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Sinus Problems board

  1. Sinus tachycardia Question???
    ... I did until I started a beta blocker ( atenolol ) which has it totally under control. Tachycardia is...

  2. Does anyone else have sinus tachycardia?
    ... couple of months. 2 weeks ago I was put on Atenolol for tachycardia. It has worked well so far and does ... recently been started on Zoloft, Klonopin and the Atenolol . Has your doctor suggested medication?...

  3. Diagnosed Sinus Tach, also suffer from hard heartbeats.
    ... was 166 while walking. Anyways, he put me on 50mg of Atenolol , since then my heartrate has dramatically dropped...

  4. Sinus Tachycardia
    ... too scary!!!) or (2) stay on my current med which is Atenolol . I am currently on 50mg daily after weaning down...
    ... too scary!!!) or (2) stay on my current med which is Atenolol . I am currently on 50mg daily after weaning down ... researching on the web yesterday on that medication Atenolol . Are you having any side effects from it like weight...

  5. Sinus pressure sufferers - SURVEY - please participate.
    ... Now on rhinocort aq nasal steroid, actifed, and atenolol for high blood pressure. Get congested, ears block...

Endocrine Disorders board

  1. Pill splitting small pills!
    ... know. For example, I take 20 mg of Lisinopril but my atenolol pill is 100 mg. You just can't equate the two mg...

Pituitary Disease board

  1. Please does anyone have info on thyroid hormone resistance or pituitary gland tumor?
    ... get a lot better. Beta blockers do wonders. I use atenolol and am allowed to take extra if needed and kind of ... cytomel which is a synthetic form of T3 on top of the atenolol . In april, one of my sisters saw me for the first...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Desperate for help!!!!
    ... for the palpitations, it helps a bit. I used to take Atenolol for my heart(it helped ALOT with the palpitations...

  2. Newly diagnosed HyperT & frustrated!
    ... hurts. My pysch had put me on Cymbalta, Vyvanse, & Atenolol during the day and trazodone & ambien to sleep. This...

  3. Hi y'all...........
    ... having to add hepatitis to the list. :) Pinodol, atenolol , who cares? They're all betas. I love em. Today...

  4. Help! Heart pounding and holding water
    ... breathless going in to another room the doc put me on atenolol to slow the heartrate and then the test results came ... thyroxine and i am now on 100mcg do still take the atenolol and am scared of the fast heartrate mabie you could...

  5. Question
    ... to get on with it when i havent a clue i am also on atenolol and antidepressants i have been an the antidepressants...

  6. advice please
    ... hypo i had very fast heartbeats and the doc gave me atenolol i am still on them i always thought you would only...

  7. need help
    ... shortness of breath before the thyroxine doctor put me on atenolol the palps are gone have felt better on thyroxine apart...

  8. Thyroid Meds and High Blood Pressure?
    ... hypo thy ones, so its hard to say. I do know that my Atenolol was still doing the job. Is it possible to increase...

  9. Ok, well I am officially diagnosed!
    ... start taking Methimazole ( 10mg) once a day and also atenolol ( 25 mg ) once a day. The only thing that worries ... 104 bpm. I guess that's why I will be taking the atenolol . Should I be concerned about that medication... Also...
    ... You may not see a bp drop on that low a dose of atenolol . It should affect the heart rate more than the bp ... normal swings. Once in the morning before you take the atenolol and once before bed or anytime you start to feel real ... Methimazole kicks in, you should be able to stop taking the atenolol but when the heart rate is consistently over 100,...

  10. Encouragement Please...
    ... orbitopathy soon followed. I was put on tapazole and atenolol and basically told to tough it out until remission...

  11. atenolol
    ... How much atenolol did he put you on? I've had breakthru tacky with...

  12. Hypothyroid info please
    ... levothyrone 25 mcg then 6 weeks later put me up to 50 plus atenolol to slow my hearrtbeat that realy had me stumped because...
    ... levothyrone 25 mcg then 6 weeks later put me up to 50 plus atenolol to slow my hearrtbeat that realy had me stumped because...

