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  1. Dr. Said Im Hyperthyroid/ Help Questions
    ... thrill :) I'm just being controlled by 250mg/day of atenolol at the moment. Hang in there though. It will get...

  2. Dr. Says Hyperthyroid, Numbers Low
    ... low thyroid hormone levels indicate hypothyroid. Atenolol is very good for helping control some of the symptoms...

  3. Internist Says Hyperthyroid, Help!
    ... enough) thyroid hormone. I noticed that you take Atenolol . That is a common beta blocker that is also prescribed...

  4. hyper..crazy..and wondering
    ... taking and how many times a day do you take it? I take atenolol 250mg/day divided into two 100mg doses and one 50mg...
    ... way, don't forget to take your toprol. I forgot my atenolol last night and my god I woke up to a blast this morn...

  5. Low Libido
    ... subject up. I'm hyper. Since changing from inderal to atenolol , I've got the opposite problem as you. The inderal...
    ... Wow..........is atenolol the answer? Bookish, I hope you get this resolved...
    ... Maybe the atenolol only works if you're hyper :blob_fire Anyone wanna ... maybe there's a hyper male somewhere out there on atenolol ? :)...
    ... resist the topic so I thought I'd join in. I take atenolol now (recently switched in September) to help control...

  6. finally got a diagnois
    ... a little less of the others. I take another med ( atenolol ) but it's the equivalent of close to 200mg inderal...

  7. Hi Bran's!
    ... doubled in size since I last saw him. 250mg/day of the atenolol and the pulse is still hanging at 88 and the bp at...

  8. Negative Effects On Body from High TSH
    ... The treatment of choice for PRTH is the beta blocker Atenolol if tachycardia is a problem and if necessary, the...

  9. Feeling funky with hyperthyroid
    ... hours, it should be frequent enough. I take 100mg atenolol twice a day at 10:00 pm and 7:00 am (I seem to need...
    ... pressure and heart rate? Mine are down now due to Atenolol .25 once a day and I weigh 130lbs. They gave me too ... much Atenolol last week and I passed out and wound up in the ER ... 100/60 but went up to 105 hr and 150/98 BP before Atenolol )...
    ... now rarely gets above 120. I take 250mg/day of the atenolol . I take 100mg morn and night and 50mg around 2pm...

  10. Friend to friends
    ... the more the merrier. GP wanted me at 25-50mg/day atenolol . ER increase it to 200 and said I could go as high...

  11. bad anxiety??????help!!
    ... the betas is good as long as they're something like Atenolol or one of the other long actings that are supposed...

  12. brans'nana read me!!!!
    ... for my size. What is your bp? I actually like the atenolol better than the inderal. I took the inderal for 12 ... years and just switched to the atenolol in September. Haven't figured out quite why I like...

  13. Hey, Pursie, slow down so I can catch you!
    ... of it's own. I'm going to stay put on my dose of atenolol right now and give things time to even out a little...

  14. HYpo but symptoms feel like Hyper! Anyone else the same?
    ... a little better the past couple days - tweaked the Atenolol dosing schedule and went up on the dose just a little...

  15. to accessn12
    ... graves. RX: No RAI. Switch Inderal LA 80mg 2x/day for Atenolol 25mg/day. Ooops! Sept., 2006. Back to ER. TSH ... of hyperthyroidism. Not enough beta blocker. RX: Atenolol 100mg+ bid, see endo. 2 days later. See endo....

  16. Help-Secondary Hyperthyroidism?
    ... the thyroid hormone level down along with the TSH. Atenolol helps some of the symptoms like tachycardia and generally...
    ... depending on what your pulse and bp are doing. I take Atenolol now (used to take Inderal LA). A normal dose for...
    ... your bp from falling thru the floor. I take 100mg Atenolol (the treatment of choice for PRTH) at 8am and 100mg...

  17. Feeling down
    ... hypers) he switched me from 160mg Inderal to 25mg Atenolol . Big mistake. I ended up going ballistic and the...

  18. Lab results...
    ... the symptoms no matter what the cause. I take 100mg atenolol twice a day now. As to the vitamins, I use one of...

  19. birth control & thyroid issues
    ... m on methimazole daily for the Graves. I also have atenolol to slow down my fast heart rate. The anxiety and moods...

  20. Just Diagnosed Hyperthyroidism. Have questions.
    ... pulse 130 my blood pressure 140/100. ok so I am on PTU atenolol and Klonopin.We are going to wait for 3 weeks and...
    ... about 4-6 weeks after starting them. The PTU and the atenolol are very good for the treatment of graves'. Lots ... didn't do much to control the symptoms. I find the atenolol and time seem to do a better job. Stick around...
    ... they always want to up the tranquilizer. What size atenolol are you taking? 25/50/100? I take 100+ twice a day...

