ... 65 that was enough with a pulse of 53 on 100 MGS of Atenolol . It was time....
    ... applies to Toprol. I think the manufacturer that makes Atenolol also makes Toprol. So maybe you can get something...

  9. any help is appreciated
    ... almost 3 weeks ago. On the meds.... Lotrel 5/20 & Atenolol 100 MGS. 1+ years ago I would average 126/75 or so ... that now is the time to wean. I don't need to be on Atenolol , especially at that dose. I want to wean completely...

  10. to Liillians Axe
    ... Have you begun your process of weaing off of Atenolol ? How are you going to go about doing it? How long...
    ... supposedly BP Meds. that do not have the side effects of Atenolol or Toprol.....or find a GP that understands the difference...
    ... of the night sweating, or feeling very heated, on Atenolol . And, have you noticed that the side effects of Atenolol...
    ... the first thing my doc put me on was atenolol (why i dont know, other than its cheap & i think he...
    ... 1st place. Toprol was 1st. Too many side-effects!!!! Atenolol was supposed to be much better, because it doesn't ... was a big fabrication. If I have no heart problems & Atenolol doesn't do much for controlling BP or the new evidence...

  11. Atenolol Side Effects?
    ... much on the same meds. that I am on. I think that Atenolol is the worst. It gives me stomach problems, usually ... the majority of the day without eating, but with the Atenolol I need to eat at night or my stomach will churn & ... it at times. I am going to try to wean off of the Atenolol . I never felt like this in the mornings until the ... Atenolol . I went 2 weeks with no stomach problems, but last ... altogether, because of these meds. I am not a fan of Atenolol and it has altered my lifestyle and the way that I...
    ... 107/61 over the past couple of weeks. I am also on Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. It causes my body temp. to be a ... athletes, fine, but for younger people (I am only 34) Atenolol is old way to treat HBP. It is terrible to be in a ... just feel spacey. It's not right. I am weaning off of Atenolol . I have no heart problems (2 EKGS & a chest xray in ... anxiety... not high blood pressure. I am saying later to Atenolol . It doesn't do much to blood pressure anyway. I would...
    ... suffer from anxiety as well, but i take the lotrel and atenolol for high blood pressure that runs in the family.I...
    ... t be 100% during the day on this combo of BP Meds. Atenolol is the main culprit. You have MVP, so you probably ... me know. I don't have heart problems & I am taking Atenolol , which is an older drug. It does very little for the...
    ... Wow, I've been on Atenolol 25's for about 3 years with no side effects at all ... possible he may up me to 50 soon, or perhaps another med. Atenolol is an old med anyway, came out in the 1970's..... ... ...I take Atenolol 25's, Paxil 25's, & Prilosec 20's...........

  12. Altace Discontinuation
    ... I am now at 108/65 consistently on Lotrel 5/20 & Atenolol . What helps the most in the xanax 2 MGS a day for ... anxiety. Altace was the worst one, 2nd worst was Atenolol . It raised my B/P & made me feel very jittery. It ... P and gave me zero sex drive at 34. Weaning off of Atenolol next week.... next in line after that is the Lotrel...
    ... am just afraid of how I will feel withdrawing from Atenolol , while having to practice for a huge show..... You...
    ... am just afraid of how I will feel withdrawing from Atenolol , while having to practice for a huge show..... You...

  13. HCTZ Inderal and polycethemia???
    ... had great results with diovan, My GP also prescribed atenolol but i havent taken it since the diovan seems to be...
    ... good results with the diovan, I'd say don't take the atenolol just for high blood pressure. If you have some other ... medical condition atenolol is supposed to help, that might be another story....

  14. Altace
    ... but he just didn't feel comfortable mixing that with atenolol (which I have had a hard time weaning off of) So I ... of Altace with 25mgs of HCTZ and the tiny dose of atenolol . My BP settled to a consistant "normal" range. Not...

