Review: could Atenolol cause Completed Suicide?


Completed suicide is found among people who take Atenolol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Clonazepam, and have Depression . We study 89,948 people who have side effects while taking Atenolol from FDA and social media. Among them, 889 have Completed suicide. Find out below who they are, when they have Completed suicide and more.

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Atenolol has active ingredients of atenolol. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Atenolol 90,318 users)

Completed Suicide

Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life) has been reported by people with breathing - slowed or stopped, death, drug toxicity, intentional overdose, hypotension (latest reports from 40,300 Completed suicide patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

89,948 people reported to have side effects when taking Atenolol.
Among them, 889 people (0.99%) have Completed Suicide

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Atenolol cause Completed suicide?

Time on Atenolol when people have Completed Suicide *:

  • < 1 month: 81.82 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.55 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.64 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Completed Suicide when taking Atenolol *:

  • female: 45.79 %
  • male: 54.21 %

Age of people who have Completed Suicide when taking Atenolol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4.49 %
  • 20-29: 7.68 %
  • 30-39: 10.99 %
  • 40-49: 19.27 %
  • 50-59: 26.36 %
  • 60+: 31.21 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (52 people)
  • Ill-Defined Disorder (15 people)
  • Completed Suicide (10 people)
  • Hypertension (9 people)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (6 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Clonazepam (85 people)
  • Lisinopril (82 people)
  • Diazepam (73 people)
  • Ethanol (70 people)
  • Amlodipine (68 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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