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  1. 3rd Doc. Same B.S.
    ... doc., because of anxiety. She switched the Toprol to Atenolol & kept me on the Lotrel. That doc. left, so I went ... I asked him if I could wean. I'm taking 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. I also take 2-3 xanax a day for ... drug later I feel like junk in the morning. He said " Atenolol & Lotrel are good drugs". *** is that??? They still...
    ... expensive drug (Lotrel) & one with tons of side-effects ( Atenolol ). They all use the same line as well "they are good...

  2. Alcohol & HBP
    ... question, i just want it reinforced. I take 50mg Atenolol daily, eat fairly healthy, i walk my dogs frequently...

  3. Stressed
    ... you think no one understands. I understand! I take atenolol (beta blocker) and Thank God for it every day. My...
    ... Im on Atenolol also, my heart rate runs around the 60's too, sometimes...

  4. 36yrs High bp and bad habits
    ... careful drinking on B/P Meds. I'm 33 & take 100 MG of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel in the morning. I also take 2 mgs...

  5. New Problem...palpitations...
    ... My husband had them so bad that he had to be put on Atenolol 50mg a day to keep his heart from having them. He ... You name it, they never did find out why, but the Atenolol keeps his pretty much under control. He has them occasional...

  6. young newcomer with high BP-Help!
    ... cholesterol is excellent) So, I 've been on only 25 mg. of atenolol and it did the trick. Good Luck. Beth...

  7. Yet, more questions...
    ... that. I am starting to disagree. From reading up on atenolol dizziness is one of the side effects. I am here ... am new to this whol HBP deal. I started taking the atenolol almost three months ago, is it possible to just start...
    ... feel dizzy it's probably not that one. I have taken atenolol for a long time and only had dizziness from it when...

  8. Back from the Dr!
    ... talking to me for awhile he does not think it is from my Atenolol he thinks it is from my Lipitor. So off of Lipitor...
    ... dizziness is definitely listed as a side effect of Atenolol . You doctor should consult his big red desk reference...
    ... Can't imagine why a doc would suspect that over atenolol when so many people who take Beta Blockers have dizziness...
    ... nenna, I've taken both...it's the ATENOLOL ....
    ... Is the Lipitor new for you? At least newer than the Atenolol ? Atenolol made me feel lethargic, exhausted, depressed ... you are off the Lipitor, but as everyone else says, Atenolol sure would be the more likely culprit. zuzu xxx...
    ... Another satisfied patient of Atenolol ...... Beta Blockers should be used as a last resort...

  9. Not feeling better.
    ... covering MD over the phone he told me to reduce my Atenolol from 50mg to 25mg a day (as some of you may remember...

  10. BP V's Age
    ... on. If i take med's at 30yrs for BP problems (50mg Atenolol ), is it likely that the meds i take currently will...

  11. Back from the MD
    ... get from Benicar too. As you might remember I take atenolol (beta Blocker) alone with the Benicar. My pulse runs...
    ... The problem is once they put you on garbage like atenolol (it is a weaning process). With Lotrel, I am not convinced...
    ... The problem is once they put you on garbage like atenolol (it is a weaning process). With Lotrel, I am not convinced ... probably posted this before but remind me. How much Atenolol do you take?...
    ... feel different. At the time I was taking 100mg of atenolol + another BP med called diltiazem. I cut the atenolol...

  12. I have been on Toprol-XL for about 3 months
    ... Try Atenolol .... it's actually worse. Lotrel is pretty bad as well ... major brokerage firm, before I was on Toprol (now Atenolol ) & Lotrel. Coincidence????...

  13. Exercise and blood pressure
    ... last visit he cut out the diuretic and halved the atenolol , since the doctor confirmed my suspicions that it...

  14. LBP and doasge of Atenolol
    ... pressure I am new to the condition. I was prescribed Atenolol 50 mg in Feb and have been taking one tablet every...
    ... Hi Brenda, I too take 50Mg of Atenolol . I find it ok, but i have been taking it since Nov ... pre-meds? My BP averages 137/84 nowadays on 50Mg Atenolol , yours seems extremely low, but i'm know expert. ... you. I kind of have the reverse to you, i think Atenolol for is not such a good choice, i want readings closer ... doctors see as acceptable for BP readings. I'm kept on Atenolol purely because i am below 140/90. I think a cavillier...
    ... Atenolol is terrible imo. Causes stomach problems, depression...

