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Is atenolol a good drug?

Is atenolol a good drug?

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

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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What can I expect withdrawing from atenolol 25 mg?

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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Is it ok to use atenolol 25 mg and diltiazem 30 mg together?

Is it ok to use atenolol 25 mg and diltiazem 30 mg together?

Yes, however....: This combination of medicines both affect heart rate as they both target the av node. Many times serial ekgs will be used to make sure you are tolerating this combination. I will say that this combination (especially immediate release diltiazem) is unusual. ...Read more

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I have been taking atenolol 25 mg twice a day for 1 week would it be ok to go off of it. Taking to help anxiety?

I have been taking atenolol 25 mg twice a day for 1 week would it be ok to go off of it. Taking to help anxiety?

Talk to your doctor.: If you are having problems with your medication get in contact with your doctor so he/she can start you in another medication. It is never good to just stop a medication unless you are experiencing significant side effects in which case you would need immediate evaluation so symptoms and options can be discussed with your provider. ...Read more

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I took a benedryl than without thinking took my next days dose of meds. 12 hours since dose 25 mg atenolol, 25 mg hydrodiazide, .125 mg levothyroxine?

I took a benedryl  than without thinking took my next days dose of meds. 12 hours since dose 25 mg atenolol, 25 mg hydrodiazide, .125 mg levothyroxine?

Unwise but: Although it is unwise to take a higher dose of prescribed medications, i presume the peak drug levels in your blood have passed by now. Thus no permanent damage is expected. Be sure to resume taking the next doses of medications on the scheduled day. This means that if you had taken the extra dose 12 hrs after the last dose, you should wait 36 hours before taking the next dose. ...Read more

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26 in shape, one ep of SVT 2y ago atenolol 25 mg 2 a day, complete cardio check up rec all clear, getting strange sense of breathing during work outs?

26 in shape, one ep of SVT 2y ago atenolol 25 mg 2 a day, complete cardio check up rec all clear, getting strange sense of breathing during work outs?

Pulmonologist: If you've had a complete cardiological evaluation and all is normal, perhaps a pulmonary specialist could evaluate you and determine the cause of your exertional symptom. ...Read more

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I am on atenolol 25 mg for high blood pressure but while on atenolol blood pressure is from about 104-117/60-74 question is should I really be on this?

I am on atenolol 25 mg for high blood pressure but while on atenolol blood pressure is from about 104-117/60-74 question is should I really be on this?

Doubtful: Probably not. Not all LVH is due to HTN - sometimes there's no reason. I would consider an ACE-I to see if there is regression, though - I sent you an article reference in a previous post. ...Read more

Dr. Stanley Berger
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Tenormin (Definition)

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