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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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I currently am using losartan; nifedipine, simvastatin, allopurinol and atenolol for blood pressure and gout relief. I am suffering from tinnitus?

I currently am using losartan; nifedipine, simvastatin, allopurinol and atenolol for blood pressure and gout relief. I am suffering from tinnitus?

Somewhat complicated: While none of the blood pressure pills you mentioned are commonly known to cause tinnitus, transient low blood pressures (which could be possible if one does not closely follow blood pressures on multiple medications) can can cause tinnitus. Allopurinol is suspected of causing tinnitus in some users. See your doctor to discuss, if it is associated with dizziness there could be other considerations ...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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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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Is atenolol ototoxic?

Possibly: In clinical trials, very rare side effect, at about 0.007%. ...Read more

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What happens if I missed a dose of atenolol?

What happens if I missed a dose of atenolol?

Likely: Nothing. May see an increase in hr & BP transient lay until next dose. ...Read more

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Does atenolol cause svt?

Does atenolol cause svt?

Rarely: Generally, Atenolol suppresses SVT. In rare cases, it can affect your heart to make some types of SVT worse. Also, it can rarely speed up the heart rate, by slowing down certain parts of the hearts electrical system more than others. Lastly, withdrawal from atenolol can make SVT worse, so don't stop the medication too abruptly. See a heart rhythm specialist for treatment options and evaluation ...Read more

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Citalopram and atenolol?

Citalopram and atenolol?

Question?: Citalopram is an anti-depressant (in the ssri- selective seratonin reuptake inhibitor family) and atenolol is a blood pressure medicine (beta blocker). They can be taken together in moderate doses safely. ...Read more

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Is atenolol good for palpitations?

Palpitations: It depends on the cause of the palpitations. ...Read more

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Can you take atenolol with wine coolers?

Drug interactions: Per Drugs. Com drug interaction checker: "Atenolol and ethanol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate." ...Read more

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Is it ok to take atenolol and benazepril?

Is it ok to take atenolol and benazepril?

Yes: Provided you are taking them for the right reason. Discuss the purpose of these medicines with your physician. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women use Tenormin (atenolol)?

Tenormin (atenolol): Tenormin (atenolol) is FDA Pregnancy Category D (Positive evidence of risk). ...Read more

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Atenolol vs metoprolol. What is the difference?

Atenolol vs metoprolol. What is the difference?

Different: One crosses the blood brian barrier and the other doesn't separate indications but good and generic beta blockers. ...Read more

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How to quit from atenolol, without side effects?

Slowly: In general, any beta-blocker (like atenolol) needs to be tapered off gradually. How slowly depends on what you are taking it for, what other meds your are on, how long you have been on it, e.T.C. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Metoprolol versus atenolol--what is the difference?

Metoprolol versus atenolol--what is the difference?

Half life: Atenolol has a shorter half life than metoprolol, only about 12 hours. Metoprolol can be taken once daily where for full effectivness atenolol should be taken twice daily. People often forget the second dose of anything so in my mind a once a day drug is better. ...Read more

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I take a tablet called tenormin (atenolol).Is it safe?

I take a tablet called tenormin (atenolol).Is it safe?

Yes: Properly prescribed and in the right settings and conditions, this is a very safe and effective medication. It has many uses. As with all medications, there are side effects and some will have unusual and "idiosyncratic" reactions to the medication. If you have concerns, speak openly and frankly with your prescribing doctor or discuss with a pharmacist/pharm. D. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take buspirone 5mg while on atenolol 25mg?

Is it safe to take buspirone 5mg while on atenolol 25mg?

Drug interaction: Although this combination can cause a drop in blood pressure - you are on a low dose of buspirone - so it is likely ok. You can see the potential side effects on the Drugs. Com drug interaction checker. REF:
https://www. Drugs. Com/drug_interactions. Html ...Read more

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Can you take atenolol and Valtrex (valacyclovir) together?

Can you take atenolol and Valtrex (valacyclovir) together?

Yes: Yes, you can. There are no significant interactions between them. ...Read more

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What can I expect when switching from atenolol to pindolol?

Heart rate: These are both beta blockers, so the switch over should be pretty smooth. Because pindolol has intrinsic sympathomimetic activity, it will likely not lower your heart rate as much, and your heart rate with exercise will not be as blunted. ...Read more

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What are the effects of taking both atenolol and amlodipine?

Lower BP: Lower blood pressure and pulse rate. Less angina pectoris. Fewer strokes and heart attacks. ...Read more

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How long do side effects from atenolol (a beta blocker) last?

Few days (depends): Adverse effects of meds are related to their half life in your body. Long acting drugs, like atenolol, may take a few days to get out o your system. Buti may also depend on the side effect, concomitant medications, and other underlying conditions. ...Read more

Dr. William Culviner
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Tinnitus (Definition)

A persistent noise in your ear or ears. Tinnitus can be of unknown cause, or can be caused by hearing damage, tumors, problems in the brain or hearing nerve, ...Read more


Dr. Stanley Berger
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Tenormin (Definition)

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