  15. My Experience With Doctors
    ... February 2004- New doc. switched me from Toprol to Atenolol May 2004- Blood tests run including CBC, Panel...
    ... through the practicioner & switched the Toprol to Atenolol . She tried to wean me from 2 mgs of xanax to none ... prescribed 1 mg of xanax & said to keep on the Lotrel & Atenolol . My B/P 2 days ago when he said this my b/p was 120 ... xanax when I wasn't nervous anymore. He said that Atenolol & Lotrel are good drugs. When you wake up everyday ... still hurts from time to time then he will switch the atenolol .... I bet it will be to Propanol. I'm thinking about...
    ... even with BP higer than yours at docs. I also take Atenolol (50mg) used to take 100, but atenolol doesn't cause...
    ... stomach problems once in a while he'll switch the atenolol (probably to propanol imo). The 2nd doc. was going ... to get me off of the Lotrel & keep me on the atenolol . I really think that none of these pill pushers no ... your office scheduled the appt. for a b/p check & Atenolol & Lotrel make my stomach hurt 1st thing in the morning...

  16. Found A Way To Combat White-Coat
    ... asked him if I could start getting off of the Lotrel & Atenolol & he said it isn't low enough (115/65 on Friday &...
    ... I told him that it bothers my stomach on Lotrel & Atenolol , he said eat it with breakfast. He saw my #'s today...
    ... I told him that it bothers my stomach on Lotrel & Atenolol , he said eat it with breakfast. He saw my #'s today...
    ... BP readings is all to confusing. I've been on 50mg Atenolol since last November, it took almost 1yr to diagnose...
    ... possibility to wean down on meds. Dont not stop the Atenolol abruptly, it has to be weaned, you can get rebound ... myself, been 10 yrs. He originally started me on 50 mg Atenolol , then after my 2 wk check up, decided to add a diurectic ... time, so he eliminated the diurectic, and halved the Atenolol to 25mgs. My readings at home are around 115/78 now ... and rise in BP spikes when Im having anxiety, the Atenolol is a beta blocker that works in regards to slowing...

  17. Toprol XL side effects
    ... Beta-Blockers like Toprol & Atenolol are the worst class of meds. imo. They caused me all ... .. yeah right, the 2nd switched me from Toprol to Atenolol (it's like looking at one shade of blue & buying a ... wants to keep me on the Lotrel, but get me off of the Atenolol (Lotrel is more expensive, no wonder). My B/P on Friday...
    ... so well that my cardiologist has gotten me from 75 atenolol to 25....

  18. Lillian's Axe
    ... where the heck your non-medicated #'s are? With the Atenolol you'd have to do a little weaning. But there's been...
    ... I just know that I would have to wean off of the Atenolol . My doc. that I switched to actually left. I have ... me off of the Lotrel. This doc. wants to switch the atenolol . If the hypertension is "isolated" as he states then...

  19. Zip
    ... so it isn't my heart either. When I take the b.s. Atenolol & Lotrel, my stomach hurts in the morning & I can...

  20. I Think The B/P Meds Are All
    ... 5 '11 155 or so. I'm currently taking 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. I tend to agree with Zip that these ... stomach aches continue that he will take me off of the Atenolol & prescribe something else. How many drugs do I need ... night I had no alcohol & I felt great until I took the Atenolol (with food) & I feel better, but not like I did before...

  21. Zuzu8, please: High Diastolic readings?
    ... possible. I remember you tried adding a low dose of atenolol at one point then abandoned it when you tried Benicar ... of trying it again with your higher Diovan regimen? Atenolol , for some people, helps with palpitation (which I ... anxiety. Then there's the option instead of adding Atenolol , adding a low dose diuretic. I know you had problems...
    ... is invited to do so. :D Although, I had been on atenolol ( solo) for about 10 years, I found that I did not ... But, I guess I will need to consider either the atenolol or the HCTZ. If I go with HCTZ I think I would opt...
    ... taken it before? And how long have you been off the atenolol ? I useed to have to use clonidine in the afternoon ... Sunny may be experencing rebound from stopping the atenolol after so many years? Just a thought. Cass...
    ... thanks for your ideas. Actually I had stopped the atenolol over a year ago and was then on diovan. ( I had a...

