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  1. The Reality
    ... think that it is low enough not to be on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. I think the Lotrel would be enough ... , or a lower dose of Lotrel, while weaning off of Atenolol . I don't want to be on meds Darren. It has made my ... look at the people that have been on a high dose of Atenolol . I don't believe what they say about the side-effect...
    ... Great great points JTU. I am afraid to take Atenolol now, because I don't want my glucose to rise from...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis Lotrel

  2. Cold all the time and not beta blocker?
    ... to go into a restaurant without warm clothing. On Atenolol , I still get cold from time to time, but feeling exhausted...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol

  3. I Tried....
    ... told him that I felt dizzy at times from the meds. ( Atenolol 100 MGS & 5/20 of Lotrel)... my specialist friend ... have a heart rate in the 50's from the meds... i.e. Atenolol )." He lost a lot of credibility with me with that ... with a lower dose, no meds., or much less. If Atenolol slows down one's heart rate, wouldn't it mean that...
    ... symptoms are what you should focus on. And, yes, atenolol is probably causing them. I think he is agreeing...
    ... 34 year old was low & he knew I was on 100 MGS of Atenolol . He was concerned with the dizziness, but having a...
    ... I don't think that this is a heart issue. Taking Atenolol at a high dosage is what is doing it. I have no chest...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis Lotrel

  4. help please!
    ... Question: I have been on Atenolol for a little over a month 25mgs and today I noticed...

  5. Anyone Else Lethargic & Tired
    ... On Meds? I am currently on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. Have been on B/P meds. for 22 months ... that it would be off of the meds (weaning off of the Atenolol )....
    ... reading about Lotrel, on a good pharm site. I take atenolol , so I know about it. I take 50mg/day. I can't imagine ... you take. It is not hard to go from 100mg to 50mg of atenolol . You just have to do it under medical supervision...
    ... this board!!! I'm going to try to wean off of the Atenolol when I see the specialist on 1/23. It is odd for someone ... blockers just don't agree with me & at 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel it's like a B/P coctail. Waaaay too...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel NitroGlycerin Cialis

  6. Does High Blood Pressure Really Exist...
    ... want to keep me on the meds. at 34. At 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel I feel like a zombie & haven't felt ... out on Friday when my pulse got down to 50 on the Atenolol . The side-effects are brutal & it's been tough to...
    ... Other medical problems??? No. I get dizzy on Atenolol at times, in addition to Lethargy, GI Problems & feeling...
    ... know that you have to go off the meds (or at least Atenolol ) very gradually, and you believe your quality of life...
    ... have been a horrible experience for me on Lotrel & Atenolol . I just want to feel active without worrying about...
    ... Really, if you did a very gradual reduction in the Atenolol , just what harm would be done? (I don't know if Lotrel...
    ... this board are supporting his wish to try to wean off Atenolol (and maybe eventually get off Lotrel as well) is the ... attack, some of us are dying for him to try a slow Atenolol wean to see what happens. Hence the nagging! ...
    ... won't find a doctor who will say, "Great, get off Atenolol !" I bet you a virtual buck that at your January appointmen ... t your doctor won't say get off Atenolol . You then have two choices. You can say, OK, I ... t find a doctor to support my decision to get off Atenolol , I don't want to try without a doctor's approval, ... frequently as before then. If you wean yourself off Atenolol , and take your nice low blood pressure readings to...
    ... want to keep me on the meds. at 34. At 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel I feel like a zombie & haven't felt...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel Cialis

  7. I Learned The Hard Way.... Again
    ... I'm 34, 5' 11" 150 male. Currently on 100 MGS of Atenolol , 5/20 of Lotrel & 2 MGS of Xanax. 21 months ago I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel Xanax

