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  1. Weight gain with Benicar
    ... he started me on low doses of something (I think atenolol ), it was ok for 6 months & went up Same story for...
    ... trying numerous others (He actually had suggested atenolol at one point. I said, "No way"), I finally recommended...

  2. Is This Normal???
    ... this morning to take my B/P. Took my Lotrel 5/20 & Atenolol 100 MGS at 7:30 or so. I know that I need to buy a...
    ... this morning to take my B/P. Took my Lotrel 5/20 & Atenolol 100 MGS at 7:30 or so. I know that I need to buy a...
    ... Also, it is dangerous to quit Atenolol cold turkey..... I like your idea though....

  3. Is This Appt. Worth It?
    ... my 5th or 6th appt. this year. I am on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. I wanted to be weaned off of the ... Atenolol , because of the side-effects, but they haven't been...
    ... appointment was supposed to be to wean off of the Atenolol (from my perspective). The side-effects have been...
    ... absolutely nothing to lose in going in to talk about an Atenolol wean. If you get off the drug you'll definitely...

  4. Some Questions
    ... me that I could wean off of the Xanax, but not the Atenolol ??? I'm taking 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel...
    ... following week. She also wanted to wean me off of the Atenolol . This doc. won't, because he says that 120/78 in his...
    ... Doctor, I would like to start a slow wean on the Atenolol for a couple weeks (first week to get over some possible ... down the line. I would shoot for around 75mgs on Atenolol keeping the other BP med the same dose and Xanax as ... well, then after 2-3 weeks, on down to around 50mgs Atenolol ,etc. I truly think if your numbers stay controlled...
    ... Doctor, I would like to start a slow wean on the Atenolol for a couple weeks (first week to get over some possible ... down the line. I would shoot for around 75mgs on Atenolol keeping the other BP med the same dose and Xanax as ... well, then after 2-3 weeks, on down to around 50mgs Atenolol ,etc. I truly think if your numbers stay controlled...

  5. What is considered high blood pressure?
    ... 120/78. I will ask the doc. to be weaned from the Atenolol & he will say no " who is getting lunch". I'll ask ... here, because of the side-effects of the Lotrel & Atenolol & you won't let me wean with an average of 116/66...

  6. I'm Trying Something
    ... tried the weaning myself from 100 MGS to 50 MGS to Atenolol . Felt like junk with increased pulse that day. Why ... week. with these #'s & trying to wean on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel, but I'm going to give it a shot...

  7. 208/102 can it be anxiety?
    ... Months later, my average B/P is 116/66 or so. I'm on Atenolol (was on Toprol before, but couldn't deal with the...
    ... Months later, my average B/P is 116/66 or so. I'm on Atenolol (was on Toprol before, but couldn't deal with the...
    ... to stomach cramps & I still get stomach cramps from Atenolol . I'm going next week to get off of this......

  8. Question For Palamedes
    ... week, because of the high dosages of Lotrel 5/20 & Atenolol 100 MGS. I have actually lost about 5 pounds in the...

  9. B/P Meds & Stomach Problems???
    ... It is really weird. I am currently on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. The side-effects don't usually make...
    ... answers would be appreciated. I am taking 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel in the morning. My pulse today...

  10. Doctors & Patients Have Different Views
    ... last time I was in his office. Can I wean off of the Atenolol doc? "No, but you can wean off of the xanax if you ... when my B/P was "normal" that I could get off of the Atenolol . I guess 116/66 isn't low enough on average. When...
    ... was switched from 100 MGS of Toprol to 100 MGS of Atenolol . The pharmacist even said, "Why is a person so young ... specialist. I have had enough. I should be weaned off of Atenolol & kept on Lotrel. Hopefully I will be able to get...

  11. How Much Do Meds. Bring B/P Down???
    ... was put on Lotrel (by my 1st doc 20 months ago) & Atenolol (by my 2nd doc. who didn't tell me about the side...
    ... looked for studies on the Lotrel site & looked for an Atenolol site, but there wasn't any. It really just compared...
    ... looked for studies on the Lotrel site & looked for an Atenolol site, but there wasn't any... Yeah, atenolol is...
    ... stomach problems. I am curious cause I've been on atenolol for a long time and I too have stomach problems but ... no one has ever said it could be the atenolol . Cass...
    ... For the beta-blockers like Atenolol & Toprol, Then *** do docs. prescribe them to someone...
    ... t. I just took it as prescribed & was switched to Atenolol , which I swear is not better at all. I think that...

  12. Lisinopril and combo medications
    ... could compliment lisinopril. My Mom is on Lisinopril, Atenolol and Hydrochlorized. Is it possible to take Avalide...
    ... combination drug (Lotrel) at 5/20 & a beta-blocker, Atenolol at 100 MGS. It puts me at 116/66 on average. I usually...
    ... like you are a veteran at this game. You've tried atenolol (a BB), verapamil (a CCB), Atacand (an ARB), Avalide...