  13. Exploring possibility of thyroid disorder - thoughts?
    ... out. So we'll just try to treat the symptoms with Atenolol , with the theory that I'm recovering from Thyroiditis ... nodule was hot or cold. In the meantime, if the Atenolol doesn't help I'm to go back and see my endo on Monday...

  14. Well I am sharing my latest Labs and such.. :D
    ... more symptoms than the selective beta blockers but atenolol is often prescribed if someone has problems with asthma...
    ... all hell breaks loose but for everyday use I like atenolol ....
    ... people dropped out of the study. That's why I like atenolol for maintenance. :D Having taken it, I do see...

  15. Radioactive Therapy or Anti-Tyroid?
    ... can't tolerate the inderal, my absolute favorite is atenolol . It's a cardio-selective beta blocker and doesn't...

  16. Another new hyperthyroid diagnosis
    ... take propranolol when I'm having a lot of trouble and atenolol when I'm not. I've been on beta blockers since 1991...
    ... and looked it up. That's after one doc thought 25mg atenolol would cover me after being on 160mg propranolol. ...

  17. Hypo and Digestion
    ... heartrate was up all the time very fast doc put me on atenolol for it i thought i was hyper-t but results say hypor...

  18. Hyperthyroid - brand new poster
    ... the doc put you on medication also had to put me on atenolol for fast heartbeats i thought you only got that if...

  19. Insomnia
    ... was overactive also the fast heartbeat doc put me on atenolol that was something else i would have thought you would...

  20. Racy Heart
    ... i found the racing heart a bit strange he gave me atenolol and it has gone...

  21. Sub-clinical hyperthyroid and tapazole
    ... blocker. Propranolol controls more symptoms but I find atenolol is easier to adjust and it works pretty darned good...

  22. thyroid
    ... hoping the medication he gave me works he put me on atenolol and levothyroxine i seem to get some symptoms of an...

  23. Can you help understand Hyperthyroid results, please?
    ... is one. A switch to a selective beta blocker like atenolol seems to remedy the problem somewhat but not for everbody...

  24. urgent advice needed please
    ... get theese symptoms with both the doctor put me on atenolol and that helped a lot my doctor said i had to wait...

  25. normal
    ... most days the only medication the doctor gave me was atenolol for the fast heartrate and he is doing another blood...

  26. Effect of Beta Blocker on Thyroid Med
    ... hypothyroidism and have recently started a beta blocker ( Atenolol ) for another condition. On the insert that came with...

  27. Saw an Endo today!
    ... members including propranolol (brand name: Inderal), atenolol (brand name: Tenormin) and metoprolol (brand names...

  28. gave up smoking
    ... I've tried a couple different betas. I like the atenolol best for maintenance. Never have any fuzzy thinking...
    ... everyone i went to the doctors today he put me on atenolol 50 mg it has lowered my bp and pulse 117 over 67 pulse ... thing about the results t 6 accenn what strenght of atenolol do you get and if you know your bp and pulse could...
    ... us to help you. I take anywhere from 50 - 400mg atenolol a day. Lately I've been taking 75mg and been able...
    ... results all he would say was it was t6 i took the atenolol and it brought my bp and pulse right down to normal ... not have the fast heartbeat but she is has been on atenolol and other bp medication because she has had high bp ... the missed beets but i had them before i took the atenolol too do you ever get that its awful...

  29. 1st labs after TT a month ago...
    ... Propranolol would block the conversion of t4 to t3. Atenolol won't. That's what I take. It does wonders. It...
    ... Atenolol 's for both. It's not the most effective bp medication ... little over a year ago when my new gp switched me to atenolol because it is the recommended treatment for prth. ... it goes above 90, I increase it. I really like the atenolol . It doesn't muck with my sex life and it just feels ... propranolol when things get really bad and go back to atenolol when things calm down. I take the t3 as a pituitary...