  15. question about BP
    ... the same thing back in 1985 when I was started on atenolol with a heart rate of 95. My last echocardiogram and ... test results would have been if I hadn't taken the atenolol that slowed my heart down from 95 to mid 50s. :) ...
    ... that as long as you can tolerate the 12.5 mg. of atenolol , you would be wise to leave well enough alone. The ... atenolol has proven to have helped....
    ... that as long as you can tolerate the 12.5 mg. of atenolol , you would be wise to leave well enough alone. The ... atenolol has proven to have helped. Thanks bharkins, I think...

  16. Having trouble stopping Toprol?
    ... like racing heart & etc. Do not let them put you on Atenolol from my experience....

  17. Blood Pressure Spikes
    ... My pressure usually is low, on Atenolol , both day and night. However, like I said, every so...

  18. Anyone ever have this experience?
    ... Sounds similar to what atenolol did to me, dropped my pulse way low & i got dizzy...
    ... I still get dizzy on Atenolol from time to time. It is one of the side-effects. ... to 61-83 on different days. It doesn't change. On Atenolol 100 MGS & Lotrel 5/20. The side-effects have been ... really minimal lately. I want to wean off of the Atenolol ..... I will....

  19. Just diagnosed with HPB
    ... EKG which was fine, ordered blood work and put me on Atenolol 50 mg. A week later on my return visit my BP was ... go back in 2 weeks to get the results. I hate the Atenolol as it makes me very hot then very cold. I feel so...
    ... opinion, your doctor was a bit precipitous prescribing atenolol after only one visit and one monitoring of your BP ... still don't understand why doctors LEAP to prescribing atenolol ( a beta blocker) as a first drug of choice when in...
    ... in mind that my genes are not very good. I cut my atenolol to 25 and today half of that & plan on telling him...

  20. Hot Flashes - Extreme
    ... I've been on atenolol for 5 months. I dont blame the hot flashes on the ... drug because I had a few prior to taking it. But Atenolol has caused me so many problems that it's time to move ... now because I am in the process of weaning off of Atenolol and maybe I'm not doing it the correct way. Rebound ... weaning incorrect cause higher than usual numbers. On Atenolol my readings were low like 116/70 or even lower. But...
    ... you taking anything else for hypertension besides atenolol ? The combination of beta blocker and clonidine ... are not recommended, but once you are off atenolol , you might consider clonidine to ease hot flashes ... and the withdrawal from atenolol . Clonidine is used to lower blood pressure and heartrate...

  21. Mixing CCB's and ARB's question ?
    ... after ending my fast I am going to no longer use the Atenolol . If anything come good out of the fast it would be ... that but I cannot really say that Atenolol was my worst enemy either. Having said that I ... me headaches, Cozaar gave me smaller headaches and atenolol gave me very little headaches but lowered my heartrate...
    ... heard good things about the combo. If I can get off atenolol I would like to try it Cass...

  22. Hot Flashes on Atenolol
    ... something else you are taking. Don't just stop taking Atenolol , you can have serious rebound hypertension. Cut your...
    ... The side-effect panel for Atenolol is different depending on which site you look at....

  23. My 6 day fast results for lowering BP
    ... I can feel it. I have been taking either Cozzar or Atenolol to help control it but I have tried numerous other ... problems with them giving me headaches. Cozzar and atenolol , though not perfect are the best so far. Cozzar gives ... me a headache although somewhat smaller and Atenolol is pretty good about headaches and if anything they ... Without meds my heartbeat typically is 60-65 BPM. With Atenolol it can drop to as low as 40-45 BPM. Anyway, my...

  24. severe hypertension/meds/kinda long
    ... cheaper?Probably, the closest "cheap" thing would be atenolol . I am not a fan of either one of them. I believe...
    ... Far, FAR cheaper are the generics like propranolol, atenolol , and nadolol (unfortunately NOT alcohOL:D:D:D.) As ... metoprolol (Toprol) I'd choose the cardio-selective atenolol as the closest cheapy alternative....

  25. Blood pressure up and down
    ... ccassionally been having a rise in blood pressure (while on Atenolol ) which causes me to feel anxious and raise my bp....