  8. UPDATE: Now on ATENOLOL= Aches
    ... BP was still high. So now I'm on the beta blocker Atenolol , the dosage is 50mg a day. I do feel when I walk...
    ... BP was still high. So now I'm on the beta blocker Atenolol , the dosage is 50mg a day. I do feel when I walk ... wouldnt mind trying to answer them for me? I'm on atenolol for my heart murmur, I'm also taking the 50 mg a day...
    ... close to impossible to bear (so I don't anymore:D.) Atenolol disturbed my sleep pattern too, too, TOO much!...
    ... numbers. What were your "home numbers" before the atenolol ? Atenolol should be only used as a last resort; this ... An ACEI or ARB is a much more logical addition. Atenolol would only make sense if you also have a high pulse...
    ... Toprol 50 MGS initially 20 months ago. Switched to Atenolol , because it was supposed to cause less side-effects ... . I am currently on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. My only real vice is smoking. I ... early next year & hopefully I can wean off of the Atenolol . It doesn't work for me at all. I don't know why I ... slightly dizzy in the 1st set. The 2nd set was fine. Atenolol shouldn't be the 1st choice when it comes to prescribing ... things the right way. I have white-coat & anxiety & the Atenolol & the Lotrel will not control my b/p at the doc. It ... everywhere else. The side-effects that I have had from Atenolol are loss of focus, depression, dizziness at times ... I feel like junk. Personally, I don't think that Atenolol should be one of the 1st choices from personal experience...
    ... until some of the other side-effects kick in from Atenolol . It isn't fun. Maybe you will be lucky & not experience...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis Lotrel Toprol

  9. Despondent
    ... with a very low dose) and 12.5 mg (1/4 pill/day) of Atenolol . It is working for me, but my goal is to eliminate ... Atenolol and find a non-toxic plant based beta blocker. I also...

  10. Dizziness and Atenolol
    ... atenolol worked great for me for a couple months - dropped ... off a scaffold one day & went to see the dr the atenolol was making my pulse go way too low & that was causing...
    ... side-effects that occurs in me on a weekly basis on Atenolol . It shot my pulse down to the low 50's on Friday. ... that Palmadedes presented was very interesting. Is Atenolol really doing much of anything? Being dizzy is no fun...

  11. Weight Gain
    ... finally hit her about 2 months ago. She is taking atenolol 50 mg. I will tell you if she starts to gain weight...
    ... somewhere in there my doctor was going to prescribe atenolol . But, I wisely said, "No way". It was about this...
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  12. Efficacy of Atenolol Questioned
    ... "The main finding was that atenolol could not be shown to have the same preventive effects ... less demanding these days!LOL) I've always felt atenolol is good for nothing but angina....
    ... AstraZeneca's spokesman Gary Burrell has to say now that atenolol has gone generic!: The investigators also reviewed ... five studies comparing atenolol with other blood pressure drugs, including diuretics ... angiotensin II antagonist, losartan. In these studies, atenolol appeared to be not as good as these other drugs in ... Whether other beta blockers are as ineffective as atenolol is not known, Carlberg noted. "Our hypothesis is that ... atenolol is different from other beta blockers," he said. Carlberg ... believe other beta-blockers have the same problem as atenolol . "Atenolol is a widely used drug," Carlberg said ... much better documentation." Carlberg added that atenolol should not be used as a reference drug in clinical ... effective than it may really be. "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...
    ... So basically atenolol has no effect on B/P. The only thing that is helping ... be the Lotrel, like I thought. The only thing that Atenolol has done for me is give me a lot of side-effects....
    ... Atenolol has been out for a number of years, and you get new ... community, because my doc. switched me from Toprol to Atenolol . I have had 2 EKGS this year & both have been fine...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol tenormin Lotrel

  13. Question about med side effects re swelling
    ... take an ace inhibitor(altace 5mg) and a beta blocker ( atenolol 50 mg), among other meds, but I know that many of...
    ... take an ace inhibitor(altace 5mg) and a beta blocker ( atenolol 50 mg), among other meds, but I know that many of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Lasix

  14. need opinion
    ... than later. A good beta blocker such as the "old" Atenolol is cheap and will do the trick. Of course you may...
    ... class of drugs. I have been on Toprol & I am now on Atenolol . My pulse rate is around 60-66 on Atenolol, but it ... 2nd choice, just because of the nasty side-effects. Atenolol is one of the worst from my experience & from the ... anxiety meds. or if worse comes to worse a beta-blocker. Atenolol has just been the worst for me. With pulse rates ... want you to feel better. I hate beta-blockers like Atenolol , but I want you to be alright....
    ... was complaining like heck to my cardiologist about atenolol , and had read about others changing from atenolol ... , to another BB. He told me that even though atenolol was one of the "older" BB's, in his experience with ... treating patients with these meds, atenolol had the least amount of side effects "reported to ... bed. This seems best for me. Talk to your doc if atenolol is really making you miserable. I'll bet he can find...
    ... too low for white-coat. I said, well you have me on Atenolol . He said Oh yeah, you are right. I am going to a specialist ... to wean off of Atenolol & eventually get off of Lotrel. I was never diagnosed ... was complaining like heck to my cardiologist about atenolol , and had read about others changing from atenolol ... , to another BB. He told me that even though atenolol was one of the "older" BB's, in his experience with ... treating patients with these meds, atenolol had the least amount of side effects "reported to ... him". I was switched from Toprol to Atenolol for that reason.... I don't buy it. Toprol had lots ... of side-effects & so does Atenolol . I really think that they should only prescribe...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol Cialis Lotrel

