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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
Atenolol withdrawal. Dose reduced gradually over one month. Withdrawal symptoms (forceful heartbeat etc) persist weeks later. Any tips to ease?
Take 75mg of atenolol. Trying to withdraw 1mg of clonazepam been in it 4 months. Cut dose in half. Notice HR 55-60 withdrawal?Take less atenolol?
Not Much: Atenelol is a beta blocker, this family of medications are not used (in general ) for treatment of alcohol withdrawal. They may help with peripheral symptoms of anxiety such as tremor, tachycardia and high blood pressure. Other medications are more effective in treatment of alcohol withdrawal. ...Read more
Been on 1mg clonazepam for 4 months. I also take 75mg of atenolol. I tapered the benzo to .5mg since 6 day agothen heart rate in the 50's. Withdrawal?
I already take atenolol why would doc give me clonidine & tell me it's for my withdrawals off of methadone! and it will make me sleep? Said nothing a
Clonidine: Yes, Clonidine can help with opiate withdrawal symptoms and with sleep. He's not giving it to you for your blood pressure, but you'll need to be mindful when you stand up from a laying down position. Please ask your doctor to explain further whenever you don't understand about a medicine being prescribed. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could chelated magnesium be used for tachycardia as an alternate to atenolol? And how much per day? Heart is fine due to benzodiazepine withdrawl.
Possibly: Magnesium often helps tachycardia; whether it can be an alternative to atenolol for you is impossible to know until you try it, but if not a complete alternative it may allow you to reduce your atenolol dose. I advise magnesium taurate or glycinate with 400-800 mg of magnesium; if you take more than you can absorb you'll get loose stools, in which you can cut back. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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