  26. anyone else obsess over this??
    ... of the time and she thinks that I should be off of Atenolol (with weaning). She also thinks that my issue is anxiety...

  27. How long to try diuretic?
    ... pressure about 6 weeks ago. He put me on 50mg of Atenolol . I saw him after a month and he said I still needed ... my BP. If it didn't help, then add another 50mg of Atenolol . After two weeks, my BP hasn't moved with hydrochlorothiaz...

  28. Any headache free BP Meds??
    ... then the headaches. At present I just went back on Atenolol and split a pill during the day in 2--12.5 mg doses...
    ... recommend? Perhaps a little Furosemide with a little Atenolol ? Atenolol has been the best with headaches. On a ... scale of 1-10 with ten being the best I give Atenolol a 7 perhaps. The Furosemide is in 20Mg pills. The ... Atenolol is 25Mg. Perhaps 10Mg. of furosemide and 12.5 Mg ... of atenolol at the same time?...
    ... Atenolol may help with headaches, but it is terrible on my ... board on what effects people suffered GI wise with Atenolol . On other boards it has received ratings like 2.6...
    ... [QUOTE=Lillians Axe] Atenolol may help with headaches, but it is terrible on my ... board on what effects people suffered GI wise with Atenolol . On other boards it has received ratings like 2.6 ... problems....... I would rather not have anything. Atenolol has never caused me any stomach problems at all. For...
    ... them. Is propanolol in your opinion better than Atenolol ? Is it cost efficient? (cheap) Thanks for the...

  29. Newbie with questions
    ... points. Why won't my DO do the same thing with the Atenolol (Wean) without me having to do it myself???? I get...

  30. Sick of the side effects!!!
    ... Trust me Atenolol is worse for me than Toprol even. Don't even know ... know how to even get to the bottom of this. Is it the Atenolol , is it the Lotrel or is it the Xanax? From everything ... that I have been reading it has to be the Atenolol . My g/f said that I slept like junk last night (again ... that is the reason for my stomach to feel that way. Atenolol has those sorts of side-effects. I don't want to go ... and etc. Where do I go from here??? Wean off of the Atenolol . Go to my 4th doctor. I am at a loss. The side-effects...

  31. Which doc is best to treat high BP??
    ... t think that it was necessary. Weaning off of the Atenolol this week. Drank too much on Saturday.... way too...
    ... knows it all and told me to "just stop taking the atenolol ". I'll take a good GP any day. Cass...
    ... routine. Maybe he isn't listening. I tell him that the Atenolol causes all of these side-effects like my stomach+ ... make you younger inside than 90% of 34 year olds.... Atenolol at 100 MGS & Lotrel at 5/20 is tough. I will slowly ... wean off of the Atenolol . 121/71 today..... Not thrilled with those numbers...
    ... Everything was fine. She switched the Toprol to 100 MGS of Atenolol . My stomach has gotten worse ever since I have been ... on the Atenolol . She left the practice. My 3rd doctor is a DO. He ... keeps me on the Atenolol and Lotrel & says that the stomach issues in the morning ... that I had a solution. I really think that it's the Atenolol ....

  32. Favorite ARBS
    ... preventative. It does nothing for my HTN. I also take atenolol , cardura and norvasc....

  33. How do we REALLY know what our pressure is?
    ... all. I will start a slow wean next week off of the Atenolol & if I need one med then I will try the Lotrel with ... are addictive. I have not increased my dose either. Atenolol & Lotrel are also very very diffucult to get off of ... . Atenolol in new studies has shown that it doesn't even lower ... health, there is no reason for me to be on Lotrel & Atenolol . It just ruins my lifestyle & makes me feel like junk...
    ... 113/65 today..... I am happy. Time to wean off of Atenolol !!!!...
    ... [QUOTE=Lillians Axe] Atenolol in new studies has shown that it doesn't even lower ... what Zuzu postedJust a minor correction of facts. Atenolol was effective at lowering BP. It just didn't improve...
    ... Pal.... 113/65 wasn't too bad today....... Now if Atenolol didn't have a zillion side-effects maybe it would...