  13. BP Nomal again
    ... curious, because I am on Lotrel 5/20 & 100 MGS of Atenolol . I feel that I am over-medicated. Thanks. My B/P on...
    ... JTU, Good for you! They like prescribing Toprol, Atenolol & Lotrel for some reason. The $'s from the kick-back...

  14. ACE Inhibitors and Couging
    ... If you INHIBIT ACE by taking an ACE inhibitor (e.g. Atenolol ), you are inhibiting the very substance that inhibits...
    ... I don't think Atenolol is an Ace Inhibitor. I think its a Beta Blocker...
    ... Yes, atenolol is a beta blocker. Lisinopril (ACE inhibitor) caused...
    ... Atenolol is a beta-blocker with some mean side-effects.......

  15. Panic Attacks, Anxiety & Alcohol
    ... 2) My B/P has averaged 116/66 on Lotrel 5/20 & Atenolol 100 MGS. I think that I should be weaned off of the ... Atenolol . I take 2 MGS of Xanax for the anxiety. Your post...

  16. Palamedes Must Be A Doctor
    ... & didn't do anything, but make me feel miserable. Atenolol & Lotrel should be saved for CHF patients or those ... like junk for the rest of your life, same goes for Atenolol . It's great feeling like a zombie at 3 everyday. Your ... Florida. He said that I should be weaned off of the Atenolol & stay on the Lotrel for now with my #'s. He gives ... the Toprol & the 2nd wanted to take me off of the Atenolol altogether in time. She left the state. The only one...
    ... basically told me that he would get me down to 50 MGS of Atenolol & that it sounds like I have white-coat (which is...
    ... specialist said that he would wean me down to 50 MGS of Atenolol & eventually off of the drug. My current doc. wouldn...
    ... one more appt. Nov 10th before he would wean you off Atenolol . There was, I think, the option of seeing his nurse ... doctor at the appt. still refused to help you get off Atenolol , THEN you were contemplating going thru your specialist...
    ... now. Nov 10th isn't far away now...hang in there! An Atenolol wean in an otherwise healthy young adult such as yourself...
    ... Great! Thanks.... I don't know *** I was placed on Atenolol in the 1st place. I can honestly say that Lotrel is ... a lot better than Atenolol . I had 2 perfect EKGS. I don't get it....

  17. I Can't Wean With This????
    ... measurements over the last few. I am on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. I want to wean off of Atenolol altogether...
    ... Lil's Axe, You are on a beta blocker ( atenolol ), a calcium channel blocker (amlodipine/Norvasc) and ... How did you get on these? Which came first? Atenolol is nasty because, well, it's a beta blocker. Lotrel...
    ... You are on a beta blocker ( atenolol ), a calcium channel blocker (amlodipine/Norvasc) and ... much How did you get on these? Which came first? Atenolol is nasty because, well, it's a beta blocker. Lotrel ... me on Lotrel when I asked about ARB's. I was put on Atenolol by my 2nd doc., because the Toprol caused terrible ... side-effects as well. She said that Atenolol doesn't really cause side-effects, because it doesn...
    ... asked him if I could wean at that point off of the Atenolol & he said no. That was 2 months ago. I'll wait for...
    ... me on Lotrel when I asked about ARB's. I was put on Atenolol by my 2nd doc., because the Toprol caused terrible ... side-effects as well. She said that Atenolol doesn't really cause side-effects, because it doesn ... So, Toprol was added. This was then switched to Atenolol because of side-effects. And, you now have good blood...
    ... me on Lotrel when I asked about ARB's. I was put on Atenolol by my 2nd doc., because the Toprol caused terrible ... side-effects as well. She said that Atenolol doesn't really cause side-effects, because it doesn ... natural progression to the circular file along with the Atenolol . I don't have High Blood Pressure. I have anxiety ... enough. So, Toprol was added. This was then switched to Atenolol because of side-effects. And, you now have good blood ... reasonable. Correct. Toprol caused side-effects. Atenolol caused side-effects. They all cause side effects these ... Give me a day without 2mgs of xanax & a day without Atenolol & I bet you my B/P would be much higher on the day...
    ... My B/P has averaged 116/66 for months on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. My weight has gone from 154-155 ... to 150 over the past 4 months, because the Atenolol or the Lotrel kills my stomach 2 days a week at least...
    ... I agree with Moxie's first post: JUST WEAN OFF THE ATENOLOL . It's YOUR money and YOUR mouth and til they start ... take a drug, only TO take one:D:D:. Just chop the atenolol in half and see how the 50 mkg. treats you. Take it...
    ... listen to me, I left. Doc #2- Switched the Toprol to Atenolol , because she said it would have less side-effects ... nothing for anxiety. She wanted to wean me off of the Atenolol in time. Doc #3- Doc #2 left the practice, so Doc ... wean off of the xanax if I wanted to, but not the Atenolol . I asked when I should come in next & he said "whenever...

