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  1. Which doc is best to treat high BP??
    ... t think that it was necessary. Weaning off of the Atenolol this week. Drank too much on Saturday.... way too...
    ... knows it all and told me to "just stop taking the atenolol ". I'll take a good GP any day. Cass...
    ... routine. Maybe he isn't listening. I tell him that the Atenolol causes all of these side-effects like my stomach+ ... make you younger inside than 90% of 34 year olds.... Atenolol at 100 MGS & Lotrel at 5/20 is tough. I will slowly ... wean off of the Atenolol . 121/71 today..... Not thrilled with those numbers...
    ... Everything was fine. She switched the Toprol to 100 MGS of Atenolol . My stomach has gotten worse ever since I have been ... on the Atenolol . She left the practice. My 3rd doctor is a DO. He ... keeps me on the Atenolol and Lotrel & says that the stomach issues in the morning ... that I had a solution. I really think that it's the Atenolol ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis Lotrel Altace Toprol Xanax

  2. Favorite ARBS
    ... preventative. It does nothing for my HTN. I also take atenolol , cardura and norvasc....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Avapro Cardura Cozaar Diovan Norvasc

  3. How do we REALLY know what our pressure is?
    ... all. I will start a slow wean next week off of the Atenolol & if I need one med then I will try the Lotrel with ... are addictive. I have not increased my dose either. Atenolol & Lotrel are also very very diffucult to get off of ... . Atenolol in new studies has shown that it doesn't even lower ... health, there is no reason for me to be on Lotrel & Atenolol . It just ruins my lifestyle & makes me feel like junk...
    ... 113/65 today..... I am happy. Time to wean off of Atenolol !!!!...
    ... [QUOTE=Lillians Axe] Atenolol in new studies has shown that it doesn't even lower ... what Zuzu postedJust a minor correction of facts. Atenolol was effective at lowering BP. It just didn't improve...
    ... Pal.... 113/65 wasn't too bad today....... Now if Atenolol didn't have a zillion side-effects maybe it would...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel Toprol Xanax

  4. What is NORMAL anyway
    ... average 116/66 away from him on Lotrel & the dreaded Atenolol . I had a reading of 180/90 after a panic attack, so...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel

  5. New Member Venting a Bit
    ... about how diffucult it is to wean off of a drug like Atenolol by the doctor. Now I feel 10 times worse than when ... It didn't happen before the B/P meds like Toprol or Atenolol . I could drink a 6 pack & feel great the next day ... it is stress & anxiety.... I think that it is the Atenolol ....
    ... sleeping??? Am I stressed then? He said by being on Atenolol & Lotrel I am healthier than 90% of the people my ... stress & anxiety... I am convinced it is the medication Atenolol ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol Lotrel