  21. Scarey Symptoms, Been on Drugs For Awhile
    ... side. I was given drugs, including a beta blocker, Atenolol . Everything has been fine up until the other ... day when I missed 2 doses of Atenolol because my prescription ran out. Well that night ... symptoms were to be expected when abruptly stopping Atenolol , but is nothing life threatening. But these symptoms...
    ... diagnosed with Graves Disease. I have been taking Atenolol for about 6 weeks now. I take 50 MG twice daily - ... and again in the evening. My doctor started me on Atenolol once a day but I was still having a rapid heartbeat ... your doctor about maybe raising the dosage on the Atenolol your taking. I know your symptoms are frightening...
    ... You Need To Tell You Endo. Md Of This Immediately. Atenolol Or Any Beta Blocker Acts To Slow Down The Heart Rate...

  22. beta blockers
    ... I've been prescribed a beta-blocker ( atenolol ) to help with GD symptoms. How long are you supposed...

  23. Bad days and good days
    ... I have boarderline high blood pressure and take Atenolol . At one time, I was perscribed Wellbutrin in conjunction...

  24. WE need more endos!
    ... being called that..... Does any one else take only Atenolol ? for hyper........My dr. won't give me any anti-thyroid ... I have to wait to see the Dr. she said I can up my atenolol to hold me over till I see the endo.......is this...

  25. confused
    ... in the world, IMO. Don't be afraid to take the atenolol . It won't lower your BP too much, but it will help...
    ... Yeah that was cute. Started my atenolol last night. Took 25 mg. last night and 25mg today...

  26. Question about labs (Let's play doctor)
    ... palpitaions atial fibrillation (occasionally, take atenolol daily) sleep through the night, but wake up exhausted...
    ... At least a few of your symptoms might be caused by atenolol . But it's safe to assume that at least some might...
    ... symptoms I've described I get whether or not I'm on Atenolol . I used to only take Atenolol occasionaly, but ever...

  27. new to board
    ... see endo dr in august. started PTU 2x's a day & atenolol daily...

  28. Thyroid Antibodies results
    ... heartbeat found out it was my thyroid hyperactive. been on atenolol 2x 50 mg a day. TSH was 0.006 today I finally got...

  29. Itchin Normal?
    ... bit since last night is that normal? I have been on Atenolol for almost 2 weeks now so I suppose it couldn't be...

  30. i FEEL HORRIBLE OVERACTIVE THYROID
    ... Thyroid is going nuts . was put on beta blockers 25 mg Atenolol my heart rate since slowed down a bit but still after ... 12 hrs of taking atenolol goes back over 100. feel terrible. I sweat like crazy ... hurts where my thyroid is. They told me to take Atenolol 25 mg 3 times a day now. Still not on Thyroid meds...

  31. Betablockers and Thyroid Meds
    ... when the PVC's get unbearable, I've been taking my atenolol . But if the first statement is true - betablocker ... thryoid - am I canceling out my levoxly by taking the atenolol ? Dx'd w/Hashi's 3 years ago. Thanks....

  32. tapazole
    ... yes, i have atenolol 50mg tablets. the doc said i can split them in half...

  33. New to Board-Lab Results-Graves/Hyper
    ... medication yet. My doctor gave me a Beta Blocker ( atenolol ) to control my anxiety, and jittery hands until I...

  34. Excessive Weight Gain and Grave's
    ... more when I start my treatment. My doctor gave me Atenolol to control my anxiety and jitters while I get more...

  35. Taking temperature to monitor dose?
    ... (40-43) that I was going hypo and had to quit the atenolol . Now my pulse is up to about 64-72 and I'm taking...

  36. Graves/newBloodwork/YIPPEEEEEEEE
    ... I started on 30 mg of generic tapazole and 100 mg atenolol and they just cut my dose to 20 mg methimazole (generic ... tapazole) and 50mg atenolol . Thanks guys for teaching me and letting me ask...
    ... the Dr. today and they took me completely off the atenolol . My pulse was down in the low, low 40's and I am ... tired it is incredible. So at this point I am off the atenolol and on 20mg of the methimazole for the next 5 weeks ... until the next blood test. I think getting off the atenolol will help me with the "hypo" symptoms and even out...

  37. Help appreciated if you could...Thyroid, Levothroid,and...
    ... resting heart rate causing the low temp too. I'm also on atenolol and lisiniprol for high BP. The doc seemed to think...

