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Atenolol overdose death

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Atenolol overdose: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug is used. Atenolol (Tenormin) is used to treat high blood pressure. "Overdose symptoms ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Usually time: Most people get bradycardic (low heart rate) and low blood pressure - if not severe we just wait - if severe we may have to consider medications to in... Read More
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YES: They are blood pressure medications and can slow your hear down. If you have accidentally taken too many you need to go to the hospital to get checke... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
Cardiology 23 years experience
Betablocker: Could be quite dangerous and should be considered an emergency. It may cause very low heart rate and blood pressure, leading to dizziness or passing o... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Atenolol: Two atenolol 100mg pills would be an overdose, over that would be a larger overdose. Generally 100mg a day is top dose, sometimes 100mg bid in special... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Probably low: The chances of organ damage from 600mg of atenolol is probably low, in an adult of normal size and decent health. Reports of overdoses of atenolol men... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
The possibility?: Anything can happen in life, so one must not ask, "what is the possibility?" the real question is, "how likely is it?" if a person took a several ti... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Blocks adrenalin: Tenormin (atenolol) is a beta blocker. It blocks receptors that allow for a higher pulse rate and blocks the response to the body's own adrenalin. Y... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Tenormin (atenolol): "Tenormin is contraindicated in sinus bradycardia, heart block greater than first degree, cardiogenic shock, and overt cardiac failure. Tenormin is co... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
Hospital-based practice 21 years experience
Do yo meanPill size?: I'm not sure of the context of your question. Atenolol comes in 25, 50, and 100 mg tablets so the highest pill size is 100 mg. Usually it is taken onc... Read More

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