  15. Alcohol Is As Much A Problem As Weight
    ... the weekends it can be as low as 106/56 on Lotrel & Atenolol (can't wait to get off of this med.). Weight loss ... with that obsession. The meds that I take like Atenolol make me lose my appetite anyway. I also feel like...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel

  16. Another Toprol question!
    ... totally tired of the side effects of beta blockers ( atenolol for me), such as ED and fatigue. I had been taking ... stopping beta blockers abruptly. Well after stopping atenolol for about 4 days, I started having these very strange ... The doc came in and I told him that I had stopped atenolol . He told me that I should start back on the med immediately ... stroke, even though I started back that day on the atenolol . Maybe it would have happened anyway, I don't know...
    ... Jack, I'm sorry to hear that! How old are you? Atenolol & the beta-blockers have been terrible for me (the...
    ... with white-coat syndrome would a beta blocker like Atenolol be appropriate???? All of my EKG's have been fine ... course of action for me. I am going to wean off of the Atenolol slowly in time. There are too many side-effects for...
    ... off of it slowly. I hated that drug, just as I hate Atenolol ....
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  17. ALLHAT trial results
    ... prescribed her the same beta blocker that I am taking ( atenolol ). I guess he knew more than I thought, lol. To my ... surprise, she hasn't had the fatigue that I get from atenolol , and is taking the same dosage as I do. Take care...
    ... verapamil), CAPOTIN and (captopril), and TENORMIN ( atenolol ) all of which cost an order of magnitude (10 times...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Calan Lisinopril Norvasc Verapamil hydrochlorothiazide tenormin

  18. Atenolol, Maxide and Norvasc
    ... doctor added Maxide AND Norvasc simultaneously to your Atenolol regimen? ( The starting dosage of Norvasc is usually ... It would seem logical to have you continue the Atenolol and see how the addition of Maxide works first, before ... designed for folks with angina. Why not just take the atenolol and Maxide, monitor yourself for a week or so and...
    ... mindset. As others suggested, try it with just your Atenolol and the new Maxide and see what happens. If that ... you need, add in the Norvasc. Or you might try the Atenolol and Norvasc without the Maxide. There is no reason...
    ... I take Atenolol at 100 MGS & I hate the way that the drug makes me ... going to wean off of it. I switched from Toprol to Atenolol , because of the side-effects. Beta-blockers don't ... terrible & my pulse rate was only 80 at the time. Atenolol was created to make life miserable. I'm convinced...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norvasc Clonidine tiazac Toprol

  19. High Blood Pressure and the Combined Pill
    ... a higher heart rate.....Me "Doc, I'm on 100 MGS of Atenolol that you keep me on" The Doc, "Oh, yeah that explains...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis

  20. Diovan Results
    ... rate has dropped.. In clinical trials, a valsartan- atenolol combination is more antihypertensive together than ... it is not known to lower the heart rate more than atenolol alone.. You mentioned you have thyroid issues,...
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  21. How long to try Toprol XL??
    ... Altace were both horrible with side-effects, bus so is Atenolol for me. Toprol made me feel cold all of the time ... & Altace made me feel much more anxious. Atenolol just makes me feel out of it. Toprol didn't work for...
    ... am stuck on one B/P that is touch to wean off of ( Atenolol ) & another, Lotrel. 106/56 on the meds., but it really...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Toprol Lotrel

  22. Could Altace Raise My Bp
    ... Altace was the worst drug that I was ever on. Toprol & Atenolol are tied for 2nd....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Toprol

  23. Interesting Point On B/P Meds.
    ... doses of 2 meds. Then why was I prescribed 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel.... extremely high doses. My B/P...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel

  24. Horrible bp reading at Dr
    ... am not so fortunate. I am trying to get off of the Atenolol ( the worst drug in the universe imo) & Lotrel in...
    ... am not so fortunate. I am trying to get off of the Atenolol ( the worst drug in the universe imo) & Lotrel in...
    ... meds. People make a big deal about getting off atenolol . Try to wean off paxil. Now thats an experence and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis Lotrel Paxil Xanax

  25. Diovan or Not
    ... little more. I read somewhere that you were once on Atenolol ..what happened with that? Have you been off BP meds ... presently on Diovan 160mg (just about two years now). Atenolol , Toprol, Altace and thiazide diuretics all controlled...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Diovan Toprol

  26. Interesting....
    ... alternatives. Also, if it's all about $'s, then why is atenolol prescribed so frequently? It's dirt cheap. In fact...
    ... You make some good points Palamedes. Why is Atenolol prescribed so frequently? I have no idea. If someone ... that is taking ARB's have much less side-effects. Atenolol is terrible, as was Toprol for me at 100 MGS. My specialist ... have never seen anyone say anything positive about Atenolol , but have seen tons of positive feedback about the ... of a B/P med. I am convinced that being on Lotrel & Atenolol has played an effect on my glucose. I had a reading...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis Diovan Lotrel Toprol

  27. A Very Very True Quote....
    ... specialist (is he a cardio person?) and at least get off Atenolol to see what happens. If #s are still good, then bye...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis Lotrel

  28. Pretty Consistent
    ... More Readings Per Month: Average B/P on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 Lotrel August 2004- 116/68 September 2004...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis Lotrel

  29. Question
    ... cardioligist yesterday, and he said to keep on the atenolol . (yuck) The oopins and needles are gone but know I ... should I go back again? I have read that drocs give atenolol for pals.. I dont know what to do. I am so scared...
    ... swings, depression... you name it. I truly dislike Atenolol & most beta-blockers as a class of drugs. What is...
    ... currently on? Did you switch. I have only been on Atenolol for 2 weeks should I tell them to switch me? Do you...
    ... I am on Atenolol 100 MGS & Lotrel 5/20. I have been on (Toprol, Altace ... B/P I would be happy. I haven't gotten off of the Atenolol , because I know that I will have to be weaned off ... that it has few side-effects, I say B.S. Let her take Atenolol & see how she feels. "It's a good med" my 3rd doc ... through trial & error. I did switch from Toprol to Atenolol , because Toprol caused GI problems, I was cold & got ... taking the med & just depressed. This doc. said that Atenolol doesn't go through the brain stream, so I will not ... effects. She was right, I experience different ones with Atenolol . Should you be weaned... IMO, yes. I'm sure that ... the GP told you about the addictive qualities of Atenolol & that you would need to be weaned off of it when ... haven't heard many good stories about people taking Atenolol & I'm living proof. Cynder, Why are you on B ... /P meds. like Atenolol in the 1st place? I believe that beta-blockers shouldn...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Cialis Lotrel Toprol Verapamil

  30. 4mg Coversyl (Perindopril) - Ace Inhibitor
    ... dosage is alot?? In the last year i have taken 25mg Atenolol , 50mg Atenolol, 2mg Coversyl and now i have been increased...

  31. Atenolol question
    ... Hi Cynder, I have been on atenolol for a long time. 18 years. I have had the pins and ... throat. I have never had that problem. What dose of atenolol are you on? I have to take a beta blocker because...
    ... just some of the things that I have gone through with Atenolol ... BTW, i'm going to get weaned off of this miserable...
    ... just some of the things that I have gone through with Atenolol ... BTW, i'm going to get weaned off of this miserable...
    ... pretty much describes why I am on a beta-blocker ( Atenolol ) & Lotrel, which is pretty much one of the most expensive...
    ... When I started taking Atenolol and Avalide I noticed that my appetite decreased. ... this, but I don't know which one yet. I have taken Atenolol before and asked to be taken off of it because of...
    ... Lotrel 5/20, my 2nd doc. switched me from Toprol to Atenolol 100 MGS. I don't have the same appetite that I had ... stomach feel like junk & wake up in a daze everyday. Atenolol will find the circular file, as soon as I wean off...
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  32. New to Diuretics-Got bad side effects.-Now Just got a CT scan of my brain!!
    ... Never had tingling in my head before Atenolol & Lotrel (as well as the meds that I am off of like...
    ... didn't!! Helllloooo!!! When I had hives with my Atenolol , my doc told me it was due to stress and to take benadryl...
    ... No worries. I was 157 or so before 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. I'm now 150. I am 34 & 5' 11" as...
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  33. xanax could be my answer
    ... caused by anxiety. They could prescribe Toprol, Lotrel, Atenolol , Altace.... whatever, but once I go to the doc. my ... monitoring, it's time to wean off of these meds.... Atenolol is 1st, Lotrel is next. If my B/P goes up. I will...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Lotrel Toprol Xanax