  18. Does This Make Any Sense????
    ... be higher than later in the day). I'm on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. I want to be off of the Atenolol ... during the week. My doc. refuses to wean me off of Atenolol & all of my blood tests, CBC, Metabolic Function, ... 156/78, 3rd reading 154/78. He is only on 25 MGS of Atenolol , Lotrel, Zoloft, Lipitor & 2 other meds. Why would ... I have to stay on 100 MGS of Atenolol & the dosage of Lotrel when others get much higher ... the machine. I will demand to be weaned off of the Atenolol & eventually Lotrel. I have had enough. The man said...
    ... be higher than later in the day). I'm on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. I want to be off of the Atenolol ... during the week. My doc. refuses to wean me off of Atenolol & all of my blood tests, CBC, Metabolic Function, ... 156/78, 3rd reading 154/78. He is only on 25 MGS of Atenolol , Lotrel, Zoloft, Lipitor & 2 other meds. Why would ... I have to stay on 100 MGS of Atenolol & the dosage of Lotrel when others get much higher ... the machine. I will demand to be weaned off of the Atenolol & eventually Lotrel. I have had enough. The man said...
    ... stu*id reason....CYA. If he doesn't take me off of Atenolol & have a plan to get me off of Lotrel in time then ... average for a long time. I should be weaned off of the Atenolol !!! & there should be a plan for Lotrel. Ideas....
    ... is now finally willing to work with you to wean off Atenolol for starters. Hopefully your BP will stay low after ... the Atenolol is long gone and then you'll be in a great position...

  19. Question about beta blockers
    ... regular line that doctors use. Altace, Toprol, Lotrel, Atenolol , Verapamil+ may be good meds. for some, but not for...

  20. Beta blocker, ACE inhibitor, and anaphylaxis
    ... the risk for me-mine is being prescribed 25mg daily Atenolol for rapid heart rate induced by panic attacks, and...

  21. What are the differences between Lisinopril, Atenolol and Avalide?
    ... Atenolol was supposed to be much better than the Toprol that ... I was on before (which was terrible). Atenolol is a beta-blocker. All of which that I have been on...

  22. What Combo Has Worked For You
    ... but on certain days. My list..... Altace (the worst) Atenolol (a close 2nd), Toprol (s**ked as well), Verapamil ... constant measuring. I know where my b/p is at on Lotrel & Atenolol . I just can't deal with the side-effects. 4) It...
    ... but on certain days. My list..... Altace (the worst) Atenolol (a close 2nd), Toprol (s**ked as well), Verapamil ... constant measuring. I know where my b/p is at on Lotrel & Atenolol . I just can't deal with the side-effects. 4) It...
    ... could just be on Benicar & get rid of the Lotrel & Atenolol . I will bring this up to him the next time that I...

  23. I Have Had It
    ... I am currently taking 5/20 of Lotrel & 100 MGS of Atenolol . They cause side-effects like lethargy, GI Problems ... frustrating. My 3rd doc. wouldn't wean me off of the Atenolol even with 120/78. For the past week, I have had ... doc. & wanted to see if I can be weaned off of the Atenolol . He said not unless I set an appt. I have had 5 appointment ... said that I should ask the doc. to wean me off of the Atenolol & that I probably have white-coat (which they all ... supposed to eat food with the meds??? She said that Atenolol & Lotrel do cause stomach problems if not taken with...
    ... though it only happens in the morning. I know that Atenolol caused you major side-effects while you were on it ... effect everyone differently & being on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel is too much for my age, my change ... Florida. He told me to ask my doc. to wean me off of the Atenolol . He said that it sounds like I have white-coat. Does ... a person with white-coat need 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel, if there B/P on the meds. is 116 ... whenever you want." I am convinced that the combo of Atenolol & Lotrel is the worst. I just want to feel like I...
    ... he said that I would have to stay on the 100 MGS of Atenolol until I got an appointment with him (even though he ... 116/66 average wasn't good enough to wean off of the Atenolol , while I am taking 5/20 Lotrel as well. There ... so I asked if I had to stay on 100 MGS even though Atenolol at that dosage causes me side-effects & they said...
    ... need a da*n psychologist. I need to be weaned off of Atenolol , taken off of Lotrel & starting over. I don't drink ... or so when I started taking B/P meds.), 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel is a lot for my system. I can understand...

  24. Anybody taking Avalide 300 mg? Side effects causing me to miss work - FRUSTRATED!
    ... gave me 300 mg. Avalide along with a high dose of Atenolol (beta blocker) This combo is working for me...praide ... the Lord! I think the atenolol is one that's doing most of the work...it brings my ... higher BP and higher pulse! This combo of AValide and Atenolol does seem to be working so far! Go to your doctor...

  25. White Coat and no believing Dr
    ... been averaging 116/66 on 5/20 of Lotrel & 100 MGS of Atenolol . It just seems that everyday the side-effects could ... medicated & suggested that my doc. put me on 50 MGS of Atenolol & wean me off if it caused all of these side-effects...
    ... been averaging 116/66 on 5/20 of Lotrel & 100 MGS of Atenolol . It just seems that everyday the side-effects could ... medicated & suggested that my doc. put me on 50 MGS of Atenolol & wean me off if it caused all of these side-effects...
    ... white-coat. Tell your doc. to wean you off of the Atenolol . I did & the doc. wants an appt. (even though he doesn ... any until Nov. 10th). He refused to wean me off of Atenolol 100 MGS, even though my B/P has been in the 114-116...