  34. What is NORMAL anyway
    ... average 116/66 away from him on Lotrel & the dreaded Atenolol . I had a reading of 180/90 after a panic attack, so...

  35. New Member Venting a Bit
    ... about how diffucult it is to wean off of a drug like Atenolol by the doctor. Now I feel 10 times worse than when ... It didn't happen before the B/P meds like Toprol or Atenolol . I could drink a 6 pack & feel great the next day ... it is stress & anxiety.... I think that it is the Atenolol ....
    ... sleeping??? Am I stressed then? He said by being on Atenolol & Lotrel I am healthier than 90% of the people my ... stress & anxiety... I am convinced it is the medication Atenolol ....

  36. Attention disgruntled Atenolol users!
    ... love this quote from that article: "We don't promote atenolol ," said Gary Burell, a spokesman for AstraZeneca Pharmaceuti ... cals, which makes atenolol under the brand name Tenormin. "Atenolol has been ... high blood pressure. Burell noted that because atenolol is available as a generic drug, AstraZeneca no longer ... still manufactures the drug. "There is no problem with atenolol ," he said. "But there are no trials that show benefits...
    ... do & another that I was on before. I was put on the Atenolol , because it was supposed to have less side-effects...
    ... Atenolol is the worst!!! Nice waking up a few times a week...
    ... are many other alternatives, why would anyone use Atenolol just to control bp? In addition to the mood alterations...
    ... said that she eventually wanted to get me off of the Atenolol . I was on Toprol 100 MGS before. She was more than...
    ... of the many doctors I have seen since I was put on atenolol 25 years ago ever said anything about the dangers...
    ... Lotrel lowers mine from 135-140/75 to 116/66... The atenolol does nothing but give me side-effects like Toprol...
    ... times. I really wonder what you pulse would be without Atenolol . Do you have any heart problems? I don't have any ... that the less meds. the better & to wean off of the Atenolol it really opened my eyes. Today I feel great, but...
    ... What was your pulse on the Atenolol . I'm sure that the doc. could prescibe something else ... "newer" med that doesn't have the side-effects of Atenolol that will lower your pulse. Do you excercise? Atenolol...
    ... times. I really wonder what you pulse would be without Atenolol . Do you have any heart problems? I don't have any ... that the less meds. the better & to wean off of the Atenolol it really opened my eyes. Today I feel great, but ... don't have any idea what it would run without the atenolol . When I was on 100mgs it would be around 44, at 50mgs ... probably live into the next century(LOL) I was put on atenolol in 1986 for mild tachycardia. The doc who did this ... said 90 pulse was a little to fast and atenolol would slow it down so it didn't have to work so hard...
    ... It sounds like you were nervous at the doctor Cass. Atenolol doesn't make that much of a difference, if at all...
    ... nicely, problem is I was on them at the same time as atenolol so my pulse plummeted to the low 40s and I was a zombie ... presently trying verapamil with a lower dose (25mg) of the atenolol . I know what everyone is thinking, "why not wean off ... atenolol " I have tried and when I do I get bad palps and that...
    ... Has anyone found Atenolol to cause hot flushes either in the day or night that...
    ... Yes I flush more easily with Atenolol .........
    ... chills a lot lately and I'm wondering if it's the Atenolol . I have been taking this medication for about 5 months ... reaction to an antibiotic I once took. Can this be the atenolol causing me bursts of heat which then chill me?...
    ... chills a lot lately and I'm wondering if it's the Atenolol . I have been taking this medication for about 5 months ... reaction to an antibiotic I once took. Can this be the atenolol causing me bursts of heat which then chill me?...
    ... I've been taking atenolol for a few years and my BP has been quite good. I've ... going to change meds because my pressure is fine with atenolol (tenormin in Canada). It seems as though everyday...
    ... Ok, so I was dead set against staying on Atenolol . I tried weaning myself off only to be incapable ... up walking out of his office with a precription for ATENOLOL . I took an EKG today (new doctor) and his advice...
    ... good for B/P, but $68.00 even with insurance. The Atenolol is like $10.00. Why they chose Atenolol with all of...