  34. The Reason Why White-Coat Is Obvious
    ... to my specialist friend 1st & then wean off of the Atenolol & get off the Lotrel (if I can) in time as well. I...
    ... leaving that practice. She switched the Toprol to Atenolol (because it has less side-effects.... yeah riiiight ... that my heart rate is usually 58-60, because I am on Atenolol , which keeps it down. He said "Oh, I forgot about ... or so. I said with these #'s can I wean off of the Atenolol . He was very wishy-washy & said you can if you want...
    ... scared to get off of this garbage. I am on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. Every week it seems like different...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis Lotrel Altace Paxil Toprol Xanax

  35. I don't know what to think!!!
    ... Doctor, if you read my chart, you would see that I take Atenolol , which lowers the heart rate. He said "Oh, Iforgot...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis

  36. The Next Logical Step???
    ... have high heart rates... well not when you are on Atenolol 100 MGS. He says that side-effects like upset stomach ... Where do I go from here??? I want off of these meds., Atenolol 100 MGS & Lotrel 5/20, but I want to see a professional...
    ... Where to go from here? I would say try to get off the Atenolol by yourself. If you go down to 50mgs I am sure you ... problems. I really don't think they are caused by the atenolol . Why? because you said you wake up with a bad stomach ... . You haven't even taken the atenolol yet. What you took the day before is almost gone....
    ... I took myself off of Altace, and then dropped my Atenolol from 50 to 25 on my own. Sometimes WE have to do what...
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  37. Current GP's... This Is What We Deal With
    ... because my heart rate was 69. "Well you have me on Atenolol doc." Oh yeah he responded. That would explain why...
    ... the kick-backs. It really makes me wonder if I am on Atenolol & Lotrel if there is a reason other than my white...
    ... heart palps very badly so she put me on 25 mgs. of Atenolol . Once my palps stopped, I took myself off of the Altace ... . When I told her, she upped the Atenolol to 50 mgs. and I felt crappy, so I knocked it down ... one U hate most and see what happens. If it is the Atenolol , slowly wean yourself off, and if your BP goes up...
    ... JJ, When you say that you felt crappy on the Atenolol at 50 MGS, imagine 100. What side-effects did you...
    ... My husband takes 100 mgs. of Atenolol along with 3 other BP drugs. I felt very tired on...
    ... of the meds. to try it & monitor. Is he aware that Atenolol isn't a B/P med. that you play around with.... you ... appt. yesterday was an excercise in futility. The Atenolol causes the lethargy, but it could be the Lotrel as...
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  38. Where To Go From Here...
    ... 2nd doc. who was part of his office she said that Atenolol would be the 1st drug that I would be weaned off of ... coat, the 2nd time he said that I need to stay on Atenolol & Lotrel even with my averages & 120/78 in his office ... thing that he would do is wean me from 100 MGS of Atenolol down to 50 MGS & keep going from there. Now that is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis Lotrel

  39. Another Waste Of Time... Docs Appt.
    ... coat have a higher heart rate. I said that I am on Atenolol . He said "Oh that's right". He said that if I want ... maybe some of it is in my head?) D) He said that Atenolol wasn't the cause of the stomach problems & that it...
    ... because your heart rate is 69, I said that you put me on Atenolol , which keeps it low.... he said, "yeah you're right...
    ... he actually said the above, then why not start the Atenolol wean? Stay on Lotrel for now. He's fearful??? Of ... stable on Lotrel alone ...(that you never needed the Atenolol after all), AND hey, you might even feel physically ... into the bargain! If you don't want to wean the Atenolol through this doctor, call your friend and ask him...
    ... Either work with me or not. I can't just get off of Atenolol . He should know that. If he knows so little about ... 69 doesn't mean I don't have white-coat! I'm taking Atenolol ... remember doc. "Oh yeah" he said. I told him that ... Altace & Toprol. Terrible. The 2nd doc. said that Atenolol was better than the Toprol & switched 100 MGS of one...
    ... have high heart rates... well not when you are on Atenolol 100 MGS. He says that side-effects like upset stomach ... Where do I go from here??? I want off of these meds., Atenolol 100 MGS & Lotrel 5/20, but I want to see a professional...
    ... specialist friend and get advice on how to wean off Atenolol . (Don't deal with the Lotrel yet). OR 2) Wean...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis Lotrel Altace Toprol

