What is Atenolol-Chlorthalidone?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Tenoretic

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Atenolol, a cardioselective beta-blocker and chlorthalidone, a thiazide diuretic are combined for the treatment of hypertension.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Elevated blood pressure 15 5
High blood pressure (hypertension) 13 6
Irregular heartbeat (cardiac arrhythmia) 2 3
Heart palpitations 1 1
Increase effect of another treatment 1 0
Major depressive disorder 1 1

Show all 9 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 5
None 9

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Atenolol-Chlorthalidone

Side effect Patients Percentage
Orthostatic hypotension 2
Weight gain 2
Frequent urination 1
Low blood pressure 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Atenolol-Chlorthalidone

Dosage Patients Percentage
100-25 mg daily 2

Why patients stopped taking Atenolol-Chlorthalidone

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Doctor's advice 3
Course of treatment ended 2
Change in health plan coverage 1
Personal research 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 7 patients who've stopped taking Atenolol-Chlorthalidone

Duration

Currently taking Atenolol-Chlorthalidone

Duration Patients Percentage
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Atenolol-Chlorthalidone

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 4
5 - 10 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 11
Usually 3
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 13
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 10
Not specified 4

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Atenolol-Chlorthalidone after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Atenolol (Tenormin) 1

Patients stopped taking Atenolol-Chlorthalidone and switched to:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Metoprolol (Metoprolol Tartrate) 1
Nebivolol (Bystolic) 1
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for Atenolol-Chlorthalidone

Feb 17, 2020 (Started Sep 30, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for high blood pressure (hypertension))
  • Side effects
    Mild (orthostatic hypotension)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50-25 mg Daily

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