  22. Long term effects of BP meds
    ... of the Lotrel, so I feel better in the mornings+. Atenolol slows down my pulse to the 56-60 range, but it also...

  23. GERD & Lotrel....
    ... Taking 5/20 Lotrel, which can cause GERD & 100 MG. of Atenolol , which can cause nausea is a brutal combination. No...
    ... Taking 5/20 Lotrel, which can cause GERD & 100 MG. of Atenolol , which can cause nausea is a brutal combination. No...

  24. Is There Any B/P Med....
    ... 65 yesterday after walking 1/2 mile on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 Lotrel. My doc. said that I would get off of ... of breath.... I'm a singer so this doesn't help. Atenolol - Depression, could have some of the side-effects of ... It just seems that I am over-medicated. 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel is a lot. They ran all of the tests...
    ... 65 yesterday after walking 1/2 mile on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 Lotrel. My doc. said that I would get off of ... of breath.... I'm a singer so this doesn't help. Atenolol - Depression, could have some of the side-effects of ... It just seems that I am over-medicated. 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel is a lot. They ran all of the tests...
    ... that s**ks. I only take those two meds 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. It only really happens between 7...
    ... that s**ks. I only take those two meds 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. It only really happens between 7...
    ... I am over-medicated with 5/20 Lotrel & 100 MGS of Atenolol . I will discuss with a new doc. at the end of the ... to have no knowledge that Lotrel can cause GERD & Atenolol can cause a lot of side-effects. I don't believe the ... B.S. trials for meds like Altace, Toprol, Lotrel & Atenolol . My B/P was like 140/80 when I went into Eckerds ...
    ... I am over-medicated with 5/20 Lotrel & 100 MGS of Atenolol . I will discuss with a new doc. at the end of the ... to have no knowledge that Lotrel can cause GERD & Atenolol can cause a lot of side-effects. I don't believe the ... B.S. trials for meds like Altace, Toprol, Lotrel & Atenolol . My B/P was like 140/80 when I went into Eckerds ...
    ... Just please be carefull if you want to stop atenolol . You MUST go down slowly. I take it also. Used to...

  25. Help!!!! spikes
    ... food allergy. B/P meds. especially beta blockers like Atenolol are terrible on my stomach. I have never had such ... problems until I started taking Lotrel 5/20 & Atenolol 100 MGS. It is the absolute worst. What is worse having...
    ... have any allergies that I know about. But I am on Atenolol . I am wondering if this drug causes this problem ... and it's beginning to worry me. I'm curious if the Atenolol could be causing the problem. I think I've read that...
    ... So yes, I say there is a high likelyhood that Atenolol is causing your spikes....

  26. Been On Benicar 40 for nearly 2 weeks
    ... nothing for me at all. After I went on 25 mgs. of Atenolol with the 5 mgs. of Altace did I notice a difference ... effects went away. New dr. shoved me on 50 mgs. of Atenolol , but my body didn't care for that at all. I got very ... Avapro, 150 mgs. and told me I could knock down the Atenolol to 25, and so far, so good. Maybe U need 2 different ... low and even as possible, so he is on Monopril, and Atenolol , forgot what the dose is, but it seems to be working...
    ... Atrnolol or any Beta Blocker will stop the palps. Maybe Atenolol and Diovan will do it. You are such a sweet person...
    ... Maybe if she took the Diovan, and a small dose of Atenolol before bed like I do, it just might work. I remember...
    ... optimistic and keep the faith. I had tried the atenolol with the diovan and it brought my pulse way down when...

  27. How to get bp up?
    ... to maybe cut the dose? They had me on 25 mgs. of Atenolol , then the new dr. jumped it to 50, and I couldn't...

  28. Benicar( my life saver :) )
    ... man that stuff did NOT agree with me at all. The Atenolol , 25 mgs. seemed to give mt eh very least side effects...

  29. classes of bp meds
    ... 180's / 90's now 111 to 121 / 60's But I am also on atenolol . And we must all remember that we are all so different...

  30. Stomach Feels Upset... Meds???
    ... Lotrel can cause Acid Reflux, which could describe it. Atenolol can also cause this. It's weird, because if I have...
    ... I'd blame the atenolol most. Though it's supposed to focus on cardiac tissue...
    ... Lillian, Sorry your not feeling well. I take 75 mg of atenolol W/ 40/25 benicar hct. Bp 109/68. I feel fine, so I ... breakfast? When you can go to dr. ask about taking atenolol at pm. In the meantime try eating a little something...
    ... gets my check. The doc. wanted me to just be on the Atenolol pretty soon.... I asked about other meds. but she...

