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  1. Anxiety
    ... Graylorn, Yes that is what I am taking. On Atenolol it brings my pulse in the 50's, high 40's. I take ... difference on the Systolic & 6-8 points on the diastolic. Atenolol is the worst and I'm not sure that Lotrel is better...

  2. HCTZ and higher glucose levels
    ... I'm not convinced that Lotrel & Atenolol don't raise those glucose levels either. I am 5' 11...

  3. Early hyper tension -- any suggestions
    ... times for a month or two. I am 34 & on 2 B/P meds. Atenolol 100 MGS & Lotrel 5/20. My B/P on these meds. averages...
    ... where people rate the different meds. Lotrel 5/20 & Atenolol 100 MGS have ruined my lifestyle. Different side-effects...
    ... where people rate the different meds. Lotrel 5/20 & Atenolol 100 MGS have ruined my lifestyle. Different side-effects...
    ... me from this one if I do it. Got to google, type in Atenolol stomach.... you should find the site easily that way ... going to a specialist to try & get off of 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel on 2/10. I have had enough of GP...
    ... 112/64 with a pulse of 49.... gotta love 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. I asked my doc. if I could wean...
    ... switching doctors? I can tell you that I started out on Atenolol and hctz and it didn't really affect it too much....
    ... 52 now. That is after 2 cups of coffee & a sprite. Atenolol at 100 MGS & Lotrel at 5/20 is too much for someone...

  4. Can HBP medication raise pressure?
    ... 34 going on 100 on B/P meds.... Taking 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel has basically ruined my life. I have...

  5. Great News HBP gone!
    ... fret! Glad you have appt coming up. (to discuss Atenolol wean, right?) zuzu xx...
    ... Glad you have appt coming up. (to discuss Atenolol wean, right?) Zuzu, It will be about an atenolol...

  6. Wean from Norvasc
    ... I now get some good control with BenicarHCT 40/25, Atenolol 50, and a 1/2 of a clonidine when it decides to go...

  7. Side effects of beta blockers and thiazide diuretic?
    ... the dose is too high. I used to get very dizzy on atenolol 100mgs doc cut me down to 50mgs and the dizziness...
    ... I am taking 100mg of atenolol and am constantly tired and can't sleep at night....

  8. coming off toprol xl
    ... more than the meds. with no side-effects. Toprol & Atenolol are also very addictive.... even though no doc. has...

  9. Insomnia and lotrel
    ... to a specialist to try & get off of Lotrel 5/20 & Atenolol 100 MGS. It's too many meds!!! Paxil was the worst...

  10. Toprol xl and avapro
    ... I get dizzy on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. Never got dizzy before the meds...
    ... me this on 100 MGS of Toprol, which was switched to Atenolol . I swear Atenolol is actually worse. They are just...
    ... pounds & he couldn't understand why I was on Lotrel & Atenolol . My B/P was 108/58 or so. He said that he thought...

  11. CCB vs Beta Blockers?
    ... verapamil or diltiazem can lower pulse rate as well as atenolol ? And will they control palpatations? I have taken ... both of these CCBs with atenolol . (one at a time ). Together they lowered my pulse ... any other medication. I have tried to get off the atenolol several times but when I get down to 25 mg I start ... reaction to both. Right now I take Benicar HCT and atenolol . BP runs 140's / 70, 80. Thans for any info. Cass...
    ... resting pulse is generally in the 60s. How much atenolol do you take? Did you maybe try to get off it too...
    ... Great medications Toprol & Atenolol ..... sarcasm mode turned on....
    ... I have just been on atenolol too long. 18 years. A couple of dr.s have just told...
    ... With all of the new studies coming out on drugs like Atenolol , which is a Beta Blocker, that are showing very interesting ... around 108/64-68 & try to see if I can wean off of Atenolol . It brings my pulse down to 52-58 during the day a...
    ... I do understand what you are saying Axe, Atenolol loweres my pulse to the low 50s and sometimes as low...
    ... know that Toprol didn't lower my pulse as much as Atenolol did though. I just feel light-headed when my pulse...
    ... I don't remember having the palps previous to the atenolol . My pulse; however, was extremely high. What do...

  12. Is 83/49 and 87/42 normal???
    ... No side-effects for me & I feel relaxed & good. On Atenolol & Lotrel it is a different story. Xanax is addictive...