  26. Worst B/P Medication Taken So Far
    ... it for 1 week. For me it would be a tie between Atenolol & Toprol. The side-effects of both are the worst....

  27. 116/68
    ... my B/P this morning. Took 5/20 Lotrel & 100 MGS of Atenolol like normal. My docs. won't let me wean off of the ... Atenolol . My weight has decreased from 156 or so to 150 since ... yet. I don't know why he won't wean me off of the Atenolol . It was 120/78 the last time in his office. I have...
    ... but it seems that a lot of people have trouble with Atenolol & the side-effects. B/P meds. have given me more side ... B/P is low, but my lifestyle has changed since the Atenolol & Lotrel. The xanax isn't the culprit. When I asked ... to be weaned off of the Atenolol at 100 MGS, he said that my b/p wasn't low enough ... need this dosage? He said that he would switch the Atenolol if the symptoms persist, but he will blame everything...
    ... advice I suspect but, are your pills scored? My 50mg Atenolol is scored so I cut them in half and take 25mg. This...
    ... the only solution. How about weaning me off of the Atenolol & letting me see where my #'s are at. At 34, I think...

  28. Why Check It So Often???
    ... changing the meds., wean me off. When I was put on Atenolol by the 2nd doc., I wasn't told about the rebound high...

  29. Feels like my life is falling apart.
    ... the numbers so high? The doc wanted to put me on Atenolol again, I told him 'no' and so he has just given me...
    ... Blocker. It will probably do the exact opposite of atenolol . It works by dialating your blood vessels. Unlike ... atenolol , it will actually increase cardiac output. This should ... take a while to clear from your system. But, unlike atenolol , you should be able to just stop taking it if you...
    ... 5' 11 151 Pounds & I take Lotrel 5/20 & 100 MGS of Atenolol , so losing weight is a start, but I wasn't even trying ... there is nothing wrong. Then why can't I wean off of Atenolol or get off of the drug entirely if all it does is...
    ... my BP.. bearing in my mind I cold turkey went off Atenolol 25mg after only 17days less than a month ago? I am...
    ... B/P meds. mess with my digestive system (Lotrel & Atenolol ). 2. This drug, Norvasc does it definitely not ... my BP.. bearing in my mind I cold turkey went off Atenolol 25mg after only 17days less than a month ago? I am ... Toprol, Verapamil+ before my new regimen of Lotrel & Atenolol . I would love to wean off of the Atenolol. My blood...
    ... taking anything. She finally put me on 25 mgs. of Atenolol with the Altace, as I was getting terrible heart palps ... . Once I was on the Atenolol , I took myself off of the Altace and started to feel ... fine. New dr. shoved me on 50 mgs. of Atenolol and I felt like junk, so I cut it back to 25, so he ... to be well tolerated by most. If U could go off of Atenolol with no problems, U will have no problem going off...
    ... the time Did this have anything to do with the Atenolol . If so, I understand....
    ... nice to see that darn scale move down at last. The Atenolol really had a grasp on my system for a while and I...

  30. toprol side effects advice help!
    ... prescribe beta blockers as a 1st or 2nd option. On Atenolol it's even worse (which is a beta blocker). I feel ... me. I was always shivering. My 2nd doc. put me on Atenolol about 7 months ago & I notice feeling warmer & flushing...
    ... Toprol is really bad with the side-effects. Atenolol is probably worse as a beta-blocker....

  31. I Don't Get It!!! Please Advise
    ... I'm 34, 5' 11" 152... I take 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. My stomach bothers me in the...
    ... Hi, I used to be on Atenolol 50 mg until I developed hives due to the medication...
    ... Just spoke to a pharmacist & she said that 100 MGS of Atenolol is a really high dose & could cause GI problems, lethargy ... said that I feel like I'm 100 when I'm only 34 on Atenolol 100 MGS & Lotrel 5/20. I am going to be much tougher...
    ... with this darn BP stuff!! I was the same way with Atenolol . I used to be depressed and lathargic enough to where...

  32. What Is This B.S. With Docs???
    ... have been on & off of over 19 months (Lotrel, Toprol, Atenolol , Verapamil, Altace(the worst). All of them have side...
    ... night it was fine. I just feel that either Lotrel or Atenolol at high doses is messing with my digestive system ... say, I know that all meds. have side-effects, but Atenolol & Lotrel at 100 MG of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel is...
    ... It averages 116-120 over 66-72 or so on Lotrel & Atenolol . The 100 MGS of Atenolol I think is the major culprit...
    ... have been on & off of over 19 months (Lotrel, Toprol, Atenolol , Verapamil, Altace(the worst). All of them have side...

  33. Question about atenolol and thiazides, Zip2play or anyone?
    ... Atenolol has terrible side-effects, as do most B/P meds that ... when it is normally 116/66 away from the doc. The atenolol & lotrel are giving him all kinds of terrible side ... good idea. I said no doc., I want to wean off of the atenolol & get off of the lotrel & go on one med. that doesn ... side-effects, which is common, then wean off of the atenolol & take xyz (which isn't a beta-blocker), which doesn...

  34. sudden spike
    ... I've been taking for over 10 years also. I was on Atenolol and had an allergic reaction to it. Now I am taking...

  35. Please Answer... Facial Flushing
    ... Currently on Lotrel 5/20 & Atenolol 100 MGS. When it is hot out or I am stressed my face...
    ... Yes, it was the same doctor. Keeps me on 100 MG of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. It just seems that from the Atenolol ... is garbage. 2nd doctor switched me from Toprol to Atenolol & told me to wean off of the xanax in 10 days from...

  36. Increased B/P Today???
    ... 118 over 66-70 or so for the last 4 months or so on Atenolol (hate the side-effects) & Lotrel 5/20. Just got ... be 130/80 at most on a 1st measurement. Thanks. Atenolol still s**ks....
    ... pulse goes to 58-61, because of the meds (Lotrel & Atenolol 100 MGS). I want to get off of the meds., so I guess...

  37. BP Higher at Night?
    ... Avalide (ARB with diuretic) 300 mgs. in morning and Atenolol 50mg 2X a day. I have been experimenting taking the ... atenolol - first dose at 5 p.m. and second dose at 10 p.m. ... resting pulse so beta blockers work for me best but atenolol at 100 mgs! My doctor mentioned a betablocker that...
    ... weakness for sweets and carbs. I am on BenicarHCT 40/25, atenolol 75, and clonidine .05 as needed. I take the Benicar ... and 25mgs of the atenolol in the am and 50mgs of atenolol at bedtime with the clonidine if my systolic BP is...
    ... resting pulse so beta blockers work for me best but atenolol at 100 mgs! My doctor mentioned a betablocker that ... meaningless mind games on their patients. Does the atenolol slow your heartbeat? How fast does your heart normally ... beat? What type of side effects do you get from the atenolol ? He said is more expensive. That sounds like...
    ... weakness for sweets and carbs. I am on BenicarHCT 40/25, atenolol 75, and clonidine .05 as needed. I take the Benicar ... and 25mgs of the atenolol in the am and 50mgs of atenolol at bedtime with the clonidine if my systolic BP is ... situation? Cass I have little knowledge of benicar, atenolol or clonidine. Your morning blood pressure is excellent...
    ... 120 ! He put me on Avalide (ARB with diuretic) and atenolol . I had been on the atenolol before but found it dragged ... taking the Avalide in the morning and then 50 mg. of Atenolol at 5 P.m and 25 mg. at 10:00 P.m. If I take more ... Atenolol than that at bedtime, my morning BP is too low and ... tonight it was 118/78 and my pulse was 87 (without atenolol my pulse easily runs 90-110 bpm.) I am just hoping ... that helps answer some of your questions. Overall, Atenolol is the best BP drug that I can possibly take, but...
    ... clonidine + beta blocker withdrawal. I take 75 mg of atenolol (beta blocker) and 1/2 of .1 clonidine (as needed...

  38. Best time of day to take meds?
    ... am on Avapro 150 mgs. in the a.m., and 25 mgs. of Atenolol before bed. I'm not crazy about this combo, but will...

  39. I'm in a bind. Any ideas?
    ... I've got that will help keep my bp down? I've got atenolol and toprol XL (I just went off atenolol and really...

  40. How long to see results of Lisinopril?
    ... After finally getting heart palps. they shoved me on Atenolol , 25 mgs., and after a few weeks I took myself off ... t. As U know, now they added Avapro, and I cut the Atenolol back down to 25, as they wanted me on 50, and that...

  41. Low Blood Pressure
    ... Neurocardiogenic syncope last year. They have her on Atenolol 25 mg and she had to increase her salt and water intake...
    ... Mome22, Thanks for the responding. I have tried the Atenolol but the side effects (lowering bp and dizziness) just...

  42. Are there any over the counter water pills safe to take?
    ... week and ask for a water pill to go along with my atenolol which I have decided to keep for the moment. If she ... postassium, which I think is contraindicated with atenolol . Thanks :)...

  43. Water Pills
    ... HCTZ is a diuretic. I take atenolol (50 mg), Micardis Plus - which has some diuretic,...

  44. Greetings all!!!
    ... am still on the Avapro, 150 mgs. and the 25 mgs. of Atenolol at night, but since I have been wearing those sylicone ... up a bit. Still not nuts about the stuff, nor the Atenolol , but I'll give it a few more months before I decide...