  6. Attention disgruntled Atenolol users!
    ... love this quote from that article: "We don't promote atenolol ," said Gary Burell, a spokesman for AstraZeneca Pharmaceuti ... cals, which makes atenolol under the brand name Tenormin. "Atenolol has been ... high blood pressure. Burell noted that because atenolol is available as a generic drug, AstraZeneca no longer ... still manufactures the drug. "There is no problem with atenolol ," he said. "But there are no trials that show benefits...
    ... do & another that I was on before. I was put on the Atenolol , because it was supposed to have less side-effects...
    ... Atenolol is the worst!!! Nice waking up a few times a week...
    ... are many other alternatives, why would anyone use Atenolol just to control bp? In addition to the mood alterations...
    ... said that she eventually wanted to get me off of the Atenolol . I was on Toprol 100 MGS before. She was more than...
    ... of the many doctors I have seen since I was put on atenolol 25 years ago ever said anything about the dangers...
    ... Lotrel lowers mine from 135-140/75 to 116/66... The atenolol does nothing but give me side-effects like Toprol...
    ... times. I really wonder what you pulse would be without Atenolol . Do you have any heart problems? I don't have any ... that the less meds. the better & to wean off of the Atenolol it really opened my eyes. Today I feel great, but...
    ... What was your pulse on the Atenolol . I'm sure that the doc. could prescibe something else ... "newer" med that doesn't have the side-effects of Atenolol that will lower your pulse. Do you excercise? Atenolol...
    ... times. I really wonder what you pulse would be without Atenolol . Do you have any heart problems? I don't have any ... that the less meds. the better & to wean off of the Atenolol it really opened my eyes. Today I feel great, but ... don't have any idea what it would run without the atenolol . When I was on 100mgs it would be around 44, at 50mgs ... probably live into the next century(LOL) I was put on atenolol in 1986 for mild tachycardia. The doc who did this ... said 90 pulse was a little to fast and atenolol would slow it down so it didn't have to work so hard...
    ... It sounds like you were nervous at the doctor Cass. Atenolol doesn't make that much of a difference, if at all...
    ... nicely, problem is I was on them at the same time as atenolol so my pulse plummeted to the low 40s and I was a zombie ... presently trying verapamil with a lower dose (25mg) of the atenolol . I know what everyone is thinking, "why not wean off ... atenolol " I have tried and when I do I get bad palps and that...
    ... Has anyone found Atenolol to cause hot flushes either in the day or night that...
    ... Yes I flush more easily with Atenolol .........
    ... chills a lot lately and I'm wondering if it's the Atenolol . I have been taking this medication for about 5 months ... reaction to an antibiotic I once took. Can this be the atenolol causing me bursts of heat which then chill me?...
    ... chills a lot lately and I'm wondering if it's the Atenolol . I have been taking this medication for about 5 months ... reaction to an antibiotic I once took. Can this be the atenolol causing me bursts of heat which then chill me?...
    ... I've been taking atenolol for a few years and my BP has been quite good. I've ... going to change meds because my pressure is fine with atenolol (tenormin in Canada). It seems as though everyday...
    ... Ok, so I was dead set against staying on Atenolol . I tried weaning myself off only to be incapable ... up walking out of his office with a precription for ATENOLOL . I took an EKG today (new doctor) and his advice...
    ... good for B/P, but $68.00 even with insurance. The Atenolol is like $10.00. Why they chose Atenolol with all of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol tenormin Lotrel Xanax Calan Cardizem Diltiazem Verapamil tiazac Lopressor

  7. Atenolol Side Effects...
    ... riiiiight. All of my blood tests are fine as well. Maybe Atenolol is the problem...........
    ... that it was pasta or wine when I know that it is the Atenolol that is doing it. I have lived in my body for 34 years ... or in the course of a year or so like it has with Atenolol .... I appreciate your honesty. I want my doctor's ... Metabolic Function, Chest Xray+ all perfect. Why am I on Atenolol ? Anxiety is my main problem when it comes to HBP, ... Lotrel & the xanax are working fine. Why do I need the Atenolol ..... to cause me side-effects that I don't need....
    ... had nothing to digest, but the side-effects of the Atenolol just get worse. She said that I sleep like junk, which ... started with the Atenolol & my stomach always feels that way on the med. when...
    ... MGS a day. How much do you weigh? I am so sick of Atenolol ....
    ... After five months I have given up Atenolol having too many side effects. The first few months...
    ... Are you or have you tapered off the Atenolol ? You should wean off beta blockers rather than quit...
    ... but then after three nights of no sleep switched to Atenolol . Now after 5 more nights of NO SLEEP the doctor told...
    ... Nightmares and sleep problems are a side-effect of Atenolol . The doctor should do the research. Recent studies ... average B/P of 116/66, yes I will wean off of the Atenolol that seems to cause all of these people GI Problems ... within the next few months. Like my pharmacist said.... Atenolol is mainly for people with heart problems. Your #'s ... better. No more meds. for me. I will taper off of the Atenolol & stick on the Lotrel for a few months & the anxiety...
    ... through. I wasn't like this before...... At 100 MGS of Atenolol it is a lot..... Thanks for the reply Axe....
    ... everyone so differently. I never had a problem with Atenolol as far as sleep or dreams. For that matter I slept ... even better with the Atenolol than without. No depression or anything. And I have...
    ... Today is a 10. I just think that the Atenolol affects my sleep & when I have lousy sleep, it affects...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel Xanax Lexapro

  8. I Quit
    ... chest xray & I'm 34 & miserable taking 100 MGS of Atenolol that does very little for my B/P. It does make me...
    ... are others that are suffering stomach problems+ from Atenolol with no need for it. Atenolol should be taken off...
    ... do. Is this possible. I have been taking 50 mg of Atenolol and now have gone down to 25 mg to see if the side ... exhausted, and others where I feel okay. Can this be the Atenolol or something else. As far as I am concerned, the...
    ... Lolasmom, Yes, it is very likely caused by the atenolol . Some days we just have more energy to spare so we...