  31. Has ANYONE ever gotten off a beta-blocker??
    ... My doc put me on atenolol awhile back (25mg)for 140/90 BP, but I noticed much...
    ... My doc put me on atenolol awhile back (25mg)for 140/90 BP, but I noticed much...
    ... I have been on atenolol 25mg for about 10 weeks now. I posted here asking...
    ... you have a fast pulse before? I have been taking Atenolol for yrs. Am cerrently taking 75mg, With no problem...
    ... with Cassie, my doctor recently reduced my dosage on atenolol from 50mgs to 25mgs, you do have to be weaned as rebound...
    ... hypertension. I had a rapid pulse untill I started on Atenolol and have never considered getting off, it's like a...
    ... off Corgard (nadolol), Inderal (propranolol), and atenolol . The worst rebound on stopping was the atenolol and...
    ... how other people on the web had problems coming off atenolol , but he doesnt believe it. He thinks since its now ... been 6 days, that the atenolol should be out of my system, and any tachycardia is ... just the way my body is( even tho BEFORE atenolol I never had a problem with a fast pulse. My only problem...

  32. Thanks...Got Rx for Benicar
    ... have been at it for awhile, and until the Avapro & Atenolol , never seemed to beable to hold it down very long...
    ... Diovan you won't with Benicar. Are you still taking the Atenolol ? We'll all be praying for this to be the one! Let...
    ... trip that has been. The doctor had me stop the atenolol now. I guess she wants to see what Benicar alone...
    ... remain a bit high at the beginning, especially now that Atenolol is out of the picture. Give the Benicar a chance to...
    ... may need to take the new stuff in the a.m. and the Atenolol at night. Somehow it will work itself out,just do ... everyone responds quickly. My combo of Avapro and Atenolol didn't kick in till after 2 months, then I cut the ... Atenolol down to 25 so I had a few higher readings for 2 days...

  33. Thicken Heart
    ... all over the place sometimes. Right now I am taking Atenolol ( beta blocker ) and Benicar HCT ( ARB ) So far -...
    ... all over the place sometimes. Right now I am taking Atenolol ( beta blocker ) and Benicar HCT ( ARB ) So far -...

  34. For Zuzu, JJ and others :)
    ... :D I take my Avapro after breakfast, and my Atenolol at bedtime, that is how the dr. told me to take it...
    ... error. I will consider asking my MD about taking atenolol at a different time..that may be a helpful factor...
    ... had me take that before bed, and when they added the Atenolol had me take that with it. When I took myself off the ... Altace, I just took the Atenolol before bed, then when he added the Avapro, he said ... take it in the a.m. and the Atenolol at night. BP is weird, so I guess all this trial...
    ... just recently put on Benicar HCT to go along with my Atenolol . My cardiologist told me that all of the older ARBS ... AM and by bedtime my BP was up like yours. I take Atenolol at bedtime so that brought it down some by morn. I...
    ... Diovan 180 in AM and was started last Wednesday on Atenolol 25 ( I've been taking both at 8AM) and it brings my ... My readings yesterday were 7Am 188/110..took atenolol and diovan at 8AM readings at 9 were 124/ 90, readings...

  35. Started atenolol; pulse 60
    ... to follow some of the threads. When they put me on Atenolol , 25 mgs. I was also on Altace. For some reason the ... side effects, that is why they decided on adding the Atenolol . After a few days my rate went down most of the time...

  36. Medication & Exhaustion
    ... if it will go away. I know when I first started the Atenolol , I was very tired, but after 2 weeks it subsided, ... can use something else. I believe the Tropol is like Atenolol , a Beta Blocker, so it slows down the heart rate which...
    ... Rainmom, Toprol is a similar beta-blocker to atenolol . There are lots of comments about it down the page ... Adding the Norvasc may pep him up a bit but I found the atenolol -Norvasc combination truly unbearable. Jumpy, impotent...
    ... notice erectile dysfunction after just one dose of atenolol . Thankfully I was only on it for a few weeks and...