  30. Resistance to thyroid hormone
    ... inderal for about 13 years and last year switched to atenolol which is the drug of choice for rth. I like the atenolol ... packs a bigger punch. Right now, I'm taking 50mg atenolol twice a day. I'm also taking lyrica and tylenol 4 ... suggestion is that you ask your doc for a trial of atenolol . Start at a low dose (maybe 50mg) and work up but...
    ... inderal for about 13 years and last year switched to atenolol which is the drug of choice for rth. I like the atenolol ... packs a bigger punch. Right now, I'm taking 50mg atenolol twice a day. I'm also taking lyrica and tylenol 4 ... suggestion is that you ask your doc for a trial of atenolol . Start at a low dose (maybe 50mg) and work up but ... fell under 40 but i also felt my heart beating. is Atenolol the same as Concor? do Atenolol lower the Thyroid...
    ... have thyroid problems? Concor is very similar to atenolol . They're both cardioselctive beta blockers. I can ... the US? Where are you from? Somewhere in europe? Atenolol does not lower the thyroid hormones. Just blocks...
    ... have thyroid problems? Concor is very similar to atenolol . They're both cardioselctive beta blockers. I can ... the US? Where are you from? Somewhere in europe? Atenolol does not lower the thyroid hormones. Just blocks ... think i will try some ansiolitic like Buspirone and Atenolol . Do somebody know best medication for anxiety (but...
    ... i will see my doctor. i will ask for Effectin and Atenolol and we will see if it will help. I hope you will...

  31. thyroid and beta blocker...
    ... toprol xl . not thinking i let them change me to atenolol . well i felt tired and weird for a month. i went ... not taking my synthyroid the whole time i was on atenolol i was taking it. has this happened to anyone else ... ? taking the atenolol gave me the same tiredness i had before i was diagnosed...
    ... withdrawal. Diltiazem - Pharmacologic effects of atenolol may be increased; symptomatic bradycardia may occur ... hypotension. Quinidine - Pharmacologic effects of atenolol may be increased. There is not a direct documented...
    ... have no symptoms . i had horrible fatigue with the atenolol . i had to quit it and go back to toprol. i take it...
    ... well there is nothing to say that it was a syntroid- atenolol interaction. It most likely is a personal response ... to the atenolol. Atenolol Official FDA information, side effects and uses: Had ... the wonderful side effect reaction that most other atenolol patients experienced as well. Glad you are on something...
    ... thanks mg, i will wait 30 minutes. i will never take atenolol again. i had never been so exhausted in my life well...
    ... I would stay away from atenolol it can make you very tired. My doctor had me on it...
    ... thought i was dying i was so tired. i will never take atenolol again. i felt like a zombie for a month....
    ... thought i was dying i was so tired. i will never take atenolol again. i felt like a zombie for a month. First ... nervous about this one med. Mine just added Atenolol , which I've been protesting a long time, finally...

  32. New to this - Subclinical Hyperthyroid - Meeting Endo next week
    ... Radioactive iodine uptake test was normal. I was on Atenolol for a short time during subclinical hyper phase for...

  33. got some news about my tsh and want to share and want some advice.
    ... answered your questions before, haven't I? I'm taking atenolol 50-100mg/2x day, vitamin d 800mg/2x day, fish oil...

  34. New to board and need some answers . . .
    ... propranolol for 13 years or so and was switched to atenolol last fall. It does a fairly decent job for the most...

  35. Toxic Multinodular Goiter
    ... heart rate down until the meds start working. Ask for atenolol if you're facing a wedding. To be honest, most of ... t see that effect if you only take 25mg/day of the atenolol . It'll take some of the edge off without wiping you...

  36. Question regarding tests... new to forum
    ... like a zombie too. I didn't like it at all. I like atenolol the best. Doesn't control as many symptoms as the ... switch to inderal when things get bad but I find the atenolol allows me to feel alive. Most of the reasoning...

  37. Question-New
    ... Inderal (propranolol) helps with the most symptoms but atenolol and the rest of em work pretty well too. Let us...

  38. Enlarged Thyroid with normal TSH levels??
    ... a month. It didn't work as well as the inderal or atenolol . It dropped my bp too far and wouldn't keep the pulse ... My first choice and what I'm on right not is the atenolol . It doesn't cross the blood brain barrier at all...

  39. OTC meds question
    ... I was feeling horrid. Same thing happens with the atenolol . My body just metabolizes it too quick. A tongue...
    ... longer affect the bp. Just the heart rate. With atenolol , they've found that level to be 100mg/day. I've taken...

  40. In need of info
    ... getting them too. The doc told me to start taking the atenolol (a beta blocker) again and that took care of em. ...