  9. Higher systolic, lower diastolic, should i be worried?
    ... hpb for years, i currently take lotrel 5/20 1x and atenolol 50mg 2x a day. I took my bp twice today, once ... should be concerned? I even forgot to take my usual atenolol this afternoon. is the diastolic too low? Adam...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel

  10. What BP meds work for you?
    ... from 145/89 to 165/100 - I'm currently taking .25 mg Atenolol (doesn't work anymore) I've tried duiretics (Dyazide...
    ... from 145/89 to 165/100 - I'm currently taking .25 mg Atenolol (doesn't work anymore) I've tried duiretics (Dyazide ... too have had high BP similar to yours. I too was on Atenolol for many years but it slowly developed an allergic...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avalide Dyazide Avapro Clonidine Lisinopril hydrochlorothiazide

  11. what do we take for pain? on Atenelol & Atacand
    ... and it might happen.I do not know what to take with Atenolol ....
    ... I wouldn't expect any obvious interaction between atenolol and any of the common pain reliever/muscle spasm relaxers...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Flexeril Soma Valium

  12. new idea
    ... zuzu - i have been on atenolol , ziac hctz, benicar & benicar hctz, & a couple others...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar Ziac

  13. Target Heart Rate
    ... Thurs. and he thought it best that I stop taking my atenolol (25mg) because I've been running lately and he said...
    ... Atenolol is a beta blocker. You should not just stop taking ... high - and sounds like rebound from suddenly stopping atenolol . Be more insistant in trying to get a hold of your...

  14. METOPROLOL Blood Pressure medicine...Listen to This ???????
    ... been propranolol (Inderal), nadolol (Corgard), and atenolol (Tenormin.) All three have caused similar symptoms ... could take it morning afternoon and STILL sleep. atenolol had me awake for a month with NEVER more than 3 hours...
    ... and perfect blood tests. I am going to wean off of Atenolol . The side-effects are far worse than the good parts...
    ... problem. He said that it was a good drug. Switched to Atenolol from doc. #3 even though my numbers range from 108 ... They don't tell you how hard it is to get off of Atenolol . Atenolol & Toprol did nothing really for my b/p but...
    ... for you. Personally I find them wonderful , I use Atenolol when I get heart palps and it knocks them right out ... Lenin, Do you know what the half life of Atenolol is by chance? I have also been told that some Betas...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Corgard Inderal Nadolol Propranolol tenormin Lotrel Toprol Xanax

  15. Concerns
    ... a longer acting, stronger product like dirt cheap atenolol , nadolol, or metoprolol??...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Inderal Lisinopril Metoprolol Nadolol Toprol

  16. diovan atenolol and lipitor
    ... that can interact. First off: Diovan and Tenormin ( atenolol ) aren't the best choice together. Either ONE with...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan Lopressor Paxil Potassium tenormin

  17. Does toprol XL have a build up effect
    ... was up moving around or exercising as compared to Atenolol . I have been on Atenolol almost 8 weeks and my rate...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol

  18. confused by hbp
    ... may stop it all together. I am only taking 6 mg of Atenolol which is 1/4 of the lowest reccommended dosage. My ... point my BP was always around 110/70ish. Now on the Atenolol it goes really low sometimes 96/60 and HR is 65-75...

  19. CURE for high blood pressure
    ... readings were 130-140-90 in my last two visits on 25 Mg. atenolol . But they were a little higher a couple of times at...

  20. BP Med Question
    ... And, you want something cheap, you can always try atenolol . It's slightly more expensive than HCTZ... But, we...
    ... possibility of a lot of side-effects if you do switch to Atenolol . Stomach problems, lethargy, flushing, feeling out...