  37. Atenolol Side Effects...
    ... riiiiight. All of my blood tests are fine as well. Maybe Atenolol is the problem...........
    ... that it was pasta or wine when I know that it is the Atenolol that is doing it. I have lived in my body for 34 years ... or in the course of a year or so like it has with Atenolol .... I appreciate your honesty. I want my doctor's ... Metabolic Function, Chest Xray+ all perfect. Why am I on Atenolol ? Anxiety is my main problem when it comes to HBP, ... Lotrel & the xanax are working fine. Why do I need the Atenolol ..... to cause me side-effects that I don't need....
    ... had nothing to digest, but the side-effects of the Atenolol just get worse. She said that I sleep like junk, which ... started with the Atenolol & my stomach always feels that way on the med. when...
    ... MGS a day. How much do you weigh? I am so sick of Atenolol ....
    ... After five months I have given up Atenolol having too many side effects. The first few months...
    ... Are you or have you tapered off the Atenolol ? You should wean off beta blockers rather than quit...
    ... but then after three nights of no sleep switched to Atenolol . Now after 5 more nights of NO SLEEP the doctor told...
    ... Nightmares and sleep problems are a side-effect of Atenolol . The doctor should do the research. Recent studies ... average B/P of 116/66, yes I will wean off of the Atenolol that seems to cause all of these people GI Problems ... within the next few months. Like my pharmacist said.... Atenolol is mainly for people with heart problems. Your #'s ... better. No more meds. for me. I will taper off of the Atenolol & stick on the Lotrel for a few months & the anxiety...
    ... through. I wasn't like this before...... At 100 MGS of Atenolol it is a lot..... Thanks for the reply Axe....
    ... everyone so differently. I never had a problem with Atenolol as far as sleep or dreams. For that matter I slept ... even better with the Atenolol than without. No depression or anything. And I have...
    ... Today is a 10. I just think that the Atenolol affects my sleep & when I have lousy sleep, it affects...

  38. I Quit
    ... chest xray & I'm 34 & miserable taking 100 MGS of Atenolol that does very little for my B/P. It does make me...
    ... are others that are suffering stomach problems+ from Atenolol with no need for it. Atenolol should be taken off...
    ... do. Is this possible. I have been taking 50 mg of Atenolol and now have gone down to 25 mg to see if the side ... exhausted, and others where I feel okay. Can this be the Atenolol or something else. As far as I am concerned, the...
    ... Lolasmom, Yes, it is very likely caused by the atenolol . Some days we just have more energy to spare so we...

  39. Higher systolic, lower diastolic, should i be worried?
    ... hpb for years, i currently take lotrel 5/20 1x and atenolol 50mg 2x a day. I took my bp twice today, once ... should be concerned? I even forgot to take my usual atenolol this afternoon. is the diastolic too low? Adam...

  40. What BP meds work for you?
    ... from 145/89 to 165/100 - I'm currently taking .25 mg Atenolol (doesn't work anymore) I've tried duiretics (Dyazide...
    ... from 145/89 to 165/100 - I'm currently taking .25 mg Atenolol (doesn't work anymore) I've tried duiretics (Dyazide ... too have had high BP similar to yours. I too was on Atenolol for many years but it slowly developed an allergic...

  41. what do we take for pain? on Atenelol & Atacand
    ... and it might happen.I do not know what to take with Atenolol ....
    ... I wouldn't expect any obvious interaction between atenolol and any of the common pain reliever/muscle spasm relaxers...

  42. new idea
    ... zuzu - i have been on atenolol , ziac hctz, benicar & benicar hctz, & a couple others...

  43. Target Heart Rate
    ... Thurs. and he thought it best that I stop taking my atenolol (25mg) because I've been running lately and he said...
    ... Atenolol is a beta blocker. You should not just stop taking ... high - and sounds like rebound from suddenly stopping atenolol . Be more insistant in trying to get a hold of your...