  37. Pharmacist suggests adding atenolol to diovan
    ... Atenolol alone didn't do it for me either. I took 100mgs and ... different times over the last 18 yrs) I personally like Atenolol , It slows my usually too fast pulse and stops the...
    ... will call my internist and see if she will write for atenolol . Anyone else on this combination? It's...
    ... effects. My dr. at that time, decided to add 25 mg. of Atenolol and after a couple of weeks on it I weened off the ... Altace. Unfortuneatly the Atenolol didn't do the trick by itself, even though the new ... I also take 150 mgs. of Avapro and only 25 mgs. of Atenolol . I'm not nuts about the Avapro, but know alot of folks ... who combine Atenolol with other BP meds., my hubby included. Between the ... Avapro and Atenolol , it seems to keep the BP in check quite nicely for...
    ... confidence too! My internist just called in the atenolol and I have taken the first dose, along with the diovan...
    ... same side effects, ya have to wonder. It took the Atenolol a few days to kick in on me, but it sure quieted down ... backaches and leg pain, as I didn't have them on just the Atenolol , but did have them on Altace and now they are back...
    ... it is really up..180/100 ..I am eager to have this atenolol kick in. ( I am feeling anxious now because our dear ... sure. You said it took a couple of days for the atenolol to kick in. I have noticed some dizzyness which I...
    ... was on the Altace when they finally put me on the Atenolol , but the Altace seemed to keep giving me problems ... :) I know it is the pills, as when I was just on Atenolol , although it took a few weeks, all these lil pains...
    ... name and breed. It will take 2 or 3 days for the Atenolol to do it's work and I know from experence when you...

  38. Atenolol/Lisinopril Side Effects?
    ... Obviously I have some health risks. The doc put me on 50mg atenolol and 20 mg lisinopril. I had not, until recently, suffered ... My mother-in-law is a doc and suggested I cut the atenolol dosage in half, which I did today. Was that a mistake ... Crazy, I know. So do you think it was ok to cut the atenolol as long as I monitor my bp and continue the diet and...
    ... Hi Tony, I have taken Atenolol for years (18 yrs to be exact). I also have anxiety ... about meds. How much atenolol do you take? I have cut my 50mg dose in half(with ... or my pulse got down to the low 40's. In my opinion Atenolol is a good BP med ( others will disagree) But that...
    ... are some terrible ones described on this board) with atenolol . Its just recently that my heart rate and bp really ... and Kathy, my mother-in-law, suggested cutting the atenolol in half. I started that yesterday and figure it will...

  39. Toprol XL and Verapamil?
    ... These two drugs both lower heartrate. I was on Atenolol (a Bata Blocker simular to Toprol) and Verapamil ...
    ... hypertension or tachycardia? I would love to get off atenolol but am afraid of the consequences. BYE :) Cassiebel...
    ... hypertension or tachycardia? I would love to get off atenolol but am afraid of the consequences. BYE :) Cassiebel...

  40. Atenolol woes...anyone else?
    ... are easier to live with than the beta blockers like atenolol . For a start ask your doctor for a diuretic (usually...
    ... My cardiologist has taken me off atenolol and put me on metoprolol, which he says is a much ... interested in knowing my physician says the 50mg of atenolol my primary care MD had me on was not enough. Check...

  41. need support
    ... thought it might be Lotrel...went off...was given atenolol until I could see my reg doc. The flushing came back ... three days into atenolol . Doc says "it's not the lotrel" gives me 5/20. Again...
    ... thought it might be Lotrel...went off...was given atenolol until I could see my reg doc. The flushing came back ... three days into atenolol . Doc says "it's not the lotrel" gives me 5/20. Again...
    ... difficult to live with on a regular basis. I take Atenolol (beta Blocker) on a regular basis. Never had a problem ... just quit taking Clonidine last week. Still taking Atenolol . What kind of a problem does quiting Clonidine before...

