3 patient evaluations for Atenolol with a side effects rating of Moderate

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Mar 15, 2019 (Started May 01, 2018)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for tachycardia (fast heart rate))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for restlessness (akathisia))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (irregular heartbeat (cardiac arrhythmia))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Three times daily
Advice & Tips: I went into the hospital and they monitor my heart. They and I notice I had an irregular heartbeat and it would be worse when my heart would so down. They took me off of Atenolol and being off of Atenolol I would have tachycardia (fast heart rate) but no irregular heartbeat.
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 29, 2017 (Started May 01, 2018)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for restlessness (akathisia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I take Atenolol only when I need it for an internal restlessness (akathisia), which makes me want to get up and move. It works GREAT, when I start feeling the restlessness coming on I take two to four Atenolol tablets and soon the restlessness is gone.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 22, 2012 (Started Feb 14, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (persistent cough)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The cough and shortness of breath from talking this medication was terrible. If you experience this see you doctor for a change of prescription.

Feb 26, 2012 (Started Feb 14, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    Severe (persistent cough)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 31, 2010 (Started Dec 17, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for migraine)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (teeth grinding (bruxism), gastrointestinal discomfort)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: teeth grinding (bruxism), gastrointestinal discomfort, decreased sex drive (libido)

  • 0 helpful marks
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