  44. METOPROLOL Blood Pressure medicine...Listen to This ???????
    ... been propranolol (Inderal), nadolol (Corgard), and atenolol (Tenormin.) All three have caused similar symptoms ... could take it morning afternoon and STILL sleep. atenolol had me awake for a month with NEVER more than 3 hours...
    ... and perfect blood tests. I am going to wean off of Atenolol . The side-effects are far worse than the good parts...
    ... problem. He said that it was a good drug. Switched to Atenolol from doc. #3 even though my numbers range from 108 ... They don't tell you how hard it is to get off of Atenolol . Atenolol & Toprol did nothing really for my b/p but...
    ... for you. Personally I find them wonderful , I use Atenolol when I get heart palps and it knocks them right out ... Lenin, Do you know what the half life of Atenolol is by chance? I have also been told that some Betas...

  45. Concerns
    ... a longer acting, stronger product like dirt cheap atenolol , nadolol, or metoprolol??...

  46. diovan atenolol and lipitor
    ... that can interact. First off: Diovan and Tenormin ( atenolol ) aren't the best choice together. Either ONE with...

  47. Does toprol XL have a build up effect
    ... was up moving around or exercising as compared to Atenolol . I have been on Atenolol almost 8 weeks and my rate...

  48. confused by hbp
    ... may stop it all together. I am only taking 6 mg of Atenolol which is 1/4 of the lowest reccommended dosage. My ... point my BP was always around 110/70ish. Now on the Atenolol it goes really low sometimes 96/60 and HR is 65-75...

  49. CURE for high blood pressure
    ... readings were 130-140-90 in my last two visits on 25 Mg. atenolol . But they were a little higher a couple of times at...

  50. BP Med Question
    ... And, you want something cheap, you can always try atenolol . It's slightly more expensive than HCTZ... But, we...
    ... possibility of a lot of side-effects if you do switch to Atenolol . Stomach problems, lethargy, flushing, feeling out...

  51. Med Question
    ... They all have side-effects. Some like Atenolol , Lotrel & etc are really bad. These drugs should be...

  52. calcium channel blockers
    ... 240 mg. I did, however take it with another drug ( atenolol ) The two together caused my pulse to be very slow ... effects that were intolerable. Since I must take the atenolol for palpatations I was switched from diltiazem to...

  53. Can high blood pressure cause dark circles under eyes?
    ... With the beta-blockers like Toprol & Atenolol , nothing would shock me. On the beta-blockers, my...

  54. Which HBP medicine do you think have no big side effect ?
    ... also a doctor thinks that I should wean off of the Atenolol & then get off of the Lotrel. He thinks that with...

  55. White-Coat or HBP?
    ... said that my doc. needs to wean me off of 100 MGS of Atenolol hopefully to 0 within a few months. There is no reason...
    ... onto the "I-don't-care-what-side-effects-you-have- Atenolol -is-good-for-you" scenario. At which point we step ... "Don't you come any closer or I'll put you ALL on Atenolol !! The cops grab the sphyg, cuff him (pun intended ... He is sentenced to TEN YEARS OF MED SCHOOL and ATENOLOL FOR LIFE. zuzu xx...
    ... onto the "I-don't-care-what-side-effects-you-have- Atenolol -is-good-for-you" scenario. At which point we step ... "Don't you come any closer or I'll put you ALL on Atenolol !! The cops grab the sphyg, cuff him (pun intended ... He is sentenced to TEN YEARS OF MED SCHOOL and ATENOLOL FOR LIFE. zuzu xx By far the best laugh...

  56. How Low is Too Low?
    ... if you don't take a beta blocker. I do take 25mg of atenolol for palpatations. I wish I knew why it's not good...

  57. ace inhibitors
    ... don't know why ). Since I must take a small dose of atenolol I declined to try an ARB + ACE combo. I have taken...
    ... blockers, but it's tough. Switched from Toprol to Atenolol . Atenolol is actually much worse. I'll know more after...