  45. Can someone guide me with the process of getting OFF Atenolol please?
    ... you are experencing chest pain evey day. As for the atenolol , I've been on it since 1985 with no ill effects. But...
    ... you are experencing chest pain evey day. As for the atenolol , I've been on it since 1985 with no ill effects. But...
    ... to monitor that BP if you do decide to wean off the atenolol . :)...
    ... Atenolol causes me stomach problems as well. It doesn't matter ... week (118/70), but that is checking at 9:00 A.M. Atenolol , Lotrel, Altace, Toprol... you name it, the drugs ... but he tells me to keep taking the lotrel 5/20 & atenolol 100 mgs. I don't know how I will feel from day to...
    ... Hi, can anyone tell me how long it takes for the Atenolol to be completely out of your system and for your heartrate ... etc to return to pre- atenolol state? Also how long before I can take natural...
    ... immediately. I just don't know. I have reduced my dose of atenolol from 100mg down to 50 and then 25 with no adverse ... have taken aspirin and ibuprofen while on 100mg of atenolol so I would say that would not be a problem even while...
    ... immediately. I just don't know. I have reduced my dose of atenolol from 100mg down to 50 and then 25 with no adverse ... have taken aspirin and ibuprofen while on 100mg of atenolol so I would say that would not be a problem even while...
    ... with your doctor that chest pain is NOT caused by the atenolol unless it's indirectly caused by the anxiety OVER ... the atenolol and your MD, which I understand completely (last time ... for angina! If the chest pain persists after the atenolol , maybe a stress test with nuclear markers is in order...
    ... with your doctor that chest pain is NOT caused by the atenolol unless it's indirectly caused by the anxiety OVER ... the atenolol and your MD, which I understand completely (last time ... com site: What are the possible side effects of atenolol ? • If you experience any of the following serious ... side effects, stop taking atenolol and call your doctor immediately or seek emergency ... allergic? If the chest pain persists after the atenolol , maybe a stress test with nuclear markers is in order...
    ... effects. 1. the very slow heart rate ALWAYS occurs with atenolol ...irregular is another story. 2. cold, blue hands ... very different from the condition of angina for which atenolol is a good drug...with anginal pain the last thing ... you'd want to do is discontinue the atenolol ....
    ... effects. 1. the very slow heart rate ALWAYS occurs with atenolol ...irregular is another story. 2. cold, blue hands ... very different from the condition of angina for which atenolol is a good drug...with anginal pain the last thing ... you'd want to do is discontinue the atenolol . I figure, Atenolol is a drug that doesn't agree...
    ... [QUOTE=Scout-]I figure, Atenolol is a drug that doesn't agree with me :) glad i'm off...
    ... Atenolol causes me stomach pains in the morning as well. Even...

  46. Atkins and its affects on HBP?
    ... old threads) I'm going to be weaning myself off the Atenolol from next week Monday and am aiming to diet and exercise...

  47. New to your board, with questions.
    ... female, 46, and obese (70lbs overweight). I was put on Atenolol 50 mgs about 6 weeks ago and I hate it. It makes ... like they should be on an elephant. I have cut my Atenolol to 25 mgs in an attempt to taper off so that when ... meds. I am not currently on anything other than the Atenolol , and am trying to make some lifestyle changes as well...
    ... do wonders for HBP, diet and excersise too. I take atenolol without any problem but I've known many who hate it...
    ... kfz, I am one of the atenolol haters...messes my sleep, causes weight gain, slows...
    ... for HCTZ or some other similar type of med if the Atenolol will work better....
    ... Hi kfz45,I was on atenolol for 10 years but it wasn't until Itried to join a ... was beyond me.I went to the doc and he told me that atenolol will not allow the heart rate to increase but that...
    ... How did you get off the atenolol ? Was it hard? Cass...
    ... Atenolol is the absolute worst for many many reasons. I can...

  48. The side effects of Beta Blockers?
    ... Blockers if your body is not comfortable with them? ( Atenolol especially) I'm experiencing a strange pain at ... getting very light headed then? I am on 25mg of Atenolol , which I believe is a 'mild' dosage for a beta blocker...
    ... Blockers if your body is not comfortable with them? ( Atenolol especially) I'm experiencing a strange pain at ... getting very light headed then? I am on 25mg of Atenolol , which I believe is a 'mild' dosage for a beta blocker...
    ... that I have lost weight. I swear that it is the meds. Atenolol & Lotrel at these doses make me feel tired, depressed...
    ... that I have lost weight. I swear that it is the meds. Atenolol & Lotrel at these doses make me feel tired, depressed...
    ... suffered fatigue, weight gain, and terrible insomnia on atenolol ...never again....
    ... in check for a long long long time on the Lotrel & Atenolol , but my lifestyle has gone down the tubes. At 33, ... 116/64 away from your office can I wean off of the Atenolol & Lotrel? Doc: You can wean off of the xanax when...

  49. Anyone on as many meds for BP?
    ... a lot of meds. Right now I take Benicar HCT 40/25, Atenolol 50, and Zocor ( for high cholesterol ) These keep ... 66 but a few months ago I was on micardis, Altace, atenolol , and clonidine along with the Zocor with out control...
    ... was horrible when I took it, Toprol was really bad, Atenolol is causing me all kinds of trouble at times, Lotrel ... B/P has been consistently around 114/64 & Lotrel & Atenolol is too much. My system can't take 100 MGS of Atenolol...

