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Can atenolol cause you to gain weight or make it difficult to lose weight?

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Dr. Erskine James answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine - Cardiology

Older beta blockers like atenolol can cause weight gain. In the studies, there was about 2-4 lb weight gain on atenolol. Some of the newer ones, like Carvedilol or bisoprolol are less likely to cause weight gain.

Answered May 16, 2015

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