  38. hard to breathe
    ... I am on 50mg of atenolol . It also makes me sleepy. I don't have my lab numbers...

  39. My endo is jerk...
    ... 3 and very happy I've been feeling better with the atenolol . Sandy...

  40. Pros/Cons on Meds vs RAI
    ... and want to do the ATD's. I'm currently on 100mg of atenolol daily - I would like to go on the tapazole so I am...

  41. Too much thyroid meds?
    ... shakiness. So with that and changing from taking my Atenolol in the morning with the Levoxyl to at night I guess...

  42. Thyroid med increase and Hypoglycemic?
    ... Could it be my thyroid levels are too high? Or can Atenolol cause blood sugar problems? I am hoping that cutting ... 76 pulse 71. This past Monday I started taking Atenolol in the evening so that wouldn't interfere with the...

  43. Thyroid med increase and Hypoglycemic?
    ... Could it be my thyroid levels are too high? Or can Atenolol cause blood sugar problems? I am hoping that cutting ... 76 pulse 71. This past Monday I started taking Atenolol in the evening so that wouldn't interfere with the...

  44. Why am I so dizzy?
    ... blood pressure and heart rate were way up. Took my atenolol and Levoxyl and it slowly got better. Still feel...
    ... Gramstoo, It's possible your beta blocker ( Atenolol ) needs to be adjusted. Best if you call your doc...

  45. Frightening experience this morning....
    ... heart rate about 99. I took my morning Levoxyl and Atenolol and it has come down around 140/90 and most of the...
    ... the drs. the PA doesn't think it is thyroid meds or atenolol . but wants me to take the thyroid meds and atenolol...

  46. Shakey?
    ... problems, the pounding heart, etc. I was taking Atenolol for a couple of years and tried to come off of it ... heart :) was beating faster with a lower dose of Atenolol . I went back on the Atenolol last week and the increase ... the increase in thyroid meds and the going back on Atenolol my body is trying to adjust hopefully and symptoms...

  47. mitral valve prolapse
    ... MVP about 8 years ago, mild case... haven't taken atenolol or anything in about 6 years or so. I was dx with...
    ... That Lesson Early On ). I Remember Being Prescribed Atenolol Back In 1997 When I Had A Real Bad Bout With "flu...

  48. What is my doctor thinking??
    ... weight or the synthroid). I am now on a beta-blocker ( atenolol ) and that has brought my heart rate down to normal...

  49. Help with blood tests
    ... feet and that they were very cold. I'm taking atenolol (beta blocker) that might make the Raynaud's worse...

  50. Atenolol and Westhroid
    ... however - sorry - I used to take synthroid without the atenolol and had trouble with my heart rate going too high ... them and for mostly hypo symptoms.....I was put on atenolol in October, 50 mg/day. It has worked like a charm ... relation between thyroid meds and beta-blockers like atenolol from what I understand....but I am new to this too...
    ... defect but instead the syndrome, you may not need the atenolol at all. And in fact, taking atenolol when your primary ... slowly and not forcefully enough; beta blockers like atenolol cause the heart to act the same way. It makes no ... you, I would confirm with the MD who gives you the atenolol that you have true MVP, not just MVP syndrome... and...
    ... problems....I wonder if that's why I have to take the atenolol now?? Thanks for your thoughful info.... Best wishes...
    ... the first time, I found more information that says atenolol can mask elevated FT4 levels, which would be pretty...
    ... going on but to no avail.I guess i will not take the atenolol and save up some cash and go back to the homeopathic...

  51. mvp and hypo
    ... have had mild mvp for 7 years. first treated with atenolol and haven't taken anything in four/five years for...

  52. I have to do RAI
    ... me for years to do RAI but I always refused. I keep Atenolol ( a beta-blocker) with me in case my heart "kicks...

  53. Clonidine and 24 hr Urine Interaction?
    ... beta blocker to kill the average person (400 mg of atenolol ) My endo said I have mono and that my thyroid is...

  54. Confused... yet optimistic
    ... symptoms... Fast Heart Rate (93 avg) unless I take atenolol Constantly feel fatigued Wake up tired even though...

  55. What do test results mean? What do I do?
    ... beta blocker to kill the average person (400 mg of atenolol ) My endo said I have mono and that my thyroid is...

  56. Hashi diagnosis-need help... sorry long
    ... hrs. I felt horrible for a week. I was put on 25mg Atenolol and aspirin therapy 81mg. Had followup tests, echo ... hr. holter, etc. all were normal. Apparently the atenolol was too much and and I could bare breathe and almost ... me and said to give my body time to adjust to the atenolol . I talked with my doctor and said cut down to 12...

  57. HELP!! Confused- need help w/ test results.
    ... heart rate, twitchy feeling anymore (I am on 25mg atenolol and 8mg Gabitril for related anxiety); but I still...

  58. Curious, How many Hypo people get a lot of PVC's?
    ... I had my Ft4 and T3 drawn when I was on 25 mgs of Atenolol . Will this mess up my values?...

  59. Meaningless TSH
    ... in remission and was taken off of it. Still took atenolol for high blood pressure. Since then, have had some...

  60. Anyone here Hyperthyroid?
    ... day, then nothing as of July, 1003. I also took Atenolol , a beta blocker, for over a year in the beginning...

  61. Hasimotos
    ... started acting up. Weird but my endo prescribed me atenolol , nothing to do with thyroid disease but it is a heart...

  62. My life is no fun anymore
    ... Yes Lady I am on 50mg of atenolol . I think it might need to be bumped up a bit though...

  63. What dose of Cytomel/T3 were you started on?
    ... before) and fast heart rate I have. When I was put on atenolol for my high BP, I could not tolerate it at all. It ... discussing the problems I have with high BP and I told him atenolol was tried and I cannot tolerate that drug and when...

  64. Feeling Good
    ... I have hyperthyroidism. I am currently taking atenolol (beta-blocker) for heart palpitations, high pulse...

  65. I think my doctor is wrong
    ... be right. He prescribed for me tapazole 5 mg and atenolol 50 mg. Shouldn't a doctor be monitoring me? I was...

  66. Borderline Hypothyroidism
    ... I, too, am a fellow SVT sufferer (use atenolol only when needed) and also just diagnosed w/Hashi ... hyper) and did have a minor SVT attack. I took an atenolol for a couple of nights and went on the correct dose...

  67. Hashimoto's- Question about Levoxyl Dosage
    ... hyperthyroid, so I think I'll try that and break out the atenolol as a preventive. Thanks!...

  68. dea4, questions for you
    ... up, has stayed the same, but then again I am taking atenolol so I guess that could be keeping it in check)...but...

  69. upcoming wisdom tooth extraction
    ... oral surgeon has asked me to go ahead and take my Atenolol for my heart rate the day of, though I'm going to ... a heck of a lot smarter than I am, but taking the atenolol which knocks my resting heart rate down from about...

  70. Any other Hypos out there with Tachycardia/Fast Heart Beat?
    ... months ago and am now on Armour Thyroid ( i also take atenolol to control the heart rate). I am just curious as...
    ... months ago and am now on Armour Thyroid ( i also take atenolol to control the heart rate). I am just curious as...

  71. My endo appt yesterday ~ Wow :)
    ... told him that the internist was going to start me on Atenolol and he immediately said, “you were very smart to...
    ... I had gone hyper. When I told him that I had tried Atenolol in the past and showed him in my BP notebook that...

  72. Taken off T4 due to BP/heart rate problems - any input would be appreciated
    ... The internist was going to start me on 50 mg of Atenolol , but I have had problems with that drug when trying...
    ... elevated. And you were very wise not to take the atenolol . Cardiologists even warn that it will make hypo symptoms...
    ... elevated. And you were very wise not to take the atenolol . Cardiologists even warn that it will make hypo symptoms ... about my BP when he decided I should not take the Atenolol after realizing I had a bad reaction to it the 2 times...

  73. side effect to levoxyl
    ... know now!) I don’t see a problem taking your Atenolol in the evening either. Call your doctor’s office...
    ... It appears the atenolol is the problem, not the Levoxyl. I have seen several ... references that say beta blockers like atenolol should be avoided by hypothyroid patients. The action ... reputable website that states in no uncertain terms that atenolol can cause hypoT symptoms to become worse ~ [url ... side effects. They are exactly the same as hypoT's. Atenolol is often a first choice of treatment for overactive...
    ... But you seem to have ignored my comments about the atenolol . I still think that may well be the source of your...

  74. Can you give me input?
    ... thyroid and done a liver ultra sound”? He added Atenolol to control the palpitations. After starting this ... Vivelle for hormones, Potassium, Maxzide, Prilosec, & Atenolol After reading here and other places, I am wondering...

  75. at a loss
    ... of trial and error i was given zoloft, restoril and atenolol . this combination worked well for a few years even ... for sleep and restoril for the ibs as well as the atenolol . last year my gp said that it seems that my metabolism...


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