  13. New to toprol 25mg
    ... problems & has done so for a lot of people. I am on Atenolol now & it isn't better. I am on a high dose of Atenolol ... of Toprol & am going to a specialist to wean off of Atenolol . Atenolol & Lotrel have been horrible for me Jerry ... lot more research before putting Toprol, Lotrel & Atenolol on the market. The side-effects ruined my lifestyle...
    ... problems & has done so for a lot of people. I am on Atenolol now & it isn't better. I am on a high dose of Atenolol ... of Toprol & am going to a specialist to wean off of Atenolol . Atenolol & Lotrel have been horrible for me Jerry ... lot more research before putting Toprol, Lotrel & Atenolol on the market. The side-effects ruined my lifestyle...

  14. BP Readings not doing that well
    ... 5mg since about May of this year, plus I was taking Atenolol with it and went off that about 3 months ago. I'm...
    ... something to block your renin-angiotensin system. Atenolol does this somewhat. But, an ACE or an ARB is especially...
    ... from time to time from the meds. Being on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel will do that occasionally to me....
    ... even worse than I do now on these older meds. like Atenolol . I'm trying to get off of these meds. I can take an...

  15. Ambient temperature & Blood pressure
    ... My temp used to be normal (98.6) but after being on atenolol for a number of years it runs about 97. I am always...
    ... Cass, Mine runs 97 or so on the Atenolol . It is what causes me to feel dizzy & etc. I thought...
    ... QUOTE=Lillians Axe]Cass, Mine runs 97 or so on the Atenolol . It is what causes me to feel dizzy & etc. I thought ... Some dizziness too. But unfortunately I have to take atenolol for tachycardia. For that reason, I am grateful...

  16. BP 108/69 , Is this Low or Normal?
    ... pulse rates & B/P get down too low on the Lotrel & Atenolol . What might be normal for some, isn't normal for everyone...
    ... pulse rates & B/P get down too low on the Lotrel & Atenolol . What might be normal for some, isn't normal for everyone...
    ... If it is 52, then dizziness may come, especially on Atenolol & Lotrel & he was even willing to call my doctor to...

  17. Not to beat a dead horse, but White Coat
    ... about CYA. When I asked my doc. if I could wean off of Atenolol with an average of 114/66, he was very wishy-washy...
    ... cardiologist who tried to get me to just stop taking atenolol after 16 years! This was a well known specialist...
    ... that low. I told him that he had me on 100 MGS of Atenolol & he said that explains it & that I did have white...
    ... different things. My 2nd doc. wanted to put me on Atenolol & then wean me off of it in 3 months???? I just don...

  18. accupril
    ... that I am overly cautious, because I stopped taking atenolol abruptly, and paid the price about a month later....
    ... real rough time for a few days after I stopped the atenolol . Had an appointment with a urologist about 9 days...
    ... Are you sure it's not the atenolol that is causing the upset stomach? Between atenolol ... also be much easier to lose 20 lbs if you weren't on atenolol . Pal...
    ... didn't realize what they were, before I stopped the atenolol . JT, I just got a bunch of meds filled today. The ... atenolol has a little pharm info paper that says "do not stop...

  19. Breaking news: Higher mortality rate with combo calcium channel blockers/diuretics???
    ... study Lenin cited involved the drugs Verapamil and Atenolol ."...

  20. Over medicate & die sooner?
    ... quickly 22 months ago & I am still stuck on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. I was never told that Atenolol is ... doc. didn't suggest it. I want to wean off of the Atenolol & stay on the Lotrel for a short while. I want the...
    ... going to wean either way after that point off of the Atenolol . I just want to be sure with the 24 hr. monitor. Thanks...
    ... study Lenin cited involved the drugs Verapamil and Atenolol ....

  21. Alternative to Drugs?
    ... recent study comparing a better combination than the Atenolol and diuretics combination (again, another drug combination...
    ... is no prescription meds (right now I do 12.5 mg of Atenolol , plus a diuretic (not a drug). I will keep looking...
    ... recent study comparing a better combination than the Atenolol and diuretics combination (again, another drug combination...
    ... specialist to wean off of these meds, especially the Atenolol . I don't have any heart problems, other than a murmur...
    ... past 22 months has said "It's time to wean off of Atenolol " & etc. I need to take matter into my own hands &...
    ... past 22 months has said "It's time to wean off of Atenolol " & etc. I need to take matter into my own hands &...
    ... am currently going to didn't put me on 100 MGS of Atenolol nor 5/20 of Lotrel. I hate waking up a few times ... feel right. I take my meds at 7:30 A.M. 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. I really wonder if the meds. are...
    ... chicken & corn with Orange Juice. I am on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel....
    ... Also, Orange juice is acidic. I am on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. I wonder why your doctor didn ... 't use 50 mgs of atenolol ? Did he start you on 50mg and then increase it to ... 20 when it didn't control your bp? You are on Atenolol , which is a hefty dose of beta blocker. You are also...
    ... belief is that I am on too many meds. with 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. I think that the high dosages of ... Lotrel & the beta blocker (whether it is Toprol or Atenolol ) is doing it to me. My current doc. says to eat something...
    ... at least my body). I also take a 1/4 pill/day of Atenolol (12.5 mg) and have no side effects (probably because ... others posting here. So, maybe that's why fenugreek/ Atenolol is working for me. I will take your statement ...