  21. Med Question
    ... They all have side-effects. Some like Atenolol , Lotrel & etc are really bad. These drugs should be...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel

  22. calcium channel blockers
    ... 240 mg. I did, however take it with another drug ( atenolol ) The two together caused my pulse to be very slow ... effects that were intolerable. Since I must take the atenolol for palpatations I was switched from diltiazem to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diltiazem

  23. Can high blood pressure cause dark circles under eyes?
    ... With the beta-blockers like Toprol & Atenolol , nothing would shock me. On the beta-blockers, my...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol

  24. Which HBP medicine do you think have no big side effect ?
    ... also a doctor thinks that I should wean off of the Atenolol & then get off of the Lotrel. He thinks that with...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel Norvasc Xanax

  25. White-Coat or HBP?
    ... said that my doc. needs to wean me off of 100 MGS of Atenolol hopefully to 0 within a few months. There is no reason...
    ... onto the "I-don't-care-what-side-effects-you-have- Atenolol -is-good-for-you" scenario. At which point we step ... "Don't you come any closer or I'll put you ALL on Atenolol !! The cops grab the sphyg, cuff him (pun intended ... He is sentenced to TEN YEARS OF MED SCHOOL and ATENOLOL FOR LIFE. zuzu xx...
    ... onto the "I-don't-care-what-side-effects-you-have- Atenolol -is-good-for-you" scenario. At which point we step ... "Don't you come any closer or I'll put you ALL on Atenolol !! The cops grab the sphyg, cuff him (pun intended ... He is sentenced to TEN YEARS OF MED SCHOOL and ATENOLOL FOR LIFE. zuzu xx By far the best laugh...

  26. How Low is Too Low?
    ... if you don't take a beta blocker. I do take 25mg of atenolol for palpatations. I wish I knew why it's not good...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Benicar

  27. ace inhibitors
    ... don't know why ). Since I must take a small dose of atenolol I declined to try an ARB + ACE combo. I have taken...
    ... blockers, but it's tough. Switched from Toprol to Atenolol . Atenolol is actually much worse. I'll know more after...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar Cialis Toprol

  28. Thinking about quitting my Diovan
    ... week for the same thing. I want to get off of the Atenolol & the Lotrel that I am on. My pharmacist friend who...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis Lotrel

  29. Dizzy on Atenolol
    ... these meds. Have been on Lotrel for almost 2 years & Atenolol for almost 1 year. They are the worst! Yes, I do get ... dizzy on Atenolol occasionally. I give both of these meds. a 1 out of...
    ... I have been on Atenolol for 2 months now and have noticed the same things ... away but haven't. I hate this I am only on 25 mg of Atenolol so I should count myself lucky I guess. My dizziness...
    ... Atenolol was ok for me for a couple months, then I started...
    ... I really think that Atenolol should go through extensive clinical trials. It causes...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis Lotrel

  30. high bp/ 18 years- suddenly low?!?!
    ... years- since first pregnancy. I currently take 25mg atenolol in morning and night, 25mg hctz in morning and 10mg...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril

  31. how high is too high?
    ... on different meds, with not much help. I am now on atenolol , and cataprese 3 patches. I am supposed to take niphediprin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: catapres

  32. Help Can't take Atenolol
    ... a high pulse down and control high blood pressure. Atenolol does both very well, but I can't live on this drug ... because I don't have any pain in the chest. Also, does atenolol cause you to flush easily? I seem to flush at the ... All folks react differently but I got used to atenolol after a while and don't feel so tired anymore. What...
    ... BiBi, I take Atenolol & noticed the flushing as well. There were many other ... going to see a specialist on 2/10 to try & get off of Atenolol ....
    ... i sympathize with you. I was taking atenolol , i had freezing cold spells when I just couldn't feel ... . BUT now i have fluid retention....so go figure. Atenolol is a strong drug. tell your doctor you want to know...
    ... I don't have a natural fast heart rate & the atenolol brings my pulse down to the low 50's. The side-effects ... in 2 years. My 2nd doc. switched me from Toprol to Atenolol , because it supposedly had less side-effects. Yeah ... both of those drugs have terrible side-effects & Atenolol is worse for me....
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  33. Stress = 236/136 = Need Help for my Hubby!!
    ... As a brief background...he has been taking 100mg Atenolol since prior to our getting married almost 3 years...
    ... As a brief background...he has been taking 100mg Atenolol since prior to our getting married almost 3 years...
    ... doctor prescribed him Cozaar to take in addition to his Atenolol and also had him get 2 chest X-rays this morning. ... thing tomorrow morning. He's to begin taking his Atenolol at night instead of morning (should help the fatigue...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis Cozaar