  50. Some questions about Atenolol
    ... front of a crowd the determining factor as to why the Atenolol is actually beneficial to him? I was more wondering ... the drug. I've been prescribed a 28day treatment of Atenolol but, I cannot see myself doing it even for one more ... elevated again and tell me that I need to stay on the Atenolol ... that's a big concern and may cause my bp to rise...
    ... numbers would be 160/100 in the doctor's office, and Atenolol was prescribed at 50 mg for me in the beginning. My ... diuretic 12.5 HCT. Well, after two days with the 50mgs Atenolol and 12.5 HCT, my numbers at home were 94/56 and pulse ... one month check up, two days prior, did the 50 mg Atenolol and 12.5 HCT, I went to the doctor, BP was what I ... reading. Off the diurectic I go, plus he halved the atenolol to 25mgs down from 50 mg. So my sole BP medication ... is now just 25mg Atenolol (first few days 4 or 5, heart rate was up some from...
    ... numbers would be 160/100 in the doctor's office, and Atenolol was prescribed at 50 mg for me in the beginning. My ... diuretic 12.5 HCT. Well, after two days with the 50mgs Atenolol and 12.5 HCT, my numbers at home were 94/56 and pulse ... one month check up, two days prior, did the 50 mg Atenolol and 12.5 HCT, I went to the doctor, BP was what I ... reading. Off the diurectic I go, plus he halved the atenolol to 25mgs down from 50 mg. So my sole BP medication ... is now just 25mg Atenolol (first few days 4 or 5, heart rate was up some from ... that required prescribed drugs and it is scary. The Atenolol affects me a great deal, drowsiness, lethargy, dizziness...
    ... Side Effects That I Have Experienced with Atenolol (100 MGS) combined with Lotrel (5/20). Stomach...

  51. Any Advice...
    ... I am currently taking 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. I'm 33, 5' 11" 151 or so. Last...

  52. Axe - are you OK?
    ... that it is being on too many meds. Taking 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel can cause these side-effects, but...
    ... t see why you can't go from 100mg down to 50mg of atenolol . It shouln't effect your Bp at all maybe just raise...

  53. Verapamil and Heart palpitaions
    ... The only thing that helps me is a beta blocker ( Atenolol ) I agree they will drive you crazy and make your...
    ... low. Mine got down to 43 when I was taking 100mg of atenolol and 240 of verapamil and I got dizzy spells. I had ... to cut the atenolol down to 50mg. Cass ;)...

  54. 19 year old looking for advice...
    ... had it checked it was 150/93. I was put on 50mg of Atenolol which drops my pulse from 75-80 to 48-55 bpm, but...
    ... good genes :) Anyways, I am only taking 25 mg. of atenolol because that did it for me. Now to answer your question...

  55. Question about sodium intake...
    ... of high blood pressure (usually 160/90) but i am on atenolol for this and it has signifigantly brought it down...

  56. low pulse rate with high blood pressure
    ... drugs for BP control since both the clonidine and the atenolol (Tenormin) lower the heart rate considerably...a diuretic...

  57. Drug Store Machines Give Bogus Readings
    ... 106/63 to 120/70 for the past few months on Lotrel & Atenolol taking my b/p at Eckerds (now CVS) & other drug stores...

  58. Does Anyone Else Feel Like Junk????
    ... readings like 119/66. I don't get it. Are Lotrel 5/20 & Atenolol 100 MGS too much? I'm only 153 pounds or so. I don...
    ... readings like 119/66. I don't get it. Are Lotrel 5/20 & Atenolol 100 MGS too much? I'm only 153 pounds or so. I don...
    ... Yep Axe, Lotrel 5/20 plus atenolol 100mg might well be responsible for all those symptoms...
    ... Cut your atenolol in half!...
    ... Zip, you think the Atenolol is causing the problems. It's just weird. Everyday...
    ... I too hesitate to say this, but I was on 100mg of atenolol and had to cut back on the dose due to extreme fatigue...

  59. Please Respond.... Is It The Meds???
    ... & everything is perfect. Currently on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. My B/P at the doc. was like 160...
    ... have those side-effects, except lethargy. Lotrel & Atenolol do have all of those side-effects. My B/P is 120 ... me feel like junk??? I have been on Toprol, Altace, Atenolol , Lotrel, Verapamil. They all have different side-effects...
    ... that you can't just stop taking a beta blocker like Atenolol . It would cause a severe increase in my pulse rate ... p meds. I guess they don't get kick-backs, unless Atenolol , Lotrel or Altace is the prescribed med....

  60. Excessive sweating and hypertensive meds
    ... a heart attack previously ( 10 yrs ago ) He is on Atenolol 50mg....
    ... was playing tennis 3 times a week before the meds ( Atenolol & Lotrel). Now it is like 93 outside & I feel much...