  22. Altace causing this??
    ... more short-term memory loss since being on Lotrel & Atenolol . I also feel sluggish+. Altace was the worst out of...

  23. Does Anyone Feel Worse In The Mornings???
    ... Typically I take my meds. around 7:30 A.M. 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. It is inconsistent, but my stomach...
    ... It's just weird & inconsistent. I take 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel around 7:30 A.M. everyday. In addition...
    ... fine when I get out of bed, but I take 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel, as well as Xanax. My head feels...

  24. What to do....?
    ... interesting. The Beta Blocker, whether it was Toprol or the Atenolol that I have been on for the past 8 months or so, doesn...
    ... beta-blocker is used for stage-fright. Toprol and atenolol are cardio-selective beta-blockers and don't do much...
    ... before. I have only had Toprol, which was switched to Atenolol . B/P today was 109/64. I swear that the xanax helps...
    ... docs. office. I can take 2 mgs of xanax, 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel & it will still be 156/86 in his...

  25. BP meds or not, What is the alternative?
    ... take many meds for reasons that I understand. I am on atenolol 50mg, for a reason. That is because I continue to ... smoke and atenolol is cardio selective in it's beta blockage. It has...

  26. Dogs Ownership and Hypertension
    ... I don't want to be on 5/20 of Lotrel & 100 MGS of Atenolol . I don't want to get Diabetes. I am over-medicated ... of carbs. or sweets at all. I was never told that Atenolol or Lotrel could raise my glucose or cholesterol levels...

  27. Plant Based Beta Blocker(s)?
    ... well but now I have had to add back the beta blocker Atenolol to better control my diastolic rate. (Gee, that's ... with diuretics.) I take a 1/4 pill a day, 12.5 mg of Atenolol . The combination is working well. However, I don...
    ... about 110/60. At that time, I was still taking the Atenolol , transitioning and figuring out what was working. ... I then dropped the Atenolol and went exclusively on the fenugreek. I monitored ... store to check. At this point I am taking 1/4 pill Atenolol (12.5 mg) and 4 teaspoons of fenugreek per day. Exercise...

  28. Atenolol Question Again
    ... Cynder, I have taken atenolol myself for years. It reduces blood circulation, so ... with any certainty. One would probably tell you that atenolol cannot cause this. (Just an opinion). Do you think...
    ... On an anti-anxiety med. I don't get that anymore. Atenolol causes many other side-effects for me though....

  29. A Little Poll....
    ... 50 MGS What meds. are you on now? Lotrel 5/20 & Atenolol 100 MGS What is the worst med. that you have been ... on (side-effects)- It's a tie, but Atenolol would be #1, then Altace & Toprol What is your...
    ... fatigue.... add in lethargy & GI Problems & you have Atenolol .... It also causes an increase in glucose levels....
    ... B/P? 145/95 What meds did the doc. put you on? Atenolol What meds. are you on now? Atenolol & Altace (plus ... the worst med. that you have been on (side-effects)- Atenolol What is your average B/P now? 108/68 What is ... best med. so far for your High B/P? Have only taken atenolol (BB) and Altace (ACEI)...

  30. Atenolol
    ... was switched from 100 MGS of Toprol to 100 MGS of Atenolol about 8 months ago. Atenolol was supposed to cause...

  31. The Reality
    ... think that it is low enough not to be on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. I think the Lotrel would be enough ... , or a lower dose of Lotrel, while weaning off of Atenolol . I don't want to be on meds Darren. It has made my ... look at the people that have been on a high dose of Atenolol . I don't believe what they say about the side-effect...
    ... Great great points JTU. I am afraid to take Atenolol now, because I don't want my glucose to rise from...

