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  1. I Don't Get It!!! Please Advise
    ... I'm 34, 5' 11" 152... I take 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. My stomach bothers me in the...
    ... Hi, I used to be on Atenolol 50 mg until I developed hives due to the medication...
    ... Just spoke to a pharmacist & she said that 100 MGS of Atenolol is a really high dose & could cause GI problems, lethargy ... said that I feel like I'm 100 when I'm only 34 on Atenolol 100 MGS & Lotrel 5/20. I am going to be much tougher...
    ... with this darn BP stuff!! I was the same way with Atenolol . I used to be depressed and lathargic enough to where...
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  2. What Is This B.S. With Docs???
    ... have been on & off of over 19 months (Lotrel, Toprol, Atenolol , Verapamil, Altace(the worst). All of them have side...
    ... night it was fine. I just feel that either Lotrel or Atenolol at high doses is messing with my digestive system ... say, I know that all meds. have side-effects, but Atenolol & Lotrel at 100 MG of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel is...
    ... It averages 116-120 over 66-72 or so on Lotrel & Atenolol . The 100 MGS of Atenolol I think is the major culprit...
    ... have been on & off of over 19 months (Lotrel, Toprol, Atenolol , Verapamil, Altace(the worst). All of them have side...
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  3. Question about atenolol and thiazides, Zip2play or anyone?
    ... Atenolol has terrible side-effects, as do most B/P meds that ... when it is normally 116/66 away from the doc. The atenolol & lotrel are giving him all kinds of terrible side ... good idea. I said no doc., I want to wean off of the atenolol & get off of the lotrel & go on one med. that doesn ... side-effects, which is common, then wean off of the atenolol & take xyz (which isn't a beta-blocker), which doesn...
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  4. sudden spike
    ... I've been taking for over 10 years also. I was on Atenolol and had an allergic reaction to it. Now I am taking...
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  5. Please Answer... Facial Flushing
    ... Currently on Lotrel 5/20 & Atenolol 100 MGS. When it is hot out or I am stressed my face...
    ... Yes, it was the same doctor. Keeps me on 100 MG of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. It just seems that from the Atenolol ... is garbage. 2nd doctor switched me from Toprol to Atenolol & told me to wean off of the xanax in 10 days from...
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  6. Increased B/P Today???
    ... 118 over 66-70 or so for the last 4 months or so on Atenolol (hate the side-effects) & Lotrel 5/20. Just got ... be 130/80 at most on a 1st measurement. Thanks. Atenolol still s**ks....
    ... pulse goes to 58-61, because of the meds (Lotrel & Atenolol 100 MGS). I want to get off of the meds., so I guess...
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  7. BP Higher at Night?
    ... Avalide (ARB with diuretic) 300 mgs. in morning and Atenolol 50mg 2X a day. I have been experimenting taking the ... atenolol - first dose at 5 p.m. and second dose at 10 p.m. ... resting pulse so beta blockers work for me best but atenolol at 100 mgs! My doctor mentioned a betablocker that...
    ... weakness for sweets and carbs. I am on BenicarHCT 40/25, atenolol 75, and clonidine .05 as needed. I take the Benicar ... and 25mgs of the atenolol in the am and 50mgs of atenolol at bedtime with the clonidine if my systolic BP is...
    ... resting pulse so beta blockers work for me best but atenolol at 100 mgs! My doctor mentioned a betablocker that ... meaningless mind games on their patients. Does the atenolol slow your heartbeat? How fast does your heart normally ... beat? What type of side effects do you get from the atenolol ? He said is more expensive. That sounds like...
    ... weakness for sweets and carbs. I am on BenicarHCT 40/25, atenolol 75, and clonidine .05 as needed. I take the Benicar ... and 25mgs of the atenolol in the am and 50mgs of atenolol at bedtime with the clonidine if my systolic BP is ... situation? Cass I have little knowledge of benicar, atenolol or clonidine. Your morning blood pressure is excellent...
    ... 120 ! He put me on Avalide (ARB with diuretic) and atenolol . I had been on the atenolol before but found it dragged ... taking the Avalide in the morning and then 50 mg. of Atenolol at 5 P.m and 25 mg. at 10:00 P.m. If I take more ... Atenolol than that at bedtime, my morning BP is too low and ... tonight it was 118/78 and my pulse was 87 (without atenolol my pulse easily runs 90-110 bpm.) I am just hoping ... that helps answer some of your questions. Overall, Atenolol is the best BP drug that I can possibly take, but...
    ... clonidine + beta blocker withdrawal. I take 75 mg of atenolol (beta blocker) and 1/2 of .1 clonidine (as needed...
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  8. Best time of day to take meds?
    ... am on Avapro 150 mgs. in the a.m., and 25 mgs. of Atenolol before bed. I'm not crazy about this combo, but will...
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  9. I'm in a bind. Any ideas?
    ... I've got that will help keep my bp down? I've got atenolol and toprol XL (I just went off atenolol and really...
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  10. How long to see results of Lisinopril?
    ... After finally getting heart palps. they shoved me on Atenolol , 25 mgs., and after a few weeks I took myself off ... t. As U know, now they added Avapro, and I cut the Atenolol back down to 25, as they wanted me on 50, and that...
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  11. Low Blood Pressure
    ... Neurocardiogenic syncope last year. They have her on Atenolol 25 mg and she had to increase her salt and water intake...
    ... Mome22, Thanks for the responding. I have tried the Atenolol but the side effects (lowering bp and dizziness) just...
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  12. Are there any over the counter water pills safe to take?
    ... week and ask for a water pill to go along with my atenolol which I have decided to keep for the moment. If she ... postassium, which I think is contraindicated with atenolol . Thanks :)...

  13. Water Pills
    ... HCTZ is a diuretic. I take atenolol (50 mg), Micardis Plus - which has some diuretic,...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norvasc

  14. Greetings all!!!
    ... am still on the Avapro, 150 mgs. and the 25 mgs. of Atenolol at night, but since I have been wearing those sylicone ... up a bit. Still not nuts about the stuff, nor the Atenolol , but I'll give it a few more months before I decide...
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  15. Can someone guide me with the process of getting OFF Atenolol please?
    ... you are experencing chest pain evey day. As for the atenolol , I've been on it since 1985 with no ill effects. But...
    ... you are experencing chest pain evey day. As for the atenolol , I've been on it since 1985 with no ill effects. But...
    ... to monitor that BP if you do decide to wean off the atenolol . :)...
    ... Atenolol causes me stomach problems as well. It doesn't matter ... week (118/70), but that is checking at 9:00 A.M. Atenolol , Lotrel, Altace, Toprol... you name it, the drugs ... but he tells me to keep taking the lotrel 5/20 & atenolol 100 mgs. I don't know how I will feel from day to...
    ... Hi, can anyone tell me how long it takes for the Atenolol to be completely out of your system and for your heartrate ... etc to return to pre- atenolol state? Also how long before I can take natural...
    ... immediately. I just don't know. I have reduced my dose of atenolol from 100mg down to 50 and then 25 with no adverse ... have taken aspirin and ibuprofen while on 100mg of atenolol so I would say that would not be a problem even while...
    ... immediately. I just don't know. I have reduced my dose of atenolol from 100mg down to 50 and then 25 with no adverse ... have taken aspirin and ibuprofen while on 100mg of atenolol so I would say that would not be a problem even while...
    ... with your doctor that chest pain is NOT caused by the atenolol unless it's indirectly caused by the anxiety OVER ... the atenolol and your MD, which I understand completely (last time ... for angina! If the chest pain persists after the atenolol , maybe a stress test with nuclear markers is in order...
    ... with your doctor that chest pain is NOT caused by the atenolol unless it's indirectly caused by the anxiety OVER ... the atenolol and your MD, which I understand completely (last time ... com site: What are the possible side effects of atenolol ? • If you experience any of the following serious ... side effects, stop taking atenolol and call your doctor immediately or seek emergency ... allergic? If the chest pain persists after the atenolol , maybe a stress test with nuclear markers is in order...
    ... effects. 1. the very slow heart rate ALWAYS occurs with atenolol ...irregular is another story. 2. cold, blue hands ... very different from the condition of angina for which atenolol is a good drug...with anginal pain the last thing ... you'd want to do is discontinue the atenolol ....
    ... effects. 1. the very slow heart rate ALWAYS occurs with atenolol ...irregular is another story. 2. cold, blue hands ... very different from the condition of angina for which atenolol is a good drug...with anginal pain the last thing ... you'd want to do is discontinue the atenolol . I figure, Atenolol is a drug that doesn't agree...
    ... [QUOTE=Scout-]I figure, Atenolol is a drug that doesn't agree with me :) glad i'm off...
    ... Atenolol causes me stomach pains in the morning as well. Even...
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  16. Atkins and its affects on HBP?
    ... old threads) I'm going to be weaning myself off the Atenolol from next week Monday and am aiming to diet and exercise...