  42. Zuzu... Atenolol
    ... twenty, count'em ladies and germs, 20 years now). Atenolol , as you know from my older post, exacerbated it big ... Told my doc that the diarrhea I was experiencing w/ Atenolol was much much worse than my "normal". He was really ... reluctant to take me off the Atenolol . Said that the worsening IBS was just a coincidence ... stomach problems...that you never had them before the Atenolol , and could you please try a trial with an ARB. ...
    ... to cover there a** then they should worry about how Atenolol & Lotrel cause me to feel & set an appt. quicker than ... meds". Good meds. for some maybe, but at 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel, it is an awful lot for someone who...
    ... m confused. Has your doc now told you to cut the Atenolol in half? Does that mean you are now on 50mg?...
    ... it just seems logical to me? *shrug About the Atenolol , I can totally relate to your feelings about the drug ... really effects me but, towards the end of my stay on Atenolol things were getting out of hand and definitely not ... playing tricks. Strange thing is that for some people Atenolol is a wonder drug with no side effects, which allows...
    ... on the top # & 5 points on the bottom one. I am on Atenolol & Lotrel. Lotrel is like 2 drugs in 1, so I will give...

  43. My Test...
    ... On Lotrel & Atenolol .... B/P was 113/70 3 days ago Out of Lotrel... ... . Just on Atenolol 111/70. The only other thing that I take is 2 mgs ... April that said that she wanted to just leave me on Atenolol & take me off of Lotrel. She also wanted to wean me...
    ... t even start until 110 & diabetes is 126 & higher. Atenolol also raises glucose. I now sit here struggling ... I know is that some days I feel fine & others the Atenolol effects my stomach. The only thing that she wants ... it myself for 16 months. It was 111/74 on the lousy atenolol & 113/65 yesterday after a long day at work. I already ... they were junk. Well the way I feel some days on Atenolol is like junk. Xanax never makes me feel anything but...

  44. Atenolol... What Is The Deal?
    ... prevented me from going anywhere. I first was put on a atenolol then month later, a diurectic, which I noticed it ... 98, and took me off the diurectic, and halved the atenolol . Im under guidelines watched by my husband to report...
    ... Can atenolol as well as most beta blockers cause this stomach upset...
    ... maintaining an erection). THESE ARE THE SIDES OF ATENOLOL (FROM WED MD) I HAVE BEEN TAKING IT FOR ALMOST 20...
    ... I despise atenolol (impotence and insomnia). My experience shows that...
    ... Guess you are right about women. I've been on atenolol for 18 years with no problem. started on 100 now 50...
    ... I'm a 41 year old male and I've been on 50mg atenolol for over 10 years. BP and heart rate are excellent ... Guess you are right about women. I've been on atenolol for 18 years with no problem. started on 100 now 50...

  45. ARBs
    ... THANKS IN ADVANCE CASSIEBEL :) P.S I ALSO TAKE ATENOLOL 50mg...

  46. Avapro Side Effect
    ... till I finally told her ENOUGH ALREADY. She put me on Atenolol , 25 mgs. and I felt alot better, but this guy said ... have my dr. put me on another BP pill, as he felt the Atenolol was causing alot of the problems, so that is when ... switched to Avapro, put I still take 25 mgs. of the Atenolol till I can ween off. When I go to see my dr. I want...
    ... make the dr. recommend something else. They had me on Atenolol , and within 3 weeks the pain went away and I could ... I normally did. He wasn't satisfied with the BP on Atenolol so shoved me on Avapro, and within 4 weeks I noticed...

  47. HBP meds(Beta Blocker) and High Cholesterol
    ... I just went off atenolol after being on if for almost 1 year, and was placed...
    ... Laura, Yes, it's possible the Atenolol caused your cholesterol increase. Beta blockers and...

  48. New Here.. Many Questions
    ... really like." I have been fine ever since. Now, Atenolol , and it's related cousin Toprol had some profound...

  49. Question about "No-Salt" (potassium chloride)?
    ... Midamor, Moduretic); And yes, beta-blockers such as atenolol (Tenormin) and propranolol (Inderal); including acebutolol...

  50. Worried About New Med Combo
    ... Been Prescribed An Ace Inhibitor To Go Along With Atenolol And Micardis. My Question Is - Isn't It Odd To Prescribe...

  51. White coat: unanswered questions
    ... 37 M, and have primary hypertension. I am on 25 mg atenolol . I have a mercury bp instrument at home, and my readings...

  52. has anyone ever heard of lowering severe hypertension naturally?
    ... this although he says no. I have been taking Norvasc, atenolol and lotensin hct for two years now. I hate taking...
    ... high doses of them too...10mg of Norvasc, 2 50 mg atenolol ..and 20/25 lotensin HCT. I noticed that most people...
    ... under a doctor's supervision, especially with the atenolol . Im 41 now, and it reared its head again with elevated ... months ago. One of the reasons my doctor has me on atenolol , because during my attacks, I have a very fast heart...