  32. Cold all the time and not beta blocker?
    ... to go into a restaurant without warm clothing. On Atenolol , I still get cold from time to time, but feeling exhausted...

  33. I Tried....
    ... told him that I felt dizzy at times from the meds. ( Atenolol 100 MGS & 5/20 of Lotrel)... my specialist friend ... have a heart rate in the 50's from the meds... i.e. Atenolol )." He lost a lot of credibility with me with that ... with a lower dose, no meds., or much less. If Atenolol slows down one's heart rate, wouldn't it mean that...
    ... symptoms are what you should focus on. And, yes, atenolol is probably causing them. I think he is agreeing...
    ... 34 year old was low & he knew I was on 100 MGS of Atenolol . He was concerned with the dizziness, but having a...
    ... I don't think that this is a heart issue. Taking Atenolol at a high dosage is what is doing it. I have no chest...

  34. help please!
    ... Question: I have been on Atenolol for a little over a month 25mgs and today I noticed...

  35. Anyone Else Lethargic & Tired
    ... On Meds? I am currently on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. Have been on B/P meds. for 22 months ... that it would be off of the meds (weaning off of the Atenolol )....
    ... reading about Lotrel, on a good pharm site. I take atenolol , so I know about it. I take 50mg/day. I can't imagine ... you take. It is not hard to go from 100mg to 50mg of atenolol . You just have to do it under medical supervision...
    ... this board!!! I'm going to try to wean off of the Atenolol when I see the specialist on 1/23. It is odd for someone ... blockers just don't agree with me & at 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel it's like a B/P coctail. Waaaay too...

  36. Does High Blood Pressure Really Exist...
    ... want to keep me on the meds. at 34. At 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel I feel like a zombie & haven't felt ... out on Friday when my pulse got down to 50 on the Atenolol . The side-effects are brutal & it's been tough to...
    ... Other medical problems??? No. I get dizzy on Atenolol at times, in addition to Lethargy, GI Problems & feeling...
    ... know that you have to go off the meds (or at least Atenolol ) very gradually, and you believe your quality of life...
    ... have been a horrible experience for me on Lotrel & Atenolol . I just want to feel active without worrying about...
    ... Really, if you did a very gradual reduction in the Atenolol , just what harm would be done? (I don't know if Lotrel...
    ... this board are supporting his wish to try to wean off Atenolol (and maybe eventually get off Lotrel as well) is the ... attack, some of us are dying for him to try a slow Atenolol wean to see what happens. Hence the nagging! ...
    ... won't find a doctor who will say, "Great, get off Atenolol !" I bet you a virtual buck that at your January appointmen ... t your doctor won't say get off Atenolol . You then have two choices. You can say, OK, I ... t find a doctor to support my decision to get off Atenolol , I don't want to try without a doctor's approval, ... frequently as before then. If you wean yourself off Atenolol , and take your nice low blood pressure readings to...
    ... want to keep me on the meds. at 34. At 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel I feel like a zombie & haven't felt...

  37. I Learned The Hard Way.... Again
    ... I'm 34, 5' 11" 150 male. Currently on 100 MGS of Atenolol , 5/20 of Lotrel & 2 MGS of Xanax. 21 months ago I...

  38. UPDATE: Now on ATENOLOL= Aches
    ... BP was still high. So now I'm on the beta blocker Atenolol , the dosage is 50mg a day. I do feel when I walk...
    ... BP was still high. So now I'm on the beta blocker Atenolol , the dosage is 50mg a day. I do feel when I walk ... wouldnt mind trying to answer them for me? I'm on atenolol for my heart murmur, I'm also taking the 50 mg a day...
    ... close to impossible to bear (so I don't anymore:D.) Atenolol disturbed my sleep pattern too, too, TOO much!...
    ... numbers. What were your "home numbers" before the atenolol ? Atenolol should be only used as a last resort; this ... An ACEI or ARB is a much more logical addition. Atenolol would only make sense if you also have a high pulse...
    ... Toprol 50 MGS initially 20 months ago. Switched to Atenolol , because it was supposed to cause less side-effects ... . I am currently on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. My only real vice is smoking. I ... early next year & hopefully I can wean off of the Atenolol . It doesn't work for me at all. I don't know why I ... slightly dizzy in the 1st set. The 2nd set was fine. Atenolol shouldn't be the 1st choice when it comes to prescribing ... things the right way. I have white-coat & anxiety & the Atenolol & the Lotrel will not control my b/p at the doc. It ... everywhere else. The side-effects that I have had from Atenolol are loss of focus, depression, dizziness at times ... I feel like junk. Personally, I don't think that Atenolol should be one of the 1st choices from personal experience...
    ... until some of the other side-effects kick in from Atenolol . It isn't fun. Maybe you will be lucky & not experience...

