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I am concerned what effects long term taking of this medication, i.e. 10 years.
by E. FRY. in Australia, 11/20/2006
They give the drug of Atenolol to reduce your heart rate when you go in for a heart scan on the 64 slice scanner. What is the dosage they use? What is an exaggerated dose of Atenolol over a 3 hour period?
by Alice Noble in Bucyrus, KS, 01/13/2007
I am taking 50mg of Atenolol. I was also taking Lisinopril/HCTZ 10-12.5mg tab. Now I have developed a nagging cough. My doctor has told me to stop taking the Lisinophril. The cough has gotten a little better, but I still cough. Is it safe to continue ...
by Annette Morris in Stockbridge, GA, 05/30/2007
I take Atenol, today a friend told me that her doctor said, not to take lortidine and atenol at the same time. It is allergy season here and I am taking both. Please advise. Thank you
by Deb in Sacramento, CA, 09/20/2006
My 94 year old mother takes Atenolol for her high blood pressure and heart. She is currently taking 50mg in the morning (around 7:30am), 25mg 8 hours later in the afternoon (around 3:30pm), and 25 mg at night (10 to 11:30pm). The spacing was started w...
by Anne in Tigard, Oregon, 07/22/2006
Classification: Beta-adrenergic blocking agent
See Also: See also Beta-Adrenergic Blocking Agents.
Action/Kinetics: Predominantly beta-1 blocking activity. Has no membrane stabilizing activity or intrinsic sympathomimetic activity. Low lipid solubility. Peak blood levels: 2-4 hr. t 1/2: 6-9 hr. 50% eliminated unchanged in the feces.
Uses: Hypertension (either alone or with other antihypertensives such as thiazide diuretics). Angina pectoris due to hypertension, coronary atherosclerosis, and AMI. Investigational: Prophylaxis of migraine, alcohol withdrawal syndrome, situational anxiety, ventricular arrhythmias, prophylactically to reduce incidence of supraventricular arrhythmias in coronary artery bypass surgery.
Special Concerns: Dosage not established in children.
How Supplied: Injection: 0.5 mg/mL; Tablet: 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg