U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 21-year-old male asked:

1)as my age is 21 year my bp is 145/80 using atenolol 25 mg for 6 months 2)now dr prescribed me nebivolol 2.5 it works perfectly bp is in 120/70 3)which beta-blocker have safest for my age group nebivolol, bisoprolol, atenolol etc.

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Beta blockers: I'm not a fan of using beta blockers as first line treatment of hypertension unless the patient tends to have a fast resting heart rate or has coronary artery disease. However, since you're doing well on nebivolol and not having the side effect of fatigue, I think it's very effective for you and shouldn't prevent your heart rate from increasing appropriately during exercise unlike other beta block

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Jul 31, 2020
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.