  58. Thinking about quitting my Diovan
    ... week for the same thing. I want to get off of the Atenolol & the Lotrel that I am on. My pharmacist friend who...

  59. Dizzy on Atenolol
    ... these meds. Have been on Lotrel for almost 2 years & Atenolol for almost 1 year. They are the worst! Yes, I do get ... dizzy on Atenolol occasionally. I give both of these meds. a 1 out of...
    ... I have been on Atenolol for 2 months now and have noticed the same things ... away but haven't. I hate this I am only on 25 mg of Atenolol so I should count myself lucky I guess. My dizziness...
    ... Atenolol was ok for me for a couple months, then I started...
    ... I really think that Atenolol should go through extensive clinical trials. It causes...

  60. high bp/ 18 years- suddenly low?!?!
    ... years- since first pregnancy. I currently take 25mg atenolol in morning and night, 25mg hctz in morning and 10mg...

  61. how high is too high?
    ... on different meds, with not much help. I am now on atenolol , and cataprese 3 patches. I am supposed to take niphediprin...

  62. Help Can't take Atenolol
    ... a high pulse down and control high blood pressure. Atenolol does both very well, but I can't live on this drug ... because I don't have any pain in the chest. Also, does atenolol cause you to flush easily? I seem to flush at the ... All folks react differently but I got used to atenolol after a while and don't feel so tired anymore. What...
    ... BiBi, I take Atenolol & noticed the flushing as well. There were many other ... going to see a specialist on 2/10 to try & get off of Atenolol ....
    ... i sympathize with you. I was taking atenolol , i had freezing cold spells when I just couldn't feel ... . BUT now i have fluid retention....so go figure. Atenolol is a strong drug. tell your doctor you want to know...
    ... I don't have a natural fast heart rate & the atenolol brings my pulse down to the low 50's. The side-effects ... in 2 years. My 2nd doc. switched me from Toprol to Atenolol , because it supposedly had less side-effects. Yeah ... both of those drugs have terrible side-effects & Atenolol is worse for me....

  63. Stress = 236/136 = Need Help for my Hubby!!
    ... As a brief background...he has been taking 100mg Atenolol since prior to our getting married almost 3 years...
    ... As a brief background...he has been taking 100mg Atenolol since prior to our getting married almost 3 years...
    ... doctor prescribed him Cozaar to take in addition to his Atenolol and also had him get 2 chest X-rays this morning. ... thing tomorrow morning. He's to begin taking his Atenolol at night instead of morning (should help the fatigue...

  64. Atenolol/Zestril Questions - Problems with Potassium
    ... I am a 41 yr female. I have been on Atenolol /Hydrochlorothiazide 100/25 once a day for about the ... Had my first appt today and she changed my meds to Atenolol 100 once a day and Zestril 10 once a day and stopped...

  65. uncontrolled high blood pressure
    ... have been on clonidine, vermapamil, taztia, toprol, atenolol , coragard, micardis,cardizem, all in large amounts...

  66. New to Board w/ a Brand New Script - Help?
    ... Tenoretic along with Potassium.Let's see... Tenoretic = Atenolol + Clorthadone... Yuck!!! Atenolol and a diuretic ... will lose weight on that cocktail. And, getting off atenolol won't be easy. I'd first like echo the advise of ... diuretic by itself would be reasonable alternative. Atenolol should only be used as a last resort if you have a...
    ... Atenolol should only be used as a last resort if you have a ... pulse rate. Pal, Then why am I on 100 MGS of Atenolol when I am on 5/20 of Lotrel as well. I was on Toprol ... 100 MGS before & my 2nd doc. switched me to the Atenolol (because she said that it has much less side-effects ... .... yeah riiiiiight). My pulse on Atenolol is 52-61. I have had 2 perfect EKGS, perfect blood ... later & 2 doctors later I am still on Lotrel 5/20 & Atenolol 100 MGS. I feel like junk on most days, so I am going...
    ... pregnancy test BEFORE he wrote that aweful script? Atenolol is a pregancy category D drug. Therefore, it should...
    ... there than the ones prescribed you. I have been on Atenolol for a very long time and for just BP control I wouldn...
    ... meds. that cause terrible side-effects like Lotrel & Atenolol in high doses. My B/P has averaged 115/66 or so for...
    ... Xanax works for me with no side-effects, unlike the Atenolol & Lotrel which have terrible side-effects. Cutting ... effects. I have been on Altace, Toprol XL, Lotrel & Atenolol at different times. All of them have been terrible ... have tons of side-effects for me. Being on 100 MGS of Atenolol is really tough. I am going to a specialist on 2/16...

