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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 atenolol cause blood work to show a slightly abnormal liver function?

Atenolol: Atenolol therapy has been associated with mild to moderate elevations of serum aminotransferase levels in 1% to 2% of patients. These elevations, however, are usually asymptomatic and transient and resolve even with continuation of therapy. A few instances of clinically apparent, acute liver injury attributable to atenolol have been reported. ...Read more

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I take amlodipine 5mg Atenolol 50 mg daily. Vitamin D2 50,000 units capsules for 12 weeks for Vitamin Def 25. Can I take Mag 07 and Liver Rescue 5+?

I take amlodipine 5mg Atenolol 50 mg daily. Vitamin D2 50,000 units capsules for 12 weeks for Vitamin Def 25. Can I take Mag 07 and Liver Rescue 5+?

Would avoid: Mag07 and Liver Rescue are self-described laxatives and herbal supplements. As with all herbal products, they are not regulated for safety, purity & effectiveness. I wouldn't recommend them for anybody largely because of lack of effectiveness vs danger. I would be especially careful to avoid laxative-based supplements if I were taking meds that lower blood pressure as you are. Good luck! ...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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Can you take Valium with atenolol?

Atenolol/Valium: Some sedation added, otherwise ok, as prescribed. ...Read more

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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


Dr. Stanley Berger
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Tenormin (Definition)

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