  40. Today Is The Day
    ... everything has turned out fine. I want off of the Atenolol 100 MGS & Lotrel 5/20. I want to feel like myself...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel

  41. Is there a way to lower both the systolic and distolic pressure independently?
    ... visit, my b/p ws 120/78 & he wouldn't wean me off of Atenolol & Lotrel. He said it wasn't low enough. Well yesterday...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel

  42. White Coat Hypertension
    ... going to the doc. tomorrow to try to get weaned off of Atenolol . My B/P today was 106/64 on the meds. At the doc....
    ... white-coat.... let's see. You have me on 100 MGS of Atenolol , could that possibly bring my heart rate down??? ...

  43. Red Face???
    ... t like this prior to the meds. I am on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. My doc. checked for Roscea(sp?)...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel

  44. What is a normal blood pressure?
    ... posts on other boards, I gather that you are taking atenolol for MVP. And, you also mentioned stomach problems...

  45. question on Blood Pressure
    ... with this? maybe its time for me to ask my doc about Atenolol or something different? or just stop worring so much...

  46. Weight gain with Benicar
    ... he started me on low doses of something (I think atenolol ), it was ok for 6 months & went up Same story for...
    ... trying numerous others (He actually had suggested atenolol at one point. I said, "No way"), I finally recommended...
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  47. Is This Normal???
    ... this morning to take my B/P. Took my Lotrel 5/20 & Atenolol 100 MGS at 7:30 or so. I know that I need to buy a...
    ... this morning to take my B/P. Took my Lotrel 5/20 & Atenolol 100 MGS at 7:30 or so. I know that I need to buy a...
    ... Also, it is dangerous to quit Atenolol cold turkey..... I like your idea though....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel

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

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

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

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

  52. 208/102 can it be anxiety?
    ... Months later, my average B/P is 116/66 or so. I'm on Atenolol (was on Toprol before, but couldn't deal with the...
    ... Months later, my average B/P is 116/66 or so. I'm on Atenolol (was on Toprol before, but couldn't deal with the...
    ... to stomach cramps & I still get stomach cramps from Atenolol . I'm going next week to get off of this......
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel Toprol Xanax

  53. Question For Palamedes
    ... week, because of the high dosages of Lotrel 5/20 & Atenolol 100 MGS. I have actually lost about 5 pounds in the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  64. Question about beta blockers
    ... regular line that doctors use. Altace, Toprol, Lotrel, Atenolol , Verapamil+ may be good meds. for some, but not for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Lotrel Toprol Verapamil

  65. Beta blocker, ACE inhibitor, and anaphylaxis
    ... the risk for me-mine is being prescribed 25mg daily Atenolol for rapid heart rate induced by panic attacks, and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Calan Cardizem Diltiazem Nifedipine Plendil Verapamil procardia

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

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

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

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

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

  71. Worst B/P Medication Taken So Far
    ... it for 1 week. For me it would be a tie between Atenolol & Toprol. The side-effects of both are the worst....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Toprol

  72. 116/68
    ... my B/P this morning. Took 5/20 Lotrel & 100 MGS of Atenolol like normal. My docs. won't let me wean off of the ... Atenolol . My weight has decreased from 156 or so to 150 since ... yet. I don't know why he won't wean me off of the Atenolol . It was 120/78 the last time in his office. I have...
    ... but it seems that a lot of people have trouble with Atenolol & the side-effects. B/P meds. have given me more side ... B/P is low, but my lifestyle has changed since the Atenolol & Lotrel. The xanax isn't the culprit. When I asked ... to be weaned off of the Atenolol at 100 MGS, he said that my b/p wasn't low enough ... need this dosage? He said that he would switch the Atenolol if the symptoms persist, but he will blame everything...
    ... advice I suspect but, are your pills scored? My 50mg Atenolol is scored so I cut them in half and take 25mg. This...
    ... the only solution. How about weaning me off of the Atenolol & letting me see where my #'s are at. At 34, I think...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis Lotrel Xanax

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

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

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