I am on atenolol 25 mg for high blood pressure but while on atenolol blood pressure is from about 104-117/60-74 question is should I really be on this?
Doubtful. Probably not. Not all LVH is due to HTN - sometimes there's no reason. I would consider an ACE-I to see if there is regression, though - I sent you an article reference in a previous post.
After 5 years of taking tenoretic (atenolol and chlorthalidone) for high blood pressure, is there an alternative?
Yes. There are many different agents available. It depends on the reason to change . Is it ineffective ? Are you not tolerating it? Your doctor can certainly suggest an alternative agent. Read more...
After 5 years of taking tenoretic (atenolol and chlorthalidone) for high blood pressure, is there an alternative natural remedy?
No, but..... There isn't a good alternative "natural" remedy, but there are many great alternatives to tenoretic (atenolol and chlorthalidone). Tenoretic (atenolol and chlorthalidone) contains chlorthalidone, which is a good BP med for most people. Tenoretic (atenolol and chlorthalidone) also contains atenolol which is a terrible BP med. It has numerous side effects including wt gain, depression, shortness of breath, increase blood sugar, ed and more. See your doctor for an rx alternative now. Read more...