  53. Propranolol questions
    ... else for anxiety and slight high blood pressure, try atenolol , which only blocks sympathetic nervous response in...

  54. Zuzu, 3 questions
    ... increase in dosage? Just because I haven't reacted to atenolol , does that mean I likely won't get any benefit from...

  55. Stubborn BP
    ... related to heart problems?) MEDICINES: Started atenolol (50mg) in Oct. and HCLT, 25 mg. NO change. By Jan...
    ... equivalent to propranolol [Inderal], 320 mg/day, or atenolol [Tenormin], 100 mg/day) or Clonidine HCl (Catapres...
    ... increase in dosage? Just because I haven't reacted to atenolol , does that mean I likely won't get any benefit from...
    ... agents for control of pressure: hydrochlorothiazide 25, atenolol 100, quinapril 40, clonidine 0.3, and as of a few...

  56. Blood Tests
    ... glucose, beats me. I know that Lotrel and I think atenolol can increase creatinine, serum bilirubin and uric...

  57. advice? 23 y/o HBP
    ... thyroid test++++, but they still have me on 100 MGS of Atenolol (it is just as bad as Toprol!!!!) & 5/20 of Lotrel ... drink at all & if it continues than he will switch the atenolol to something else. What about the Lotrel??? What about...

  58. Benicar 20mg/Hct
    ... see what he says, as I did not have it on just the Atenolol . Altough I am so drug sensative, I'm sure there must...

  59. Need help
    ... me so tired I could barely stand. I normally take Atenolol 100 mg a day, but took Labetalol, only about 1/4 a ... was having a heart attack. They gave me the dose of Atenolol and I was fine after that. Well, since then, I noticed...
    ... board. One, I know you are never to abruptly stop the Atenolol , you can rebound effects like extremely fast heart...
    ... Had you taken an amount equivalent to the 100 mg atenolol (probably the 400 mg dose of labetolol) you'd have ... of labetolol resulted in effective withdrawal from atenolol . Coming off 100 mg will play HAVOC with an adrenaline ... were going to die. Don't let yourself run out of atenolol , especially not at 100 mg/day. If you go off, you ... drug combination possible, it would have to be ativan- atenolol addiction. My mother got strung out on the combo for...
    ... replies :). I spoke to my dr about taking me off the atenolol and she recently told me to cut back to 1/2 pill a ... can handle taking that much of it. But as far as the Atenolol , I won't be taking it for much longer. Wish me luck...

  60. Do any blood pressure medications also work as an antidepressant ?
    ... disinterest, and they are more receptor specific. (Ex: atenolol and metoprolol, carvedilol, and labetalol). The worst...

  61. just started atenolol today....
    ... I suggest taking the Atenolol just before bed. That seems to reduce the side effects...

  62. New to the board
    ... metaprolol is a SELECTIVE beta-1 blocker). It and atenolol are precicesly the worst beta blockers to be used...

  63. Zip or Anyone Else With An Answer
    ... Altenolol... Your symptoms are likely caused by atenolol . Get off it, it STINKS for most people and usually...

  64. Question to Diovan Users
    ... CONTROLLED TO EXACTLY THE SAME LEVEL AS A BETA BLOCKER ( atenolol tested.) This was a HUGE study and I wrote it up...

  65. Newbie with Hypertension
    ... ECG, all came back fine. The doc started my on Atenolol 25mg, which i took for 2 months, my readings were ... then averaging 141/82. I have now been on 50mg Atenolol for 3 months, the readings have not changed from when ... in and out, all he said was to continue on with the Atenolol !!! I don't really understand, surely if there is...
    ... boards :) I agree with you that after doubling the Atenolol , you shouldn't be settling for borderline readings ... optimal BP control even with the adjusted dosage of Atenolol . If secondary causes are ruled out and if indeed ... you have joined "the club" of 70 million(!) then Atenolol just may not be the drug for you. There are many other...
    ... from this board, (thanks again Zip and Zuzu), that atenolol works by lowering your heart rate, your increase in...
    ... is obviously too much for the poor guy! On the atenolol : by all means take the MINIMUM dose that gets you...