  17. New to your board, with questions.
    ... female, 46, and obese (70lbs overweight). I was put on Atenolol 50 mgs about 6 weeks ago and I hate it. It makes ... like they should be on an elephant. I have cut my Atenolol to 25 mgs in an attempt to taper off so that when ... meds. I am not currently on anything other than the Atenolol , and am trying to make some lifestyle changes as well...
    ... do wonders for HBP, diet and excersise too. I take atenolol without any problem but I've known many who hate it...
    ... kfz, I am one of the atenolol haters...messes my sleep, causes weight gain, slows...
    ... for HCTZ or some other similar type of med if the Atenolol will work better....
    ... Hi kfz45,I was on atenolol for 10 years but it wasn't until Itried to join a ... was beyond me.I went to the doc and he told me that atenolol will not allow the heart rate to increase but that...
    ... How did you get off the atenolol ? Was it hard? Cass...
    ... Atenolol is the absolute worst for many many reasons. I can...
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  18. The side effects of Beta Blockers?
    ... Blockers if your body is not comfortable with them? ( Atenolol especially) I'm experiencing a strange pain at ... getting very light headed then? I am on 25mg of Atenolol , which I believe is a 'mild' dosage for a beta blocker...
    ... Blockers if your body is not comfortable with them? ( Atenolol especially) I'm experiencing a strange pain at ... getting very light headed then? I am on 25mg of Atenolol , which I believe is a 'mild' dosage for a beta blocker...
    ... that I have lost weight. I swear that it is the meds. Atenolol & Lotrel at these doses make me feel tired, depressed...
    ... that I have lost weight. I swear that it is the meds. Atenolol & Lotrel at these doses make me feel tired, depressed...
    ... suffered fatigue, weight gain, and terrible insomnia on atenolol ...never again....
    ... in check for a long long long time on the Lotrel & Atenolol , but my lifestyle has gone down the tubes. At 33, ... 116/64 away from your office can I wean off of the Atenolol & Lotrel? Doc: You can wean off of the xanax when...
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  19. Anyone on as many meds for BP?
    ... a lot of meds. Right now I take Benicar HCT 40/25, Atenolol 50, and Zocor ( for high cholesterol ) These keep ... 66 but a few months ago I was on micardis, Altace, atenolol , and clonidine along with the Zocor with out control...
    ... was horrible when I took it, Toprol was really bad, Atenolol is causing me all kinds of trouble at times, Lotrel ... B/P has been consistently around 114/64 & Lotrel & Atenolol is too much. My system can't take 100 MGS of Atenolol...
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  20. Some questions about Atenolol
    ... front of a crowd the determining factor as to why the Atenolol is actually beneficial to him? I was more wondering ... the drug. I've been prescribed a 28day treatment of Atenolol but, I cannot see myself doing it even for one more ... elevated again and tell me that I need to stay on the Atenolol ... that's a big concern and may cause my bp to rise...
    ... numbers would be 160/100 in the doctor's office, and Atenolol was prescribed at 50 mg for me in the beginning. My ... diuretic 12.5 HCT. Well, after two days with the 50mgs Atenolol and 12.5 HCT, my numbers at home were 94/56 and pulse ... one month check up, two days prior, did the 50 mg Atenolol and 12.5 HCT, I went to the doctor, BP was what I ... reading. Off the diurectic I go, plus he halved the atenolol to 25mgs down from 50 mg. So my sole BP medication ... is now just 25mg Atenolol (first few days 4 or 5, heart rate was up some from...
    ... numbers would be 160/100 in the doctor's office, and Atenolol was prescribed at 50 mg for me in the beginning. My ... diuretic 12.5 HCT. Well, after two days with the 50mgs Atenolol and 12.5 HCT, my numbers at home were 94/56 and pulse ... one month check up, two days prior, did the 50 mg Atenolol and 12.5 HCT, I went to the doctor, BP was what I ... reading. Off the diurectic I go, plus he halved the atenolol to 25mgs down from 50 mg. So my sole BP medication ... is now just 25mg Atenolol (first few days 4 or 5, heart rate was up some from ... that required prescribed drugs and it is scary. The Atenolol affects me a great deal, drowsiness, lethargy, dizziness...
    ... Side Effects That I Have Experienced with Atenolol (100 MGS) combined with Lotrel (5/20). Stomach...
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  21. Any Advice...
    ... I am currently taking 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. I'm 33, 5' 11" 151 or so. Last...
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  22. Axe - are you OK?
    ... that it is being on too many meds. Taking 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel can cause these side-effects, but...
    ... t see why you can't go from 100mg down to 50mg of atenolol . It shouln't effect your Bp at all maybe just raise...
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  23. Verapamil and Heart palpitaions
    ... The only thing that helps me is a beta blocker ( Atenolol ) I agree they will drive you crazy and make your...
    ... low. Mine got down to 43 when I was taking 100mg of atenolol and 240 of verapamil and I got dizzy spells. I had ... to cut the atenolol down to 50mg. Cass ;)...
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  24. 19 year old looking for advice...
    ... had it checked it was 150/93. I was put on 50mg of Atenolol which drops my pulse from 75-80 to 48-55 bpm, but...
    ... good genes :) Anyways, I am only taking 25 mg. of atenolol because that did it for me. Now to answer your question...

