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What Lasts Longer Carvedilol And Atenolol
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
I take 25mg of atenolol and I have also tried the same dosage of tenormin. I know they are both the same but why does atenolol seem last longer for me?
Atenolol: Excellent question, sometimes we see variation between equal doses of drugs caused by the different fillers used to make the pills by different manufacturers. Other reasons are also possible. ...Read more
Dr. Stopped all meds due to low BP &. Last 1/2 coreg (carvedilol) 2.5daysago. Very dizzy, am I going thru withdrawal? How long until coreg (carvedilol) is out of my system?
5 doses: Most of the medication will be out of the system after about five half-lives of the medication. Dosing for a lot of medications is actually longer than the drug half-life so most of medication is already gone. ...Read more
Day 8 off clonazepam major anxiety was on it for years! How long will withdraw last? Still battle tachycardia. On atenolol for that really helps!
Tenormin (atenolol): If you are having dizziness that began or occurred on tenormin, (atenolol) please discuss this with the doctor who prescribed it. Tenormin (atenolol) can cause dizziness, and can also unmask other diseases that can cause dizziness and can also interact with other medications and cause dizziness. My strong suggestion is to discuss the problem with the doctor who prescribed the Tenormin (atenolol) for you. ...Read more
Atenolol and cozar: Not at all these are used together all the times and there is no problem. ...Read more
I've been taking Atenolol 25mg daily for 3 months. Works well. When I ingest it how long does it take before it reaches my bloodstream?
Time frame: Up to 1 hour, depending on your metabolism. ...Read more
I am on 25mg atenolol for hbp, I have mild lvh 1.3 wall thickness, can it regress if the hbp is controlled and how long would this take?
Yes and no:
Any medicine will have side effect.
some of the side effect are expected from the way the medicine supposed to work
beta blockers a class of medicine where atenolol belong, can cause BP to come down, and the heart rate to slow down, but again that is what the medicine is made for.
of course there is some reported unpleasant side effect specially for man, if it will effect the sexual performance. ...Read more
Atenolol: Tenormin (atenolol)has been used for many years now. The only long term effect which has arisen is a possibility that beta blockers, it's drug family, may decrease tolerance to glucose. This has also recently been reported with statins. We don't know the significance of this yet or if its real. ...Read more
I hve mild lvh wall thickness is 1.3, I am atenolol 25mg once a day, how long would regression take?
6 months.: After 6 months of treatment with lisinopril, researchers found both microscopic and laboratory evidence of regression of excess collagen, the structural material that accumulates in the heart as a result of hypertension or a myocardial infarction and eventually limits the heart's ability to pump properly. Not all blood pressure meds cause this cardioreparation, check with PCP. ...Read more
I've been on atenolol 25mg daily split dose for 3 months. Works well for me. How long after I take the pill does it start actually reducing HR and BP?
Almost immediately: The pill works shortly after it has been taken even the first time. This will begin working within the first day but may take another day for some to be in your system. This is a long acting med and some is doing something most of the time. ...Read more
Tenormin (atenolol) & Diabetes: Tenormin (atenolol) is a beta-blocker class of medication. There are a few studies that show it might cause diabetes, but this is not my clinical experience. Rather, since there are beta receptors in areas of the liver and pancreas, on these meds the body has difficulty detecting blood sugar levels and actually blood sugar levels can drop and because the heart rate won't go up on these meds, you may not know. ...Read more
Titrating off of atenolol (for migraines) had low BP and pulse. Dr. Starting me on verapimal 180 mg. How long after atenolol before I start verapimal?
Call doctor to see: Or pharmacist for definitive answer. I would imagine soon as you get off. ...Read more
Depends: The elimination half-life of a single dose is 6-7 hours so there would be no effect after about 24-30 hours. For someone taking it chronically, it could hang around for days. ...Read more
Maybe...: It has been reported rarely with atenolol in the medical literature. Other medications are much more common. Since you are on such a small dose, have your doctor stop it for a few months to see if symptoms resolve. If so, try taking it again for a few days and if symptoms return you have your answer! Drug induced lupus occurs most frequently in the 50-70 age range and can occur after years of use. ...Read more
Can a low dose of daily atenolol 25mg help with annoying benign PVCS? Any harming long term effect of atenolol?
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