  66. Is the Atenolol causing all this???
    ... Cheesey, Your symptoms are likely caused by atenolol . Get off it, it STINKS for most people and usually...
    ... I have been taking Atenolol for over ten years. Whenever I have tried to end ... have severe anxiety attacks. When I first started Atenolol the side effects were minimal and tolerable, but as ... I have aged the side effects have worsened. IMO, Atenolol , (Tenormin), is a drug that causes dependence and...
    ... all the responses:) Well, I've now been off of Atenolol for nearly two days and this morning I felt quite ... erections. I never had a problem with that while taking Atenolol but I have read that this can be a side affect for...
    ... Thank's for the replies!. Well, I've been taking Atenolol off and on for about a year and I've also had these ... mysteriously and then go away. Well, I just got off the Atenolol and while I was taking it (and even now that I have...

  67. Toprol to Atenolol? Please Respond
    ... anxiety this morning & feel spacey today as well. The Atenolol is working, because my b/p was 114/63 yesterday, but...
    ... me off of the Lotrel in 1 month & just leave me on Atenolol . My 2nd day off of Toprol 100 MG & on Atenolol ... feel nervous & jittery. What gives???? I know that Atenolol is another beta blocker, but I also know that you...
    ... way you felt on Toprol or the way you're feeling on Atenolol . If you want to stop the Atenolol and go back onto...
    ... are non-selective and cause more diverse effects.) Atenolol is usually considered the better drug because it has ... are different- I like propranolol MUCH better than atenolol (although both cause me insomnia)- and if the Toprol...
    ... drugs can have different affects on us, but Toprol and Atenolol are often substituted for one another. I switched ... from Toprol to Atenolol with no weaning at my own request because of cost ... had extreme problems with adrenalin when quitting Atenolol , but have heard other people here report increased ... anxiety problems while on Atenolol or Toprol. The only anxiety problem I have is while ... except in price. The first time I tried to kick Atenolol , I tried cold turkey without weaning, and the anxiety ... These problems were the result of taking just 25 mg of Atenolol once a day....
    ... QUOTE=Buying Time]Axe The first time I tried to kick Atenolol , I tried cold turkey without weaning, and the anxiety ... These problems were the result of taking just 25 mg of Atenolol once a day. Wow, you sound soooooo much like ME ... on Atenolol (and getting off of it too) that it's not even funny...

  68. side effects
    ... hello everyone my hubby had atenolol 50mg added to the 100mg cozaar he already takes, about...

  69. Toprol withdrawal?
    ... Drop Gems, I took Atenolol , which is somewhat a generic for Toprol, for two years ... family. When my doctor doubled my dose of 25 mg of Atenolol once a day to twice a day, I immediately ran into ... I felt like I was moving underwater. I decided Atenolol was not for me, and took the long trek of weaning...

  70. Finally Found A Doc....
    ... agreed that Toprol has that effect. She put me on Atenolol . She is keeping me on Lotrel for 1 month & wants me ... off of that as well. I would only be on Atenolol . She also prescribed Paxil to wean off of the xanax...

  71. Atenolol and Tachycardia
    ... blurred and I felt like I couldn't breathe. I ran out of Atenolol 2 days before that and wasn't able to get it refilled...

  72. Tachycardia and Weaning off Beta Blockers
    ... Janet, I weaned off Atenolol (25mg once a day for over two years), and have been...

  73. Question Taking Two BP Meds at Once
    ... the medicine. It is Hydrochlorot 12.5 mg with 50mg Atenolol that I have been taking. I guess its just a matter...

  74. fuzzy head
    ... 50mg cozaar twice per day. He has already tried 25mg atenolol great for a week then the side effects hit him, struggled...
    ... of something that happened to me during my month of atenolol 50mg. All of a sudden I needed reading glasses for ... matter of time BUT IN A MONTH!!! I disconntinued the atenolol and within a week, discontinued the GLASSES! Anyway...
    ... to dr`s today bp still to high so he has added 50mg atenolol and told him its not a good idea to reduce the cozaar ... feeling. The dr said the reason hubby felt so ill on atenolol 25mg was because it was such a small dose and so the ... a go and perservere for a while. Hasn`t taken the atenolol yet. thanks to anyone that can give any info. emma...

  75. A Typical Day On Meds.
    ... S. here- Comparison studies with the beta blocker atenolol have suggested that ARBs are superior in protection...


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