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is atenolol a blood thinner

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Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
They aren't: Benazapril is an ace inhibitor for anti-hypertension, atenolol is a beta blocker, and pravastatin is a anti-lipid (cholesterol) drug. The product inse ... Read More

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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Coricidin HBP: Coricidin hbp is a good one.
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Dr. Foster Carr
32 years experience General Practice
About 4hours: The blood level of a 50mg dose of atenolol will peak at after about 4 hours of administration. The effect on blood pressure is probably noticeable at ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Atenolol: Vitamin c, fluids, antihistamines if needed, chicken soup, just avoid decongestants they raise blood pressure.
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Atenolol withdrawal: It takes at least 5 days to withdraw from atenolol. In general withdrawal should be done gradually and in step fashion. If the doses are high, such ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
Not in My View: Not a good idea. Often 25 or 50 mg of atenolol daily are normal doses.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
BETA BLOCKERS: Fatigue and slow pulse are the main issues with beta blockers like tenormin (atenolol). They also can cause or worsen reflux and erection issues.
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
BB vs ACE inhibitor: Atenolol is a generic beta blocker while coversyl is a brand name for generic perindopril which is an ace inhiibitor. They both lower blood pressure b ... Read More
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Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Atenolol: With atenolol loss of libido and erectile dysfunction were reported. These sexual side effects are reversible. If you experience it then stop it and d ... Read More

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