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Doctor insights on: Mixing Atenolol With Aspirin

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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.

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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How many aspirins a day is it safe to take on a regular daily schedule? I take four 325mg tablets every day.

How many aspirins a day is it safe to take on a regular daily schedule? I take four 325mg tablets every day.

Aspirin Dose: This is a difficult question to answer without knowing why you are taking it. If you are taking Aspirin for its cardioprotectant effect, the dose is considerably lower than what you are taking on the other hand, if you are taking it as an anti-inflammatory agent for osteoarthritis, the dose seems a little low. The doctor who prescribed your Aspirin therapy is the best person to answer this

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Can I take aspirin 80mg with atenolol 25mg?

Can I take aspirin 80mg with atenolol 25mg?

Aspirin and atenolol: Yes you can but I would discuss with your Dr. First to get the best advice in your case.

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Can you take 800 mg aspirin (BC powder) while taking atenolol?

Can you take 800 mg aspirin (BC powder) while taking atenolol?

With caution: Make sure the headache is not due to high blood pressure & the high dose aspirin does not upset your stomach.

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Doctor, can I take aspirin 80mg with atenolol 25mg?

Meds: Most folks can take those together but your doctor can advise you knowing your specific information.

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I'am diagnosed with hypotension, is it safe to take atenolol together with aspirin?

I'am diagnosed with hypotension, is it safe to take atenolol together with aspirin?

Hypertension&Yes: You must have been diagnosed with Hypertension and not Hypotension.Atenolol is used for Hypertension ie High Blood Pressure.Hypotension is low Blood Pressure. Yes you can take them together with Aspirin

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My bf has Marfan's and he has no more heart pills and no insurance he has been taking low dose aspirin cause he doesn't have his normal pills. Is there anything else he can do till he goes too the doctors? Need answers fast his medication was atenolol it

My bf has Marfan's and he has no more heart pills and no insurance he has been taking low dose aspirin cause he doesn't have his normal pills. Is there anything else he can do till he goes too the doctors? Need answers fast his medication was atenolol it

Atenolol: Atenolol helps to decrease blood pressure and also decreases the force with which the heart ejects blood. It is a medicine to slow the heart rate and help prevent stress on the aorta. His dilated aorta (or aortic aneurysm) is related to weakening of the connective tissue in the aorta and increases the risk of an aortic dissection, a surgical emergency. An aortic dissection is often fatal, presenting with chest pain often radiating through to the back. It may be a tearing sensation. Heart-related complications may shorten the lifespan of people with this disease. Patients can survive well into their 60s. Good care and surgery may extend the lifespan further.

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BP 135/72. Age 72. history: AMI, IHD and PVD. Treat with aspirin, Frusemide, irbesartan/ hydrochlothiazide, atenolol. Will the doctor cease frusemide?

BP 135/72. Age 72. history: AMI, IHD and PVD. Treat with aspirin, Frusemide, irbesartan/ hydrochlothiazide, atenolol. Will the doctor cease frusemide?

Use of diuretics: Diuretics, like furosemide (and hydrochlorothiazide) are used to increase excretion of salt and water through the kidneys. Common applications for these medications are to help control high blood pressure, and to prevent fluid retention in congestive heart failure. Whether to continue the treatment in this case would depend on medical details including heart & kidney function.

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Is it Ok to take codeine phosphate with atenolol, omeprazole, aspirin and simvistatin for dental pain please?

Is it Ok to take codeine phosphate with atenolol, omeprazole, aspirin and simvistatin for dental pain please?

No interaction: LexiComp states there is no interaction between codeine and any of the other stated medications.

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On atenelol 25 mg 2x a day for pressure and levothyroxine137 cardiol wants me to take a 81 mg aspirin everyday had tests no heart dis do u agree re as?

On atenelol 25 mg 2x a day for pressure and levothyroxine137 cardiol wants me to take a 81 mg aspirin everyday had tests no heart dis do u agree re as?

Yes: Very much so. Plenty of evidence that this dose of aspirin is cardio-protective, helps prevent strokes, may help prevent colon cancer. With your history of hypertension, it is a great recommendation.

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Bp 140/66, 28 weeks pregnant with twins and chronic hypertension, took atenalol and aspirin today is this Bp normal?

That depends: On what your blood pressure measurements have been prior. If this is much higher than it had been (and I suggest you repeat that) then you need to call your OB to be more closely monitored. If you have headache, blurred vision, nausea/vomiting and sudden swelling of face hands or feet, you need to be evaluated immediately. Notify your OB right now if you have these symptoms and then go to L and D

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Have multiple heart attacks in family history. Taking 25mg atenonlol & 81 mg baby aspirin nightly. Can I also take Advil or ibuprofen for headaches?

Yes: All anti-inflammatory medications increase risk for a cardiovascular event (mi, stroke, death). These risk seems to be associated with higher doses. So it's best if you take the lowest possible dose for a short duration. The other concern with nsaids and Aspirin is increase risk for GI bleed. If you have risk factor for this you have to be cautious and may want to take some zantac (ranitidine) with it.

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On atenolol and amlodipin mix tab with clopidogrel75 daily sometimes asprin 75 Recently L Thyroxine 25 AND Anti lipid added due to high TSH Is it ok?

On atenolol and amlodipin mix tab with clopidogrel75 daily sometimes asprin 75 Recently L Thyroxine 25 AND Anti lipid added due to high TSH Is it ok?

Yes they mix well: Your antilipid medicine is probably for high Cholesterol (Not due to high TSH. High TSH is due to low Thyroid hormone in your body, so your doctor may be giving you Thyroid hormone (Thyroxine)...Just check about this so that you are entirely clear about the function of each one of your medicines..

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