  39. Despondent
    ... with a very low dose) and 12.5 mg (1/4 pill/day) of Atenolol . It is working for me, but my goal is to eliminate ... Atenolol and find a non-toxic plant based beta blocker. I also...

  40. Dizziness and Atenolol
    ... atenolol worked great for me for a couple months - dropped ... off a scaffold one day & went to see the dr the atenolol was making my pulse go way too low & that was causing...
    ... side-effects that occurs in me on a weekly basis on Atenolol . It shot my pulse down to the low 50's on Friday. ... that Palmadedes presented was very interesting. Is Atenolol really doing much of anything? Being dizzy is no fun...

  41. Weight Gain
    ... finally hit her about 2 months ago. She is taking atenolol 50 mg. I will tell you if she starts to gain weight...
    ... somewhere in there my doctor was going to prescribe atenolol . But, I wisely said, "No way". It was about this...

  42. Efficacy of Atenolol Questioned
    ... "The main finding was that atenolol could not be shown to have the same preventive effects ... less demanding these days!LOL) I've always felt atenolol is good for nothing but angina....
    ... AstraZeneca's spokesman Gary Burrell has to say now that atenolol has gone generic!: The investigators also reviewed ... five studies comparing atenolol with other blood pressure drugs, including diuretics ... angiotensin II antagonist, losartan. In these studies, atenolol appeared to be not as good as these other drugs in ... Whether other beta blockers are as ineffective as atenolol is not known, Carlberg noted. "Our hypothesis is that ... atenolol is different from other beta blockers," he said. Carlberg ... believe other beta-blockers have the same problem as atenolol . "Atenolol is a widely used drug," Carlberg said ... much better documentation." Carlberg added that atenolol should not be used as a reference drug in clinical ... effective than it may really be. "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...
    ... So basically atenolol has no effect on B/P. The only thing that is helping ... be the Lotrel, like I thought. The only thing that Atenolol has done for me is give me a lot of side-effects....
    ... Atenolol has been out for a number of years, and you get new ... community, because my doc. switched me from Toprol to Atenolol . I have had 2 EKGS this year & both have been fine...

  43. Question about med side effects re swelling
    ... take an ace inhibitor(altace 5mg) and a beta blocker ( atenolol 50 mg), among other meds, but I know that many of...
    ... take an ace inhibitor(altace 5mg) and a beta blocker ( atenolol 50 mg), among other meds, but I know that many of...

  44. need opinion
    ... than later. A good beta blocker such as the "old" Atenolol is cheap and will do the trick. Of course you may...
    ... class of drugs. I have been on Toprol & I am now on Atenolol . My pulse rate is around 60-66 on Atenolol, but it ... 2nd choice, just because of the nasty side-effects. Atenolol is one of the worst from my experience & from the ... anxiety meds. or if worse comes to worse a beta-blocker. Atenolol has just been the worst for me. With pulse rates ... want you to feel better. I hate beta-blockers like Atenolol , but I want you to be alright....
    ... was complaining like heck to my cardiologist about atenolol , and had read about others changing from atenolol ... , to another BB. He told me that even though atenolol was one of the "older" BB's, in his experience with ... treating patients with these meds, atenolol had the least amount of side effects "reported to ... bed. This seems best for me. Talk to your doc if atenolol is really making you miserable. I'll bet he can find...
    ... too low for white-coat. I said, well you have me on Atenolol . He said Oh yeah, you are right. I am going to a specialist ... to wean off of Atenolol & eventually get off of Lotrel. I was never diagnosed ... was complaining like heck to my cardiologist about atenolol , and had read about others changing from atenolol ... , to another BB. He told me that even though atenolol was one of the "older" BB's, in his experience with ... treating patients with these meds, atenolol had the least amount of side effects "reported to ... him". I was switched from Toprol to Atenolol for that reason.... I don't buy it. Toprol had lots ... of side-effects & so does Atenolol . I really think that they should only prescribe...

  45. Alcohol Is As Much A Problem As Weight
    ... the weekends it can be as low as 106/56 on Lotrel & Atenolol (can't wait to get off of this med.). Weight loss ... with that obsession. The meds that I take like Atenolol make me lose my appetite anyway. I also feel like...