  41. Labetalol and Hypothyroid
    ... that has the most effect on conversion of t4 to t3. Atenolol , another type of beta blocker has none. Others either...

  42. please tell your first Graves symptoms and how easily you were diagnosed
    ... irregular heartbeat and was put on a very small dose of atenolol . Through the years I've developed muscle spasms/twitching...

  43. All My Tests - Still Up And Down With Methimazole
    ... Dr. did put me on another drug in addition to the atenolol . Its a long long name hydrochlorothiazide. Anyway...

  44. Confused with ultrasound findings
    ... past couple months. That's with 100mg/day of the atenolol . The thyroid, pain, the kidneys, actual hypertension...
    ... appt. Right this minute? 68. I pop a little extra atenolol if it get's over 100 but haven't had much trouble...
    ... choice. Ah, but I am receiving treatment. The atenolol for the RTH, Lyrica and codeine for the neuralgia...

  45. Metroprolol, hyperthyroidism, diabetes
    ... of last year, I've been on three different betas. Atenolol for the fasting 146 and the sticks and metoprolol ... reading and it seems betas can affect glucose levels. Atenolol and Propranolol have very little effect on levels ... although atenolol is on a list I found that says it can potentially ... diabetics. I'm going to request a switch back to atenolol and see what happens. I think, from what I've read...

  46. Midwest - lab?
    ... high doses, mainly inderal and to a lesser extent atenolol can lower the FT3 a little. Stopping betas abruptly...
    ... not major. Fingers crossed. I switched back to atenolol today. I don't like the way the metoprolol makes...
    ... have been so for years. Hey, ain't that great? My atenolol keeps my ejection fraction when I'm laying perfectly ... range!!!!!!!! Let's not take into consideration that atenolol raises the ef on average by 8.6 points. Does anybody...
    ... there today. Told me I couldn't possibly be taking atenolol for my thyroid, it had to be for either heart disease...

  47. Help! Hyper To Hypo On Tapezole
    ... your comfort, call the doctor and tell him. You have atenolol on hand and you have tapazole on hand. A little extra ... atenolol can bring it back down pretty quick and you could...
    ... you know whats going on. I could take a little more atenolol as I have taken a lot more in the past than I do now...

  48. Helen and Danni..where are you??
    ... Hi brans, Propranolol at doses above 160mg and atenolol to a lesser extent can slightly lower the conversion...

  49. hyperthyroidism and chest pain anyone?
    ... problems when I was hyper. My Endo put me on 25mg Atenolol until the Tapazole had time to take effect. It really...

  50. inhibit TRH directly
    ... tried ptu, tapazole, block and replace, reserpine, atenolol , propranolol and metoprolol (I started metoprolol...
    ... tried ptu, tapazole, block and replace, reserpine, atenolol , propranolol and metoprolol (I started metoprolol...

  51. 450mg PTU/day?
    ... sorry. I'll apologize in advance. I have been on Atenolol since November 2006. Since that time, I have had...

  52. Anyone on 40mg Day Tapazole?
    ... around the same time everyday. Did they give you atenolol too? Is the tapazole your first prescription for...
    ... with Graves disease. My endo prescribed 50 mg. of Atenolol and 20 mg. a day of tapozole -tapazole come in 10 ... half tabs remainder of 24 hour cycle? Also the 50 mg. Atenolol wiped me out- I figure I should take half tab in A...

  53. What is hyper enough to treat?
    ... switched me from 160mg day propranolol to 25mg day atenolol back in august. I didn't think to look it up and ... was trusting the doctor's judgment when he said the atenolol would be a better choice. I'm getting so tired of...

  54. Low Heart Rate-one Dr Says Yes/one Say No To The Atenolol Still
    ... to try a compromise for a couple days and try the atenolol at a dose you feel comfortable with just once a day...
    ... surprised that my heartrate went down so far without much atenolol at all. I skipped a dose last night and it was still...
    ... Still hanging. Got the pcp to switch me from the atenolol back to 120mg propranolol er twice a day starting ... end is in site. The one thing I read about the atenolol is that as you get higher and higher on the dose,...

