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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?
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