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... Hi all. Looking for a little help and hope in these forums. I am a 37yr old female who was prescribed atenolol 25mg in September 2016 for high blood pressure. I didn't have any problems on the medications until I had a massive lifestyle change. ... (4 replies)
... No lasting effects I think I felt better a couple of weeks after coming off And a plus was no more migraines (4 replies)
... I used to suffer severe migraines and panic attacks and had high blood pressure. My Doctor said if I went on atenolol for blood pressure it would help the migraine and panic attacks too. And it did, for a while. ... (4 replies)

... I'm on day 8 of coming off Atenolol and need some hope. The withdrawal is hellacious. Hope you're well. ... (2 replies)
... I'm glad your migraines are a thing of the past. I have a couple of friends that suffered with them for years and it was pretty terrible. Thank you again for your quick response. Hearing that you had no lasting effects makes me hopeful. I regret more than anything going on a bb. I was too hasty in taking the quick fix instead of changing my lifestyle to get my bp in check. I'm... (4 replies)
... Thank you so much for your response. I appreciate anyone who's had some experience with these withdrawals giving their input. How are you now? Were there any lasting effects, or do you remember how long it took to feel normal again? (4 replies)
... It is a long road I know but if you do it n leaps and bounds I think it will be harder but try the smaller dose that you can with a pill cutter or even breaking off pieces with your nail to get there to really wean off this drug and I think that will be easier on you and your adrenals too. good luck. ... (10 replies)
... I have been petrified at these statements I read that if you don't come off atenolol properly you can have a heart attack. ... (5 replies)
... Was on Atenolol for about seven years. ... (5 replies)
... I was told too that there would be an "adjustment period" with each dose dropped that to wait at least two weeks before dropping down the next dose and staying there till my body got use to the new dose. I was told too to expect an increase in blood pressure as my body adjusted to each new dose as well, so something to think about. (10 replies)
... Failed myself this morning, though, after getting higher than wanted bottom numbers (86-88) and actually took half a pill of Atenolol. Not sure why. I was just freaked out. (10 replies)
... Two weeks without atenolol... BP averaging 117/80 over last 90 readings with my home cuff. Did go to the doctor today for an unrelated matter. My BP spiked and shot up to 140/90-100.. I actually took in my home BP cuff today and tested it right after the nurse got the high number and it showed 136-104. Very comparable and that's encouraging. Once I got back home... (10 replies)
... Will continue to monitor in the coming days, but I may have whipped this thing. ... (10 replies)
... Well here we go.. Been a week at approximately 25 mg of Atenolol (from 100 mg at first, but 50 mg most recently). Had a couple days where I could feel a bit more anxious than usual, but it is evening itself out. Blood pressure sticking in the 115-125 on top range with 75-85 on the bottom. (10 replies)
... UPDATE: Stayed on the 50 mg of Atenolol until Monday (Dec. 9). Dropped it to 25 mg then... BP is still in normal range 120/80 or so with heart rate varying (it's cold here and I know that can play a factor) from 45 to 80 at different junctures in the day. Starting to get some of the crap feelings I got when I first made the 50 mg drop, but I know that will go away. ... (10 replies)
... Your doc if experienced in both of these meds can direct you in the proper dosing of both. There are docs out there who irresponsibly have patients cold turkey off a beta blocker. ... (10 replies)
... So, I was on atenolol for years.. Not really sure how long.. ... (10 replies)
... What was your bp and hr when coming off atenolol and what is it now? ... (20 replies)
... relaxant so may relieve anxiety caused by the flood of Adrenalin from coming off Atenolol... I did read on wikipedia though that you can become dependant on it if you take it for more than 4 weeks. ... (60 replies)
... am just guessing at the 4 to 6 wks, so it could be a lot sooner. You may go back to near normal almost immediately. I just don't know. I have reduced my dose of atenolol from 100mg down to 50 and then 25 with no adverse side effects. ... (16 replies)




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