  46. Another Toprol question!
    ... totally tired of the side effects of beta blockers ( atenolol for me), such as ED and fatigue. I had been taking ... stopping beta blockers abruptly. Well after stopping atenolol for about 4 days, I started having these very strange ... The doc came in and I told him that I had stopped atenolol . He told me that I should start back on the med immediately ... stroke, even though I started back that day on the atenolol . Maybe it would have happened anyway, I don't know...
    ... Jack, I'm sorry to hear that! How old are you? Atenolol & the beta-blockers have been terrible for me (the...
    ... with white-coat syndrome would a beta blocker like Atenolol be appropriate???? All of my EKG's have been fine ... course of action for me. I am going to wean off of the Atenolol slowly in time. There are too many side-effects for...
    ... off of it slowly. I hated that drug, just as I hate Atenolol ....

  47. ALLHAT trial results
    ... prescribed her the same beta blocker that I am taking ( atenolol ). I guess he knew more than I thought, lol. To my ... surprise, she hasn't had the fatigue that I get from atenolol , and is taking the same dosage as I do. Take care...
    ... verapamil), CAPOTIN and (captopril), and TENORMIN ( atenolol ) all of which cost an order of magnitude (10 times...

  48. Atenolol, Maxide and Norvasc
    ... doctor added Maxide AND Norvasc simultaneously to your Atenolol regimen? ( The starting dosage of Norvasc is usually ... It would seem logical to have you continue the Atenolol and see how the addition of Maxide works first, before ... designed for folks with angina. Why not just take the atenolol and Maxide, monitor yourself for a week or so and...
    ... mindset. As others suggested, try it with just your Atenolol and the new Maxide and see what happens. If that ... you need, add in the Norvasc. Or you might try the Atenolol and Norvasc without the Maxide. There is no reason...
    ... I take Atenolol at 100 MGS & I hate the way that the drug makes me ... going to wean off of it. I switched from Toprol to Atenolol , because of the side-effects. Beta-blockers don't ... terrible & my pulse rate was only 80 at the time. Atenolol was created to make life miserable. I'm convinced...

  49. High Blood Pressure and the Combined Pill
    ... a higher heart rate.....Me "Doc, I'm on 100 MGS of Atenolol that you keep me on" The Doc, "Oh, yeah that explains...

  50. Diovan Results
    ... rate has dropped.. In clinical trials, a valsartan- atenolol combination is more antihypertensive together than ... it is not known to lower the heart rate more than atenolol alone.. You mentioned you have thyroid issues,...

  51. How long to try Toprol XL??
    ... Altace were both horrible with side-effects, bus so is Atenolol for me. Toprol made me feel cold all of the time ... & Altace made me feel much more anxious. Atenolol just makes me feel out of it. Toprol didn't work for...
    ... am stuck on one B/P that is touch to wean off of ( Atenolol ) & another, Lotrel. 106/56 on the meds., but it really...

  52. Could Altace Raise My Bp
    ... Altace was the worst drug that I was ever on. Toprol & Atenolol are tied for 2nd....

  53. Interesting Point On B/P Meds.
    ... doses of 2 meds. Then why was I prescribed 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel.... extremely high doses. My B/P...

  54. Horrible bp reading at Dr
    ... am not so fortunate. I am trying to get off of the Atenolol ( the worst drug in the universe imo) & Lotrel in...
    ... am not so fortunate. I am trying to get off of the Atenolol ( the worst drug in the universe imo) & Lotrel in...
    ... meds. People make a big deal about getting off atenolol . Try to wean off paxil. Now thats an experence and...

  55. Diovan or Not
    ... little more. I read somewhere that you were once on Atenolol ..what happened with that? Have you been off BP meds ... presently on Diovan 160mg (just about two years now). Atenolol , Toprol, Altace and thiazide diuretics all controlled...

  56. Interesting....
    ... alternatives. Also, if it's all about $'s, then why is atenolol prescribed so frequently? It's dirt cheap. In fact...
    ... You make some good points Palamedes. Why is Atenolol prescribed so frequently? I have no idea. If someone ... that is taking ARB's have much less side-effects. Atenolol is terrible, as was Toprol for me at 100 MGS. My specialist ... have never seen anyone say anything positive about Atenolol , but have seen tons of positive feedback about the ... of a B/P med. I am convinced that being on Lotrel & Atenolol has played an effect on my glucose. I had a reading...