  55. How Long Till Tapazole Works-your Stories Please
    ... When I was hyper my Dr. gave me atenolol (to help with anxiety and my fast heart rate). That...
    ... QUOTE=morrisun;2864206]When I was hyper my Dr. gave me atenolol (to help with anxiety and my fast heart rate). That...

  56. I'm so lost!!!!
    ... is totally beyond me. Instead, I take 250mg/day of atenolol and continue to bounce off walls. The only thing...
    ... previous records indicate such. He's switching the atenolol back to propranolol to see if they don't better control...

  57. Emotional swings? Do SSRI's help?
    ... Ambien CR for 2 months! I am currently taking 25mg Atenolol a day (could not take Propranolol it made my skin...

  58. Propranolol and Xanax?
    ... called back. Also, I changed beta blockers from 25mg Atenolol to 60mg Propanolol ER which is long acting. Is there...
    ... amount of beta blocker that you were taking with the atenolol . In a couple days you should feel much better. ...

  59. Which do you prefer Propranolol or Atenolol?
    ... generalized body effect and numbs things out a bit. Atenolol does not stop the conversion and is more specific ... better choice. If you want to keep your sex life, atenolol is the better choice. ;)...

  60. Pvc's And Hyperthyroid Anyone?
    ... Hi Helen, Well I've been on the atenolol for years now and maybe has keep them to a minimum...

  61. Hyper Sleep Suggestions Please????
    ... about it....any suggestions? (I also take 25mg a Atenolol every monring but by afternoon the shakes and ear...

  62. Will Someone Please Reply??? I Need Help. K9mom???
    ... symptoms. Lost 13 lbs in one month, anxiety etc. now on Atenolol but HR is still elevated, insomnia, etc. My T3 and...
    ... Hi, it's me again :) What dose of atenolol are you taking and are you taking it once or twice...
    ... well on propranolol before but cardio keeps me on Atenolol for some reason. He said if it is my Graves coming...
    ... pursie, 250mg atenolol . Hi again! :)...

  63. Thyroid and Glucose?????
    ... drop in T3 from above range to the massive dose of atenolol I'm taking cause it interferes with the conversion...

  64. Saw an Endo Today - Pls Read and Thoughts???
    ... normally 99/60, increased heart rate and started taking Atenolol (beta blocker) and heart palps etc. I am going to ... Endo too. Also, the heart doc put me on too much Atenolol last week and I OD'd and passed out and had to be ... heart rate 100+. Went to heart doctor said to start Atenolol 25mg twice a day. Feb 18, 2007 - ER visit due ... 98 on 1.24). Feb 20, 2007 - Doctor increased Atenolol to 25mg 3 times a day due to still elevated BP and ... to ER brachycardic and passed out due to too much Atenolol so doctor decreased to 25mg tablet once a day. ... was diagnosed with Graves in 9/2005) Still taking Atenolol 25mg once a day and Ambien 10mg PRN and Xanax .5mg...

  65. My Labs - Thoughts?
    ... 105, AND TSH W/REFLEX TO T4 = .59. PCP put me on Atenolol .25 once a day and the tremors and nervousness has...

  66. Bp And Pulse Spikes Way High/then Normal
    ... very high. The Dr. said just take a valium and up my atenolol a little bit. Take it more often. Does anyone deal...
    ... when it happens though. The docs right, up the atenolol just a little bit at a time and spread it out to 2...
    ... 90. Not the highest its been cuz Ive been uping my atenolol a bit. still feels not so good. Talk to ya later...

  67. Frustrated with lab results
    ... low. Hypers have a lot more beta receptors. I take atenolol . Switched last September from 80mg inderal la 2X ... I now take 250mg day of suppossed all day acting atenolol in 3 doses throughout the day. 24 hours betas do ... even after he doubled it. The 250mg/day of the atenolol I take now (which is equivalent to 250mg inderal) ... 50. It stays above 70. BTW, I much prefer the atenolol now. Certain side effects of the inderal kinda mess...

  68. Dr, Says Hyper/someone Help With Test Results
    ... not taking enough atelolol. Didnt you say you took atenolol . how often? how much each time. Does that make ... your heart rate really very low with all that atenolol ? Thanks again Helen. Jim V...


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