  34. Atenolol/Zestril Questions - Problems with Potassium
    ... I am a 41 yr female. I have been on Atenolol /Hydrochlorothiazide 100/25 once a day for about the ... Had my first appt today and she changed my meds to Atenolol 100 once a day and Zestril 10 once a day and stopped...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium Zestril hydrochlorothiazide

  35. uncontrolled high blood pressure
    ... have been on clonidine, vermapamil, taztia, toprol, atenolol , coragard, micardis,cardizem, all in large amounts...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cardizem Clonidine Toprol

  36. New to Board w/ a Brand New Script - Help?
    ... Tenoretic along with Potassium.Let's see... Tenoretic = Atenolol + Clorthadone... Yuck!!! Atenolol and a diuretic ... will lose weight on that cocktail. And, getting off atenolol won't be easy. I'd first like echo the advise of ... diuretic by itself would be reasonable alternative. Atenolol should only be used as a last resort if you have a...
    ... Atenolol should only be used as a last resort if you have a ... pulse rate. Pal, Then why am I on 100 MGS of Atenolol when I am on 5/20 of Lotrel as well. I was on Toprol ... 100 MGS before & my 2nd doc. switched me to the Atenolol (because she said that it has much less side-effects ... .... yeah riiiiiight). My pulse on Atenolol is 52-61. I have had 2 perfect EKGS, perfect blood ... later & 2 doctors later I am still on Lotrel 5/20 & Atenolol 100 MGS. I feel like junk on most days, so I am going...
    ... pregnancy test BEFORE he wrote that aweful script? Atenolol is a pregancy category D drug. Therefore, it should...
    ... there than the ones prescribed you. I have been on Atenolol for a very long time and for just BP control I wouldn...
    ... meds. that cause terrible side-effects like Lotrel & Atenolol in high doses. My B/P has averaged 115/66 or so for...
    ... Xanax works for me with no side-effects, unlike the Atenolol & Lotrel which have terrible side-effects. Cutting ... effects. I have been on Altace, Toprol XL, Lotrel & Atenolol at different times. All of them have been terrible ... have tons of side-effects for me. Being on 100 MGS of Atenolol is really tough. I am going to a specialist on 2/16...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium tenoretic Altace Cialis Lotrel Toprol Xanax Paxil

  37. BP meds and side effects
    ... old. Dizziness from time to time on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel, frequent urination in the mornings...
    ... Everyday is a different experience. I am on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel at 34.......
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cardura Cozaar Lotrel

  38. SYSTOLIC vs. DIASTOLIC
    ... over 62-68 with a pulse rate of 52-58 on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel would you advise me to do the same ... effects ever since being on the meds, especially the Atenolol . I am going to a specialist on my own freewill, because...
    ... I'm getting 112-116 over 62-66 on Lotrel 5/20 and Atenolol 100 MGS with a pulse rate of 52-58. I feel like junk...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis Lotrel

  39. 140/90 for how long?
    ... minority with no side-effects. Try taking 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel and see how you feel. It has ruined ... million side-effects. I learned in the past 2 weeks that atenolol has reduced my body temperature by an average of 1...
    ... Toprol was the worst & Atenolol is even worse than Toprol, in terms of side-effects ... nervous Lotrel causes flushing and combined with atenolol it causes all sorts of side-effects My B/P is 112...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis Lotrel Altace Toprol

  40. Unsuccessful Doc's appointment
    ... many times. On my own it averages 114/66 medicated on Atenolol and Lotrel. I am only 34 & have white-coat. Un-medicated...
    ... by my doc's. About my meds, I have taken 25mg atenolol , 50mg atenolol, 2mg perindopril and finally 4mg perindopril...
    ... she switched me from 100 MGS of Toprol to 100 MGS of Atenolol . She left the practice one month later. She wanted ... to wean me off of the Atenolol in time & didn't believe in Xanax. She immediately ... very wishy-washy when it comes to weaning me off of Atenolol or Lotrel, even though I am averaging 112/62-68, 99...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel Cialis Paxil Toprol Xanax