  57. A Very Very True Quote....
    ... specialist (is he a cardio person?) and at least get off Atenolol to see what happens. If #s are still good, then bye...

  58. Pretty Consistent
    ... More Readings Per Month: Average B/P on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 Lotrel August 2004- 116/68 September 2004...

  59. Question
    ... cardioligist yesterday, and he said to keep on the atenolol . (yuck) The oopins and needles are gone but know I ... should I go back again? I have read that drocs give atenolol for pals.. I dont know what to do. I am so scared...
    ... swings, depression... you name it. I truly dislike Atenolol & most beta-blockers as a class of drugs. What is...
    ... currently on? Did you switch. I have only been on Atenolol for 2 weeks should I tell them to switch me? Do you...
    ... I am on Atenolol 100 MGS & Lotrel 5/20. I have been on (Toprol, Altace ... B/P I would be happy. I haven't gotten off of the Atenolol , because I know that I will have to be weaned off ... that it has few side-effects, I say B.S. Let her take Atenolol & see how she feels. "It's a good med" my 3rd doc ... through trial & error. I did switch from Toprol to Atenolol , because Toprol caused GI problems, I was cold & got ... taking the med & just depressed. This doc. said that Atenolol doesn't go through the brain stream, so I will not ... effects. She was right, I experience different ones with Atenolol . Should you be weaned... IMO, yes. I'm sure that ... the GP told you about the addictive qualities of Atenolol & that you would need to be weaned off of it when ... haven't heard many good stories about people taking Atenolol & I'm living proof. Cynder, Why are you on B ... /P meds. like Atenolol in the 1st place? I believe that beta-blockers shouldn...

  60. 4mg Coversyl (Perindopril) - Ace Inhibitor
    ... dosage is alot?? In the last year i have taken 25mg Atenolol , 50mg Atenolol, 2mg Coversyl and now i have been increased...

  61. Atenolol question
    ... Hi Cynder, I have been on atenolol for a long time. 18 years. I have had the pins and ... throat. I have never had that problem. What dose of atenolol are you on? I have to take a beta blocker because...
    ... just some of the things that I have gone through with Atenolol ... BTW, i'm going to get weaned off of this miserable...
    ... just some of the things that I have gone through with Atenolol ... BTW, i'm going to get weaned off of this miserable...
    ... pretty much describes why I am on a beta-blocker ( Atenolol ) & Lotrel, which is pretty much one of the most expensive...
    ... When I started taking Atenolol and Avalide I noticed that my appetite decreased. ... this, but I don't know which one yet. I have taken Atenolol before and asked to be taken off of it because of...
    ... Lotrel 5/20, my 2nd doc. switched me from Toprol to Atenolol 100 MGS. I don't have the same appetite that I had ... stomach feel like junk & wake up in a daze everyday. Atenolol will find the circular file, as soon as I wean off...

  62. New to Diuretics-Got bad side effects.-Now Just got a CT scan of my brain!!
    ... Never had tingling in my head before Atenolol & Lotrel (as well as the meds that I am off of like...
    ... didn't!! Helllloooo!!! When I had hives with my Atenolol , my doc told me it was due to stress and to take benadryl...
    ... No worries. I was 157 or so before 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. I'm now 150. I am 34 & 5' 11" as...

  63. xanax could be my answer
    ... caused by anxiety. They could prescribe Toprol, Lotrel, Atenolol , Altace.... whatever, but once I go to the doc. my ... monitoring, it's time to wean off of these meds.... Atenolol is 1st, Lotrel is next. If my B/P goes up. I will...

  64. The Reason Why White-Coat Is Obvious
    ... to my specialist friend 1st & then wean off of the Atenolol & get off the Lotrel (if I can) in time as well. I...
    ... leaving that practice. She switched the Toprol to Atenolol (because it has less side-effects.... yeah riiiight ... that my heart rate is usually 58-60, because I am on Atenolol , which keeps it down. He said "Oh, I forgot about ... or so. I said with these #'s can I wean off of the Atenolol . He was very wishy-washy & said you can if you want...
    ... scared to get off of this garbage. I am on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. Every week it seems like different...

  65. I don't know what to think!!!
    ... Doctor, if you read my chart, you would see that I take Atenolol , which lowers the heart rate. He said "Oh, Iforgot...

  66. The Next Logical Step???
    ... have high heart rates... well not when you are on Atenolol 100 MGS. He says that side-effects like upset stomach ... Where do I go from here??? I want off of these meds., Atenolol 100 MGS & Lotrel 5/20, but I want to see a professional...
    ... Where to go from here? I would say try to get off the Atenolol by yourself. If you go down to 50mgs I am sure you ... problems. I really don't think they are caused by the atenolol . Why? because you said you wake up with a bad stomach ... . You haven't even taken the atenolol yet. What you took the day before is almost gone....
    ... I took myself off of Altace, and then dropped my Atenolol from 50 to 25 on my own. Sometimes WE have to do what...

  67. Current GP's... This Is What We Deal With
    ... because my heart rate was 69. "Well you have me on Atenolol doc." Oh yeah he responded. That would explain why...
    ... the kick-backs. It really makes me wonder if I am on Atenolol & Lotrel if there is a reason other than my white...
    ... heart palps very badly so she put me on 25 mgs. of Atenolol . Once my palps stopped, I took myself off of the Altace ... . When I told her, she upped the Atenolol to 50 mgs. and I felt crappy, so I knocked it down ... one U hate most and see what happens. If it is the Atenolol , slowly wean yourself off, and if your BP goes up...
    ... JJ, When you say that you felt crappy on the Atenolol at 50 MGS, imagine 100. What side-effects did you...
    ... My husband takes 100 mgs. of Atenolol along with 3 other BP drugs. I felt very tired on...
    ... of the meds. to try it & monitor. Is he aware that Atenolol isn't a B/P med. that you play around with.... you ... appt. yesterday was an excercise in futility. The Atenolol causes the lethargy, but it could be the Lotrel as...

  68. Where To Go From Here...
    ... 2nd doc. who was part of his office she said that Atenolol would be the 1st drug that I would be weaned off of ... coat, the 2nd time he said that I need to stay on Atenolol & Lotrel even with my averages & 120/78 in his office ... thing that he would do is wean me from 100 MGS of Atenolol down to 50 MGS & keep going from there. Now that is...

  69. Another Waste Of Time... Docs Appt.
    ... coat have a higher heart rate. I said that I am on Atenolol . He said "Oh that's right". He said that if I want ... maybe some of it is in my head?) D) He said that Atenolol wasn't the cause of the stomach problems & that it...
    ... because your heart rate is 69, I said that you put me on Atenolol , which keeps it low.... he said, "yeah you're right...
    ... he actually said the above, then why not start the Atenolol wean? Stay on Lotrel for now. He's fearful??? Of ... stable on Lotrel alone ...(that you never needed the Atenolol after all), AND hey, you might even feel physically ... into the bargain! If you don't want to wean the Atenolol through this doctor, call your friend and ask him...
    ... Either work with me or not. I can't just get off of Atenolol . He should know that. If he knows so little about ... 69 doesn't mean I don't have white-coat! I'm taking Atenolol ... remember doc. "Oh yeah" he said. I told him that ... Altace & Toprol. Terrible. The 2nd doc. said that Atenolol was better than the Toprol & switched 100 MGS of one...
    ... have high heart rates... well not when you are on Atenolol 100 MGS. He says that side-effects like upset stomach ... Where do I go from here??? I want off of these meds., Atenolol 100 MGS & Lotrel 5/20, but I want to see a professional...
    ... specialist friend and get advice on how to wean off Atenolol . (Don't deal with the Lotrel yet). OR 2) Wean...

  70. Today Is The Day
    ... everything has turned out fine. I want off of the Atenolol 100 MGS & Lotrel 5/20. I want to feel like myself...

  71. Is there a way to lower both the systolic and distolic pressure independently?
    ... visit, my b/p ws 120/78 & he wouldn't wean me off of Atenolol & Lotrel. He said it wasn't low enough. Well yesterday...

  72. White Coat Hypertension
    ... going to the doc. tomorrow to try to get weaned off of Atenolol . My B/P today was 106/64 on the meds. At the doc....
    ... white-coat.... let's see. You have me on 100 MGS of Atenolol , could that possibly bring my heart rate down??? ...

  73. Red Face???
    ... t like this prior to the meds. I am on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. My doc. checked for Roscea(sp?)...

  74. What is a normal blood pressure?
    ... posts on other boards, I gather that you are taking atenolol for MVP. And, you also mentioned stomach problems...

  75. question on Blood Pressure
    ... with this? maybe its time for me to ask my doc about Atenolol or something different? or just stop worring so much...


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