  25. Question about sodium intake...
    ... of high blood pressure (usually 160/90) but i am on atenolol for this and it has signifigantly brought it down...

  26. low pulse rate with high blood pressure
    ... drugs for BP control since both the clonidine and the atenolol (Tenormin) lower the heart rate considerably...a diuretic...
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  27. Drug Store Machines Give Bogus Readings
    ... 106/63 to 120/70 for the past few months on Lotrel & Atenolol taking my b/p at Eckerds (now CVS) & other drug stores...
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  28. Does Anyone Else Feel Like Junk????
    ... readings like 119/66. I don't get it. Are Lotrel 5/20 & Atenolol 100 MGS too much? I'm only 153 pounds or so. I don...
    ... readings like 119/66. I don't get it. Are Lotrel 5/20 & Atenolol 100 MGS too much? I'm only 153 pounds or so. I don...
    ... Yep Axe, Lotrel 5/20 plus atenolol 100mg might well be responsible for all those symptoms...
    ... Cut your atenolol in half!...
    ... Zip, you think the Atenolol is causing the problems. It's just weird. Everyday...
    ... I too hesitate to say this, but I was on 100mg of atenolol and had to cut back on the dose due to extreme fatigue...
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  29. Please Respond.... Is It The Meds???
    ... & everything is perfect. Currently on 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. My B/P at the doc. was like 160...
    ... have those side-effects, except lethargy. Lotrel & Atenolol do have all of those side-effects. My B/P is 120 ... me feel like junk??? I have been on Toprol, Altace, Atenolol , Lotrel, Verapamil. They all have different side-effects...
    ... that you can't just stop taking a beta blocker like Atenolol . It would cause a severe increase in my pulse rate ... p meds. I guess they don't get kick-backs, unless Atenolol , Lotrel or Altace is the prescribed med....
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  30. Excessive sweating and hypertensive meds
    ... a heart attack previously ( 10 yrs ago ) He is on Atenolol 50mg....
    ... was playing tennis 3 times a week before the meds ( Atenolol & Lotrel). Now it is like 93 outside & I feel much...
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  31. Is my doc a quack?
    ... putting you on the meds. I'm 33, but on Lotrel & Atenolol & I can tell you it s**ks. Try to work from 3:30 to...
    ... at a dose of 25 mg daily; the usual initial dose of atenolol is 50 mg daily. Therefore, the initial dose should ... be one atenolol and chlorthalidone tablet 50 mg/25 mg given once a ... not achieved, the dosage should be increased to one atenolol and chlorthalidone tablet 100 mg/25 mg given once ... day. So look for a gradual upping of your atenolol dosage (too much chlorthalidone can throw you for...
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  32. Timeframe on new meds before it takes effect
    ... trying to get my BP down. Was taking for 2 years Atenolol 50mg before I developed hives and went to ER with...
    ... however been feeling as my heart rate is a up. I know Atenolol helps with this. The Girl of Steel (SuperGirl...
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  33. ACE Inhibitor
    ... to the doc’s and he has changed my meds from 50mg Atenolol to 2mg Perindopril (Coversyl). He told me that it ... as it seems very small when you compare it to 50mg Atenolol . It seems strange that if it was important why the...
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  34. Panicking over doc appointment
    ... think my doc appreciates this as until now i was on Atenolol and expected to stay on it another year without a...
    ... think my doc appreciates this as until now i was on Atenolol and expected to stay on it another year without a ... doc's check. Do you know how soon the Atenolol kicks in and how long the "lowering effect" lasts...

