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Does Atenolol Cause Constipation
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
Most common adverse reaction of atenolol is GI .. Y it cause indigestion , constipation and dry mouth ... And also fatigue and dizziness?
Yes: Beta blockers can cause all of those issues. ...Read more
I'm 55, take atenolol 50 mg & hydrchlorothiazide 25 mg, felt icy cold and presyncopal upon getting up. What could cause this?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Atenolol, a beta blocker, slows the heart and lowers blood pressure. While formerly considered a number one choice for treating high blood pressure, it is now not recommended as a first choice. It often makes people tired, and if it drops pulse or BP too much, can cause dizziness. Those symptoms could also be unrelated and due to inner ear disorder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: It doesn't.Get a more detailed answer ›
Been cutting in half 25 mg of Atenolol and taking it. Do I take it if BP gets to normal?? Read on here it can cause serious heart issues if I do
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