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I have an irregular heart beat and was prescribed atenolol 25 mg. I am now experiencing shortness of breath is this due to the medication?

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Dr. John Szawaluk
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Possible

Speak with your doctor for an alternative medication.

In brief: Possible

Speak with your doctor for an alternative medication.
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Dr. John Szawaluk
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Dr. Tony Maglione
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Usually not

atenolol at 25 mg a day usually does not cause shortness of breath, therefore would follow up with with your doctor to investigate what else may be causing this symptom.

In brief: Usually not

atenolol at 25 mg a day usually does not cause shortness of breath, therefore would follow up with with your doctor to investigate what else may be causing this symptom.
Dr. Tony Maglione
Dr. Tony Maglione
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