6 doctors weighed in:

Is it true that long-term use of Tenormin (atenolol) causes diabetes?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Probably not

Tenormin (atenolol) is a blood pressure medication available generically that has been around for a very long time.
It has a lot of possible side effects but to my knowledge diabetes is not one of them.

In brief: Probably not

Tenormin (atenolol) is a blood pressure medication available generically that has been around for a very long time.
It has a lot of possible side effects but to my knowledge diabetes is not one of them.
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
Thank
Dr. Carol Cheney
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: No

Beta blockers such as Tenormin (atenolol) do not directly cause diabetes.

In brief: No

Beta blockers such as Tenormin (atenolol) do not directly cause diabetes.
Dr. Carol Cheney
Dr. Carol Cheney
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Tonga Nfor
Board Certified, Internal Medicine - Cardiology
13 years in practice
508K people helped
Continue
111,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors