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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, I want to stop. Is there an alternative natural remedy?

Possibly. If you are already at an ideal body weight, eat a healthy diet including limiting alcohol intake and exercise regularly you may have done most of what can be done naturally. As to non-drug remedies beyond these measures, I have to admit ignorance. Consultig with your personal caregiver may be helpful. Even if the above measures don't achieve a normal blood pressure they are good for us anyway! 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...
Low Salt Diet. The best natural remedy for blood pressure control is getting to your ideal body weight and mainting a low salt diet (less than 2 grams daily). If these methods fails, then their are other pharmacological medications that have been tested safely to help with hbp. Read more...

Can amitryptiline cause very high blood pressure in a young adult? I am on 50mg for my condition CRPS. I am now on atenolol 62.5mg to manage it

High vs low BP. Check out http://www.drugs.com/sfx/amitriptyline-side-effects.html. Apparently amitriptyline can cause low & high blood pressure. Discuss your concerns w/your treating physician. Of note, Atenolol isn't usually prescribed as 62.5mg. If you note fatigue/lethargy and/or loss of athletic endurance, ask to change to different class of blood pressure lowering medications. Read more...