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... I would certainly want to slowly tapper off of the Atenolol, to avoid getting any nasty side effects from too fast a withdrawal. There are many warnings against abruptly stopping Beta Blockers, or, for that matter, many other types of heart medications. ... (4 replies)
... Thanks for the info. Hope ya get well. (18 replies)
... ALWAYS TAPER OFF OF BETA BLOCKERS UNDER YOUR DOCTORS DIRECTIONS! Please, I stopped them abruptly a few years ago. ... (18 replies)

... It's true that beta blockers should never be discontinued suddenly. ... (6 replies)
... You MUST taper off this drug. Abruptly stopping Toprol can cause heart attacks. I know, It happened to me. I stoped taking it on a Friday and on Tuesday I awoke having a heart attack. ... (8 replies)
Sep 21, 2004
... Wow ladybug! I have had a few stress test and they always say don't take it the night before the test. It scares me to hear of people talking about stopping beta blockers abruptly, even though you're not. I had to figure out today's date, and that tomorrow is the date of your test! ... (3 replies)
... Thanks I will call the nurse. Sheesh, just finished an 8 month taper of Valium and may have to taper something else. Sick of this... I have no heart condition and only took the med for adrenaline surges, small dose, 25 mgs Toprol XL. Any more input would be appreciated. (16 replies)
... you should taper off, else stopping them abruptly can KILL you. It almost happened to me. No one, not even my doc told me this. If you have a few of the BB's left, I would for sure just taper off. ... (16 replies)
Stress test
Mar 3, 2006
... blocker and one should usually not quit them abruptly. Beta blockers slow your heart, reduce the forcefulness of its beat and lower blood pressure. Stopping can cause all three to go back up dramatically putting quite a strain on your heart. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks for the info and i will look into it :wave: I did call my doctor back and asked for some samples but he wants to see me first , so i am thinking he is in this for money only and as soon as i get some help with some health care i will find me another doctor . I am planning on going to the hospital tomorrow and tell them whats going on with my chest pain , etc . Will... (10 replies)

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