  61. Is my doc a quack?
    ... putting you on the meds. I'm 33, but on Lotrel & Atenolol & I can tell you it s**ks. Try to work from 3:30 to...
    ... at a dose of 25 mg daily; the usual initial dose of atenolol is 50 mg daily. Therefore, the initial dose should ... be one atenolol and chlorthalidone tablet 50 mg/25 mg given once a ... not achieved, the dosage should be increased to one atenolol and chlorthalidone tablet 100 mg/25 mg given once ... day. So look for a gradual upping of your atenolol dosage (too much chlorthalidone can throw you for...

  62. Timeframe on new meds before it takes effect
    ... trying to get my BP down. Was taking for 2 years Atenolol 50mg before I developed hives and went to ER with...
    ... however been feeling as my heart rate is a up. I know Atenolol helps with this. The Girl of Steel (SuperGirl...

  63. ACE Inhibitor
    ... to the doc’s and he has changed my meds from 50mg Atenolol to 2mg Perindopril (Coversyl). He told me that it ... as it seems very small when you compare it to 50mg Atenolol . It seems strange that if it was important why the...

  64. Panicking over doc appointment
    ... think my doc appreciates this as until now i was on Atenolol and expected to stay on it another year without a...
    ... think my doc appreciates this as until now i was on Atenolol and expected to stay on it another year without a ... doc's check. Do you know how soon the Atenolol kicks in and how long the "lowering effect" lasts...

  65. What are we afraid of??
    ... separate doctors over the past year. I'm on Lotrel 5/20 & atenolol . It's normal in his office (120/78), but he still...

  66. Cold Turkey Effects
    ... It's weird i went of 50Mg Atenolol and my BP rose to 158/95, which was really what i...
    ... [QUOTE=*Paul]It's weird i went off 50Mg Atenolol and my BP rose to 158/95, which was really what i...
    ... Beerzoids, I have been on Atenolol since November last year. I seem to be tracking my...

  67. BP on the up
    ... Stopped taking Atenolol two days ago now. MY readings were 137/80, but BP...
    ... Seems to me you've really had a hard time with Atenolol (mood swings, fatigue)...Also, you weren't getting ... Very effective. OR an ARB/HCTZ combo. zuzu xx Atenolol was the first med my doc put me on and it sledgehammered...

  68. Flushing For A Year...
    ... On Lotrel 5/20 & Atenolol 100 MGS. B/P has averaged 113/65. It was 107/60 yesterday...
    ... just wait to see what side-effect will be present. Atenolol is the worst. Lotrel is causing the flushing (I am...
    ... The 2nd doc. said that I could get off of the Atenolol when I saw her the next time. She was in the same ... switched me to Lotrel. My 2nd doc. switched the Toprol to Atenolol . I feel like a guinea pig & the only people that suffer...
    ... should tell a patient 1) If you are going to go on Atenolol or Toprol, they take weaning when you get off of them ... doc? You can wean off of the xanax. What about the atenolol or the lotrel??? No, they are good meds. & your b...

  69. Atenolol 50Mg Cold Turkey
    ... Hi Paul, I just recently stopped taking my Atenolol because it was causing me to get hives and dizzy. ... the Doc and he agreed that it was right to stop the Atenolol but I was supposed to consult before stopping cold...

  70. Atenolol Side effects
    ... Hi Paul, I also have been on Atenolol since Nov. and I only take 25mg. I just wanted to ... to handle anymore. Did it get worse because of the atenolol ????? I don't know but after reading your post I just...

  71. Blood pressure meds and hives and changed to AVAPRO
    ... BP 170/110 - 114 at its highest. I was taken off Atenolol after 2 years because I developed a rash/hives. I...
    ... then I developed a fast heart rate, so I was put on Atenolol . Felt better on the Atenolol and took myself off of...

  72. POLL! Please participate
    ... Controlled - at times Medication - BenicarHCT & Atenolol ...
    ... to my knowledge Controlled? Yes Medications: Atenolol ...
    ... for new meds....developed an allergic reaction to Atenolol after 2 years! Medications: Avazide 150mg (Starting...
    ... Controlled? Yes Medications: Now: Lotrel (5/20) Atenolol 100 MGS. Have tried Altace, Toprol+. They all cause...

  73. Coversyl Plus
    ... combo. Right now I am on Avapro, which is an ARB, and Atenolol 25 mg. which is a Beta blocker, and most of the time...

  74. How many medician you are taking for High blood Pressure??
    ... He is taking these medications. 1. ATENOLOL 100MG 2. LISINOPRIL 40MG 3.NORVASC 10MG First...
    ... the others or at least lowering the dosage of the atenolol if the results are good. It will save PLENTY too...
    ... Pressure is keep this way than try to eat half your ATENOLOL Medician. Let me know what do you think. I can...

  75. BP Side effects
    ... are U on? I know when they tried to up my dose of Atenolol to 50 mgs. I was having wicked nightmares, and horrid...
    ... funny you should say that because i am taking 50Mg Atenolol also, mind i started my meds in November last year...
    ... switched me to Avapro, 150 mgs. with 25 mgs. of the Atenolol at night. So far things are going ok, but I do find...


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