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 4
High blood pressure (hypertension) 11 4
Heart arrhythmias 2 1
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
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 4
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Atenolol-Chlorthalidone

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

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Atenolol-Chlorthalidone

Dosage Patients
100-25 mg daily 3
50 mg-25 mg daily 2
50 mg-25 mg weekly 1
12.5 mg daily 1
50-25 mg daily 1
100 mg-25 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Atenolol-Chlorthalidone

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
Doctor's advice 2
Personal research 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Atenolol-Chlorthalidone

Duration

Currently taking Atenolol-Chlorthalidone

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 2
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 3
10 years or more 2

Stopped taking Atenolol-Chlorthalidone

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 8
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 8
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 8
Not specified 1

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Atenolol-Chlorthalidone after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Atenolol (Tenormin) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Atenolol-Chlorthalidone.