A 40-year-old member asked:
After 5 years of taking tenoretic (atenolol and chlorthalidone) for high blood pressure, is there an alternative?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Yes: There are many different agents available. It depends on the reason to change . Is it ineffective ? Are you not tolerating it? Your doctor can certainly suggest an alternative agent.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
After 5 years of taking tenoretic (atenolol and chlorthalidone) for high blood pressure, is there an alternative natural remedy?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Maureen Maysanswered
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
No, but.....: There isn't a good alternative "natural" remedy, but there are many great alternatives to tenoretic (atenolol and chlorthalidone). Tenoretic (atenolol and chlorthalidone) contains chlorthalidone, which is a good BP med for most people. Tenoretic (atenolol and chlorthalidone) also contains atenolol which is a terrible BP med. It has numerous side effects including wt gain, depression, shortness of breath, increase blood sugar, ed and more. See your doctor for an rx alternative now.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Taking tenoretic (atenolol and chlorthalidone) for high blood pressure, is there an alternative natural remedy?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
No: There are really no alternative natural remedies. However, weight loss, exercise, a diet low in sodium and high in potassium, smoking cessation can frequently decrease the need for medications.
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Last updated Apr 27, 2012
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