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Medicine For Atenolol Allergy
Switch: The question is not "how", but "why"! Please let me know. ...Read more
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
Yes, and ED: Atenolol is in the family of meds called beta-blockers. Atenolol is the member with the most side effects. It can cause wt gain, depression, ed, increases in blood sugar, etc. Beta-blockers should be avoided if you don't have heart disease. If you do, ask for bystolic (nebivolol). If you don't, ask to get off the beta-blockers asap. Don't stop, you should wean - talk to your dr. ...Read more
Hi, I am taking amlodipine 10mg, atenolol 25mg, ramipril 10mg. Can i take another drug instead of ramipril.Its difficult to aquire ramipril in my area?
Us it okay to take Dicyclomine 10mg if your also on 12.5mg of atenolol. Both were prescribed by different doctors. Gastro has my history of drugs.
Fit 65 yo male on Coumadin (warfarin) & atenolol. Developed waking ED even with self stim. Nightly I have multiple erections why? Would ED drugs help?
Psychogenic, Usually: Couple of possibilities. The most likely is stress or other psychogenic cause - the nighttime erections eliminate obstructive anatomic problems. The other is suppression by atenolol; night erections occur as the drug wears off. Either way, it's likely that a pde5 drug like viagra (sildenafil) or (much better in my opinion) Cialis will help. Even in psychogenic cases of ed, marked improvement in studies. ...Read more
32yo male recently diagnosed with hbp. Prescribed atenolol have read many bad reviews from Dr on the drug. Is this med actually safe or worse 4 me?
Safe and effective: This is a safe and effective medication for the treatment of hypertension and many other conditions. We have been using it for over 25 years/ There can be side effects to any medication but the majority of patients take this one without any issues. ...Read more
I had a documented acute MI in Jan. 2012. Have been on Atenolol 25mg daily and prava statin 40mg since. I would like to end taking these drugs. What i?
Not too many: Because of your atenolol and hypertension. Many otc cold preparations can have an effect on your blood pressure. Possibly the best choice may be a non-sedating antihistamine like Claritin (loratadine) but best your physician make the decision. Make sure he/she is aware of all you medications. Good luck. ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more