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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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Can I take ic atenolol at 11 weeks of pregnancy to prevent pre-eclampsia? Blood pressure is normal, Cardiac output at the top of normal scale, HR 85.

Can I take ic atenolol at 11 weeks of pregnancy to  prevent pre-eclampsia? Blood pressure is normal, Cardiac output at the top of normal scale, HR 85.

Pregnancy and BP: Pre-eclampsia features protein in the urine and high blood pressure. Atenolol is a very good BP lowering medication but is not a first choice medication in pregnancy. Labetalol is safer. Preventing pre-eclampsia requires careful diet, low salt, rest, and low stress. Talk to your obstetrician about taking aspirin also. Don't take any medication without OB clearance. ...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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Citalopram and atenolol ?

Citalopram and atenolol
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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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Does atenolol 25mg cause weight gain?

Atenelol/weight: http://www.rxlist.com/atenolol-side-effects-drug-center.htm Not usually unless you are getting edema ( feet swelling ) F/u/ w/ doc. ...Read more

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Side effects of tab atenolol for high BP ?

Side effects of tab atenolol for high BP ?

Fatigue, low hr, ED: All BP meds can cause side effects. Atenolol is a good drug for BP but may cause low heart rate, fatigue, reduced exercise tolerance, erectile dysfunction. Don't stop it without talking to your doctor about an alternative. ...Read more

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Can i take aspirin 80mg with atenolol 25mg?

Can i take aspirin 80mg with atenolol 25mg?

Aspirin and atenolol: Yes you can but I would discuss with your Dr. first to get the best advice in your case. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take atenolol if im pregnant?

Is it safe to take atenolol if im pregnant?

Yes, but: In women who have chronic hypertension complicating pregnancy, they are sometimes maintained on beta-blocker blood pressure medications. The hypertension and the medication used to treat it can affect the growth of the fetus, so it is a balancing act of treating your BP appropriately and using the least amount of medication possible. Please discuss further with your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for atenolol overdose?

Usually time: Most people get bradycardic (low heart rate) and low blood pressure - if not severe we just wait - if severe we may have to consider medications to increase heart rate and or blood pressure and possibly temporary pacemaker. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink coffee while on atenolol?

Is it safe to drink coffee while on atenolol?

It depends...: It depends on the indication for atenolol. If atenelol has been prescribed as an antiarrhythmic medication to prevent fast, irregular heart beats, one should not be drinking caffeinated beverages which can provoke tachyarrhythmias. If atenolol has been prescribed as an antihypertensive medication (to lower blood pressure), or after a heart attack, coffee may be less risky. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can I take atenolol with milk thistle together?

Can I take atenolol with milk thistle together?

Okay: No significant interactions found or known between atenolol and milk thistle ...Read more

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Can you take envy duet supplement with atenolol?

Can you take envy duet supplement with atenolol?

Diet Pills Fraud: Yes, but why would you want to? This product in a long line of products will not lead to any real or sustained weight loss. ...Read more

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Can i take 25mg atenolol and 0.5 clonazepam together?

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Yes you can: No drug interactions between these drugs. Rec.: if concerned, see your pcp for meds adjustment. ...Read more

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Is it o.K. To take atenolol and clonazepam together.?

If prescribed, yes: If these medications have both been prescribed to you, yes you can take them together. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


Dr. Stanley Berger
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Tenormin (Definition)

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