  35. What are we afraid of??
    ... separate doctors over the past year. I'm on Lotrel 5/20 & atenolol . It's normal in his office (120/78), but he still...
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  36. Cold Turkey Effects
    ... It's weird i went of 50Mg Atenolol and my BP rose to 158/95, which was really what i...
    ... [QUOTE=*Paul]It's weird i went off 50Mg Atenolol and my BP rose to 158/95, which was really what i...
    ... Beerzoids, I have been on Atenolol since November last year. I seem to be tracking my...

  37. BP on the up
    ... Stopped taking Atenolol two days ago now. MY readings were 137/80, but BP...
    ... Seems to me you've really had a hard time with Atenolol (mood swings, fatigue)...Also, you weren't getting ... Very effective. OR an ARB/HCTZ combo. zuzu xx Atenolol was the first med my doc put me on and it sledgehammered...
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  38. Flushing For A Year...
    ... On Lotrel 5/20 & Atenolol 100 MGS. B/P has averaged 113/65. It was 107/60 yesterday...
    ... just wait to see what side-effect will be present. Atenolol is the worst. Lotrel is causing the flushing (I am...
    ... The 2nd doc. said that I could get off of the Atenolol when I saw her the next time. She was in the same ... switched me to Lotrel. My 2nd doc. switched the Toprol to Atenolol . I feel like a guinea pig & the only people that suffer...
    ... should tell a patient 1) If you are going to go on Atenolol or Toprol, they take weaning when you get off of them ... doc? You can wean off of the xanax. What about the atenolol or the lotrel??? No, they are good meds. & your b...
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  39. Atenolol 50Mg Cold Turkey
    ... Hi Paul, I just recently stopped taking my Atenolol because it was causing me to get hives and dizzy. ... the Doc and he agreed that it was right to stop the Atenolol but I was supposed to consult before stopping cold...

  40. Atenolol Side effects
    ... Hi Paul, I also have been on Atenolol since Nov. and I only take 25mg. I just wanted to ... to handle anymore. Did it get worse because of the atenolol ????? I don't know but after reading your post I just...

