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Dr. Stanley Berger
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Atenolol (Definition)

Atenolol is a relatively long-acting (24 hours) beta-blocker. Beta-blockers as a group of medications calm or slow the heart rate down. They stop the swings in hr from stress or nerves. If someone is on a good dose of a beta-blocker and are startled, the medication suppresses the pounding of your heart. It also won't allow the hr to climb with exercise. It's used to ...Read more


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Anyone taking Tenormin (atenolol) for high blood pressure and having problems?

Anyone taking Tenormin (atenolol) for high blood pressure and having problems?

BETA BLOCKERS: Fatigue and slow pulse are the main issues with beta blockers like tenormin (atenolol). They also can cause or worsen reflux and erection issues. ...Read more

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Can you take atenolol (25mg) and grow taller pills at the same time with no problem? They are supplement pills called (height growth) im 18. Safe?

Can you take atenolol (25mg) and grow taller pills at the same time with no problem? They are supplement pills called (height growth) im 18. Safe?

Who knows: At a listed age of 20, no "supplement" or other drug you take will help you grow taller. Linear growth requires open growth centers which close in men at 16-17 for most. An x-ray of the wrist could be examined to see if yours are open but chances are they are closed. Supplements are not regulated or even examined by the FDA until they hurt or kill someone. How they interact with your other med is?? ...Read more

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I am having a problem with excessive sweating I take lisinopril and atenolol I am 62 years old with family heart problems?

I am having a problem with excessive sweating I take lisinopril and atenolol I am 62 years old with family heart problems?

BP meds and sweat: Neither atenolol or Lisinopril are associated with sweating as an adverse effect. See the doctor who ordered them for you for more information about your sweating problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can there be problems with taking Tenormin and Lipitor (atorvastatin) at the same time?

Can there be problems with taking Tenormin and Lipitor (atorvastatin) at the same time?

Usually not.: There is usually not a problem with these two drugs both of which are now available generically. Because of the short half-life Tenormin (atenolol) it needs to be taken twice a day. ...Read more

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Is atenolol a good drug?

Absolutely: If used for htn, angina, or cardiovascular event prevention after a heart attack. ...Read more

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Is atenolol good drug for bp?

Is atenolol good drug for bp?

Atenolol: Yes. It is used widely around the world for blood pressure control. It does come with some side effects but in most cases it is safe and appropriate. ...Read more

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What exactly does atenolol do?

Lower HR and BP: It is a beta blocker and it lowers the heart rate and reduces blood pressure. ...Read more

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How does Tenormin (atenolol) work?

How does Tenormin (atenolol) work?

Blocks adrenalin: Tenormin (atenolol) is a beta blocker. It blocks receptors that allow for a higher pulse rate and blocks the response to the body's own adrenalin. You get a slower pulse and less tremor. It is obviously more complicated than this, but this is the basics. ...Read more

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What is Tenormin (atenolol) used for?

What is Tenormin (atenolol) used for?

Tenormin (atenolol): "Tenormin (atenolol) is in a group of drugs called beta-blockers. Beta-blockers affect the heart and circulation (blood flow through arteries and veins). Tenormin (atenolol) is used to treat angina (chest pain) and hypertension (high blood pressure). It is also used to treat or prevent heart attack." See: http://www. Drugs. Com/tenormin. Html ...Read more

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Can lebetalol be taken with atenolol?

Can lebetalol be taken with atenolol?

Only if prescribed: These are similar medications and have very similar effects and will cause a drop in your blood pressure. That being said, some people have to be on several medications to have effective control of their blood pressure. Based on your information you needed to be on them. You need to discuss with your physician especially if you are feeling dizzy or lightheaded as you maybe on too much. ...Read more

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Can children take Tenormin (atenolol)?

Can children take Tenormin (atenolol)?

Tenormin=Atenolol: There is NO pediatric indication for the use of Atenolol however it is used "off-label" for pediatric hypertension. Ask your pediatrician about this as your case may have specific or extenuating circumstances that would make it reasonable. ...Read more

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Is it ok to mix atenolol with antiflu?

No interactions: There are no common interactions between atenolol and oseltamivir. ...Read more

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Who should not take Tenormin (atenolol)?

Tenormin (atenolol): "Tenormin is contraindicated in sinus bradycardia, heart block greater than first degree, cardiogenic shock, and overt cardiac failure. Tenormin is contraindicated in those patients with a history of hypersensitivity to the atenolol or any of the drug product’s components." See: http://www. Drugs. Com/pro/tenormin. Html ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: atenolol?

Please describe the medication: atenolol?

Beta-blocker: Atenolol is a relatively long-acting (24 hours) beta-blocker. Beta-blockers as a group of medications calm or slow the heart rate down. They stop the swings in hr from stress or nerves. If someone is on a good dose of a beta-blocker and are startled, the medication suppresses the pounding of your heart. It also won't allow the hr to climb with exercise. It's used to slow or control tachycardia. ...Read more

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What is the highest legal dose of atenolol?

What is the highest legal dose of atenolol?

Do yo meanPill size?: I'm not sure of the context of your question. Atenolol comes in 25, 50, and 100 mg tablets so the highest pill size is 100 mg. Usually it is taken once daily for high blood pressure, but for cases of cardiac angina (a medical diagnosis), it is taken twice daily (so the maximum daily dose is 200 mg). I suppose higher doses are possible but should be under your doctors' supervision / instructions. ...Read more

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What would happen if I overdosed on atenolol?

What would happen if I overdosed on atenolol?

Betablocker: Could be quite dangerous and should be considered an emergency. It may cause very low heart rate and blood pressure, leading to dizziness or passing out. If overdose is suspected, emergency medical care is advised. ...Read more

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What can I expect withdrawing from atenolol 25 mg?

Small dose: Depends on how long you've been taking it, how large you are, and the reason you were taking it (bp, arrhythmia, or angina). The dose is small and often can be stopped cold but if you hare prone to angina or arrhythmia, you're wise to taper it (take it every other day for 7 doses) before stopping it. ...Read more

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Atenolol 25mg. How long does it stay in my system for?

Depends: The elimination half-life of a single dose is 6-7 hours so there would be no effect after about 24-30 hours. For someone taking it chronically, it could hang around for days. ...Read more

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Are you supposed to take atenolol twice daily or once?

Atenolol: Atenolol can be taken either once or twice a day depending on the situation. You should discuss the best regime for you with the doctor that prescribed your medication. ...Read more

Dr. Stanley Berger
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Tenormin (Definition)

Tenormin is a beta blocker which is a kind of rhythm ...Read more