7 patient evaluations for Atenolol taken for the purpose of 'elevated blood pressure' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

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Jan 12, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for tachycardia (fast heart rate))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 1, 2011 (Started Nov 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: lower blood pressure
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 22, 2011 (Started Apr 29, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for heart arrhythmias)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dizziness

  • 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

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

Jun 17, 2009 (Started May 17, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for racing heart feeling)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    Mild (heart rate low (bradycardia), tiredness, generalized weakness (asthenia))
  • 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

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
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