  41. Blood pressure meds and hives and changed to AVAPRO
    ... BP 170/110 - 114 at its highest. I was taken off Atenolol after 2 years because I developed a rash/hives. I...
    ... then I developed a fast heart rate, so I was put on Atenolol . Felt better on the Atenolol and took myself off of...
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  42. POLL! Please participate
    ... Controlled - at times Medication - BenicarHCT & Atenolol ...
    ... to my knowledge Controlled? Yes Medications: Atenolol ...
    ... for new meds....developed an allergic reaction to Atenolol after 2 years! Medications: Avazide 150mg (Starting...
    ... Controlled? Yes Medications: Now: Lotrel (5/20) Atenolol 100 MGS. Have tried Altace, Toprol+. They all cause...
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  43. Coversyl Plus
    ... combo. Right now I am on Avapro, which is an ARB, and Atenolol 25 mg. which is a Beta blocker, and most of the time...
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  44. How many medician you are taking for High blood Pressure??
    ... He is taking these medications. 1. ATENOLOL 100MG 2. LISINOPRIL 40MG 3.NORVASC 10MG First...
    ... the others or at least lowering the dosage of the atenolol if the results are good. It will save PLENTY too...
    ... Pressure is keep this way than try to eat half your ATENOLOL Medician. Let me know what do you think. I can...
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  45. BP Side effects
    ... are U on? I know when they tried to up my dose of Atenolol to 50 mgs. I was having wicked nightmares, and horrid...
    ... funny you should say that because i am taking 50Mg Atenolol also, mind i started my meds in November last year...
    ... switched me to Avapro, 150 mgs. with 25 mgs. of the Atenolol at night. So far things are going ok, but I do find...
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  46. 3rd Doc. Same B.S.
    ... doc., because of anxiety. She switched the Toprol to Atenolol & kept me on the Lotrel. That doc. left, so I went ... I asked him if I could wean. I'm taking 100 MGS of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel. I also take 2-3 xanax a day for ... drug later I feel like junk in the morning. He said " Atenolol & Lotrel are good drugs". *** is that??? They still...
    ... expensive drug (Lotrel) & one with tons of side-effects ( Atenolol ). They all use the same line as well "they are good...
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  47. Alcohol & HBP
    ... question, i just want it reinforced. I take 50mg Atenolol daily, eat fairly healthy, i walk my dogs frequently...

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

  49. 36yrs High bp and bad habits
    ... careful drinking on B/P Meds. I'm 33 & take 100 MG of Atenolol & 5/20 of Lotrel in the morning. I also take 2 mgs...
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  50. New Problem...palpitations...
    ... My husband had them so bad that he had to be put on Atenolol 50mg a day to keep his heart from having them. He ... You name it, they never did find out why, but the Atenolol keeps his pretty much under control. He has them occasional...

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

  52. Yet, more questions...
    ... that. I am starting to disagree. From reading up on atenolol dizziness is one of the side effects. I am here ... am new to this whol HBP deal. I started taking the atenolol almost three months ago, is it possible to just start...
    ... feel dizzy it's probably not that one. I have taken atenolol for a long time and only had dizziness from it when...
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  53. Back from the Dr!
    ... talking to me for awhile he does not think it is from my Atenolol he thinks it is from my Lipitor. So off of Lipitor...
    ... dizziness is definitely listed as a side effect of Atenolol . You doctor should consult his big red desk reference...
    ... Can't imagine why a doc would suspect that over atenolol when so many people who take Beta Blockers have dizziness...
    ... nenna, I've taken both...it's the ATENOLOL ....
    ... Is the Lipitor new for you? At least newer than the Atenolol ? Atenolol made me feel lethargic, exhausted, depressed ... you are off the Lipitor, but as everyone else says, Atenolol sure would be the more likely culprit. zuzu xxx...
    ... Another satisfied patient of Atenolol ...... Beta Blockers should be used as a last resort...
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  54. Not feeling better.
    ... covering MD over the phone he told me to reduce my Atenolol from 50mg to 25mg a day (as some of you may remember...

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

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

  57. I have been on Toprol-XL for about 3 months
    ... Try Atenolol .... it's actually worse. Lotrel is pretty bad as well ... major brokerage firm, before I was on Toprol (now Atenolol ) & Lotrel. Coincidence????...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Lotrel Toprol

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

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

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

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

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

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

  64. Zip
    ... so it isn't my heart either. When I take the b.s. Atenolol & Lotrel, my stomach hurts in the morning & I can...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel

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

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

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

  68. GERD & Lotrel....
    ... Taking 5/20 Lotrel, which can cause GERD & 100 MG. of Atenolol , which can cause nausea is a brutal combination. No...
    ... Taking 5/20 Lotrel, which can cause GERD & 100 MG. of Atenolol , which can cause nausea is a brutal combination. No...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel Theophylline Celebrex Verapamil

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

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

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

  72. How to get bp up?
    ... to maybe cut the dose? They had me on 25 mgs. of Atenolol , then the new dr. jumped it to 50, and I couldn't...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avapro

  73. Benicar( my life saver :) )
    ... man that stuff did NOT agree with me at all. The Atenolol , 25 mgs. seemed to give mt eh very least side effects...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Avapro

  74. classes of bp meds
    ... 180's / 90's now 111 to 121 / 60's But I am also on atenolol . And we must all remember that we are all so different...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar Diovan

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


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