32 patient evaluations for Atenolol

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Nov 5, 2008 (Started Jul 10, 1997)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It must be taken at the same time daily.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 20, 2009 (Started Mar 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for tachycardia (fast heart rate))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The only problem I had was when I was switched to Atenolol and was prescribed it at my old dosage, 200mg twice a day; I slept constantly. When I called the doctors' office and checked and found out it was doubled, and was put on half the dose, I was fine after a couple of weeks.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 17, 2009 (Started May 17, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for racing heart feeling)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    Mild (generalized weakness (asthenia), tiredness, heart rate low (bradycardia))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Ask questions, especially if you have a home blood pressure monitor.
Side effects: heart rate low (bradycardia), generalized weakness (asthenia), tiredness

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 15, 2009 (Started Jul 26, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for tachycardia (fast heart rate))
  • Side effects
    Mild (fatigue, shortness of breath (dyspnea), dizziness, pain in leg(s))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: pain in leg(s), dizziness, shortness of breath (dyspnea), fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 7, 2009 (Started Jun 22, 1992)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    Mild (fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: easy to take, does lower BP
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 1, 1999 (Started Sep 09, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 1, 2009 (Started Aug 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 30, 2010 (Started Apr 07, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for irregular heartbeat (cardiac arrhythmia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily

Aug 19, 2008 (Started Apr 07, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 3, 2010 (Started Jun 19, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 27, 2010 (Started Jun 09, 1995)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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