  41. My Dad's medications!
    ... Toprol XL is horrible!!!!! Atenolol is probably even worse... not sure about Lotrel, but...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel Toprol

  42. Stopping HRT reduced blood pressure
    ... pre-diabetes, but she just switched the Toprol XL to Atenolol , because (it would have less side-effects)....... ... Doesn't make sense. She said to take the 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel & tried to wean me off of 2.5 MGS ... washy. He said that I could try to wean off of the Atenolol , but he didn't know..... blah blah blah. Going ... the side-effects like Altace, Toprol XL, Lotrel & Atenolol ........
    ... Greyfox- On Atenolol my pulse rate gets in the 48-55 range a lot of times...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Cialis Lotrel Toprol Xanax

  43. How do you wean off beta blockers?
    ... suffer from terrible side-effects from Toprol XL & then Atenolol ???? I don't get it..... that is why I am going to...
    ... Toprol XL..... not good Atenolol ...... not good 112/68 today.... good with a pulse...
    ... doing. If it is 110/69 (kind of like mine on Lotrel & Atenolol ), then why wouldn't they consider weaning?????? You...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis Toprol Lotrel

  44. Has anyone taken or take clonidine hcl???
    ... combined with my other meds (40/25 Benicar and 50mg Atenolol ) I take the Benicar in the morning and Atenolol at...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar Clonidine

  45. Does an "Insulin Resistance" diet improve blood pressure?
    ... no,no,no, 50mg of atenolol and Benicar 40/25. It was the .1 clonidine I have...
    ... less of them. My BP is doing great with 50% less atenolol . My cardiologist is very pleased. I am seeing numbers...
    ... how he feels? My BP is doing great with 50% less atenolol . My cardiologist is very pleased. I am seeing numbers...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar Clonidine Avapro Accupril Verapamil

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

  47. HCTZ and higher glucose levels
    ... I'm not convinced that Lotrel & Atenolol don't raise those glucose levels either. I am 5' 11...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel

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

  49. Can HBP medication raise pressure?
    ... 34 going on 100 on B/P meds.... Taking 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel has basically ruined my life. I have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Cialis Lotrel Toprol

  50. Great News HBP gone!
    ... fret! Glad you have appt coming up. (to discuss Atenolol wean, right?) zuzu xx...
    ... Glad you have appt coming up. (to discuss Atenolol wean, right?) Zuzu, It will be about an atenolol...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel

  51. Wean from Norvasc
    ... I now get some good control with BenicarHCT 40/25, Atenolol 50, and a 1/2 of a clonidine when it decides to go...
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  52. Side effects of beta blockers and thiazide diuretic?
    ... the dose is too high. I used to get very dizzy on atenolol 100mgs doc cut me down to 50mgs and the dizziness...
    ... I am taking 100mg of atenolol and am constantly tired and can't sleep at night....

  53. coming off toprol xl
    ... more than the meds. with no side-effects. Toprol & Atenolol are also very addictive.... even though no doc. has...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol

  54. Insomnia and lotrel
    ... to a specialist to try & get off of Lotrel 5/20 & Atenolol 100 MGS. It's too many meds!!! Paxil was the worst...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis Lotrel Paxil Toprol Xanax

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

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

  57. Is 83/49 and 87/42 normal???
    ... No side-effects for me & I feel relaxed & good. On Atenolol & Lotrel it is a different story. Xanax is addictive...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel Xanax

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

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

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

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

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

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

  64. Breaking news: Higher mortality rate with combo calcium channel blockers/diuretics???
    ... study Lenin cited involved the drugs Verapamil and Atenolol ."...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Verapamil

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

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

  67. Altace causing this??
    ... more short-term memory loss since being on Lotrel & Atenolol . I also feel sluggish+. Altace was the worst out of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Lotrel

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

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

  70. BP meds or not, What is the alternative?
    ... take many meds for reasons that I understand. I am on atenolol 50mg, for a reason. That is because I continue to ... smoke and atenolol is cardio selective in it's beta blockage. It has...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Aspirin Imdur NitroGlycerin Plavix

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

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

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

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

  75. Atenolol
    ... was switched from 100 MGS of Toprol to 100 MGS of Atenolol about 8 months ago. Atenolol was supposed to cause...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol


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