A 27-year-old male asked:
can atenolol cause you to gain weight or make it difficult to lose weight?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Erskine James answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Yes: 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 on May 16, 2015
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