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What are a common side effects of tenormin (atenolol). should i take something else?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Many, generally mild: Slow heart rate, worsening of heart failure, potentiation of asthma and hypokalemia and low blood sugar. Fatigue, sexual dysfunction are probably overstated. May have withdrawal if stopped suddenly. Potential for mild weight gain. Despite all these, Tenormin (atenolol) is usually well tolerated.

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A 29-year-old member asked:

I also know there's common side effects of tenormin (atenolol). What are they?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Many, generally mild: Slow heart rate, worsening of heart failure, potentiation of asthma and hypokalemia and low blood sugar. Fatigue, sexual dysfunction are probably overstated. May have withdrawal if stopped suddenly. Potential for mild weight gain.
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A 26-year-old male asked:

Does Tenormin (atenolol) have any long term side effects ?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Atenolol: Tenormin(atenolol)has been used for many years now. The only long term effect which has arisen is a possibility that beta blockers, it's drug family, may decrease tolerance to glucose. This has also recently been reported with statins. We don't know the significance of this yet or if its real.

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Last updated Feb 19, 2015

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