  67. BP meds and side effects
    ... old. Dizziness from time to time on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel, frequent urination in the mornings...
    ... Everyday is a different experience. I am on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel at 34.......

  68. SYSTOLIC vs. DIASTOLIC
    ... over 62-68 with a pulse rate of 52-58 on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel would you advise me to do the same ... effects ever since being on the meds, especially the Atenolol . I am going to a specialist on my own freewill, because...
    ... I'm getting 112-116 over 62-66 on Lotrel 5/20 and Atenolol 100 MGS with a pulse rate of 52-58. I feel like junk...

  69. 140/90 for how long?
    ... minority with no side-effects. Try taking 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel and see how you feel. It has ruined ... million side-effects. I learned in the past 2 weeks that atenolol has reduced my body temperature by an average of 1...
    ... Toprol was the worst & Atenolol is even worse than Toprol, in terms of side-effects ... nervous Lotrel causes flushing and combined with atenolol it causes all sorts of side-effects My B/P is 112...

  70. Unsuccessful Doc's appointment
    ... many times. On my own it averages 114/66 medicated on Atenolol and Lotrel. I am only 34 & have white-coat. Un-medicated...
    ... by my doc's. About my meds, I have taken 25mg atenolol , 50mg atenolol, 2mg perindopril and finally 4mg perindopril...
    ... she switched me from 100 MGS of Toprol to 100 MGS of Atenolol . She left the practice one month later. She wanted ... to wean me off of the Atenolol in time & didn't believe in Xanax. She immediately ... very wishy-washy when it comes to weaning me off of Atenolol or Lotrel, even though I am averaging 112/62-68, 99...

  71. My Dad's medications!
    ... Toprol XL is horrible!!!!! Atenolol is probably even worse... not sure about Lotrel, but...

  72. Stopping HRT reduced blood pressure
    ... pre-diabetes, but she just switched the Toprol XL to Atenolol , because (it would have less side-effects)....... ... Doesn't make sense. She said to take the 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel & tried to wean me off of 2.5 MGS ... washy. He said that I could try to wean off of the Atenolol , but he didn't know..... blah blah blah. Going ... the side-effects like Altace, Toprol XL, Lotrel & Atenolol ........
    ... Greyfox- On Atenolol my pulse rate gets in the 48-55 range a lot of times...

  73. How do you wean off beta blockers?
    ... suffer from terrible side-effects from Toprol XL & then Atenolol ???? I don't get it..... that is why I am going to...
    ... Toprol XL..... not good Atenolol ...... not good 112/68 today.... good with a pulse...
    ... doing. If it is 110/69 (kind of like mine on Lotrel & Atenolol ), then why wouldn't they consider weaning?????? You...

  74. Has anyone taken or take clonidine hcl???
    ... combined with my other meds (40/25 Benicar and 50mg Atenolol ) I take the Benicar in the morning and Atenolol at...

  75. Does an "Insulin Resistance" diet improve blood pressure?
    ... no,no,no, 50mg of atenolol and Benicar 40/25. It was the .1 clonidine I have...
    ... less of them. My BP is doing great with 50% less atenolol . My cardiologist is very pleased. I am seeing numbers...
    ... how he feels? My BP is doing great with 50% less atenolol . My cardiologist is very pleased. I am seeing numbers...


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